Looking for a quiet helmet.

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Looking for a quiet helmet.

Postby Triangles » Wed Jun 05, 2013 12:58 am

My first helmet was an Icon Mainframe. I really liked it. My next helmet was a cheap HJC CL-15 that I got on clearance. I like it except that it is louder than my Icon helmet. I would like something quieter since I am planning to do some long distance trips. I was considering and Icon
Alliance or Airframe but I don't like them as much as my first Icon helmet. Another helmet I seemed to like was the Scorpion EXO 400 and 700 series helmets. Does anyone have any experience with these or have recommendations for a helmet they found that is noticeable more quiet than others?

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Re: Looking for a quiet helmet.

Postby Jablonsky » Sun Jun 16, 2013 12:03 am

Earplugs should do the trick. Cheap and efficient.
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Re: Looking for a quiet helmet.

Postby bikerbill » Wed Jun 18, 2014 6:42 am

I have to agree with Jablonsky. I use a Nolan N100E and it is quite noisy. Earplugs (or tight fitting earbuds) are the only way to go for me.
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Re: Looking for a quiet helmet.

Postby GeorgiaRider » Thu Jun 19, 2014 5:24 am

I just bought a HJC IS-17 helmet to replace my aging Scorpion EXO-400. The HJC helmet is definitely noisier than the Scorpion. I wear ear plugs regardless, but it's still noticeable.
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