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« on: September 20, 2017, 11:32:35 AM »

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« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2017, 04:24:15 PM »

Just give me a helmet that provides the best protection for my head that I can afford. I don't need or want all of the distracting "smart" features of this helmet.
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« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2017, 12:53:30 PM »

I like tech and if it's integrated well then I would be very interested.  Especially once they get the components more streamlined, the helmet looks a bit bulky right now.

Reminds me a few years ago at Americade when a Yamaha rep pulled me to the side and asked me what features I would like between phone and motorcycle connectivity.  This kinda stuff is coming and the good stuff will stick around.
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« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2017, 11:25:09 PM »

I don't need a heads up display, but I might like it if it was done right and didn't cost a ton.  On the other hand bluetooth with GPS is wonderful.  Knowing that a voice is going to tell me where to turn when I have uncertainty is really nice.  Also my music and control of it is really nice, and alerts that I got a text or email so I know if I need or want to stop and look.

One part to a heads up display that I don't think is easy to overcome is the fact that visors get scratched and have a relatively short life and replacing them at high cost would be prohibitive.  Also without starting controversy better helmets may not be very much more protective, but they should be more comfortable for long days.
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