MET Bad Boy Helmet

Bad Boy

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  • In-molding construction

  • User Reviews (10)

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    Henry Porter   [Jul 27, 2015]
    Strength:

    Durable, Comfortable, Good Value

    Weakness:

    None

    This has been my lid of choice for commuting and weekend social rides for 14 years. I have more expensive helmets for hotter days and sportive/Audax rides but, for the rides I use it for, the differences are barely noticeable. The internal padding and chin strap clip are starting to look a little tired as is some of the exposed styrofoam at the bottom of the helmet but, given the use (both whilst on my head, and upside down holding food, tyre repair items, phones, wallets, and keys whilst I'm off the bike) its had, its durability has been exceptional. Its survived many a trip in fairly Foul weather and done a good job in protecting my scone in a number of low speed tumbles. Its outlived a Limar Helmet (that admittedly had a couple of higher impact falls) by a considerable margin and I would be confident of it doing its job if its on my head the next time I have a fall.

    Similar Products Used: Limar Bianchi Models, Giro Ionos
    OVERALL
    RATING
    4
    VALUE
    RATING
    5
    Richard   Weekend Warrior [Jun 08, 2003]
    Strength:

    Cool, looks good and nice colours

    Weakness:

    retention system starts to slip after about 6 months of ownership and the pads are comfy at first but after about a yeah they start to fall apart.

    this is a great helmet but after a years hard riding it starts to wear out and the pads need replacing but apart from that its a nice lid

    Similar Products Used: giro gila
    OVERALL
    RATING
    3
    VALUE
    RATING
    4
    Richard Sheahan   Weekend Warrior [Nov 01, 2002]
    Strength:

    Nice looking
    Good Fit
    Many vents to keep your head cool

    Weakness:

    Colours

    A very nice lid that keeps your head cool and very good value for money at £26.99. Basically this is a good helmet if you are on a budget and need a nice fitting helmet for good value!

    Similar Products Used: Giro Gila
    OVERALL
    RATING
    4
    VALUE
    RATING
    5
    Kelvin   Downhiller [Jul 13, 2001]
    Strength:

    good visor, plenty of air flow, fitting system, colours, 3 year crash replacement warranty.

    Weakness:

    more colours mabye..

    a good all round helmet, for the casual weekend rider, to the hardcore freerider. some nice colours, very comfortable and a warranty that is hard to beat.

    Similar Products Used: MET annaxagore, specialised mountain man
    OVERALL
    RATING
    4
    VALUE
    RATING
    5
    colin   Cross Country Rider [Apr 12, 2001]
    Strength:

    best value for money helmet I could find. Comes with warranty. Nice colours and style. Helmet colour goes with my bike.

    Weakness:

    none

    An excellent helmet for the price. lots of vents.
    Adjustable thing at back is good so other people can use it

    OVERALL
    RATING
    5
    VALUE
    RATING
    5
    Lukasz Szmit   Cross Country Rider [Mar 09, 2001]
    Strength:

    Cool looks, good ventillation, perfect fit.

    Weakness:

    None

    This is my second one. The first was destroyed in a head-banging accident - it really saved my life. Worth any money :-))

    OVERALL
    RATING
    5
    VALUE
    RATING
    5
    MudMagnet   Cross Country Rider [Jan 13, 2001]
    Strength:

    Nice styling, comfy fit, plenty of adjustable straps/pads

    Weakness:

    not many air vents, but hey I live in England where the temp rarely gets above 25oc

    Nice helmet for the cash, better than any of the competition for this price. Not many vents so if you are riding in hot area then this maybe isn't the right helmet for you. I haven't had any problems with this lid so far and it comes in a selection of funky colours to boot!

    Similar Products Used: Giro/bell
    OVERALL
    RATING
    4
    VALUE
    RATING
    5
    Kinny   Weekend Warrior [Aug 30, 1999]
    Strength:

    Great looks, molded shell looks great
    Excellent fit - way better than any Bell, Giro

    Weakness:

    Not as many cooling ducts as Bells, but who cares???
    Why the hell would you have holes in the visor???

    Great helmet - excellent looks (well, red & yellow are the only colours available), & it fits very well (kinda like your baseball cap - multi-adjustable & 1-size-fits-all), good cooling (though hasn't been used in heatwave). Hey, great looks is all that matters!

    Similar Products Used: Replaced Bell Oasis Pro (which was destroyed in head-banging accident) . . much better fit & quality
    OVERALL
    RATING
    5
    VALUE
    RATING
    adam   [Nov 14, 2002]
    Strength:

    very well ventilated, visor that works, excellent fit, secure on head

    Weakness:

    none - all clips etc. are as good as new.

    a good affordable helmet that would suit whoever bought one.

    Similar Products Used: bell (not sure of model)
    OVERALL
    RATING
    5
    VALUE
    RATING
    5
    Sparky   Weekend Warrior [Dec 15, 2002]
    Strength:

    comfort (ventilation, adjustability, weight)
    price.

    Weakness:

    none yet

    This helemet (bad boy II) was recommended by the LBS when i purchased the bike. To date the helmet has performed admirably in all condtions, you may even forget you're wearing it (even saved my melon a couple of times). During the hot weather we've had lately the ventilation seemed to allow most of the heat to escape & sweat didn't run into my eyes. Buy it if you value your skull & don't have a load of cash to blow.

    Similar Products Used: Bell
    OVERALL
    RATING
    4
    VALUE
    RATING
    4
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