Schuberth Helmets for ADVRiders

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

  1. Boondox

    Boondox Travels With Barley

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    Anthony -- Is there a restocking fee if I get one and decide it's not for me? I live out in the sticks of VT with no way to try one on unless I'm willing to fly or drive a few hundred miles.

    The issue for me is whether or not there will be room for the boom mike. I don't have a chin like Dudley DooRight, but in my Nolan N103 my lips touch the chin bar. If the Schuberth fits like that I'll be returning it after the first 30 seconds.

    The lack of ventilation is the one thing I dislike about the Nolan. I've heard rumors that the C3 is much better vented.

    Pete
  2. BoochZilla

    BoochZilla Metal.Moto.Mania.

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    Hey Pete,

    Thanks for dropping the note. I can appreciate your concerns.

    As of 1/15 we no longer have a restock / exchange / return fee on anything including closeouts - which can now be returned as well. Zilch. We also still offer free shipping over $39 bucks and free first exchange shipping from us along with TeamZilla Cash.

    We also pay your sales tax if you live in Pa which is new in 2011.

    We just kindly ask that you send the helmet back to us in exactly the same condition we sent it to you with all the tags and packaging intact.

    With regard to a boom, the clearance may be tight, but please do not attempt to install an external BT Device on the helmet shell. If it separates the helmet trim or scuffs the exterior we won't be able to take it back. I just want to make sure you have a great experience with no surprises. :-)

    Also with regard to fit, have someone help and really try to take the most accurate measurement around the largest circumference around your head (at or above your eyebrows).

    We have waffled about fit with more than one customer. The C3 will break in. Some people have been going a size up (including some of our staff and some folks here), but if you can get an accurate head measurement you really should get the size that the size chart denotes.

    And yes, the ventilation is great in my opinion as well.

    Let me know how else I can help you at the moment.

    Best,

    Anthony
  3. DiabloADV

    DiabloADV Semi-Occasional

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    Quick q about sizing...

    My size Large Shoei Qwest felt as if it fit perfect when new. Now, 3 months later, it's kinda wobbly on my head when the bike gets up to highway speeds.

    Looking at size charts on the Revzilla site (after measuring my head), it appears that I'm a borderline medium for a Shoei, and a confirmed large for a C3. My head measured at 58.5cm...

    So, is a size L C3 my best bet?
  4. BoochZilla

    BoochZilla Metal.Moto.Mania.

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    He Diablo,

    Regarding sizing on these there has been some erroneous debate. If you take an accurate measurement, you should go right with the size chart. If you are squarely in between, go up.

    The key is the accurate sizing of the largest circumference of your head at or above your eyebrows. If you fit a Shoei the shape should work for you.
    <table id="anonymous_element_10" class="size_chart" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr class="light"><td class="size_chart_last_cell">
    </td> </tr> <tr class="dark"> <td class="size_chart_size"> <abbr title="Large">LG</abbr></td> <td class="size_chart_last_cell"> 58-59</td></tr></tbody></table>
    The Large will fit you. It will be very snug. It will break in.

    You can't do quiet without snug.

    Let me know what else I can offer.

    Anthony

  5. Droptarotter

    Droptarotter Long timer

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    I use an Arai Profile in medium. I tried a Schuberth at the Seattle show and the medium Schuberth fit like a glove.

    I hope this will help someone with they're sizing.

    Cheers
  6. tpaine

    tpaine ducatimini

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    Folks,

    As a rider who owns a Schuberth Concept, I was intrigued with the C3. A friend sent this UK helmet safety website which did not have a very favorable safety rating on the C3. I also own a Nolan which was rated higher at a considerably lower cost. What gives? Since we all wear helmets for safety, should not cost have some relationship to head protection?

    http://sharp.direct.gov.uk/home
  7. BoochZilla

    BoochZilla Metal.Moto.Mania.

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    Hey Guys,

    Based on all of the feedback via our staff, my personal experience and this thread and others like it, I wanted to put a stake in the ground in relation to Sizing the newer Schuberth Helmets including the Schuberth C3 Helmet.

    Please see the following video if you are looking for specifics around choosing the right size Schuberth Lid.

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    As always, all feedback welcome.

    Anthony
  8. DiabloADV

    DiabloADV Semi-Occasional

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    Question for Schuberth owners...

    Does the tinted shield fit over glasses?

    It's a primo deal point for me. I was about to buy a RX-Q. But when I add a tinted screen and a pinlock...I'm only a hundred bucks shy of a C3. So, the drop-down shield is worth a fair bit...
  9. ttpete

    ttpete Rectum Non Bustibus

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    Yup. Fits over glasses.
  10. RockemRdr

    RockemRdr Been here awhile

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    Just got my new helmet yesterday. I ordered it last Sunday and I got it last night (Monday). Slow shipping but it was free so I can't complain too much. I wear a medium in Shoei and Arai and the C3 is the same. Medium is a perfect fit. I get a red mark on my forehead but there is no pressure so I think this helmet is going to work out great. I wore it around the house last night for over an hour -- comfy!
  11. DRTBYK

    DRTBYK All Things GPS

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    Anthony,

    When will the new C3W's be available?

