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Have any of you found the build of the helmet and padding to be marginal. The helmet and CF work is exceptional IMO but the padding, and other build features I find poor... the bottom rear has weird gaps, and the helmet padding itself doesn't connect to the tabs for proper fitment.
I would be flipping if I paid more for this...
I like the weight and general fit, but the aforementioned is beat...
 

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The wire bendable fog mask is a trip...
I believe it is removable
 

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I haven't worn mine on a long ride yet but the fit seems good. It touches the tops of my ears a little but not enough to warrant selling the helmet.
 

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xdonniedarkox said:
The wire bendable fog mask is a trip...
I believe it is removable
I think we might be talking about two different things. The thing I am talking about is this fabric material at the very bottom of the helmet, right where your chin goes. the only way my helmet fits right is when my chin is supported by the fabric. the fabric looks like the same material as the liner. I cant tell if its removable, but i havnt had a chance to really inspect it.
 

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schism said:
I think we might be talking about two different things. The thing I am talking about is this fabric material at the very bottom of the helmet, right where your chin goes. the only way my helmet fits right is when my chin is supported by the fabric. the fabric looks like the same material as the liner. I cant tell if its removable, but i havnt had a chance to really inspect it.
It's removable.

As far as the original question, it definately doesn't seem like an 800 dollar helmet. I'm sure the retail price was for nothing more than the cost of the CF. The helmet is a run-of-the-mill midrange helmet with an expensive skin.
 

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When I first opened the box the padding wasn't attached properly. After putting everything back in place the helmet felt perfect. I'm very pleased with it.
 

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I love the helmet. Well...I should say so far because I haven't had the chance to ride with it yet but I have tried it on couple times and the fit is perfect. Even better than my Arai. But that's my experience.
 

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schism said:
I think we might be talking about two different things. The thing I am talking about is this fabric material at the very bottom of the helmet, right where your chin goes. the only way my helmet fits right is when my chin is supported by the fabric. the fabric looks like the same material as the liner. I cant tell if its removable, but i havnt had a chance to really inspect it.
OK... that is known as a hymen and is removed after losing virginity.LOL
That I believe is to inhibit wind noise, and I do not believe it is removable
 

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The helmet padding isn't as plush as the top of the line helmets (Shoei, Aria, OGK, Suomy) but I still think it's an awesome helmet, especially for the money we paid!
 

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Minacious said:
It's removable.

As far as the original question, it definately doesn't seem like an 800 dollar helmet. I'm sure the retail price was for nothing more than the cost of the CF. The helmet is a run-of-the-mill midrange helmet with an expensive skin.

I agree... very nice skin though
 

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Hows the wind noise?
Fairly good... I have a KBC that does better then this helmet with wind noise
 

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mine fits awsome, alot better than i thought it would which was the only thing i was worried about. wonder if anyone else notices when you turn your head to the left at about 60, it whissels on the right side. other than that, the thing is pimp.


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