Anybody familiar with HJC IS-33 helmet opinions please

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by 2TICKLASSIC, Apr 17, 2013.

  1. 2TICKLASSIC

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    I'd be interested in people's opinions on this too. I had to decide between this one and a Shoei RJ Platinum R. I ended up going with the Shoei.
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    I've had one for a couple of years and have been relatively happy with it. The internal sun shade is nice, the fit and finish is good and the liner is removable and washable.

    I do find it a bit noisier than a full face helmet and my only other complaint would be the face shield. I'd like to see it about half the size...it find it just a bit too large.

    Other than that, I've been completely happy.

    I modified mine with a bit of vinyl from the shop...

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  4. JoshBMW

    JoshBMW Been here awhile

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    My Nolan is 100x better brain bucket than my HJC's were.

    Look at a Nolan N43e
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    Thank you C-Stain great vinyl!!!!! For me this helmet looks to be a good balance of looks and function. I have a vintage motorcycle and dont want to look strange riding around with a full face helmet because of looks and also visibility nor did I want the bowling ball style 3/4 because of looks. So I think this ones a modernized comparable with visibility and safety incorporated together to envelope the classic theme.
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    The Nolan is quiet Nice!! What else can you tell me about it?
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    Nice but the visor is just not for me, no pun intended but it reminds me of the local police officer that wears one just like this. What I like about these helmets is the fact you get the full wind effect, it really connects you to the whole riding experience.
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    This is interesting and caught my eye, kinda odd because it rubs with the whole 3/4 bowling ball helmet but there is something different about it. What do you think? AVG Diesel Hi-Jack helmet
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    Now here's the bowling ball effect I was talking about
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    anybody wanna take a lane LOL:evil sorry I just cant help it with this helmet!!
    Classic look yes, bowling ball plus polish rag yes,,,,
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    Here's the Speed and Strength SS2200
    Many high end features looks nice.
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    The HJC IS-33
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    And the Nolan N43E
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    This is going to be a Tough choice
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