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Zeus helmets

Discussion in 'Riding Gear and Bike Accessories/Parts' started by DOH, Feb 1, 2008.

  1. Looking into getting a new helmet and have noticed that they all have the standard AS1698 sticker on the helmet and AS 1609 sticker on the visor. However the Zeus helmets only have an AS/NZ1698 sticker that is different from all the others and does not have an AS1609 sticker on the visor. What is the difference between the two standards and are the Zeus helmets legal without the AS1609 sticker on the visor?

  2. AS = Australian Standard, NZ = New Zealand Standard. If it says AS1698 or AS/NZ1698 then it is legal to wear. I believe AS1698 was superseded by AS/NZ1698.
  3. Thanks Cowboy,
    Info about AS1698 being superseded by AS/NZ1698 is lacking on the web. There is no reference to AS2006 on the helmet or visor so does the new standard cover the visor as well? :?