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Hi folks, I was wondering, if someone can comment on the quality of Shark helmets compared to Nolan?
I tried both full-face helmets on, and both seem to fit okay, the price is approximately the same.
So I cannot decide between the 2.
Thanks.
 

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Wish I could help. I just lucked out and found a $200 shoei in very nice condition at Goodwill for $10 ;)

Maybe browse online reviews? When I do that I always look at the very worst ones, and often find some customers just have unrealistic expectations to begin with and the legit ones show any legit problems.
 

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Maybe browse online reviews? When I do that I always look at the very worst ones, and often find some customers just have unrealistic expectations to begin with and the legit ones show any legit problems.
That makes sense. I have already started my own research that includes amazon reviews, youtube overviews and just any sites with real reviews I can find.
SKWAL Switch Riders - https://us.shark-helmets.com/products/clearance-skwal-switch-riders-led-helmet?variant=21847848705
Nolan N87 Savior Faire Full Face Helmet - https://www.motorcycleid.com/nolan-...savior-faire-full-face-helmet-1129224229.html
Also, I tried out both and both fit the shape of my head okay, so I cannot decide between the 2.
Anyways, I will keep researching on these 2 and hopefully will select 1 by this weekend.
 

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When I bought my first full-face helmet back in thw day, the best and pretty much only decent choice was the Bell Star. I owned 3 of them over the next 20 years and they were great, but not so much now. When you consider how much we have to spend to get a decent full-face helmet today, it makes the decision process pretty tough. I bought a Seven-Zero-Seven back in late 2013 for a little over $200 and it was a difficult decision over Bilt and others in the price range, but I'm happy with mine and glad I bought it - it's been very durable and has worn well over the last 5 years, still in great shape.
 

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I bought a Seven-Zero-Seven back in late 2013 for a little over $200 and it was a difficult decision over Bilt and others in the price range, but I'm happy with mine and glad I bought it - it's been very durable and has worn well over the last 5 years, still in great shape.
Thanks for sharing your experience, sir. I definitely have to check it out and see how it fits my head.
 

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Try out some Scorpion helmets if you can. I bought one (EXO R410) last year and have been very happy with the quality and features. They were on sale for a little over $100 and are Snell approved. I bought a white one for visibility, vintage looks, and cooler riding in hot weather.

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Here are a few pics of it - decent vents, nice shield height detents/adjustments, good-functioning and removable no-fog device and it comes with a removable, stretchy chin cover to minimize air coming from underneath for cold weather as well (GoPro clip not included :D )

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Try out some Scorpion helmets if you can.
+1 I have an EXO R710 that I got on closeout for $100. Snell and DOT approved. They seem to be the best made budget helmet going.
 
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Wish I could help. I just lucked out and found a $200 shoei in very nice condition at Goodwill for $10 ;)
You're not worried that it might have lost some impact protection? Isn't it a no-no to buy a used helmet? Not trying to be a pain, just wondering...
 
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