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Anyone familiar with Selev Helmets?(3 posts)

Anyone familiar with Selev Helmets?alxra
Jul 11, 2002 7:37 AM
Are they legal in the U.S., any other info?
I've got the Selev AtomShad
Jul 11, 2002 12:46 PM
I'm pretty sure they meet US standards, but I'd have to look later to be certain. Comfy, light and more unique than others. My other is a pre-Pneumo Giro Boreas and I think the Selev is better ventilated. The shell is inmolded, like a good helmet should be. A top quality helmet and fits me well, but everyone has different opinions there on what works for them. It's the unofficial "official team helmet" of my bike club, and everyone seems to be real pleased.
I don't think so...filtersweep
Jul 11, 2002 1:53 PM
I have an Alien, that I love, but it doesn't have the standard approval stickers on it (it isn't Snell or ANSI)- but I see them in the TDF.

You might want to bring an extra helmet in the event someone gets really anal about approvals.

Other info: like they make the coolest looking helmets at half the cost of Bell or Giro?

I'm convinced half the cost of helmets go to legal bills, passing approval testing, settling lawsuits, replacement policies, etc... there is no way it costs $100+ to make a Pneumo, or any other helmet. On the flip side, we wear helmets for a reason, safety: and we might as well be a least somewhat comfortable, cool, and stylish while we're at it?