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Wich helmet to choose for street,and travel with little wind noise as possible and the possibility that for r motorcycle . I have some turing hemet and its not for my zx6r and traveling at a speed of 200kmh :O .
 

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Wich helmet to choose for street,and travel with little wind noise as possible and the possibility that for r motorcycle . I have some turing hemet and its not for my zx6r and traveling at a speed of 200kmh :O .
I understand you're new to ZX6R website, but have you try to use the "SEARCH" bar in the top right corner? There's already a few threads that talks about all kinds of helmets and the answer you're looking for might be in there.

I don't mean to be an ass but do some research here first before you open a thread that's been talked about over & over.
 

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I understand you're new to ZX6R website, but have you try to use the "SEARCH" bar in the top right corner? There's already a few threads that talks about all kinds of helmets and the answer you're looking for might be in there.

I don't mean to be an ass but do some research here first before you open a thread that's been talked about over & over.

I tried but could not find what I'm interested,if you can find me on what you had in mind, I would be grateful. Because when I typed in search of anything sensible did not come out. Tnx

I've been looking on the internet ,could not find what I'm interested. because I wanted to hear your personal opinion and suggestions. What else serve forums, but to discuss various topics.
 

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No helmet, not even Arai, will protect your hrearing when travelling over 100kmh for longer periods of time.

You will have to wear hearing protection. Either cheap disposable foam cones or something custom made where you could even change the inserts to more or less noise reduction.


Personally, I'm using comply foam with my in ear headphones. I can still hear my surroundings, hear things clearly through the scala intercom past 80kmh and don't have to crank up the volume on my music.

Fact is, riding sportbike (especially if it has a louder exhaust) actually requires hearing protection. Helmets are not enough, no matter which type or brand.
 

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No helmet, not even Arai, will protect your hrearing when travelling over 100kmh for longer periods of time.

You will have to wear hearing protection. Either cheap disposable foam cones or something custom made where you could even change the inserts to more or less noise reduction.


Personally, I'm using comply foam with my in ear headphones. I can still hear my surroundings, hear things clearly through the scala intercom past 80kmh and don't have to crank up the volume on my music.

Fact is, riding sportbike (especially if it has a louder exhaust) actually requires hearing protection. Helmets are not enough, no matter which type or brand.
Yes i know that,but I want to hear the personal opinions of the people who wore helmets with a minimum of noise and what are compared to the previous one, I see that Schubert has the most effective. And which model would you recommend, for example, up to $ 400 and that the race helmet (not racing,for the track,but the closest it for the price that I wrote)
 

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Helmets that are designed for racing offer little noise reduction. They are made to be lighter and with greater air flow. The air flow at 200km/hr is pretty high creating alot of noise.
If you want a quieter helmet you will have to move down the line to the lower end helmets. They are quieter and usually made for more of a touring aspect.

A true race helmet you will not find for $400 but you can find a good one that may help reduce the noise a little. I personally like the AVG line of helmets and of course Arai.

I am not sure of what models they may have in your area for each but a quick search on their website would definitely help.

Sorry I could not be of more help on exact models but i hope i shed some light on race helmets.

Helmets are a very individual thing and should be tried on for fit and comfort.

Good luck!
 

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Helmets that are designed for racing offer little noise reduction. They are made to be lighter and with greater air flow. The air flow at 200km/hr is pretty high creating alot of noise.
If you want a quieter helmet you will have to move down the line to the lower end helmets. They are quieter and usually made for more of a touring aspect.

A true race helmet you will not find for $400 but you can find a good one that may help reduce the noise a little. I personally like the AVG line of helmets and of course Arai.

I am not sure of what models they may have in your area for each but a quick search on their website would definitely help.

Sorry I could not be of more help on exact models but i hope i shed some light on race helmets.

Helmets are a very individual thing and should be tried on for fit and comfort.

Good luck!
Thank you bro, I know it for racing helmets that do not have any protection from the noise, but I'm thinking of something in between(,and need someone to a recommendation from personal experience(and as a long-time experienced driver). Because I know myself to surf the internet :)
 

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Thank you bro, I know it for racing helmets that do not have any protection from the noise, but I'm thinking of something in between(,and need someone to a recommendation from personal experience(and as a long-time experienced driver). Because I know myself to surf the internet :)
Short answer is the one which fits properly.

Snell m2010 or m2015 at a minimum. Manufactured within the last 5 years.

I have used 3 scorpion helmets and am currently quite happy with my exo 410r.

I wear ear plugs. Ymmv.

Ey3
 

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My 1st helmet was a $150 Marushin777. Great fit, looked cool but was wearing down after 1yrs of use. Helmet was shaking from side to side at that point.

