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Offline Gam

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helmets with internal shaded visor
« on: March 24, 2016, 11:33:37 AM »
Anybody have one they particularly like or don't like. Most of my riding is dual sport, not much single track , I just wear a dirt helmet if there is going to much of that. 

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Re: helmets with internal shaded visor
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2016, 12:35:20 PM »
Love my scorpion exo500! I have the dark drop visor installed.
The visor comes down just far enough to block sun but not enough to touch my face.
You can find them on clearance for under $100 too right now.

Also, most manufacturers now offer this as standard equipment. 

Best bet is to try them on.  I know bilt makes them as well as higher end manufacturer too.
Bilt one comes down too far for my face shape and rubs my nose, so I didn't get it.

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Re: helmets with internal shaded visor
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2016, 02:43:53 PM »
Love my scorpion exo500! I have the dark drop visor installed.
The visor comes down just far enough to block sun but not enough to touch my face.
You can find them on clearance for under $100 too right now.

Also, most manufacturers now offer this as standard equipment. 

Best bet is to try them on.  I know bilt makes them as well as higher end manufacturer too.
Bilt one comes down too far for my face shape and rubs my nose, so I didn't get it.

I have an acid-yellow Scorpion exo500 too.  I LOVE the internal sun visor.  The helmet is so big it makes me look like I'm wearing a Prius on my head, and it squeezes my jawbones and makes them hurt after a couple of hours, but the sun shade is the bomb.

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Offline bergman32

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Re: helmets with internal shaded visor
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2016, 03:40:10 PM »
Both of my Bell helmets have drop down shades.

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Re: helmets with internal shaded visor
« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2016, 05:22:27 PM »
Love my Shoei Neotec modular
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Re: helmets with internal shaded visor
« Reply #5 on: March 24, 2016, 05:44:59 PM »
I don't have a drop down visor. I prefer a photo-chromatic shield. I wear a Bell RS-1 but the less expensive models can be had with the same shield. The shield is pricey though. However it's the only shield you need.

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Re: helmets with internal shaded visor
« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2016, 06:16:10 PM »
Thanks, I'll check all those out.

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Re: helmets with internal shaded visor
« Reply #7 on: March 24, 2016, 09:36:15 PM »
About five years ago I got my first Modular helmet which also had the tinted internal visor.  It was a Fulmer.  It fit well and I got it for only 100 bucks.  It's a great helmet for the price but not exactly a high end helmet.  About a year ago I started looking for a replacement but had a real hard time finding a helmet that fit my head.  I tried a bunch of helmets but ended up with the new Sedici modular.  It's fiberglass & Kevlar and is only $200 at Cycle Gear.  I recommend trying one on.  Ultimately your head shape will determine which helmet(s) will work for you.

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Re: helmets with internal shaded visor
« Reply #8 on: March 24, 2016, 10:30:33 PM »
I have a LS2 OF569. I ride a cruiser so I never leave the payment on purpose... Great helmet for the price and has an internal sun shade and a face sheild. I just got it back in September but so far so good...
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Re: helmets with internal shaded visor
« Reply #9 on: March 26, 2016, 10:09:47 AM »
I currently use a Nolan N44 that I'm pretty happy with.  I've actually had three of this style(N43, N43e, and N44), upgrading as they improved the design.

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Re: helmets with internal shaded visor
« Reply #10 on: March 27, 2016, 09:32:50 PM »
All three of my full face helmets and one of my half helmets have a dark smoke drop down shield.  The Shoei Neotec is my favorite, however the HJC helmets I have are just as good.  None of them come down far enough to touch my face, all of them have enough room for regular glasses under them, and I don't have to constantly dig my sunglasses out every time I put on my helmet.  For the half helmet, it lets me only keep a pair of clear wind proof glasses on my trike, instead of keeping up with both clear and smoke.  I dig them and prefer to have them now that I've gotten used to them.

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Re: helmets with internal shaded visor
« Reply #11 on: July 27, 2016, 07:00:20 PM »
Love my Shoei Neotec.  It fits my long oval head shape nicely.

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Re: helmets with internal shaded visor
« Reply #12 on: July 27, 2016, 08:09:08 PM »
I used an AGV K3-SV last weekend for a short ride. It has the internal visor. Light weight, no rattles/noises and was comfortable.

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Re: helmets with internal shaded visor
« Reply #13 on: July 28, 2016, 11:37:34 AM »
My dual sport helmet is a Bilt Explorer Adventurer. It was cheap but I've been really pleased with it.


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Re: helmets with internal shaded visor
« Reply #14 on: July 29, 2016, 11:31:23 AM »
I'm with Mully.
I ride in an Arai Signet Q with a Photochromic Pin Lock Insert.

I had a Shark Evoline and liked it. Once I went to the custom fit Arai I quit wearing all my other helmets.
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