    Cheers,
  12. levain

    levain STILL Jim Williams

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    That does help. Thanks. I wear a med. profile and hate it. Fit is perfect, I just find the build quality lacking big time.
  13. BoochZilla

    BoochZilla Metal.Moto.Mania.

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    Hey DRT,

    The C3W's should be shipping in the next month at the latest. We have them ordered up, we are just waiting on arrival.

    Thanks,

    Anthony

  14. DRTBYK

    DRTBYK All Things GPS

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    Thanks. I'll check with my dealer out here next month. Need to get the wife set up before the spring riding starts - which by all accounts could be real soon now.

    Cheers,
  15. Mike.C

    Mike.C Stelvio Dreamer!

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    G'Day Anthony,

    Wondering about the performance of the glare shield compared to wearing a good pair of sun glasses with a clear shield.

    Is it a replacement for a pair of sunnies or just a convenience? I have used tinted visors on our Shoei helmets and a good pair of glasses is streets ahead in giving clear vision, but the tinted visor offers some sunburn protection for the face which is convenient as I hate wearing sunscreen which would have to be worn at least on the chin with the schuberth I would have thought.

    Thanks for your comments.

    Edit: I am keen on the "World Pattern" white listed on the Schuberh website, and chance it's in the pipeline for the US?
  16. BoochZilla

    BoochZilla Metal.Moto.Mania.

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    Hey Mike,

    I have spent a fair amount of time riding in sunglasses, flip downs and tinted shields in my days riding over the years.

    I end up wearing sunglasses these days only on my Arai XD-3 becuase of the shape and I find myself wanting to ride with the shield up most of the time.

    I have used flip downs on the C3, the Evoline as well as some of the Scorpions and the HJC Sy-Max 2.

    The only issue that I have found with them is that sometimes, the mechanisms can be funky and not stay put and sometime the visors do not come down far enough past the bottom of your sight line.

    The Schuberth C3 Helmet is a cable driven slider flip down visor system and the visor is anti-scratch / anti-fog I believe. It's slickly designed and the fact that there is no spring loaded element give me piece of mind that there is less chance of it breaking internally (Original HJC FS-15 was a culprit of this.)

    Overall the Schuberth C3 Internal Visor is one of the better designed / performing / clear visioned ones.

    Right now I don't beleive there are plans for graphic C3's in the states although Hi-Viz continues to be on the "Yes, someday soon" list. Soon is a relative term, but I don't think we will make it to Fall without seeing it in the states.

    Thanks,

    Anthony

  17. Cigars&Scotch

    Cigars&Scotch My eyes are up here

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    I just wanted to thank the Guys over at Revzilla for my SRC order.

    I ordered it on Sat through the web site and it was out of stock and showed a 5 day waiting period. Hey no problem, it's probably going to Schuberth for a drop ship. Look at the web site on Monday and they are back in stock, 24 hr shipping. So I wait and decide to give them a call today just to see if they have a date it might be going out.

    A very nice gentlemen on the phones confirms my suspicion that my order went to Schuberth and that they did get an order in on Monday. He tells me to hold on for a second and comes back and says, we are going to cancel your order from Schuberth and send it out from here today, you should have it by Sat.

    Now how cool is that!!!!!

    I love it when CSR service is king. They did not need to go through that trouble for me, but they did and that is what counts.

    Anthony, plan on seeing me and a couple of my buddies next Friday down at the store to buy some gear. This just made up my mind as to who I am getting my new suit from.

    thanks
  18. BoochZilla

    BoochZilla Metal.Moto.Mania.

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    Hi Everyone,

    We just got word the Schuberth C3W Helmet, Women's C3 will be arriving in the next week or so. The key difference is the comfort liner and shape which is more ergonomic specifically for a female bone structure.

    The soonest it will begin shipping will be early next week.

    Keeping yalls in the loop. (Someone bet me $5 I couldn't work "yalls" into a conversation today, ha!)

    Best,

    Anthony
  19. Leon

    Leon soot

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    Does anyone know what frequency the SRC runs, could a HAM dial it in?
  20. BoochZilla

    BoochZilla Metal.Moto.Mania.

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    I would love to know the answer to this question. :D

    I would dial in the HAM Radio at RevZilla and chat it up with Adventure riders all day. Could be more of a time sink than the regular internet.

    Leon, I don't have the answer, but I have faith in our ADV brethren.

    Anthony