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I've got one of them. I have a pinlock on mine.
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I wear a Shoei NXR. Very comfortable in the heat or the rain, and the quietest helmet I have ever worn. Around town I don't bother with ear plugs anymore, just not needed below 110kmh
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these are the 3 i have. all full faces. i wouldn't dare chance it without a helmet and i've personally seen what can happen to peoples faces or lack thereof even with a half helmet.

icon chieftain. wish i would have got one in white.

icon battlecry.

icon mainframe skull. i hardly ever wear this helmet anymore.


and i'm looking for one of these. they don't make them anymore so i'll have to find a good used one. but i search allofcraigs and have a saved search on ebay. soon as i find a nice used xl in this helmet it is mine.
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bell 500 is my latest purchase. loving it
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Arai Ram 3... 3/4... 17 years... two visors... white clear and dark smoke... i use that not very often now...

Arai Chaser V... full face... 2 years... three visors... white clear with pinlock... dark smoke... purple iridium... i use that helmet quite every time i go to a ride...
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Mine is a Bell Revolver satin black with rally stripe, Modular helmet.
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