Schuberth Helmets for ADVRiders

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by BoochZilla, Nov 2, 2010.

  1. rschulte

    rschulte Adventurer

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    Heard anything yet? I'm leaving on a trip towards the end of May and am trying to decide on the Hi-Viz (1st choice) and white (2nd choice).:ear
  2. BoochZilla

    BoochZilla Metal.Moto.Mania.

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    I am still in a hold pattern, unfortunately.

    I would imagine by the end of the month should not be an issue, but I am speculating. These things have been tougher to come by than any of us thought.

    Best,

    Anthony

  3. RockemRdr

    RockemRdr Been here awhile

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    Throwing my 2 cents in -- this is a great helmet and the SRC works great. Not quite as good as my Sena but very close. The helmet integration is awesome. I bought both from Anthony's shop. Fast and efficient! :happay
  4. TallRob

    TallRob Long timer

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    I wonder if someone could devise one of those flat stick-on antennas that you get for indoor radio applications and then just stick to the outside of the helmet. Or you could find out what the frequency they use and then get some flat copper cirquit board-style wiring and cut to the proper frequency length and then get some clear tape and stick to the outside of the helmet. That should improve things quite a bit.
  5. katego

    katego Been here awhile

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    Hey is anyone having trouble with Leaks?

    Mine is decidedly leaky. Spray on my eyes, and dripping over my forehead at times. Hec if I can tell how the water is getting there.

    -k
  6. Boondox

    Boondox Travels With Barley

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    I rode in a torrential rain yesterday and felt just a tiny bit of spray on my nose and forehead now and then. Nothing running down the inside of the visor like my old Nolan, but like you I had no idea where it was coming from.
  7. azgsa

    azgsa Dude

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    NOT the kind of stuff I want to hear after just ordering a $700 helmet...
  8. niceviewbehindbars

    niceviewbehindbars out enjoying the vu

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    I ordered a new C3 and SRC system yesterday at 2pm from Revzilla. UPS brought it this morning! It's fits perfect and is super high quality. I went out at lunch for a 30 min ride and I am very happy. It is a little quieter and lighter than my Scorpion EXO900. The ventilation is kicking.. I've never had a helmet vent this well. The SRC system works very well with my Zumo 665 and iphone. I listened to XM radio and then made a phone call. :D

    I got $50 teamzilla cash too.

    My head measurements were right on with the size chart. I measure 23.6" / 59.9cm so I got a XL. I had a XL in a Scorpion as well.

    Oh, and I'm digging the quick release strap. You can put your helmet on/off with gloves on!
  9. azgsa

    azgsa Dude

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    Just got the C3 this afternoon. Immediately took it on a comparison ride on my Thruxton with no wind screen/protection at all. First rode with the C3 and thought it wasn't all that quiet until I came back and put my Shoei RF1000 on and took it for a spin, world of difference. I did recently mount a Cardo on the Shoei which I'm sure induces some extra noise (I can tell the difference between right and left sides) but no doubt the C3 is more quiet. Feels like the fit is perfectly snuggish right now, hopefully break in doesn't loosen it up too much. Always thought my nose was big but the flip-down tinted visor comes just in front of it. :lol3

    All in all I'm liking the fit a lot and the extra features make it worth the $ to me. Hope it doesn't leak.I always rode with a tinted visor and counted on good bike lighting at night to make that work without switching to clear, now no more of that. First flip-up helmet, think I might not go back. :wink:

    Only problem is I'm not going to want to take the C3 on long street/dirt adv rides on the GS which gets it totally dirty inside and out. I like the street helmets over the adv helmets for long rides... Hmmm... Guess there's always the top case for extra helmet.
  10. Boondox

    Boondox Travels With Barley

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    Anthony -- Got my C3 a couple of weeks and a thousand miles ago. Still lovin' it! Got my SRC today and installed it. It's currently charging. But the instructions say firmware upgrades are available on any PC running Windows XP or Vista. Hmmm, I'm a Mac.

    Any word on supporting the Mac platform in the near future?

    Pete
  11. Random

    Random Quiet Adventurer

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    I would consider the Hi-viz yellow if I had the money for that crazy expensive helmet.

    EDIT: Okay, I just finished reading the thread. I admit it, I jealous of everyone that has a C3. I'd love one but for me, it's a want not a need.
  12. BoochZilla

    BoochZilla Metal.Moto.Mania.

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    Hey Pete,

    Spoke with Schubes - no dice on the MAC support. It's looking less likely with no date in the cloud at the moment.

    Anthony

  13. BoochZilla

    BoochZilla Metal.Moto.Mania.

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    Its really that good. The stability, fit and balance of the lid are my favorite features after about 1000 miles in it.

    The quiet factor is the obvious upside from day one.

    If you are a modular guy it really is the top of the food chain.

    Anthony

  14. Sutherngintelmen

    Sutherngintelmen around the bend

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    I had this exact experience with my C2 - it went away after not long and was perfect after. I guess my advice is keep wearing it until it molds to your contours. :norton

    I have not had the C3 out for more than a couple of hours yet :cry so don't know if I'm going to get a repeat.

  15. rschulte

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    I have used the backside of a spoon directly on the offending spot before with success. Just rub the backside of the spoon directly on the "styrofoam" with some pressure and you can deform the "styrofoam" to some degree. Remove the liner before you start so you can see what you are doing. As long as you are not trying to displace a large amount of material, this should work fine. It has worked OK for me in the past.

    Disclaimer - I'm sure this voids the warranty and puts you in grave danger...
  16. ttpete

    ttpete Rectum Non Bustibus

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    A golf ball or billiard ball also works well, depending on the size of the area you're working on. I wish they were like pilot's helmets where they make a wax mold of the head and use it to make a liner that fits like a glove.
  17. Gnik Nus

    Gnik Nus Adventurer

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    After years of lusting for a Schuberth, I finally made my purchase with RevZilla in April, thanks in part to this thread and all the great info. My helmet arrived three days after my order was placed. Fit and finish was excellent. However during my first ride I detected a couple of problems with venting and wind noise from the top scoop. An email to RevZilla produced a quick response that day and a phone call that afternoon from Michael with Schuberth North America. We discussed the problem and he asked for some photos of the problem areas that I sent him that same day. About 30 minutes later, I received another call that he was rushing to my home a new replacement helmet. When it arrived, I was asked to thoroughly check it out and if satisfied, return the original helmet with a freight prepaid UPS sticker that he was providing.

    The new helmet arrived within three days as he promised. It was what I hoped for and I am very happy with my C3. It is everything you've heard regarding fit, lightweight, venting, aerodynamic, etc. I immediately returned the first helmet and all is well.

    Any manufactured product can have defects. It's the service attitude and follow through when problems arise that make a great company and reputation. Both RevZilla and Schuberth have my respect and gratitude in dealing with this problem. I wanted all the inmates to know that Schuberth is much more than an outstanding helmet. You can buy with confidence from this manufacturer and RevZilla as well.

    Woody [​IMG]
  18. RocketMoto

    RocketMoto 2 Many Motersikles

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    We often have to smoosh the Styrofoam liners of helmets when installing headsets for customers. We use the rounded end of a screwdriver handle. You can get good leverage with that and can probably get 1-2mm of compression with this method - probably enough to relieve the hot spot.
  19. rhicks

    rhicks Been here awhile

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    Anthony,

    I left a comment on FB but chances are it's going to be overlooked. What do you know about the C3 Carbon coming to the states? The web site says coming in September (depending on your country). So if there is even a chance you are going to be seeing this I'd like to get my name on the list.
  20. Motorman

    Motorman Been here awhile

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    +1

    Thanks