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Old 08-27-2011, 04:13 PM   #1
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helmet question

SO I am looking into getting a new helmet and was wondering if the suomy is worth the money? How comfortable are they?
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Old 08-27-2011, 08:12 PM   #2
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SO I am looking into getting a new helmet and was wondering if the suomy is worth the money? How comfortable are they?

I like mine....but i think the Arai's are much better!
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had a KBC for a long time, was awesome.. back in the day, like 5 years ago.. now have an HJC... the 500 model, it's ok, but if you can afford a better helmet .. get an arai
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dude. helmets are made for different shaped heads. best advise is to go try it on and see how it feels.
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Price doesn't equal comfort. Try on a bunch of different lids and find the one that works. Remember that some of the higher end helmets have adjustable pads, so ask about them when you are trying the helmets on. Take the time to get a good fit, that is where you will find the real value.
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dude. helmets are made for different shaped heads. best advise is to go try it on and see how it feels.
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Price doesn't equal comfort. Try on a bunch of different lids and find the one that works. Remember that some of the higher end helmets have adjustable pads, so ask about them when you are trying the helmets on. Take the time to get a good fit, that is where you will find the real value.
these 2 hit it....

Go try them on. Your mug might not feel right in it. Try helmets on and get what is most comfortable to you
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A bit of research goes a long way too. Half of a helmet's comfort is aerodynamics, ventilation, and noise levels. You can't very well try those at a store so once you've found a few that fit well read over a review or two to make your final decision.
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A bit of research goes a long way too. Half of a helmet's comfort is aerodynamics, ventilation, and noise levels. You can't very well try those at a store so once you've found a few that fit well read over a review or two to make your final decision.
true. my kbc was the biggest pile of with my icon hot on its' heels. kbc would lift in high speeds and had next to no air flow inside. I was blown away when I picked up my shoei x-11. helmet would push down some at high speeds and my head would actually get cold from the air flow inside. quality helmets really are worth the extra money.
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