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Old 04-14-2012, 01:18 PM   #91
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nope mine is fine. maybe its because everyones head is different.
I've got 2 other helmets, used 2 others extensively and also used an fx-39 and nothing was close to this for the neck strap...might exchange it for the 39
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Old 04-22-2012, 08:43 PM   #92
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Anyone have this helmet and wear glasses? Opinions on comfort with glasses?
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Old 04-22-2012, 11:23 PM   #93
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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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Old 04-23-2012, 09:28 AM   #94
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I also thought is was a little noisy on the road...

The visor adjustment does not allow the visor to adjust down enough so I made an "extender" so it lowered at least another inch in the front...this helped considerably...a "little" for quiet & no more lift...
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Old 04-23-2012, 03:14 PM   #95
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I also thought is was a little noisy on the road...

The visor adjustment does not allow the visor to adjust down enough so I made an "extender" so it lowered at least another inch in the front...this helped considerably...a "little" for quiet & no more lift...
Do you have a picture?
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Old 04-23-2012, 05:35 PM   #96
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Anyone want a Medium black one for 100$? Revzilla refused to let me return it because I admitted to trying it out around the block. I can get some photos when it gets back to my house from them.
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Old 04-27-2012, 08:19 AM   #97
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Nope, but I'll get one for you.
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Old 04-27-2012, 03:05 PM   #98
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Do you have a picture?
Post a pic up here, I'd like to see this as well....
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Old 05-14-2012, 01:04 PM   #99
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WOW maybe I just got a bad visor but I feel like my eyes are about to pop out of my head. If I look at the visor in sunlight the whole thing looks hazy. I really like the helmet otherwise. Very good airflow and nice liner.
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Old 05-14-2012, 06:52 PM   #100
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All,

They are made by the same factory, using the same shell. I am really, really not sure, just seat of the pants, not certain, please don't quote me because I may be wrong, etc. but I think the Fly version has a different, more round shape to the EPS liner. Important to be really careful with statements like this because so frequently one person describes a helmet shape as oval, while another may say the same helmet is round.

The AFX definitely fits bigger, 100% sure of this. It also seems more oval. I hope to eventually compare them back to back with several testers.

CRSpeedy, were you a Medium in the AFX and a Large in the Fly? Your descrip sounds like this is the case, because that is the shell break.

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Does anyone know if the MSR Epedition is like the AFX or the Fly, or different than both?
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Old 05-14-2012, 09:28 PM   #101
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Does anyone know if the MSR Epedition is like the AFX or the Fly, or different than both?
Same shell. My impression was yet another different fit.

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Old 05-15-2012, 11:38 AM   #102
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Anyone have this helmet and wear glasses? Opinions on comfort with glasses?
I wear the Fly Trekker with glasses. There's a definitely "sweet spot" with glasses where the helmet doesn't transmit vibes, etc. The EPS liner does push on the bows a bit. If the helmet slides around then it lifts/lowers the glasses. Overall, I'm still quite happy with the helmet. I have fully reviewed the helmet along with many other products here. Hope that helps.
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Old 07-21-2012, 12:56 PM   #103
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Anyone have this helmet and wear glasses? Opinions on comfort with glasses?
I know its been a few months, but for others...

I wear thin framed titanium framed glasses and find them difficult to put on and off with this helmet, more so than with three other helmets. Perhaps part of that is snug fit, but it fits no more snug than the too-vintage shoei full face it replaced.

I wish this didn't have D-rings but rather a quick release. I am finding it very inconvenient to take off gloves to fiddle with glasses and the D-rings, each time I want it off my head for a few minutes while stopping / photographing / etc. Probably this wouldn't be an issue without glasses.


Other than glasses I find:

Vents ok, I like that the screen stays up a bit if I flip it up a bit, this eliminates fogging in slow humid conditions. It works better than I had expected in the rain but I don't have much to compare it to there.

Also, I know its light for a full face helmet but I suffer neck fatigue when riding slow rocky roads due, I think, to the weight. I also have to move my head a lot, especially when offroad, due to the poorish lower peripheral vision it offers, I actually can't see my speedo cluster without moving my head, further contributing to neck fatigue as I check downward.

The bill catches the wind for me, but mostly during checks and these aren't as much of a problem since I'm moving under 45 most of the time. I would be a problem for me in traffic at 65. It also does this on down checks, which I really resent as I have excellent peripheral vision and this helmet really cuts it, some to the sides but more so downward. The bill and pointy nose catch cross winds, and this has been a problem in severe cross winds and I've reduced highway speeds due to it.
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Old 07-21-2012, 09:21 PM   #104
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mine too

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Does anyone leave their neck strap kind of loose on Fly? I can't figure out how this thing wouldn't choke EVERYONE that put this on.

I leave it a bit looser than I do on my other hat (Nolan flip up), otherwise its very uncomfortable on the adams apple.
I found this with quite a few helmets while shopping recently for a new one, wanted an Icon Variant but due to poor supply I ended up with the Fly.
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Old 07-22-2012, 05:55 AM   #105
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Other than it being a bit noisy at speed, I really like it. I wear it with my dual sport and my streetbike. I get a lot of funny looks.
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