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    2 YEAR PREMIER MEMBER Nige-K's Avatar
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    X-lite Helmet

    I don’t normally bother going for any sort of colour coding, but I’m thinking about going for this helmet.

    Anyone got any experience of this brand, and what do you reckon?




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    Re: X-lite Helmet

    Tried my mates one on and I was really impressed, good quality and mega light. It would be on my list if I was in the market for a new lid

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    Re: X-lite Helmet

    I am an absolute Arai Addict since they first came into the country, always have multiple Arai's on the go as Pic shows, but I bought a X-lite Carbon RR and I wouldn't go back, I literally have to force myself to wear the Arai's as I have so many to wear out.

    I'd say the X-Lite is better than the Arai in every way. The stand out points are:
    1. The X-Lite is far lighter and that just helps your ride in everyway. I feel so much fresher after 300-400 miles in all weathers.
    2. If you do trackways the helmet opening is higher and wider which in a crouch means your not cranking your neck up as much as you would with the Arai. Bottoms lower so fine on the road.
    3. Lining. Strange colour green but it sure does work. Far less sweating and less irritation on a long day.
    4. Visor changing how it should be done, even better than Shoei
    5. Ventilation as good as an RX7 but quieter.

    They've just been bought out by Shark who themselves make good lids, so I see them going from strength to strength.

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    Re: X-lite Helmet

    @monners uses an X-Lite 803RR AFAIK - hopefully he can comment further.

    It was a close run thing between getting one of these and the Shoei X-Spirit 3 last time I was choosing as above they are very light.

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    Re: X-lite Helmet

    Nige the most important thing is that it fits your head properly, have you tried one on? Ideally try on any other helmets you’re considering at the same time so you can appreciate the subtle differences.

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    Re: X-lite Helmet

    Great colours! Ive always been an arai and a shark fan....think I might have to look at options....
    2020 Gen 4 M Sport ordered....its shopping time!

    New member to the forum??....look at joining our Premier members for only £12.50 for 1 year or £20 for 2 years....discounts across lots of suppliers and main dealers.

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    Re: X-lite Helmet

    Looks like a nice helmet OP.

    I’ve just bought a new lid today, an Arai. Feels so comfortable and light compared to my AGV.

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    Re: X-lite Helmet

    I'm about to buy Shark Race R Pro GP

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    Re: X-lite Helmet

    Great to see everyone spending money on new kit! Get some pics up chaps
    2020 Gen 4 M Sport ordered....its shopping time!

    New member to the forum??....look at joining our Premier members for only £12.50 for 1 year or £20 for 2 years....discounts across lots of suppliers and main dealers.

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