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Not sure if you care or not but these helmets are not DOT or SNELL approved, they are European ECE -

On the ebay listing: The helmet meets "E.22-05" homologation

This is off the manufactures site

Q: What is the difference between DOT and ECE (European) Helmets?

A: The difference between the helmets sold to the US market and the helmets sold to the European market differ in that:
  1. The US market helmets were manufactured with a different set of molds and made of a higher strength composite to pass DOT regulations.
  2. They were made with a different shape and density liner, the US versions were made to accommodate a wider variety of head forms as a result of the lower density foam used in the liner.
  3. The warranty on all MOMO Design, Laura Smith, Cromwell, Borsalino, Ferrari etc. is only valid for DOT helmets so we will not service any warranty claims on European standard specific helmets.
  4. If you get pulled over and a police officer notices that you are not wearing a DOT approved helmet you can be given a citation. The DOT logo is rubberized into the US market helmets, so do not buy a DOT helmet that has a sticker on it.
 

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BLUE-R said:
Not sure if you care or not but these helmets are not DOT or SNELL approved, they are European ECE -

On the ebay listing: The helmet meets ?E.22-05? homologation

This is off the manufactures site

Q: What is the difference between DOT and ECE (European) Helmets?

A: The difference between the helmets sold to the US market and the helmets sold to the European market differ in that:
  1. The US market helmets were manufactured with a different set of molds and made of a higher strength composite to pass DOT regulations.
  2. They were made with a different shape and density liner, the US versions were made to accommodate a wider variety of head forms as a result of the lower density foam used in the liner.
  3. The warranty on all MOMO Design, Laura Smith, Cromwell, Borsalino, Ferrari etc. is only valid for DOT helmets so we will not service any warranty claims on European standard specific helmets.
  4. If you get pulled over and a police officer notices that you are not wearing a DOT approved helmet you can be given a citation. The DOT logo is rubberized into the US market helmets, so do not buy a DOT helmet that has a sticker on it.
Thanx.

I guess i'll go back to my initial idea of buying a EXO 1000
 

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BLUE-R said:
  1. If you get pulled over and a police officer notices that you are not wearing a DOT approved helmet you can be given a citation. The DOT logo is rubberized into the US market helmets, so do not buy a DOT helmet that has a sticker on it.
not here in wisconsin...of course we dont have a manditory helmet law either but umm yeah:crash
 

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BLUE-R said:
Not sure if you care or not but these helmets are not DOT or SNELL approved, they are European ECE -

On the ebay listing: The helmet meets ?E.22-05? homologation

This is off the manufactures site

Q: What is the difference between DOT and ECE (European) Helmets?

A: The difference between the helmets sold to the US market and the helmets sold to the European market differ in that:
  1. The US market helmets were manufactured with a different set of molds and made of a higher strength composite to pass DOT regulations.
  2. They were made with a different shape and density liner, the US versions were made to accommodate a wider variety of head forms as a result of the lower density foam used in the liner.
  3. The warranty on all MOMO Design, Laura Smith, Cromwell, Borsalino, Ferrari etc. is only valid for DOT helmets so we will not service any warranty claims on European standard specific helmets.
  4. If you get pulled over and a police officer notices that you are not wearing a DOT approved helmet you can be given a citation. The DOT logo is rubberized into the US market helmets, so do not buy a DOT helmet that has a sticker on it.
nicely done:thumbup
 
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