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Thumbs up Who is getting one of these??

Ran across this today and am considering it to go along with the 919.
SparX S-07 Hornet Special Edition: The Helmet Source
Best part is it Meets or exceeds both DOT and ECE2205 standards

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post #2 of 32 Old 08-02-2010, 05:07 PM
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ummm.....no.

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i <3 my hornet 919 and its somewhat rareness here in so cal... but im not about to look like a homo riding it around :-P


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I see the new(ish) guy is getting broken in properly. Not my style either.

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i <3 my hornet 919 and its somewhat rareness here in so cal... but im not about to look like a homo riding it around :-P

too late for this thought as far as helmet goes, not my cup of tea but it means nothing

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lol.... AHT take everything we say with a grain of salt... its all in fun and jokin.

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I don't know......I think it's kind of cool. Seriously. It's like nose art you faggots!

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all good gents. just thought the design was interesting. i think ideally though my next lid will have to be a modular. saw one at the local bike shop this past weekend with the interior tinted shield that pops down. gotta say that works well for me since its usually nice and bright when i head out of the house and after dark when i get back. would sure beat having to bring a change of shield all the time.

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I don't know......I think it's kind of cool. Seriously. It's like nose art you faggots!
This is what I rock for Nose Art...



As for the Hornet one? Well, if it wasn't yellow, I might bite.

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all good gents. just thought the design was interesting. i think ideally though my next lid will have to be a modular. saw one at the local bike shop this past weekend with the interior tinted shield that pops down. gotta say that works well for me since its usually nice and bright when i head out of the house and after dark when i get back. would sure beat having to bring a change of shield all the time.
my buddy has a flip up face helmet with a tinted inner visor that slides up into the helmet... its pretty nifty, definitely nice to have... but i have never liked a flip up face... something about 2 little metal latches holding the whole face chin piece doesnt settle right with me... i prefer full face

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i agree if it wasnt yellow i might just get one

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That yellow would make my Red Bike go slower.............I'll Pass

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Go for it if you like it...bright helmets are good for visibility.

If you looking for a built in sunglasses then you might consider the HJC IS-16. I bought one (in black and white "scratch" pattern) and really like it. It's under $200 and has an internal flip down sunshield that so far works flawlessly. I was skeptical as I used to wear an Arai, but I needed to economize a bit and went with HJC. It's a good helmet.

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This is what I rock for Nose Art...



As for the Hornet one? Well, if it wasn't yellow, I might bite.






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If your head is important to you buy a decent helmet, build quality not talking about paint.

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If your head is important to you buy a decent helmet, build quality not talking about paint.
Most helmets out these days are perfect. People upgrade from there. You know, personal preference. There isn't cut and dried. Both those helmets look great to me. You get a high end helmet and you pay allot for the name, First! That's the way it is. It's like the $300 sneakers. It's relative.

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Go for it if you like it...bright helmets are good for visibility.

If you looking for a built in sunglasses then you might consider the HJC IS-16. I bought one (in black and white "scratch" pattern) and really like it. It's under $200 and has an internal flip down sunshield that so far works flawlessly. I was skeptical as I used to wear an Arai, but I needed to economize a bit and went with HJC. It's a good helmet.
+1 on the HJC. I bought a HJC Sy-Max II Modular for the wife last year and she loves it - but a bit more expensive than $200. Here's a review I found on advrider: HJC SyMax-2 First Impressions - ADVrider

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That yellow would make my Red Bike go slower.............I'll Pass
Funny you should mention that -- my taxicab yellow '02 has the same effect on any other bikes it's around regardless of their color, but it seems to be immune itself. Sort of a Typhoid Mary of slow.

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From this I doubt it would fit, polycarbonate shells frankly don't impress me, and the paint job leaves me not cold but sort of tepid despite it's proper color.

Guess I'll stick with Shoei.

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Most helmets out these days are perfect. People upgrade from there. You know, personal preference. There isn't cut and dried. Both those helmets look great to me. You get a high end helmet and you pay allot for the name, First! That's the way it is. It's like the $300 sneakers. It's relative.
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Me likes it. I almost bought one, but decided to keep the Shoei for a while longer. They had the helmets on clearance at my local honda dealer...$79 or $99 can't remember exactly. They looked and felt good in person.

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i think ideally though my next lid will have to be a modular. saw one at the local bike shop this past weekend with the interior tinted shield that pops down. gotta say that works well for me since its usually nice and bright when i head out of the house and after dark when i get back. would sure beat having to bring a change of shield all the time.
I really like my Shoei modular, but If I was in the market to buy a new helmet right now, I'd go with Scorpion or Shark for a flip-front. By the way (not even talking about the locks on either side) the chinbar on modular helmets just aint very sturdy...try not to land on your face! Have a good close look when you go do your shopping!

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I've had one for about a month in the plain silver finish. For the money I'm more than satisfied. My other helmet is an Arai Corsair ($800). I broke a part on the Corsair and I needed another helmet while parts arrived.

No, the Sparx isn't as push as an Arai. But it's not a bad looking helmet -- good finish in and out. No it doesn't breathe like an Arai. But again it's not bad. Changing the shield isn't the easiest but I don't remove the shield that often. I wouldn't hesitate to purchase another one.

I started doing some research and have decided that until Snell makes some revisions on its standards I'm going with a helmet meeting the European standard -- less g-forces on the brain. The European standard meets the criteria for the FIM, the sanctioning body of MotoGP. The FIM doesn't recognize Snell rated helmets.

Here is a link to a superb article on helmets and protecting the human brain. It's an eye opener. http://www.motorcyclistonline.com/ge...iew/index.html

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In the 70's one of my riding buddies had his Bell painted like this, the yellow was a bit brighter back the. Even had the little registered logo. We'll just say he had an emotional involvement with desoxyn.

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In the 70's one of my riding buddies had his Bell painted like this, the yellow was a bit brighter back the. Even had the little registered logo. We'll just say he had an emotional involvement with desoxyn.

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That would be putting it very mildly.

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I went cheap the first time with a helmet from Jafrum a Motorcycle Leathers maker. Then when I bought the 9ner I went and upgraded to a Shoei. The differance was night and day. I'll never by an off cheapo brand again.

Nolan has been making madulars for years I would check them out if I was going to buy one.....and I just might in another few years that is.

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I went cheap the first time with a helmet from Jafrum a Motorcycle Leathers maker. Then when I bought the 9ner I went and upgraded to a Shoei. The differance was night and day. I'll never by an off cheapo brand again.

Nolan has been making madulars for years I would check them out if I was going to buy one.....and I just might in another few years that is.
I have a Nolan, I LOVE the fit BUT it is noisy. I wold do alot more research the next time. I do like the modular design because I wear glasses, it's much easier to put on and pull off.

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