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Old 02.03.2015, 16:49
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Where is the biggest motorbike Helmet shop?

Hi
Looking to buy new [motorbike] helmet,
I feel like going to a big shop which has really wide range.
Any recommendation?
Around Basel or around Zurich is good, as there is nothing near me anyway [Luzern]

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Re: Where is the biggest motorbike Helmet shop?

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Old 02.03.2015, 16:59
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Re: Where is the biggest motorbike Helmet shop?

Colmarerstrasse, Weil am Rhein, Germany https://www.google.ch/maps/place/Col...0d1529c4354606
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Old 02.03.2015, 17:00
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Around Basel or around Zurich is good, as there is nothing near me anyway [Luzern]
If you are around Luzern, visit Legends [1] and have a word with Billy. He is the importer of Reevu Helmets [2]. I don't ride, but they do look interesting.

Or if that does not work, check out Silverstone Park [3] on the No.2 bus route at Fluhmühle.

[1] http://www.legends-luzern.ch/
[2] http://www.reevu.com/
[3] http://silverstone.ch/produkte?id=34

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Old 02.03.2015, 17:56
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Re: Where is the biggest motorbike Helmet shop?

I got mine here, they had a pretty decent selection for Switzerland.

http://www.motocorner.ch
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Old 02.03.2015, 18:14
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If you are around Luzern, visit Legends [1] and have a word with Billy. He is the importer of Reevu Helmets [2]. I don't ride, but they do look interesting.
So I opened up the Legends website and was greeted by this:

Possibly Gay Biker?

Is this supposed to be some swiss incarnation of the Blue Oyster bar?

Seriously though, I've been thinking about the Reevu helmet, or something that gives me a quick view of the asshat tailgating me on a straight. Has anyone here tried them? Are they actually as useful as I hope they are?

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There is a fairly big biker shop in Horgen (and other places): http://www.polo-motorrad.ch/
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Old 02.03.2015, 18:51
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So I opened up the Legends website and was greeted by this:

Possibly Gay Biker?

Is this supposed to be some swiss incarnation of the Blue Oyster bar?

Seriously though, I've been thinking about the Reevu helmet, or something that gives me a quick view of the asshat tailgating me on a straight. Has anyone here tried them? Are they actually as useful as I hope they are?

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There is a fairly big biker shop in Horgen (and other places): http://www.polo-motorrad.ch/
What do you mean gay? There is a picture of a dozen topless women on the wall behind the two studs. Or maybe that's for the ladies?

PS, I was going to actually reply with a serious answer to the OP but Sbrinz beat me to it.
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where is Louis please? does it have a website? nice collection?
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Re: Where is the biggest motorbike Helmet shop?

Hi Gil, I Live in Luzern and Import and Distribute Motorbike helmets for the Reevu company from England, our helmets are the only helmet in the world with a rear view syatem ...no blind spots ! there are loads of helmet dealers in the Country and range from 50 chf to 2000 chf....what type of riding do you plan to do and what is your price range, I would only be to happy to help you find the right helmet for your needs

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Colmarerstrasse, Weil am Rhein, Germany https://www.google.ch/maps/place/Col...0d1529c4354606
Sorry for the ignorance but i couldn't figure it out - its just the address right?
what's the name of the shop?
is it big? recommended? will i find my dream helmet there?

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Re: Where is the biggest motorbike Helmet shop?

Louis have 2 retail outlets in Germany just over the border, one is in Basel North and the other on the other side of Lake Constance...They also have a web shop.
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Re: Where is the biggest motorbike Helmet shop?

www.louis.eu
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Re: Where is the biggest motorbike Helmet shop?

It seems a few guys would like to get their hands on my HELMET ..... Come in and get it, take it for the day and see the benefit of eyes in your arse :-)

Full face and flip up helmets available to test :-)
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Sorry for the ignorance but i couldn't figure it out - its just the address right?
what's the name of the shop?
is it big? recommended? will i find my dream helmet there?

Thank you
This is the shop in Sbrinz link above. I wouldn't say it has a huge range. But they have some nice things.

http://www.hein-gericke.de/
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Old 03.03.2015, 14:26
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This is the shop in Sbrinz link above. I wouldn't say it has a huge range. But they have some nice things.

http://www.hein-gericke.de/
Yes, thank you Mia I had forgotten the name of the shop.
The OP would ride along the road & you could think maybe the OP would see a shop selling motor cycle gear?

They have lots of stuff! Plus the Euro is now 20 % cheaper AND you can claim back 19% sales tax....
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In case anyone missed your post...
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In case anyone missed your post...
Thank you, I copied and pasted, as the OP is looking for a big selection. Unfortunately it was a vertical list, but you are welcome to edit it if you wish, I won't mind at all.
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Thank you, I copied and pasted, as the OP is looking for a big selection.
Alas, they don't carry my preferred helmet brand (Airoh).

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