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Old 07-04-2013, 03:48 PM   #1
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who actually pulls the guts from their helmet?

who actually pulls the guts from their helmet and washes the foam?

i did for the first time this afternoon.

i pulled apart my back-up helmet, scorpion exo 1k.

came apart just fine.

washed up just fine.

drying on terrace as i write.

hopefully, the pieces will all properly snap back together.

ok, raise your hands if you pulled your helmet apart!



ymmv

be well.

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Old 07-04-2013, 03:52 PM   #2
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small crowd

I'll bet your a small number, also bet your helmet smells nicer now.
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Old 07-04-2013, 03:59 PM   #3
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Never done it yet however my new helmet has white-ish foam. It's getting visibly disgusting.

I may consider it with this helmet, as this is the first helmet I've purchased that's actually higher end.

Hopefully I'll have it a while.
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Old 07-04-2013, 04:30 PM   #4
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It is difficult enough to pull on a brain bucket let alone it being sleazy inside.I wash mine about every 3rd or 4th use if it's warm weather. I own 4 and rotate. EXO's come apart and go back together easily.
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Old 07-04-2013, 04:35 PM   #5
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I wear it every day, so I wash the liner & cheek pads monthly. The EPS foam also gets a wipedown while its all apart.
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Old 07-04-2013, 04:50 PM   #6
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I wear it every day, so I wash the liner & cheek pads monthly. The EPS foam also gets a wipedown while its all apart.
I've done it once, what Twi does monthly, and mine needs it more often for sure.
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Old 07-04-2013, 04:54 PM   #7
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I wear a Slik under my helmet. It helps keep it clean and fresh. It also makes putting on the helmet over earplugs, headphones and glasses easier.



http://www.webbikeworld.com/r3/helmet-liner/

Being bald my head sweats directly into any liner. I can wash the Slik every week or so and it keeps everything fresh!

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Old 07-04-2013, 05:08 PM   #8
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I wash mine once or twice a summer. Shampoo actually does a great job. It's formulated to clean up head funk.
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Old 07-04-2013, 05:29 PM   #9
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My Nolan N90 liner comes out easy and washes up nice! I seat a lot so wash a lot. I have also trimmed some of the foam in the liner so that it fits better over my eyeglasses/ears. Seems like all helmets ought to have easily-removable liners.
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Old 07-04-2013, 06:13 PM   #10
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I do. Even wearing a LD Comfort helmet liner, the helmet starts to stink after awhile.
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Old 07-04-2013, 06:27 PM   #11
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Done it several times. Even gone so far as to remove the styrofoam padding from the helmet shell as well. Don't worry, if you paid attention when you took it apart, it will go ack together just fine. If you didn't it will take a little longer but you'll get it!
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Old 07-04-2013, 06:30 PM   #12
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I did finally itI was smelling pretty bad... I was amazed at how black the water was running out of those pads...
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Old 07-04-2013, 07:04 PM   #13
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I do it about every 6 weeks during the 7-8 months of summer.
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Old 07-04-2013, 09:01 PM   #14
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Count me in on the helmet liner cleaning. I use baby shampoo and do it every 5-6 weeks. Really cleans up the interior nicely. I just consider it part of my riding maintenance along with cleaning my shield and outside of the helmet after every ride.
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Old 07-04-2013, 09:30 PM   #15
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I do mine fairly regularly. I took apart my dirt bike helmets after every crash to inspect the foam liner, if it was dented, time to replace. I had one crash, the outside of the helmet looked fine, took out the liner and the foam liner was dented and cracked. Saved my melon.

A while back, someone suggested using Head and Shoulders are similar for cleaning liners.
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