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Researching for a new helmet this summer. I currently have a HJC that's been great but its been years and I'm ready for something new. Any opinions on a quality/quiet helmet. I say quiet because my previous helmet was like wearing a wiffle ball around your head going 60+

Dealer recommended an Icon Airframe and Icon Airmada. Both felt good on my head. Opinions?
 

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My wife has the AGV K3. She likes it. Light as heck, which is nice...but its just too sharp at the chin for me.
 

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You can find Bell star helmets on close out for close to $300.
 

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Make sure you understand what you're going to be getting with a "quiet" helmet. Naturally you're losing airflow when you lose sound. More airflow means it will of course be louder. The Bell Star is not a "quiet" helmet but is by far the best bang for your buck in regards to a quality helmet with some of the BEST airflow on the market.

Just make sure in your search, you're realizing what you are compromising and gaining with noise vs airflow.
 

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I recently picked up this Shoei for myself and the same model, but different graphics for my wife:

Shoei RF-1100 Motorcycle Helmet - Pious

It's comfortable, but I won't have a chance to try it on the bike and see how quite it is until spring. I liked my last Shoei (that I had about 30 years ago), but not as much as the Arai I bought right after that. I looked for an Arai this time around, but found a better deal on the Shoei.
 

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Just wear ear plugs and Get what ever helmet flows the best, is the lightest, has the coolest graphic, has the most protection, has the pin lock, photochromic shield, etc.
 
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