HJC Sy-Max III Helmet Advanced Fiberglass Shell with Adjustable Polycarbonate Chin Bar Lightweight, superior fit and comfort using advanced CAD technology. One-Touch Integrated Sunshield Three positions for sunshield sliding lever which is adjustable, smoke tinted Sunshield deploys quickly and easily ACS Advanced Channeling Ventilation System Full front to back airflow flushes heat humidity up out Optically superior Pinlock-prepared Faceshield New 3D design, an anti-scratch coating and is prepared for the ultimate anti-fog Pinlock insert (Pinlock insert sold separately) QuickSlide Tool-less shield replacement system One-Touch patent pending integrated smoke-tinted SunShield Deploys quickly easily Single-button Chin Bar/Faceshield Release Open with one hand even with gloves on. SilverCool Interior Moisture-wicking and odor-free interior with advanced silver anti-bacterial fabric. Crown and cheek pads are removable and washable. DOT Approved Note HJC Sy-Max 3 is not compatible with the Chatterbox Communication System.
I've been using a SHOEI RF1100 and wanted a flip up. I first bought the NEOTEC but it didn't fit right and for the money I didn't think that it was worth it, so I returned it and got the Symax 3. First thing I did was pull out the liner to see if the speakers for my Harleys communicatin system would fit - they don't. Also need to be careful when pulling out the cheek pads. There is a thin area of styrofoam that is covered in the same material as the cheek pads. When I grabbed the cheek pad I unknowingly grabbed the styrofoam also and broke it. The shape of the helmet is too round. It fits too tight on my forehead, but the next size up is too big. I had similar issue with the shape on the SHOEI as well, but it is not as pronounced on the Shoei. On the plus side, the flip up feature works well, it has a wide field of view and stays relatively fog free, although I attribute that to the fact that it doesn't really seal up that well, which is probably the reason for the high level of wind noise. If I were to buy another flip up, I think I might try the Nolan.
Tour Master Intake Air 3 Jacket Features Armor-Link mesh material and 600 Denier Carbolex combine with 1680 Denier ballistic polyester in the impact areas Comfortable, mandarin-style collar 360 Phoslite reflective piping and Tour Masters signature reflective rear triangle help increase nighttime visibility The microfiber lined collar and cuffs are soft yet durable Adjustable, elastic and snap sleeve takeup straps at the forearm and bicep help secure elbow armor and material Removable, CE-approved armor at the elbow and shoulder with an articulated triple-density back protector Aqua-Therm two-stage waterproof and insulated liner can be configured or removed to best match comfort needs Zippered chest map pocket, hand warmer pockets, internal pouch pocket and mobile media pocket Adjustable waist belts, with TPR pulls help fine tune the fit Includes a jacket/pant zipper attachment with the pant side zipper included
The sleeves are tight with both the rain and thermal liners in place. I bought this solely as a summer jacket, so I'll never use the thermal liner. With both liners removed the sleeves are very long and very big at the wrist, but you don't even notice it while riding. In spite of the sleeves being big the pads line up perfectly. The velcro closures at the wrist are just enough to take up the slack. Other than that it is a very comfortable jacket.
Nolan N104 Helmet - Solid Colors Nolan N104 Helmets represent an evolutionary step for Nolan as they replace the much touted N103 Helmet. When compared the older N103, the Nolan N104 Helmet offers a helmet which is much lighter (7oz), features a lower profile through the use of multiple shell sizes, better aerodynamics, as well as a much larger viewport for increased visibility. The (patented) chin guard rotation movement with elliptical trajectory makes it possible to keep the total size of the helmet's front section to a minimum, when the chin guard is open. The sail effect is consequently highly reduced and riding comfort is still guaranteed, even when the chin guard is lifted. The new ultrawide eyeport is the largest of any Nolan helmet, both vertically and laterally for maximum field of view. The AIRBOOSTER ventilation system is equipped with an air intake in the chin bar, another intake in the brow and two rear extractors at the rear. The inner comfort lining includes removable cheekpads, inner liner, neckroll and chin curtain and is easily removable and washable as well as antifungal and antibacterial. New, redesigned comfort liner also accommodates eyeglasses much more easily than before. All Nolan N104 helmets are also N-COM B4 ready ( N-COM B4 is designed expressly for the N104 and is sold separately). Shell Features Injected polycarbonate GE Lexan shell 7oz lighter than the Nolan N103 Two Shell engineering allows Nolan N104 to offer sizes from 2XS to 3XL (2XS-LG and XL-3XL) Dimensionally correct sizing allows ample cubic volume in chin/nose area Faceshield Features Face shields are now sized to fit the two different shell sizes (2XS-LG and XL-3XL) Ultra wide eye port opening is the largest on any Nolan helmet for superior visibility Shield is changed by a simple push button mechanism Pinlock shield included with each helmet VPS (Vision Protection System) is new slider bar to lower, push button release for instant retraction VPS lens is scratch and fog resistant Chin Bar Features Centromatic chin guard opening mechanism requires dual action, simultaneous action to prevent accidental opening Dual action opening mechanism is positioned in the centre of the chin guard and allows for easy, one-handed opening Ventilation N104 has new AIRBOOSTER ventilation system, ensures optimal ventilation where is is most required Air intake in the chin guard draws air in and onto the inside of the faceshield 3 position top vent (closed, crown vent, crown/brow vent) 2 venturi exhaust ports at rear of helmet New plastic vent tube channels in EPS disperse cool air throughout the helmet interior Inner Liner Features removable cheek pads, inner liner, neck roll and wind protector The inner padding of the new N104 is easily removable and washable and antibacterial The shape of the inner comfort padding facilitates eyeglass wearing Reflective insert at the centre of the roll neck further improves the rider's visibility at night Neck roll can be removed easily, for more comfort in the warmer months Other Features N-Com Communication System compatible (sold separately) Features new Microlock2 quick-release retention system Microlock2 consists of a plastic ergonomic opening lever, and of a second aluminium toothed and holding lever Microlock2 minimizes the possibility of unintentional opening while still making it ergonomic and easy to use Meets or exceeds D.O.T. standards