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Old 06-02-2009, 03:41 PM   #21
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Old 06-02-2009, 03:43 PM   #22
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I like the Hogdson helmet, very nice!! I'm on my second Suomy spec 1R extreme, and I really like it. The only issue is that the helmet is quite loud in comparison to my Aria. But, it's very comfortable and very, very light.

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Old 06-02-2009, 03:54 PM   #23
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the first one is the nicest.
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Old 06-02-2009, 04:02 PM   #24
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They have a nice eye port, but they are loud as .
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Old 06-02-2009, 04:24 PM   #25
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They have a nice eye port, but they are loud as .
that can be fixed with earplugs.
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Old 06-02-2009, 04:28 PM   #27
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that can be fixed with earplugs.
True dat.

or with a shoei or arai.
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Old 06-02-2009, 04:35 PM   #28
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like curt and brandt said. they are noisey as . got rid of mine because it was too loud and had alot of lift at speeds. i wear an agv no and love it.
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Old 06-02-2009, 04:36 PM   #29
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Suomy makes a quality helmet for sure. I know a number of fellow racers that wear them. That being said....this is important...you MUST try one on! They only have one head form for their helmets (short and wide) and it either fits you or doesn't..there doesn't seem to be an in-between. I was offered a multi-helmet sponsorship down at Daytona a few years ago, and I very regrettably had to decline, as they just don't fit my head (thankfully the rep understood), preferring to *buy* Arai's instead.

Try it on, if it fits you, it looks good and the price is right, have confidence that it's a good helmet. BUT>>>>take a look at the build date! You don't want to buy a 3-4 yr old helmet, because they do have a shelf life!
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Old 06-02-2009, 05:21 PM   #30
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yes !!!! did you call sunny??? he had that helmet in stock.....thats where i first saw it
Places actually STOCK Suomy's??? I wonder if he has an XS... What's their #?
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Old 06-02-2009, 06:12 PM   #31
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Sunny has th first one in stock and its very very very light. I bought two already from him you caint compare them to Shoei. I have Shoei and I thaught that one was badass but after I bought the other ones I dont like it anymore its to heavy I fell like Jack from Jack in the box. I would get the first one the pearl and metallic colors look great!!
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Old 06-02-2009, 06:16 PM   #32
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Places actually STOCK Suomy's??? I wonder if he has an XS... What's their #?
i sent you a text !!!!! dont know about an extra small small a$$ head
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Old 06-02-2009, 06:37 PM   #33
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Old 06-02-2009, 08:45 PM   #34
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i sent you a text !!!!! dont know about an extra small small a$$ head


They don't have any.
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Old 06-02-2009, 09:44 PM   #35
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I stock the Suomy, while I don't keep the XS in stock, I'm very familiar with their fit and can measure you and evaluate your fit.
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Just picked one of these up for $350 shipped from an Ebay vendor.
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Old 06-03-2009, 07:06 PM   #38
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yeah its really tight I wish that hawian one would of fit my head
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Old 06-03-2009, 07:15 PM   #39
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FYI....if you plan to do any high speed racing, I wouldn't recommend the SUOMY. Don't get me wrong I loved the helmet (light, fit great, graphics were nice) but over 165+ mph the shield covers vibrate. At 180+ I've had a couple of them come loose and rip off. They aren't cheap to replace so I'd think twice about buying one again. I've since switched back to a SHOEI and LOVE it...
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Old 06-03-2009, 07:43 PM   #40
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suomy dosent fit me either. the 2xl put pressure on my forehead between my eyes. i was kinda bummed. real bummed.
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