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Albion
« on: March 29, 2017, 10:49:56 PM »

Can anyone recommend a supplier of Albion helmets, ideally from the uk?

Have used them for years as I prefer the fit but cant find a decent supplier through a google search, most only have limited or old stock
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Re: Albion
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2017, 07:11:44 AM »

Just going to bump this for any information! Is there something I should know about Albion? :o
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Re: Albion
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2017, 07:13:49 AM »

I'm not sure if they are still producing helmets anymore, a few designs popped up that we're looking at complying to the new safety standard but nothing has been officially released it seems.

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Re: Albion
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2017, 04:38:50 PM »

used to wear Albion and swear by them...then tried a Masuri and havent looked back for comfort and weight
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Re: Albion
« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2017, 09:05:38 AM »

Depends what you're after mate. I've just bought a few off eBay. I'm the same as you, for comfort, fit and visibility, Albion for me is the best.
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Re: Albion
« Reply #5 on: June 29, 2017, 02:18:39 PM »

They underwent a change of ownership and management last year.
Contact them directly for a UK supplier:

Customer support
customersupport@albionst.com
 
Sales:
trevor@albionst.com

Or there are a few sellers on eBay supplying them.

I've a black Albion Elite Pro helmet; decent quality, and doesn't make you look like a jockey, like most do.
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Re: Albion
« Reply #6 on: June 29, 2017, 06:42:01 PM »

There are some 'new' albion helmets ive seen at kingsgrove . They were just the old 98 model with a non adjustable grille and the screws were metalic colour instead of black . Disappointing for a company that used to be the bees knees to now just be rehashing old mutton dressed as lamb .  ;)
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Re: Albion
« Reply #7 on: January 26, 2018, 08:31:27 AM »

Having a look at their Facebook page it seems they are about to launch a new line of products at ISPO Munich (a sports trade fair) in a couple days, whether it has any relation to cricket remains to be seen though.
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Re: Albion
« Reply #8 on: January 29, 2018, 07:00:22 AM »

They were selling all the current shaped models over Christmas for half price so Im guessing a new model is either in the making or imminent. Personally I still rate the Ultimate 98 which I have been using for years as the best helmet for both fit, weight and comfort.
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Re: Albion
« Reply #9 on: January 30, 2018, 04:47:50 AM »

Nothing announced unfortunately but looks like a new release is indeed imminent. Quite looking forward to it as I have always rated the shape of albion over masuri.

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Re: Albion
« Reply #10 on: January 30, 2018, 09:10:11 AM »

What is high impact protection apparel?
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Re: Albion
« Reply #11 on: January 30, 2018, 09:35:54 AM »

What is high impact protection apparel?

They are calling it sport-specific undergarment featuring custom points of impact absorption. Looks like they are focusing on rugby and cricket.

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Re: Albion
« Reply #12 on: June 07, 2018, 06:14:38 AM »

Anyone heard anything more about Albion. Loved the Ultimate 98, and their range in general. Becoming more and more difficult to get their gear.
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Re: Albion
« Reply #13 on: June 07, 2018, 12:52:49 PM »

Nope.....im keen to see if their padding range ever comes out (unfortunately,  I'm skeptical re albion these days ....if their new helmets never eventuate i wouldn't be surprised ).
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