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Old 08-24-2013, 10:33 PM
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Looking for a new lite weight helmet. Currently running a HJC,nice fit but a bit heavy. Any ideas
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Old 08-24-2013, 10:51 PM
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Suomy MR Jump is ~1000g
Anything made by Airoh is pretty light

Most European helmets are lighter because the ECE standard is different to the american snell/DOT testing. I think Snell/DOT use a helmet test more suitable for road type crashes, so the helmets are denser therefore heavier.
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Old 08-25-2013, 03:55 AM
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Got the new Klim "stealth" through the company. Very light and vented. Not sure they are selling publicly yet. I was also impressed with Kali.
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Old 08-25-2013, 06:58 AM
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The airoh aviator hands down IMO.
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Old 08-25-2013, 11:12 AM
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I bought a Mr. Jump as my third Suomy helmet and unfortunately it doesn't fit my head. The shape of the foam is completely different that previous Suomy helmets...probably good for someone with a narrow head rather than a rounder head. However, the helmet is rediculously light. I wish I could try on an Airoh helmet...its nice that we have an American distributor for those now.
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Old 08-25-2013, 11:12 AM
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+1 on the AIROH.

The AIROHs have the same fit as an Arai.
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Old 08-25-2013, 03:25 PM
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Love my Suomy, but wish I had been able to try on an Airoh first since they get such rave reviews from owners.
I don't think you can go wrong with any of the top of the line helmets that are known for their lightness.
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My next helmet is a Suomy. Got a Scorpion now and its ok but after feeling how light the Suomy is, I am sold on it.
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Old 08-25-2013, 04:54 PM
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I bought a Mr. Jump as my third Suomy helmet and unfortunately it doesn't fit my head. The shape of the foam is completely different that previous Suomy helmets...probably good for someone with a narrow head rather than a rounder head. However, the helmet is rediculously light. I wish I could try on an Airoh helmet...its nice that we have an American distributor for those now.
Would you like to sell it and if so what size?
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