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Old 05-31-2018, 09:39 AM
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Is polycarbonate really the right material for this? It allows for large deformations during impact, which then rebound and it appears as if everything is fine. But the damage to your head is still there; skulls don't rebound as gracefully.

I looked at their test videos and what they needed were high speed ones showing the instant of impact greatly slowed down so that they could see this. The normal speed videos presented don't show this.

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Old 05-31-2018, 03:44 PM
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Is polycarbonate really the right material for this? It allows for large deformations during impact, which then rebound and it appears as if everything is fine. But the damage to your head is still there; skulls don't rebound as gracefully.

I looked at their test videos and what they needed were high speed ones showing the instant of impact greatly slowed down so that they could see this. The normal speed videos presented don't show this.

Dave
you realize that any of the helmets you can get dont have any certification for impact. Polycarbonate is used in Moto GP and Superbike races!
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Old 06-16-2018, 09:32 PM
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Mitch,

Thanks for posting this. I bought the Icaro 2000 Nerv also and use it with a Clarity Aloft and I really like it. As you mentioned, it is very light and very comfortable.

I bought mine on eBay, there is a seller that seems to be a distributer for Icaro. I got the gray visor and like it very much.

The big advantage, I only look a little bit like a dork wearing it.

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