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How well does your helmet do w/ the wind noise while riding? Mine isnt to bad, but either way, I always ride w/ ear plugs unless I have my cd's going
Just for the record,Need4Speed said:There's no way Im reading Shan's novel length review of his scorpion lid again, I need to sleep sometime tonite! :lol: but I believe he mentioned on more than 1 occasion about how quiet the scorp. lids are as well.
You have the connections. Why don't you just order the Euro models.SpeedWerks.com said:My helmet has barely any wind noise, if any at all. I used to wear a Shoei, but after trying my OGK, I will never wear anything else again. It's so comfortable, light as can be, and crashes extremely well. I used to have an issue with my Shoei where it would fog on the grid...my OGK doesn't fog at all, which is great! If you race or do track days, I'd really recommend you checking them out. They are every bit as good as an Arai or Shoei, but cheaper.
They are really big over in Europe and Japan, and they have brought them over to the U.S. All of the padding inside is adjustable, so whether you have a Shoei head or an Arai head, this helmet will fit you. The parts on it are replaceable should you crash, and for racers, they love the tear offs!
I really can't say enough great stuff about these helmets. I just wish they'd bring some of the cool European graphics over here, cause right now the styles available to U.S. standards are somewhat limited, but once they grow in popularity, I think the cooler graphics will make their way over here.
jeeps84 said:You have the connections. Why don't you just order the Euro models.
So which model do you use and what is the pricing.SpeedWerks.com said:The Euro models are to their standards, not U.S. standards as far as I understand. I don't know much about the difference between our standards and theirs. I'll have to ask our distributor what the deal is because the Euro ones are much cooler looking (not that the U.S. ones are ugly)...but definitely want the Euro graphics.
jeeps84 said:The best (quietest) helmet I have used so far is the Shoei RF1000.
pickle.of.doom said:Does it strangle you though?
There is only one U.S. distributor of OGK helmets. At one point he decided that he wasn't going to import anymore because sales weren't going well because the name hadn't caught on over here. After talking to him a lot more about making the price more affordable, he went ahead and imported another big batch of them. Now there are OGKs and parts-a-plenty.Samurai_Jack said:Btw, I thought OGK got discountinued in the US?
Thanks for the info. It's also nice to know that the OGK's are actually much more affordable now ($300) compared to the last time I was looking at one ($500-600). It's too bad I can't find a local dealer to try one on.SpeedWerks.com said:There is only one U.S. distributor of OGK helmets. At one point he decided that he wasn't going to import anymore because sales weren't going well because the name hadn't caught on over here. After talking to him a lot more about making the price more affordable, he went ahead and imported another big batch of them. Now there are OGKs and parts-a-plenty.