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post #1 of 41 (permalink) Old 01-28-2015, 12:44 AM Thread Starter
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So I bought a new helmet...

Picked up a Scorpion 900x. Great helmet. Love the idea it can become an open faced helmet. Figured I'd use it full faced on e way then open on two laners. Problem, it's a 3xl but it's tight in the forehead.
So hears the question. Has anyone shaved the insides to fit your head better? Dosen't need much. Just a little off the top and sides.
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How tight is it?
??Might be that you just need to wear it for a bit to break it in??

Or it could be that the helmet design is a poor choice for the shape of your head.
I imagine that there isn't anything a step above the 3xL.

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I would let it break in before you decide to start modifying the fit, also instead of shaving it down, check to see if they have smaller pads instead.

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get a hair cut or just shave your head! lol

if it goes vroom or boom, I LIKE IT!
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get a hair cut or just shave your head! lol
Already shaved. It's a curse. We'll be down there Saturday around 9am. Maybe we'll see ya.

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+1 on letting it break in. Mine was tight for awhile too.

If it actually causes you pain, that be different. But don't shave the foam down, find the spots that are rubbing or pushing to hard and GENTLY tap them down a bit with a hammer. The inner liner is made to compress, and will over time anyway, but if it hurts you can accelerate the compression by doing it yourself...just be careful to not do too much at a time.

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+1 on letting it break in. Mine was tight for awhile too.

If it actually causes you pain, that be different. But don't shave the foam down, find the spots that are rubbing or pushing to hard and GENTLY tap them down a bit with a hammer. The inner liner is made to compress, and will over time anyway, but if it hurts you can accelerate the compression by doing it yourself...just be careful to not do too much at a time.
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I just bought a Bell Rogue in Flat Black. Looks like it will be delivered Thursday. I'm looking forward to trying it out. It definitely has a cool look to it.
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I just bought a Bell Rogue in Flat Black. Looks like it will be delivered Thursday. I'm looking forward to trying it out. It definitely has a cool look to it.
Looks like police riot gear.......




Don't understand what's holding the mouth guard thing in place...

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Looks like police riot gear.......




Don't understand what's holding the mouth guard thing in place...
yeah it does! ummm, well, if you're going to wear all that.......why not just wear a fullface helmet?! lol

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