Re: Speaker fitment in Shoei X-11
I have successfully placed speakers in my X-11...I think much of the will work/won't work debate probably has much to do with differences in head shape, but I made it work for me.
In order to provide slightly more clearance, I placed the adhesive circles inside the helmet where I wanted the speakers to sit. Then, using the back side of a teaspoon, I pressed in a bit of the styrofoam, following the line of the circle. I ended up with circular indentations - probably not much deeper than 1/8" or so - which allows my ears to clear the speakers (barely). Less obtrusive than some of the methods I've seen so far, but it worked great (for me).
"A slave stood behind the conqueror holding a golden crown and whispering in his ear a warning - that all glory is fleeting."