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What type of helmet do you wear during the summer

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  • 3/4

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What type of helmet do you where the most in the hot summer temperatures.

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In the summer, Scorpion EXO-110 half helmet, gloss black, with drop down sun visor.
At night, I change the tinted visor to clear.
Takes 30s to change out.
 

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I hated the helmet law when it went into effect in 1992 (California). After that I wore the smallest helmet I could find, then traded up to a 1/2, then a 3/4, then a full face. Now I wear a modular in all seasons and can't imagine riding without it, although it does sometimes get almost unbearably hot. I feel naked even when I'm moving the across the yard without a helmet.
 

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I wear an Arai full face regardless of temperature, tried the modular, and it didn't work at all for me. For those that choose not to wear, even for a short ride, in my opinion not a smart option. I've ridden half a million miles and never hit anything, then out of the clear blue sky a month ago I hit a car at darn close to 50mph 2 miles from home. My helmet had like a 6" long scrape on it. It was not like a really hard hit to the head, but 6" scrape on the head would have been rather painful, if not fatal. This was not on the GL1800 thankfully.
 

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I have a couple of Scorpion 900 modulars that I like. I use them in the 3/4 configuration with the peak visor unless it gets too cold then I'll add the front. I can't stand driving into the sun with no visor to block it and this helmet also has a retractable internal visor. I don't ride without a helmet.
 

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Shoei Neotech that will soon be switched to a Schuberth C3 or C4. Waiting for the C4 to hit the market. My Scuberth M1 won me over to Scuberth.
 

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Gmax OF77. The most comfortable helmet mankind has ever created. Around a $100.
 

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Arai full face....all the time. In the hotter months, I add the LD comfort helmet liner.
 

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Year round-Modular, HJC SyMax III & II plus LDC wet pullover head.
 
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