The report came back on my mucho-expensive helmet, stating that it had been damaged enough to warrant replacement. This time around, I knew I wanted a high-visibility helmet color, more than something that "went with" Miss Ingrid's color scheme (red), or was really cool (like my previous "Flutter"). I opted for another Shoei RF-1000, but this time, I got it in Axis Yellow. Out of the box, it looked something like this:
Every time I looked at it, I kept thinking to myself ... what does this helmet keep reminding me of? Suddenly, it dawned on me. Wal-mart!
With a little help from a couple of StreetGlo's SpeedStripes kits and an X-acto knife, we have the following:
which reflects to look like...
From the side, we have:
reflecting to look like:
I now have people pointing at my head and laughing, which is good. It means they saw me!