Designed for the adventure touring and dual sport market, the Shoei Hornet DS Sonora Helmet can be used in three configurations with visor and shield, with just shield, or with just visor A wide, 3-dimensionally curved shield completely seals against the eyeport beading Lightweight, Advanced Integrated Matrix Plus (AIM+) shell Visor includes a front air intake to channel air into top of helmet Shutter behind nose cover directs air flow to clear shield fogging Fully removable 3-D interior, with 5-layer cheekpads that are channeled for eyeglasses Breath guard and chin curtain included DOT and Snell 2005 Approved Helmet Weight 3 lbs. 6-3/8 oz. (1549g) This weight is +/- 50g, different shell sizes may be heavier / lighter. ( View Motorcycle Helmet Weights )
Solid helmet...especially @ closeout price
PostedApril 25, 2011
Bang for the Buck
Protection & Durability
Overall I like the helmet. I have worn quieter but I think that may have more to do with my head shape. The visor is great and is barely noticeable at highway speeds.
The geometry is great. Unlike other helmets, I do not feel like my head is going to twist off when I look over my shoulder.
It is lightweight and very comfortable...a great value (especially since I saved $170 because SHOEI was discontinuing the racing stripes!)
Fly Trekker Dual Sport Helmet The Trekker is a new dual sport helmet from FLY Racing. It's crossover design helmet combines the best of MX and Street styling and function to create one of the most versatile helmets on the market. The Trekker is ideal for dual sport and adventure touring and offers the comfort of riding without goggles but when the going gets rough, you can still have the option to flip up or remove the shield and throw on a pair of goggles. Features Advanced Poly Alloy shell construction, combines high-strength poly materials to create a aggressive design that is durable and lightweight Dual-Density EPS Liner helps reduce the shock of impact by creating a more progressive impact absorption zone Unique visor shape allows for use of goggles when the shield is in the open or closed Multi-Position, Ratcheting Face Shield Removable and washable comfort liner and cheek pads help keep the interior of your helmet clean and fresh 16 total vents (8 intake, 8 exhaust) circulate large volume of airflow to help keep your head cool. Adjustable vents include 1 mouthpiece, 2 brow, and 2 rear D.O.T. Approved