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Ruroc helmets

B_CraZy

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Has anyone actually decide on investing into one of these sick helmets? I never really use a helmet and I love using my limited edition Shaun white airbrakes but this prevents them. But it's starting to capture my attention a I might need a good helmet after getting braces off which this helmets provide full face protection practically.

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I haven't heard of Ruroc helmets. Maybe I'm an old curmudgeon... Googling .......

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I'll be completely honest....I think they are kind of cool and I think I would like the safety and wind protection they provide. I've always wanted to try one on but pretty much no stores locally carry them. Everyone I ski with has told me they will disown me if I show up wearing one.
 

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Why in the world would u be disowned from them? Because you prefer u protect and not get your face busted up too and whatnot? The helmets do get imported from Europe from what it says.

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My buddy has one. He doesn't break it out all of the time though. He's a wuss when it comes to the wind, but he's laughing when we're all getting mild frostbite. We call him the Stig
 

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My buddy has one. He doesn't break it out all of the time though. He's a wuss when it comes to the wind, but he's laughing when we're all getting mild frostbite. We call him the Stig

Haha well wind isn't much a problem here in Virginia on the mountains most the time. I've always used a beanie and a thin skull bandana but more looking towards investing $300 for $5,000 worth of teeth work might be beneficial

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I'm reading that the outer shell is of ABS....think that's more or less what my Markers' outer shell is of. I like the harder Giro outer shells but with graduated, ending in softer foam....much more like a football helmet = highly better than the most all on the market today = mostly fashion(imho) with the much more dense inner layer. I would guess that design delivers a low degree of cushioning to the skull(imho). Opinionated....but maybe all the "talk" around football will bring more design to the table and I don't see any publicized governing body approval like for water safety floatation. I think it were there people would buy...regardless of a higher, but reasonable, price.
 

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my son has one.

personally i don't like it but it sure gets a lot of looks and comments from people on the hill

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Surprised they don't have a model called the Stormtrooper.

I'd be interested in trying one. How is the ventilation around the mouth and nose?
 

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I'll be completely honest....I think they are kind of cool and I think I would like the safety and wind protection they provide. I've always wanted to try one on but pretty much no stores locally carry them. Everyone I ski with has told me they will disown me if I show up wearing one.


Get a a black one, Darth!
 

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Definitely looks stig/stormtrooper-ish. I can't say I'd buy one, mostly due to the crap I'd get from my friends but I bet they are nice on those windy, frigid days. Having a face mask that doesn't get wet from your breath and freeze over would be awesome.
 

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The appeal for me would be tree skiing. It would be nice to not take tree branches to the face. I wonder how much more difficult it is to match up goggles to these helmets compared to regular style helmets
 

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They actually come with goggles that u can use individually or with the helmet.
 

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Ok then, there's the fuglier Scott 83x goggle/face mask for $52
http://www.compacc.com/p/Scott-83X-...cse&utm_campaign=sc&scpid=6&scid=scsho2727095
http://www.scott-sports.com/us/en/p...oggle-scott-83x-safari-facemask-black-yellow/

I'm actually curious about the Oakley Splice Banditto Face Mask. Not so cyborg looking but expensive and you'd have buy the Splice goggle too. Looks as though it'll work unlike all the other mask and balaclavas i've tried which either restrict vision and or are very uncomfortable - http://www.oakley.com/products/6875...&cm_mmc=gbase_csfeeds-_-PLA-_-master-_-57-276
 
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