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BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition
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Old 05-19-2009, 08:24 PM
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What type of helmet do you wear?

Here's my current one (it's not bad, but without a windshield it feels like it's going to fly off because of the small visor):











I am thinking of getting this one for my next one, for when the weather gets a bit chillier (and plus, it kinda reminds me of my Army aviation days):

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Old 05-20-2009, 12:03 AM
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Scorpion EXO-400. I don't like anything other than full-face, don't feel protected enough.

Sadly, this garage has destroyed it.....damn door is too low hanging. In just a year it's got scratches and scuffs all over it.
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Old 05-20-2009, 03:14 AM
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Carbon Kevlar H-D half helmet most of the time (like on my commute in a few mins).

MOMO fighter when I want some addition eye protection.

HJC modular when I wish for full protection or when it is around freezing.
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Old 05-20-2009, 05:20 AM
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I have a POS ZOX full face helmet right now. Still looking for a helmet though. I am thinking of going with a Scorpion.
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Old 05-20-2009, 11:53 AM
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I currently have a Shoei X-9 full face.

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Old 05-20-2009, 04:22 PM
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HJC carbon fiber full face helmet.
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Old 05-20-2009, 05:25 PM
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Old 02-19-2014, 10:25 PM
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I have a Schubert C3 - it's nice and is very comfortable on any speed.
Only high price on it, but I have just one head and can't replace!
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Old 02-19-2014, 10:29 PM
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I need to get a new one.


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Old 02-25-2014, 07:11 AM
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Shoei Multitec now . . . Shoei X9 before that . . . Shoei RF "something" before that . . . planning to upgrade to Shoei Neotec to get integral sunvisor and removable liner.
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Old 03-08-2014, 07:13 PM
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Shoei RF1200. Like the washable lining.
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Old 03-13-2014, 07:33 AM
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Schuberth C2 - Well worth the newly dropped pricing of $599! I like Arai helmets too. Shoei is too "round" to fit my head.
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