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Old 03-12-2011, 09:10 PM   #1
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Fly Trekker Dual Sport Helmet?

Has anyone heard of this?

Fly Trekker... dual sport helmet, has the regular street shield and offroad visor.

Comes in high vis yellow?!

http://www.flyracing.com/moto/race-w...trekker-helmet


Anyway... searched and didn't find anything about it... Anyone have one? like it? Does it work with goggles? Was originally researching the Fly Carbon offroad helmets, but liked my Shoei Hornet enough to consider another one like it...
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Old 03-12-2011, 09:16 PM   #2
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Look on Atomic Moto's website , that is the same helmet that AFX has out , it is made by another manufacture. Looks cool though , I myself have been looking at them.
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Old 04-01-2011, 12:54 AM   #3
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Has anyone heard of this?

Fly Trekker... dual sport helmet, has the regular street shield and offroad visor.

Comes in high vis yellow?!

http://www.flyracing.com/moto/race-w...trekker-helmet


Anyway... searched and didn't find anything about it... Anyone have one? like it? Does it work with goggles? Was originally researching the Fly Carbon offroad helmets, but liked my Shoei Hornet enough to consider another one like it...
it also comes in Black, Matte black, silver, and white. In addition to the Hi-Viz yellow of course.
http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/f...kker-ds-helmet

I am trying to track down some more reviews as well as replacement len's for it, but i think it looks great. like a poor man's icon variant.

revzilla did a review on them here:


i really want to get a set for my wife and I, but i want to hear a couple people's real-world views on them first. first appearance seems they are pretty solid for the $$.
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Old 04-01-2011, 12:50 PM   #4
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FLy Trekker and AFX FX-39 are made by the same company, same helmet, THH. THe Fly hlemet has a higher price point with no added features.

Here is a quick review:


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...=658019&page=6

Just ordered a AFX from Atomic Moto. I will put a review in the above thread when I can.
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Old 04-02-2011, 12:50 AM   #5
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FLy Trekker and AFX FX-39 are made by the same company, same helmet, THH. THe Fly hlemet has a higher price point with no added features.

Here is a quick review:


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...=658019&page=6

Just ordered a AFX from Atomic Moto. I will put a review in the above thread when I can.
Thanks for the link
just the info i was looking for, it seems really well loved, esp for the money. I think I might just buy a set this week, but I dunno, i'll keep on the research path.

Thanks Abomb!
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Old 04-02-2011, 04:17 AM   #6
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This is basically the same helmet as the AFX FX39. I just picked one up and so far I really like. The price was right as well at about 120 bucks. The only issue I'm having is that I wear glasses and the cheek pads are a little high and interfere with the glasses. I may find a way to cut this down some. They will also work well with goggles but I will not be using them due to the glasses this. I would go with contacts but my eyes don't get along with them. I'm happy with the purchase.
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Old 07-11-2011, 10:39 PM   #7
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I accidentally picked up the fly on Saturday (the guy earned my business, and I needed a new lid anyway).

one quick little jaunt was awesome, this is an awesome around town helmet. breathes good, comfy, great visibility.

one commute told me what I needed to know about highway speeds...hey, it has a visor--wind-wise, it's a good compromise between a street helmet and a dirt helmet, but it catches and pulls with the wind once you turn your head to check blind spots.



I wear glasses when I'm not going to be riding, and contacts when I'm going to be riding, and I was able to get my glasses on right in the store, but I couldn't on the quick little ride? I dunno. it's tricky, and I'll be attempting it again, I'm sure :)
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Old 10-09-2011, 05:59 PM   #8
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Bummer what a let down. Buddy of mine owned the afx version. I was hoping the trekker was slightly better quality. Bummer, was planning on picking one of these up. Guess I will keep looking.
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Old 12-08-2011, 10:52 PM   #9
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I have this helmet as well. It is sitting on the shelf. The adj vents rattle like crazy. Anyone else getting this?
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Old 12-09-2011, 01:15 PM   #10
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Fly Trekker

I have one and love it. At speed on my HP2 Enduro w/ no windshield, it has the least amount of "lift" from the visor catching the wind of all of my dual sport helmets which are the Arai XD, Shoei DS, & the Icon Variant. I was a bit nervous about the quality because of the price after having to send back the Bell Revolver because it was absolute crap, but the Fly Trekker fits great and the fit and finish is top-notch. I have not been able to find anywhere any tinted shields for it but that's fine because you can actually wear goggles and still operate the flip down shield! I can't do that with any of my other helmets. Below is a photo with goggles. In my opinion, it is the best helmet, cost wise, out there.

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Old 12-09-2011, 11:36 PM   #11
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Has anyone heard of this?

Fly Trekker... dual sport helmet, has the regular street shield and offroad visor.

Comes in high vis yellow?!

http://www.flyracing.com/moto/race-w...trekker-helmet


Anyway... searched and didn't find anything about it... Anyone have one? like it? Does it work with goggles? Was originally researching the Fly Carbon offroad helmets, but liked my Shoei Hornet enough to consider another one like it...
Bought mine about 4 weeks ago so far so good. A little windy inside on the freeway but I love it otherwise.

An oddity about it that really isnt that much of a big deal when completely down on the freeway look down and to your right or left, like you are looking for traffic in your blind spot my visor falls open a little but shuts again when you look forward. Not a deal breaker - just oddness.

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Old 03-06-2012, 10:01 AM   #12
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I have the Trekker and I've been trying to get a mirrored or smoked shield for it for the sun. Everyone online is out of them. Apparently Fly needs to produce more. Chaparral MS has one on order for me but I'm curious if anyone has heard an update on replacement shields?

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Old 03-06-2012, 10:02 AM   #13
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I emailed Fly but no response yet.

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Old 03-06-2012, 11:18 AM   #14
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Ok. This is the info I got. No tinted shields till June it looks like.

Hello Michael,

Thank you for contacting FLY Racing. Unfortunately we sold thru all of the tinted shields that we had in stock. Yes we do have more on order the ETA Date that we have from the manufacture is 06-20-12 mid June.

The only replacement shields that we currently have available is the Clear Shield.

I hope this helps.

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Old 04-23-2012, 12:23 AM   #15
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Anyone experiencing lots of vibrations with theirs. Great value but kinda noisy at highway speeds.

Yes I also experience weird sunglasses fit with it as well.

Just my .02

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