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Offline Diz

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Fort 9 review
« on: April 20, 2020, 08:37:47 am »
This Canadian gentleman occupied a thread not too long ago. Just watched his latest review about helmets. Very interesting that a new standard for grading helmets is slowly evolving...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLj9WfoWPSQ

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Re: Fort 9 review
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2020, 01:05:48 pm »
Thanks for the post up and link. I enjoy his videos.
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Re: Fort 9 review
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2020, 06:54:13 pm »
Fortnine is great, they did a great review on motorcycle batteries, check it out.
Fortnine has also brought a level of pricing fairness to the Canadian motorcycle parts and accessory market by preventing price gouging, one quick check on their website and you have an idea for product pricing.
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Re: Fort 9 review
« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2020, 10:11:22 am »
We have had a UK only SHARP helmet grading system for years now.
https://sharp.dft.gov.uk/
It details what each helmet is good and bad at and tests bought helmets, not those supplied by the manufacturer for testing.
Yes, it does mean that the testing lags behind the release of the helmets, but the ratings are very useful when buying a new lid.

For example, here is the rating for my Shark EvoOne 2
https://sharp.dft.gov.uk/helmets/shark-evo-one-2/

Why not check your helmet out.
There are some surprises in there like the Shoei NeoTec 2 chin piece opening in 30% of impacts.

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