Nolan n104 on the way

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by David Shapiro, Mar 1, 2012.

  1. macblach

    macblach n00b

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    N104 users, one quick question. Have any of you ridden with the helmet in open position for an extended period of time? How stable is it?

    Thanks
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  2. mrt10x

    mrt10x Dumba$s Jarhead

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    I have, but I was firmly planted behind my BMW 1200GSA windscreen.. which blocks most airflow.. Soooo it was very stable in that position :D OBTW I had to ride with it open because with it closed it pinched my cheek bones so badly I couldnt continue to ride... I know that I needed to let my face break it in.. but I was to the point of either ridingin with it open... or not ride at all.
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  3. macblach

    macblach n00b

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    Thanks, btw I am looking at the Shark evoline 3 right now, interesting...
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  4. mb90535im

    mb90535im '05 R1200 GS

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    Still the one issue I cannot seem to resolve with what is otherwise a good helmet as far as I'm concerned.

    I have and the visor is not very stable at all at hwy speeds when opened to the first click.

    6'4" riding R1200GS with Givi DT-330 and Touratech spoiler.
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  5. bomber60015

    bomber60015 Anatomically Correct

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    Visor open, or helmet open

    Not slagging what it is you wish to do, as it is your call, of course . . . .

    just trying to understand your concern.

    Me, I've not ridden for any distance at all with any modular open, though, with glasses on and sunscreen deployed, I will ride with the visor (shield) open . . . . .
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  6. mb90535im

    mb90535im '05 R1200 GS

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    Sorry, not the helmet open, but the visor open to the first notch.
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  7. cardoctor1

    cardoctor1 Been here awhile

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    i have a nolan n104 my first modular helmet. alittle heavy but thats expected for a modular helmet .the eye opening is huge you almost forget the helmet is a full face. one of the nice features is the little nub that holds the shield open a pubic hair to help with venting. i ride as long as there's no ice on the rode and the pinlock is a great invention almost as great a zip ties

    riding with the helmet flipped open is almost a dumb as driving with your cars convertible top opened halfway:lol3:lol3
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