Only other helmet that fit me size wise (xxs) was the Shoei RF1000. Bought that for $200 on closeout since the RF1100 was already out for 2yrs by then.

2013 I replaced the RF1000 with a RF1100 since I still couldn't find any other brand that would fit me that well. Even Arai wasn't perfect which it should have been in order for me to justify spending double the money.

So i bought a discontinued colour/size of the RF1100 for around $250. Nice thing with Shoei is that they have 5 different shell sizes compared to the common 3 shells. So my tiny head won't look like a blown up alien helmet like it was the case with joe rocket, scorpion, HJC and many others.
Also within shoei's shell size you can go up or down in the interioir padding since even the headliner is removable now. So i could buy the helmet in small and just order the XXS pads to make it fit.

In general the RF (XR in Europe) series is a sporty helmet but not as racy as a X twelve which people say is a lot noisier to promote airflow.
 

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My 1st helmet was a $150 Marushin777. Great fit, looked cool but was wearing down after 1yrs of use. Helmet was shaking from side to side at that point.

Only other helmet that fit me size wise (xxs) was the Shoei RF1000. Bought that for $200 on closeout since the RF1100 was already out for 2yrs by then.

2013 I replaced the RF1000 with a RF1100 since I still couldn't find any other brand that would fit me that well. Even Arai wasn't perfect which it should have been in order for me to justify spending double the money.

So i bought a discontinued colour/size of the RF1100 for around $250. Nice thing with Shoei is that they have 5 different shell sizes compared to the common 3 shells. So my tiny head won't look like a blown up alien helmet like it was the case with joe rocket, scorpion, HJC and many others.
Also within shoei's shell size you can go up or down in the interioir padding since even the headliner is removable now. So i could buy the helmet in small and just order the XXS pads to make it fit.

In general the RF (XR in Europe) series is a sporty helmet but not as racy as a X twelve which people say is a lot noisier to promote airflow.
The first real example of answers that I was looking for,feedback from firsthand and suggestion, tnx bro for your time.:thumbup
 

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The quietest helmet on the market is the Schuberth C3Pro. If you want quiet, that is your helmet.

With that said, whereever you get your helmet, make sure you can return it. Much like ILean2Much and others have stated, you have to make sure it fits your head. I recently bought the Icon Airmada series helmet for $275 in one size larger and it still didn't fit right. Found out the Airmada was made for long oval heads while I have a more round head. Just didn't fit right so the most important thing is going to be the fit, first and foremost, and everything else is secondary.
 

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My current helmet is a scorpion exo 500 and I love it. I have an aftermarket exhaust that is pretty loud and I can ride for hours without the noise being too loud. I don't ride fast all the time, but even cruising at 80mph the noise is not an issue.
 

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The quietest helmet on the market is the Schuberth C3Pro. If you want quiet, that is your helmet.

With that said, whereever you get your helmet, make sure you can return it. Much like ILean2Much and others have stated, you have to make sure it fits your head. I recently bought the Icon Airmada series helmet for $275 in one size larger and it still didn't fit right. Found out the Airmada was made for long oval heads while I have a more round head. Just didn't fit right so the most important thing is going to be the fit, first and foremost, and everything else is secondary.
thanks but not racing and cost more than $ 400 I watched this airmada I think for a little more money can be better to take the type of AGV GT-2015 Mono Veloce if maybe someone tried
 

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Buy a full face helmet that fits you and costs more than $200 and you will be fine!

It's like asking what's everyone's favorite ice cream brand. You will hear everything form Breyers, Haagen Dazs, Parlour down to what flavour is the best. It's all about what you like and what fits your budget.

If someone was to tell you to spend $800 on an Arai and you find out it gives you headaches and pressure points, then you come back crying here, blaming that person since there is no return on helmets.
Can't make the decision for you. It's as helpful as going on youtube and watching all those revzilla and STG product videos.
 

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I've been pretty happy with my scorpion helmets. I have the r410 now. It's light, colorful and has emergency response check pad removal provisions.

I'd recommend trying several on and seeing what works best for you though. :O

Snell m2010 or m2015 should be on the sticker.

Ey3
 
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STG still has bell helmets on closeout. Buy one. Great helmet at that price point. If all of the opinions aren't helping call STG and ask them.
 
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STG still has bell helmets on closeout. Buy one. Great helmet at that price point. If all of the opinions aren't helping call STG and ask them.
+1 I bought my RS-1 last year from them. The helmet has about 8K worth of riding miles. The noise level isn't bad at all, but I ride with ear plugs most of the time. The fit was great as they sell pads in different mm measurements to ensure a great fit. All the parts are easily removable and replaceable. Email STG and they will be glad to help you out. GL
 
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