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O'neal airtech

Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by Mo(n)arch, Jan 26, 2011.

  1. Mo(n)arch Active Member

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    So, since I'm looking for a new helmet and saw the new OGK Minnaar I looked around and saw the new offering from O'neal.
    Looks pretty good in my opinion. Pricing is in the lower range and the helmet was designed to use it with a neck brace.
    Has any monkey seen one in real life?



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  2. karpi New Member

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    that looks really nice... hope someone comes out with a review soon!
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  3. Eastern States Cup New Member

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    Nothing on the website, I'm waiting to hear back regarding availability. Cool looking for sure, but it's the fit that matters most to me. I love my THE Carbon helmet but I am due for a new one in 2011.
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    from Dennis's link:



    they are up on the euro site, I fear it may be euro only, please tell me no.
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  6. yuroshek New Member

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    MOAR is BETTA







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    Wow, how did I miss this one. Nice!!!! I will have to call my Peps to get more info!!!

    Cecil
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    Doesn't say any where if its Leatt compatable, just wandering because of the shape on the rear neck area.
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    My guess it that it will be compatible, as Leatt and O'Neal have joined up, so to speak. Someone correct me if I am wrong, but Leatt is sold under O'Neal now.
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  10. IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    i thought theyre just one of the distributors
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    O'Neal/Azonic is in charge of distribution for all the bicycle Leatt braces.
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  12. Eastern States Cup New Member

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    I'm digging this one:




    I haven't heard back yet, but I'm gonna bet they are Euro only.
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    Looks really nice!
    Huge side air vents! Not usual for DH helmet.
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  14. Mo(n)arch Active Member

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    Quote from the german site:
    "Der Hinterkopfbereich wurde durch die Unterst├╝tzung von Neck Braces gestaltet"

    The rear of the helmet is designed to work well with a neck brace.

    Pricing in euro 130€ = 180USD

    Not bad in my opinion...
    Hopefully it fits nicely. Finally a helmet with simple graphics, motostyle, neck brace compatibility and reasonable pricing:thumb:
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    Thx for the correction!
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    Anyone notice it and the Kabuto have the exact same molding where the google strap lies. Mouth port on the Kabuto is different and the side vents are as well. But then you look and the molding at the base in the back steps down on both in the same spot.
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  17. bizutch Delicate CUSTOM flower

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    Oh, and the same helmet as the Oneal Fury is being sold at Wal-mart now for $50.00.
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  18. Total Heckler Beer and Bike Enthusiast

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    Such a rip off of the Troy Lee Designs D3... the front vent is near identical and the trim around the goggle area is VERY similar to the d3
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    the more options the better, didnt THE come out with a new helmet as well?
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  20. IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    how can be it a ripoff? there's no obnoxious flame paintjob
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    Nor Medusa's tits.
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  23. Total Heckler Beer and Bike Enthusiast

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    I obviously wasn't commenting on the paint job.
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    Its a helmet that is suppose to protect our "brains" who cares if it looks like another helmet. If it was square you would be rippin on it for not being aero enough... So relax max, in the end it still protects our noodle.
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    Polycarb shell. Meh . . . .
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    Come on man, you know most on here have Noodle as it is!!!!!!:rofl:

    Cecil
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    Not digging the chipmunk cheeks in this pic:


    Question though...how come nobody is saying what the Kabuto and Airtech are rated at? ASTM or not?
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