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Offline Moto Morphin Power Ranger

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Precisely Customized Lid
« on: March 28, 2014, 01:41:41 PM »
A $1,000 Motorcycle Helmet Precisely Customized for Your Noggin
http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2014/03/fetish_helmet/

Bell is offering a helmet built just for you. Would you spent the loot on a custom fit top?
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Re: Precisely Customized Lid
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2014, 01:51:15 PM »
It's not really all that much more than some of the "top tier" offerings out there already. 

I wonder how truly "quiet" they could make it though.

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Re: Precisely Customized Lid
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2014, 02:08:48 PM »
I too did not think the price way out there compared to some of the top shelf.
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Re: Precisely Customized Lid
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2014, 05:58:02 AM »
Didn't read the article, but doesnt seem to expensive for a helmet built for you.

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Re: Precisely Customized Lid
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2014, 11:41:08 AM »
Cool idea. 

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Re: Precisely Customized Lid
« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2014, 10:21:38 AM »
there was a time when I would have, yes . . . . .  . it's a great idea!
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Re: Precisely Customized Lid
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2014, 12:54:41 PM »
If it wasn't more than my bike is worth, I'd consider it if they could make it super quiet.
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Re: Precisely Customized Lid
« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2014, 03:30:11 AM »
I wonder how truly "quiet" they could make it though.

I picked up an RS-1 over the winter and it is pretty quiet.  I bet with a customized Bell, it would be great.

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Re: Precisely Customized Lid
« Reply #8 on: May 15, 2014, 06:02:57 AM »
You guys haven't priced out an ARAI Corsair Race V in carbon fibre, have you???

$3500!!!

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/arai-corsair-v-race-carbon-helmet
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Re: Precisely Customized Lid
« Reply #9 on: May 15, 2014, 06:23:25 AM »
By the tone of the article, it's designed for the track rider.  I'm not sure the air ventilation would be ideal for a more upright seated touring bike.

I do like the idea, though.  After my recent experience with the C3, I realize finding a lid which is made for your headshape (round for me) is the first key for comfort.  The C3 caters more towards a narrow head.  For the initial part for the day, it's great.  But, as the day wears on, the lid wears on my comfort. 

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Re: Precisely Customized Lid
« Reply #10 on: May 15, 2014, 10:28:44 AM »
You guys haven't priced out an ARAI Corsair Race V in carbon fibre, have you???

$3500!!!

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/arai-corsair-v-race-carbon-helmet


Wow! The price has come down! Time to get one.... They were $4000.
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Re: Precisely Customized Lid
« Reply #11 on: May 15, 2014, 10:34:18 AM »
I would definitely do it!  My head is too small for most helmets and so I wear a children's size S.   The upside is a super-cheap helmet, but it means I have NO bells and whistles:  crappy vents, loud, no options like flip-up, no easy visor swapping mechanism, etc.  I would happily spend money to have a custom helmet that fit my head and had some nice options that come standard in adult helmets.

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Re: Precisely Customized Lid
« Reply #12 on: May 16, 2014, 01:56:52 AM »
You guys haven't priced out an ARAI Corsair Race V in carbon fibre, have you???

$3500!!!

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/arai-corsair-v-race-carbon-helmet


Wow! The price has come down! Time to get one.... They were $4000.


Yeah, cheap as chips now!
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