Stevek1200gt
 
 
 
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    June 17, 2013
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Nolan N104 Outlaw Helmet 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 Note Outlaw versions of Nolan Helmets have a sleeker look with more subtle Nolan logos, but are identical to non-Outlaw helmets.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Unmatched visibility and ventilation
PostedJune 18, 2013
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Stevek1200gt
From Evansville
State:IN
Rider Type:Commuter
Age:55-64
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Style 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Comfort 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Protection & Durability 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Air Flow 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Features 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Loud
Vision
Narrow
Exceptionally Wide
Wide
I own a Nolan 103 and an Icon full face. The Nolan 104 is much quieter than the 103 but not as quiet as the Icon full face. I LOVE the ventilation! The brow vent is a great addition! The best way to test a helmet's ventilation is to take it out on a cool day so you can really feel the air coming through the helmet (if the vents are any good). Visibility is better than other modular helmets I've tried. It was much quieter than the Shoei modular and get this... much quieter than the Schuberth S2 which is a full face helmet!
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Schuberth S2 Helmet The all-new Schuberth S2 arrives after years of extensive engineering. The ultra-quiet S2 spent hundreds of hours in Schuberth's aero-acoustic wind tunnel to ensure optimum aerodynamics with reduced drag and lift for the quietest possible performance. Schuberth's industry-leading triple-matrix shell allows the Schuberth S2 to be significantly lighter while still providing outstanding ventilation and comfort. General Features Compact and lightweight Triple Matrix Shell Antibacterial, hypo-allergenic microfiber liner Extremely quiet 85db at 65 mph Integrated, drop-down sun visor Fog-free Pinlock dual lens system shield and lens included Patented Anti-Roll-Off-System (AROS) Integrated 31 inch FM antenna and Bluetooth receiver antenna greatly improves range and reception for the optional (sold separately) fully-integrated SRCS Bluetooth communication system 2 shell sizes Exceeds ECE and DOT standards 5 year warranty Shell Glass fiber is pressed at high temperature under high pressure and the addition of special resin in vacuum to a helmet shell with exceptionally high strength The helmet shell made of special EPS foam is designed to optimize the shock absorption properties EPS features optimized impact absorption properties by using a complex multi-density foam Interior COOLMAX interior, fully removable and washable Optimized seat shape Skeletonized for effective ventilation Allergen-free and Antibacterial Interchangeable comfort cheek pads and liner padding Micro-Lock ratchet strap Faceshield Pinlock faceshield ensures a condensation-free view City setting cracks the faceshield slightly Easy change visor mechanism allows for extremely fast and easy faceshield replacement Tool-less shield replacement AROS Anti-Roll-Off-System Specially developed by Schuberth, the AROS is a safety feature which, in case of an accident, ensures the chin strap is closed and properly adjusted. The helmet can not rotate off the head from behind Smaller tilt angle of contact between the chin of the helmet and the chin or neck of the rider The consequences of accidental contact with the chest of the helmet can be reduced Note Helmet ships with clear faceshield only.
 
Overall rating 
2 / 5
2 / 5
A quieter helmet can be had for much less
PostedJune 17, 2013
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Stevek1200gt
From Evansville
State:IN
Rider Type:Commuter
Age:55-64
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
1 / 5
1 / 5
Style 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Comfort 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Protection & Durability 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Air Flow 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Features 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Fit
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Slightly Small
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Noise Level
Quiet
Loud
Loud
Weight
Light
Average
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Shape
Narrow
Intermediate Oval
Round
Vision
Narrow
Average
Wide
I own a Nolan 103 modular and ride a BMW K1200GT. On Saturday, I tested the Schuberth S2 thinking it would be much quieter than my Nolan 103. I was wrong! The Schuberth may have been a bit noisier. I thought that for the price (and the fact that it's not a modular) it would be MUCH quieter. But it wasn't. I rode with my windscreen up as well as down but the helmet was noisy all the time. Frankly, the new Nolan 104 modular that I tested last week was quieter than the expensive Schuberth!
No, I do not recommend this product.
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