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post #1 of 3 Old 11-09-2018, 11:46 AM Thread Starter
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Anyone wear an air mask under their helmet?

I'm in the east bay, and apparently our air pollution is neck and neck with Beijing. I've got a ride to HMB coming up, which isn't terribly long, but my lungs kinda suck anyway. Anyone ever worn a filter mask under a full-face helmet? If so, which fit?

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post #2 of 3 Old 11-09-2018, 06:13 PM
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I'm in Sac and I just got back from a quick ride. You can really smell it. I'd say a regular cotton mask would be about all you'll get to fit.

One thing you might have to do is get it a bit damp and maybe wrap it on a cloth. Water catches the small stuff pretty good, but getting something back around the cheeks is a bit hard.

Maybe some of these:
https://www.amazon.com/First-Defense...+on+shark+tank



https://www.amazon.com/s/?ie=UTF8&ke...43sdwrj9_e_p37

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post #3 of 3 Old 11-15-2018, 10:41 AM
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I say wait it out. I am in San Jose and the air is like crap. Been driving my car for a week now. Someone told me that most face masks wont help as the concern is fine particular matter 2.5microns I believe. You would need a hepa or carbon filter for that.

And its not just you think of your poor bike breathing that stuff ☺️

Should be better Friday on

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