Helmets ???


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Helmets ???

Post by Sally » Mon May 30, 2011 7:36 am



I waited for this new helmet to come out in April bought two one for me and one for the wife. around the $200.00 dollar mark.With the inside sun sheild in it blow up cheek pads for better saftey. But what a piece of junk.. When you have the upper vents open you can't stand it the wind noise is so bad that I can't ride with them open so now I ride with the face sheild open to get air.Anyone know of a quiet helmet out there that I will be able to hear my tunes when the vents are open ?? Sally



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Re: Helmets ???

Post by Steve F » Mon May 30, 2011 2:28 pm

What is this helmet that you bought?
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Re: Helmets ???

Post by Sally » Mon May 30, 2011 5:11 pm

scorpion EXO-500.... Sally

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Re: Helmets ???

Post by GreenDragon » Mon May 30, 2011 6:31 pm

We have a different take on it. We bought one for my wife, had Sierra Electronics install the clamp-less J&M headset. She loves it! The visor works great, it is fairly quiet, though there are more expensive ones that are quieter, and fits her great. JMHO
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Post by GreenDragon » Mon May 30, 2011 6:33 pm

As an after note, I wear a Shoei full face helmet. It fits well, is very quiet and needs to be replaced as it is well past the age that it should still be worn.
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Re: Helmets ???

Post by WingAdmin » Mon May 30, 2011 8:45 pm

GreenDragon wrote:As an after note, I wear a Shoei full face helmet. It fits well, is very quiet and needs to be replaced as it is well past the age that it should still be worn.
I just replaced my Shoei full-face (also past needing replacing) with an Arai Profile full-face. The Arai is a bit louder than the Shoei, but it is FAR more comfortable and fits much better. The Arai is also easier to fit the J&M headset into, because all the internal liners snap easily in and out.

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Re: Helmets ???

Post by GreenDragon » Tue May 31, 2011 7:50 am

Thanks for the info on the Arai.
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Re: Helmets ???

Post by Diesel Dan » Tue May 31, 2011 9:52 am

Try some ear plugs before spending more money.
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Re: Helmets ???

Post by Sally » Tue May 31, 2011 10:26 am

The helmets fine until you open the top vents....

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Re: Helmets ???

Post by rb7632 » Wed Jun 01, 2011 8:12 pm

I use the HJC Modular with the sun visor and love it. Comfortable, quiet and gives all the options of breeze as you like it. Cheaper too.
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Re: Helmets ???

Post by 1075097973 » Wed Jun 01, 2011 8:20 pm

My wife is using the Shoei Quest Goddess and she loves it. Nice and quiet and not too heavy. I am using the Scorpion EXO900(modular) and I do find it a bit noisy depending on the wind direction, but I needed the modular for my eyeglasses and for my first helmet budget. Buying the bike, safety equipment etc in one season I had to skimp a bit.

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Re: Helmets ???

Post by Jungle Jim » Wed Jun 01, 2011 9:00 pm

Just bought my first Goldwing. A 98 SE. Good to join you guys and gals. Would you mind saying how old is too old for a helmet. Thanks.

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Re: Helmets ???

Post by WingAdmin » Wed Jun 01, 2011 10:37 pm

After 5-6 years of use my helmets are retired.

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Re: Helmets ???

Post by patton57 » Thu Jun 02, 2011 7:27 pm

Anyone using the Scorpion EXO-100? What about using it with a headset?



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