I gotta say, I am totally impressed with this new shoei I got for the SO.
I'm not a fan of flipup helmets, never had one....hell, took me years just to graduate to the one and only full face helmet I still wear, the aria corsair (which I like a LOT, for a full-face that is
The build quality, features, blather blather, and mostly....the SO likes it a LOT!
(add several brownie points here)
Gave it a trial run for a couple hours in phoenix last wekend in 101 degs'...she didn't like that much but the light silver keeps things cool on top.
If your in the market ya'll might want to take a look.
Also...got a great price on it via the internet, better than I've seen in print anywhere, except for maybe the group purchase awhile back.
Oh....the shoei replaced the aria quantum we got her at a show about 4 yrs back in detroit, custom fitted on the spot. She was having some neck pain so we decided to give this one a try..you know the routine...hot coffee, better view of Arrrnold crossing the street, un-scheduled LEO visits, things to consider when looking at the flipups.
Give it a try as a last resort before you sign those divorce papers