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Old 06-14-2011, 12:49 PM   #241
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Do you guys stock the Marpat in size large?
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Old 06-17-2011, 08:36 AM   #242
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I picked up my AFX 39 yeterday and put in a full day of riding with it. I also have the previous 37 model and will say the fit is way better, I had to sand some out of the forehead area on thge 37 and it was still a bit of a wonky fit. It rained alot on my ride and it seemed to do well.


The good so far
- fit is great
- way less lift on peak at speed then 37
- liner is nicer than 37
- rachet strap is handy
-vents seem good and have open/closed option

the not so good
- ractchet strap is a bit big, I know its good and bad :
- eyeport is smaller than 37 or standard MX helmet, still ok but a bit smaller
- we,ll see how venting is in very hot weather
- tough to keep 2 or 3 position visor just "cracked"
- havent figured my sunglasses fit yet

So far I really like it, its a steal at $114 +/-, even though I did like the 37 , so far this one seems miles better as far as quality and build goes.....so far, one day in :biggrin:
Anyway, I had good service from the 37 and this one seems even better, so id reccomend the AFX, a baragin helmet with good quality IMO.

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Old 06-17-2011, 10:17 AM   #243
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I wear it with sun glasses most of the time in the heat. I just did a 650 mile run to deals gap and back, cool mountain air, dirt roads, rain, twisty pavement, lots of sun. Its not as cool as my MX lid but, its so much better overall on long distance DS rides.

Its hard to keep the shield cracked in the rain, I need to make a hold open for it. They used to sell the little buggers but, I haven't seen the little plastic hold open blocks in a long time.
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Old 06-17-2011, 03:10 PM   #244
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Are the high-viz helmets in stock yet?
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Old 06-17-2011, 03:13 PM   #245
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Dark smoke and mirror tinted shields have arrived, and are on their way to us. We will start filling backorders Tuesday.

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If I order the mirror shield today, how long before it ships?
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Old 06-17-2011, 03:26 PM   #246
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Are the high-viz helmets in stock yet?
All sizes except 2XL are.

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Old 06-17-2011, 03:26 PM   #247
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If I order the mirror shield today, how long before it ships?
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As of this moment, we have enough to ship any new orders on Tuesday.

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Old 06-17-2011, 03:32 PM   #248
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Old 06-17-2011, 04:00 PM   #249
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Glad I stumbled on this thread, I was looking to replace my XD with an ICON variant but this AFX looks like a good option as well. Does anyone know how the shape compares to the XD? I have had a couple Arai's but really would like to try something else and man are they pricey!

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Old 06-17-2011, 04:20 PM   #250
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AFX calls it a long oval shape. It is so, so hard to do precise descriptive comparison between helmets, so I will leave others to give their feedback. In general, some products (helmets included) are challenging to fit over the web (ex: KBC) and others easy to fit over the web....high success rate, low returns, etc. The FX-39s are easy, IF you measure and follow the AFX size chart (see post 153).

Hope that helps.

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Old 06-18-2011, 09:32 PM   #251
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I would like to get a Silver Strike in medium pm sent. Thanks.
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Old 06-19-2011, 08:08 AM   #252
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Hello Simeon, replied to your PM. Nice country you live in, I will be up there exploring myself next weekend.

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Old 06-19-2011, 10:52 PM   #253
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I just wanted to say that I ordered this helmet from Atomic Moto, and I could not be more pleased! Brian called me to say that the XXL Red Strike model I ordered was not in stock earlier this month...and that they would be receiving the first shipment of them soon. I have a big head, and my XXL HJC is really tight on me. This helmet is like night and day difference. It is so comfortable, and for the first time I actually have a helmet that fits.
I'll definitely be ordering more from Atomic Moto - I read about them from this thread, and they are very professional and reasonably priced.
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Old 06-20-2011, 12:39 PM   #254
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Trekker vs FX-39 differences?

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I just confirmed with an on line retailer that the Fly Racing version of this helmet (Trekker DS) uses a "regular" D ring retention strap. I need to get my hands on an AFX to see if there is some kind of hole in the straps to stick a helmet lock through.

I see here that one is a D ring while the other is ratcheted. And see there's slight cosmetic differences. Is there anything else? Fit? Ventiliation?
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Old 06-20-2011, 12:47 PM   #255
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I see here that one is a D ring while the other is ratcheted. And see there's slight cosmetic differences. Is there anything else? Fit? Ventiliation?
Fit is DEFINITELY different. AFX version runs large, the Fly is more true to industry norms ("true to size").

Apart from that and the strap system, the other differences are cosmetic.

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