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    Registered User WalterK75's Avatar
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    Shoei Neotec helmet

    Anyone using this helmet? Do you like it? Pros and cons. I'm interested in getting one.
    Walter

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    Don't have one yet, but when funds become available it will be on my head.

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    It's heavy enough to bother me after a couple or three hours, this is my head which is all i can comment on, but great helmet.
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    I love this helmet!

    I bought this helmet when I picked up my ?12 RT. All things considered this is the best helmet I have owned. I knew I wanted a modular and prior to the purchase I conducted plenty of research. Helmet quality is typical Shoei. I find the helmet extremely comfortable and enjoy all the features, to include excellent ventilation.

    This helmet also makes headset installation a breeze. Btw, I fitted a Sena SMH10. Headset works great and those I communicate with over the headset cannot tell I am on a bike.

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    Walter drop by and see mine

    I got one last year, in the fall. Come by and I will even make you a Cappuccino with the new Saeco...

    The Neotec is great, by the way. That's for folks not as near as Walter...
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    Quote Originally Posted by WalterK75 View Post
    Anyone using this helmet? Do you like it? Pros and cons. I'm interested in getting one.
    Walter:

    I will have a report for you, if I do the spring roll out today. It's a good day to check out whether they fixed the cold air leak through the top vent.
    Last edited by RINTY; 04-28-2013 at 11:39 PM.
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    I like the fit and convenience aspects of the helmet. Really the only modular that fits my coconut and protruding chin. I like its visibility. Got an RF1100 too and for long rides without a lot of stops, I prefer it. The jury is still out on how it will do in very hot whether, just going to have to wait for summer.
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    Great helmet if you have a round head. It doesn't work with my oval head.

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    Cool

    Quote Originally Posted by 05Train View Post
    Great helmet if you have a round head. It doesn't work with my oval head.
    You've gotta be a blockhead, like me, and it will fit fine.
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    Nice Helmet

    My wife and I both choose this helmet in late 2012. No complaints about the helmet. She wears ear plugs, but I don't feel the noise is bad, so I don't. The vents work well, as does all of the hardware and moving parts. Dropdown sun visor is the definite hit of these helmets though. I don't know what all this talk about head shape has to do with anything, but, I notice mine just doesn't fit me great. Probably my fault, but my wife has no complaints. Easy to work vents, visors, etc. with gloves on as well. We bought ours locally at cycle gear, but if you don't have one conveniently near by, Revzilla will price match.
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