Helmets: Scorpion vs. HJC

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  1. le_rocks

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  2. Snafu

    Snafu more than meets the eye

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    Who won?
     
  3. Wobistdu

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    what is this thread about?

    which we like better? or what
     
  4. le_rocks

    le_rocks New Member

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    sorry yea, was seeing if anyone had any experience with these two helmets.
     
  5. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    I have a EXO-400... no real complaints about it...
    though I do want a Suomy just cause it's feels so much lighter...
     
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    I have tried both on, I'm a medium for both. Snug but not tight. I'm more looking into weight, noise and fog and seing if anyone had experience. I looked at webbikeworld and it's still a toss up :o
     
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    stealthrapt0r me lift weights

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    sportbiketrackgear is having a sale on EXO-700 Helmets ~110$ shipped
     
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    wow, done. thanks!
     
  10. Slick26

    Slick26 Gun|Bike|Cigar|PS3|Beer |Whisky|Night Crew

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    Scorpion all the way.
     
  11. errorunknown

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    I have the scorpion exo-700 and its great. The liner is removable, the visors are easy to change, it has good air flow in the summer and I can wear it all day.

    +50000
     
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    I agree! Been wearing it for about three weeks now. With all the vents open, it has awesome ventilation. It's still a little tight on me. Kinda sucks though cause just found a site selling shoei's for $250 shipped www.compacc.com
     
  14. mtnbikekid08

    mtnbikekid08 Aime-moi moins, mais aime-moi longtemps

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    Whatever fits you best dude.
    That scorpion is gonna be pretty much as good as any Shoei.
     
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    Slick26 Gun|Bike|Cigar|PS3|Beer |Whisky|Night Crew

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    Except for maybe some fit and finish upgrades for Shoe and Arai. But overall quality isn't much different.
     
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    yeah, just put them on in the store for a few minutes and go walking around. If you wear glasses, take that into consideration.

    I really liked the Scorpion I tried on but the HJC worked so much better with glasses that it won out.
     
  17. mtnbikekid08

    mtnbikekid08 Aime-moi moins, mais aime-moi longtemps

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    Actually, when you try a helmet on, walk around with it as long as possible.
    You're gonna have it on more than a few minutes when riding, so you should keep it on longer than a few minutes when testing it.
     
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    They both are priced around the same and look good, so try and look more into the other benefits as someone said if oyu wear glasses check them both out and there fit, but overall I've always had HJC helmets and I love them.
     
  19. pew pew pew

    pew pew pew OT Supporter

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    couldnt be happier with my scorpion except i got a matte finish and it shows scrapes easily
     
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    Scorpion easily and do not pay all that for it. I got my Exo 700 for 70 on ebay.
     

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