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    Ridingman1 76914's Avatar
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    How many helmets do you own?

    How many helmets do you own and why? I am thinking about getting a third helmet and would like a reality check for owning three helmets.
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    '74 R90/6
    '01 R1150GS

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    Enjoy The Ride saddleman's Avatar
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    I have bought 8 helmets since 1970. I still have all but one of them. My first helmet (a stars & stripes) was stolen from my bike in high school.
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    2004 Black LT
    2000 Canyon Red LT

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    Austin, Texas
    Two in active use. An Arai full face and a Shoei modular.
    2015 R1200GS Adventure

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    Rpbump USN RET CPO Rpbump's Avatar
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    Jacksonville, FL


    HJC, SHOEI, & NOLAN Will be buying a new modular before 2013 Bike Week.
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    Mars needs women! 35634's Avatar
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    Mine,wife's, kid's, other kid's, stepson's, and an old one that saved my grey matter 7 years ago. Gave away or trashed my older ones.
    1987 K75S
    Original litter
    Original owner
    2012 Ural Gear Up

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    Pusser's Pyrate Society Zygmund's Avatar
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    Bell Moto III 1979 vintage with old race stickers!
    Shoei RF900
    Shoei RF1100
    All the others are gone
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    Dee G flymymbz's Avatar
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    Central WA
    Most of these are his and her pairs:

    2 Schuberth Concepts (retired)
    2 C2's, used occasionally
    2 C3's used almost daily
    2 Nolan N102's (retired)
    2 Caberg Justissmo's (retired)
    Shoei TZ-1 (my first helmet, not a modular, will use if needed)
    Modular Shoei (unknown model, not currently used, its the spouses)
    Fox dirt bike helmet, with a girly design, only used when I'm playing in the dirt
    Too damn many bikes to list

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    Registered User der verge's Avatar
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    I currently have 4 in the house.
    One is a pink paisley Speed and Strength. It belongs to the wifey.
    I have a Nolan N-104 i wear dailey.
    I have a Bell Arrow I wear if the 104 Ncom is charging.
    I have a Fox dirtbike helmet that is used in the dirt or when on the 4 wheeler.
    02' K12LT ~ 83K '97 F650GS ~ 32K' 81 XS400 ~ 9K
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    Lake Gaston, Va
    I currently have 5 in the house. 2 are my wife's the other three are mine. I did just orde r a kbc ff from Motorcycle Superstore that should be here Monday. At 79.99 i couldn t resist. Helmets are kinda of like guitars for me. If my wife found out how many i had it any given moment there would be hell to pay.

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    Wilmington, NC
    Currently in inventory
    For bike
    Nolan 103 - noisy POS with a nice latch
    Shoei Neotec - replacing above
    Shoei RF 1000- 2, my preferred full face for bikes

    Bike helmets equipped with Scala bluetooth sets...

    4 helmets for track use in cars, with and without vent hookups, plus a 3/4 helmet. Mostly Bell with an HJC.

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    Registered User Rinty's Avatar
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    Calgary, Alberta
    I tried on a System 6 a few weeks ago, and quite like it, but I'm intrigued by the new HJC RPHA Max.

    Anyone have this?

    "When you don't know where you're going, any road will get you there."

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    6. 2 bell, 2 nondescript half helmets, a Nolan and a shoei. Looking for another Nolan.
    R75/6, Non functioning 2014 FJR1300A

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    Jack Herbst
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    Oro Valley, AZ
    Quote Originally Posted by 76914 View Post
    How many helmets do you own and why? I am thinking about getting a third helmet and would like a reality check for owning three helmets.
    21 that I still have. Why I don't know. Lined up in my hanger and home. Good for reminising those past rides I would guess.

    "All my life I wanted to be somebody. Now I realize I should have been more specific."

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    Bmuused BMUUsed's Avatar
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    Lemont, Illinois
    Five lined up on the garage shelf: my current helmet, the damaged Shoei that saved my life last year (to remind me that I'm not invincible anymore), two older helmets that don't match my current bike, but I keep them as spares or loaners, and one failed experiment with a cheap modular that won't stay open.
    At the tender age of five, a bear told me that only I could prevent forest fires. Why I was chosen, I'll never know.

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