Open face helmet, or full face ....

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Re: Open face helmet, or full face ....

Post by Paint shaker » Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:43 am

I have an old Scorpion 3-1 helmet. Mostly ride it as a 3/4. When wet or really cold will put the "full face" portion on. It then acts like a flip up. And yes I know the protective values of a full face, found out the hard way while racing at Road Atlanta...
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Re: Open face helmet, or full face ....

Post by Happytrails » Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:11 pm

Lots of helmetless riders in PA as sad as that is. I'm hoping i never come up on an accident involving someone not wearing a helmet. So hears another vote for fullface. I wear an Arai XD-4 thats an adv style. Most comfortable and best vented helmet I've worn. I like that there is a little more room in the chin area. But sometimes when its really hot out i wear a CT-Z 3/4 helmet thats very comfortable. Not the most sensible thing i do maybe.
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Re: Open face helmet, or full face ....

Post by bratmanxj » Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:59 pm

Paint shaker wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:43 am
I have an old Scorpion 3-1 helmet. Mostly ride it as a 3/4. When wet or really cold will put the "full face" portion on. It then acts like a flip up. And yes I know the protective values of a full face, found out the hard way while racing at Road Atlanta...
I have the same Scorpion EXO-900 that is now discontinued and new face shields are getting a little tough to come across. I love it being able to take one helmet with and ride full face or open face if the weather is just to nice to be trapped it. Again, not the most sensible but better than nothing.
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Re: Open face helmet, or full face ....

Post by rd.king » Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:50 pm

I'm wear a half helmet April to December and break out the full face helmet and windshield
for the winter riding season.
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