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Offline Mcfly

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Time for a new lid
« on: February 01, 2018, 02:21:01 pm »
Riding to the Coolest Rally a few weeks ago, I noticed my Shoei RF1100 (that is now 7 years old)
was starting to dig into the top of my head.  Tried moving the padding around, but it still digs into my
head... then noticed the interior foam was shifting ever so slightly when I pushed on it...  I guess it's time for a new helmet.....

My RF1100 was my favorite helmet.  Very comfortable, works well with eye glasses, all around great lid.
Separation anxiety is setting in already.  ;D  I figured I'd give the RF1200 a chance.

Should be here any day now!  :)


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Re: Time for a new lid
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2018, 02:43:24 pm »
I thought you were going to get this one.   :-X

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Re: Time for a new lid
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2018, 05:45:57 pm »
My RF1100 was my favorite helmet. Very comfortable, works well with eye glasses, all around great lid.
Separation anxiety is setting in already.  ;D  I figured I'd give the RF1200 a chance.

Should be here any day now!  :)

To late for new padding. :-[

http://www.store.shoei-helmets.com/parts-by-helmet-model/road/rf-1100/rf-1100-interior.html

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Re: Time for a new lid
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2018, 06:02:09 pm »
My RF1100 was my favorite helmet. Very comfortable, works well with eye glasses, all around great lid.
Separation anxiety is setting in already.  ;D  I figured I'd give the RF1200 a chance.

Should be here any day now!  :)

To late for new padding. :-[

http://www.store.shoei-helmets.com/parts-by-helmet-model/road/rf-1100/rf-1100-interior.html


I did explore that option. It's lasted 8 years in Florida heat... (made in 2010) so I think I'm better off replacing it.
I was thinking of getting the padding anyway, and ditching my cheapo helmet and using the RF1100 as the second stringer.   :017:

I thought you were going to get this one.   :-X


Well it's too late now, but the wife might like one  :o
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Re: Time for a new lid
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2018, 12:56:57 am »
Finally!  The new RF-1200.  Got a tinted pinlock shield for the commute, installed the Sena SMH10b,
and I'm ready to ride tomorrow!  Well... after I fix the horn that is...   :(

I forgot how new helmets fit/feel...  Though it's 'snug' around the cheek pads, everything else feels
comfy.  I guess I'll keep it!   :great:



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Re: Time for a new lid
« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2018, 02:06:32 am »
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Re: Time for a new lid
« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2018, 03:13:00 am »
Where did you get from and how much was it?

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Re: Time for a new lid
« Reply #7 on: February 09, 2018, 11:57:14 pm »
Where did you get from and how much was it?

Got it on Amazon.  Price was $410, which was $80 under the 'going' price.  I had $120 in gift cards  ;D
from Christmas, so I got a deal....  I've seen them priced about $350 on the web.  Gotta look around.

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