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Shoei Qwest - Wind in eyes!


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Anyone else with this helmet that has managed to ride around with it cracked open just a little?


The visor is on a ratchet so i don't have too much control on how much it is cracked open by, if that makes sense. But if i open it as little as possible i just get wind straight into my eyes. Seems i can only open all the way up or close fully. Annoying!

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I have played around with that, it does push the visor forward a little, but not enough to get much air through, plus the ratchet mechanism is still engaged regardless of whether its 'locked' or not.


Maybe ill have another play around with it.

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Its a case of allowing some air into the helmet without my eyes being blasted.

Can you not open the vents up? If I open all mine (Shoei something or other) I get a nice steady flow over the old noggin.

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Thats what the vents are there for, cracking the visor isnt ideal as your finding. Unfortunatly its another case of not being able to test a lid before you buy there is always niggles with all lids. If i had the money i would open a bike shop with an air blaster so people can put a lid on and stand it a jet of air simulating 30mph or 60mph, i have visions of people travelling far and wide :)

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