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Re: Wind noise. What to expect
« Reply #30 on: February 23, 2020, 11:34:02 PM »
Ah you used the spoon on the polystyrene not your forehead  :156:  :038:

Ok I'm going to try 4 x 10mm spacers
I'll try it on higher setting first

Thanks everyone
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Re: Wind noise. What to expect
« Reply #31 on: February 23, 2020, 11:38:01 PM »
Yes,on the helmet,I think using the back of a spoon on my forehead and pressing hard could have increased the discomfort exponentially  :745:

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Re: Wind noise. What to expect
« Reply #32 on: February 24, 2020, 05:12:20 AM »
*Originally Posted by hilldweller [+]
A variation on the wind debate.....

For 4 years I've been happy with my screen settings ( including spacers ).

Now I've just gone from Caberg Duke to Schuberth C3 and it's all change, I get more buffeting and similar noise. Not what I expected from a helmet from a major German maker that claims lowest noise level.

Just goes to show how very temperamental wind is.

I know what you mean... I spent weeks making custom brackets and adjusting my screen until I had zero buffeting and as little noise as possible. That is with my Nolan N90.
I've just purchased the new HJC i90 for winter riding, now I get buffeting just over 90km/hr
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Re: Wind noise. What to expect
« Reply #33 on: February 24, 2020, 11:29:31 AM »
*Originally Posted by Oyley [+]
It sure did....I had a headache within 20 minutes or less or riding...the back of a spoon pressing through the lining into the polystyrene is a tried and proven way of adjusting fit..its the only helmet that I have had use that method with personally,but ten minutes of spoon sorted it and its a great fit  now..
I missed out one helmet that I bought and sold it within weeks at quite a loss,and that was the original BMW system helmet,interestingly,it was made by Schuberth for BMW ! it felt ok in the shop but I rode it on a three hundred mile round trip and hated it..so it had to go.
I almost went with a Shoei Neotec but the shell is so much larger than the C3 Pro for the same given helmet size and it also sat really low and when I simulated turning my head to see what would be behind me..it interfered with my Klim jacket collar and limited my view,it just did not feel right to me but I'm sure it would be great for others.

Had the same problem with my C3 way back when.  Solved it without a spoon, by adding two slices from a mouse mat (remember them?) along the ridges under the soft liner towards the back of the helmet.  Altering the angle of the helmet slightly totally removed the headache problem.  Didn't;t solve the leaky visor though...

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Re: Wind noise. What to expect
« Reply #34 on: February 24, 2020, 12:28:15 PM »
*Originally Posted by Swanny [+]
Ah you used the spoon on the polystyrene not your forehead  :156:  :038:

Ok I'm going to try 4 x 10mm spacers
I'll try it on higher setting first

Thanks everyone

If you haven't ordered the spacers yet, I can send you some for free (just the plastic bit, no bolts)

We buy monitor arm stands at work, and they come with spacers in the box which are perfect spacers for the CB500X😁

« Last Edit: February 24, 2020, 12:28:50 PM by Marv_ »

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Re: Wind noise. What to expect
« Reply #35 on: February 24, 2020, 05:09:52 PM »
*Originally Posted by Oyley [+]
That is interesting as I have had a C3 for about five years and I quite like it...I found it a bit hard on the forehead initially but a bit of work with a spoon sorted that.

Spooky - I sanded 1 or 2 mm from the forehead foam. Much better now.
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Re: Wind noise. What to expect
« Reply #36 on: February 24, 2020, 09:33:20 PM »
Nice one Marv_ :062: Thanks for the offer
I have a few tap washers here that are 4mm thick
How long are your spacers and how much of a difference did they make?
« Last Edit: February 24, 2020, 10:11:15 PM by Swanny »
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Re: Wind noise. What to expect
« Reply #37 on: February 26, 2020, 09:59:40 PM »
*Originally Posted by Swanny [+]
Nice one Marv_ :062: Thanks for the offer
I have a few tap washers here that are 4mm thick
How long are your spacers and how much of a difference did they make?

Hiya, sorry for the slow reply.

They're 16mm long. They make a small amount of difference on their own. I fitted a Bruudt bracket a few weeks later, and with the spacers, I no longer get any buffeting and a big reduction in wind noise.

Happy to post some to you, if you message me your address 👍

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Re: Wind noise. What to expect
« Reply #38 on: February 27, 2020, 04:10:52 AM »
The adjustable bracket alone should be good for 4mm or so
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Re: Wind noise. What to expect
« Reply #39 on: February 27, 2020, 08:09:58 PM »
Thanks again Marv  :062:
I'm going to try some tap washers first and the screen extended thing has turned up so I'll try both together
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