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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-20-2018, 07:47 PM Thread Starter
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New Arai Helmet

I think I am going to like it. First Arai and I can tell the quality is high.
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I think I am going to like it. First Arai and I can tell the quality is high.

On my third Arai. Love them all. Most current is the Quantum X.
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Love Arais, though I wish they had a better retro option. Congrats on the new lid! They are top quality for sure.
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P.s. love the black with the white racing stripe. Don't think I've seen that exact one.
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Love Arais, though I wish they had a better retro option. Congrats on the new lid! They are top quality for sure.

Agree on the retro option. I got a Bell Bullet for that and like both for different reasons.

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I think I am going to order a pro shade visor for it. I canít go with a straight tented lease because I often ride at night.
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Agree on the retro option. I got a Bell Bullet for that and like both for different reasons.
They actually have one they bill as retro, but it's pretty subtle. I also run the bullet for around town rides. It's almost hard going back to the arai with its narrower field of view.
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They actually have one they bill as retro, but it's pretty subtle. I also run the bullet for around town rides. It's almost hard going back to the arai with its narrower field of view.

Couldn't agree more. I too run the bullet around town but miss the huge window out on the road. But the Arai is a superior ride out on the road.


Also run an old style skull cap but not much these days. My rebel/protest days have grown up. I figure if we have to wear a lid here in California, might as well be one to save me head.



This is the Bullet I have:


https://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/bell-bullitt-helmet


And the Arai in gloss white:


https://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/...x-helmet-solid
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I think I am going to like it. First Arai and I can tell the quality is high.

MX429,

I picked up that exact same Arai from a Craigslist seller last Saturday. He wore it for 800 miles, decided to sell everything and move to Hawaii, so let me have it for a song. He even shaved off an extra 30% and threw in a pair of new riding gloves "because politeness is a rarity on Craigslist." I had to turn away other freebies like a never worn adventure riding jacket (not my size anyway) and Shoei helmet because I was on the Bobber and couldn't fit anything else in my backpack!

I'm looking at the Pro Shade as well. You might want to consider the long version for increased coverage as it can be an issue for some. I just need to decide between smoke or mirror. https://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/...ent-long-visor

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