1. No need to feel shame. Phobic reactions are beyond voluntary control.bechtoea said:I read the first link with a bit of shame. You gotta understand, I have tried a full faced helmet and I hate it. I mean, I really REALLY hate it. I do suffer from closterphobia. I can't be closed into anything, including under a pillow, covers, or a helmet. I have tried it, I just can't do it.
The white helmet is a good suggestion in the second link, but I do one better. I use a bright YELLOW helmet. A dealer close to me also carries the "construction orange" helmet. With that and a bright yellow armored jacket and it seems that everyone sees me. Frankly, when you are dressed up like that, the cage drivers seem to give you a bit of respect as well.
Kenny, your poll does not account for modular or flip helmets! I wear a modular helmet but I can't partake in your poll because its not listed!! They're not the same as a full-face even though they look like it when its not flipped up!Kenny said:I'm just curious what type, if any, everyone is using....