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PostPosted: Tue Jun 07, 2011 2:23 pm    Post subject: Cardboard Helmet Reply with quote #1   
http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2011/06/cardboard-bike-helmet-better-than-plastic/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+wired%2Findex+%28Wired%3A+Index+3+%28Top+Stories+2%29%29

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 07, 2011 3:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote #2   
I am going to have to look into one of those. I could use a lighter lid, my neck gets tired just thinking about my helmet
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 07, 2011 4:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote #3   
Oh no....this is going to be a worse argument than the "cardboard wheels" thread.... ROFL
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 07, 2011 7:49 pm    Post subject: Wish I'd thought of that Reply with quote #4   
Brilliant!

Bravo.... Cool

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 08, 2011 4:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote #5   
Ok I'll say it: cardboard helmet with or without full face? Razz
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 08, 2011 11:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote #6   
Of course, you can only wear it when it's cool and you're not doing anything...

...'cause if you sweat and it gets wet, it turns into brown oatmeal-like mush.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 08, 2011 11:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote #7   
kukailimoku wrote:
Of course, you can only wear it when it's cool and you're not doing anything...

...'cause if you sweat and it gets wet, it turns into brown oatmeal-like mush.

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Even though that page describes how it's waterproof?

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 08, 2011 12:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote #8   
fakeDecoy wrote:
kukailimoku wrote:
Of course, you can only wear it when it's cool and you're not doing anything...

...'cause if you sweat and it gets wet, it turns into brown oatmeal-like mush.

Razz


Even though that page describes how it's waterproof?


Yeah, the "waterproof treatment" doesn't give me a warm and fuzzy feeling. It's still cardboard.

It's an interesting idea, though. I like the head scan as part of a fitting...sure is better than generic head-shaped helmets.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 08, 2011 12:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote #9   
there is a corrugated plastic product that looks like cardboard, and it is moisture resistant. it is used for cheap outdoor signs, etc., and can be cut just like paper product.
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