Originally Posted by Ryan381
Well we will talk DOT, apples to apples once again...your saying a $50 DOT helmet is not as protective as a $400 DOT helmet??
Only reason I said Snell is your brought it up comparing a DOT half helmet to a SNELL full face Arai.
As far as the newbs, we are grown ups we can make the decision for ourselves. Helmet Performance: Blowing the Lid Off - Motorcyclist magazine
Now you are just being difficult to try and prove your point. Show me a high end DOT only helmet. There is a reason you need more than a DOT certification to race. (Either SNELL or ECE)
Nice try with the edit to add farside's link. Too bad it is a 6 year old article and the helmets tested are now outdated.