Sedici Sistema Modular Helmet
The Sedici Sistema Modular Helmet features a lightweight fiberglass shell that is reinforced with DuPont™ KEVLAR® fiber for additional strength and topped with either a matte or gloss finish. With the push of a button, the double pin locking chin bar can be raised for rider convenience. A scratch resistant and anti-fog face shield is complemented by a drop-down sun shield making it easy to adapt to changing lighting conditions. To keep you cool, the Sistema has surface mounted intake and exhaust vents designed for all day riding comfort. All of these features combine to make the Sistema versatile enough for hard core touring while remaining practical enough for your daily commute.
- Fiberglass and KEVLAR® construction is lightweight without sacrificing strength
- Modular design with easy to use push button release
- High quality gloss and matte finishes
- Quick release anti-fog and anti-scratch polycarbonate faceshield
- Easy to use drop-down inner sun shield
- Surface mounted chin and crown vents with an aerodynamic exhaust enhances airflow
- Removable and washable anti-bacterial multi density liner
- Meets or exceeds DOT and ECE-22.05 standards
Note: Due to a printing error, Sedici Sistema Modular helmets incorrectly state that they have a 5mm adjustable liner. This helmet does not include this feature.
The only positive feedback I can give is that this helmet fits great and has a very conventient to access sunshade.
The helmet's build quality is pretty cheap and has started to show after only riding ~500 miles. A wire of some sort has poked out from between the shell and the interior padding and the cloth fabric that is between the padding and my melon has started to stretch and cause the helmet to slide when pulling down the chin bar.
Also important to know is that the visor is pretty difficult to open when riding and the protrusion to open it is offset to the left causing the visor to twist. The last complaint I can add is that the wind noise is much higher than any other modular helmet I've used.
CONS: Loud, Cheap build quality
BEST USES: Getting Shot Out Of, A Circus Cannon
My only complaint is that the visor latch is very stiff. I'm afraid it might break, however, it seems to be getting easier with time
PROS: Comfortable And Quiet
CONS: Visor Operation
The visor hinge screw/bolts are great, once you learn how they work also. These bolts allow you to remove the visor for cleaning, or to easily replace a scratched visor. The visor itself takes the most learning. It is hard to lift but what I do is use the tab on the side to begin to lift... then I shift my efforts to the middle and raise it up. I do this with one hand and it's easy now that I know what to do. Going down is a snap so once again you must develop your own style to make it all work. Once you do, it's perfect! I'd buy this again... in a heartbeat. So should you! Be sure when you first try it on... get a tight... almost uncomfortable fit. It will expand in a short time and as it stretches out, it will perfectly fit your head.
I very strongly recommend the high visibility color. I say this for two reasons. One is they say cars cant see bikes and thats certainly true, as many experienced riders and even the teachers will tell you. The second reason is I notice cars do see me when wearing this color... and I never have a problem being seen. My last helmet was black and comparing the difference is extremely noticeable! When I wore my old black helmet, no one could see me. I thought it was personal. Now... wearing the high visibility color for over a year, cars give way even when they shouldn't. I now see it was never personal. Cars simply can't see bikers & I can't stress this enough. So don't hesitate to buy this helmet and the high visibility color... is an absolute must!
Also appreciated how much space there was on the sides for adding in a bluetooth/speakers unit. Padding is easy to remove and put back together.
I've found the sun visor and flip-up easy to operate with one hand, and haven't had any malfunctions after 2 months of daily use.
Con: VERY LOUD. You can see the sizable gaps around the hinge that lets air through. I wear earplugs most of the time anyway, but they're practically a requirement if you're above 35mph.
If they were able to make it quieter, this would be a great helmet. I'm still overall happy with it.
PROS: Comfortable, Light
BEST USES: Commuting, Keeping Skull Intact
PROS: good fit, Lightweight, Comfortable, Huge Sunshade
CONS: Wind Noise
BEST USES: Commuting, Street riding
The good: The helmet is really solid. I haven't had any problems with any of the mechanisms on it. It's comfortable, the padding is nice, soft, and it fits my head great (intermediate-long oval).
The bad: I'm pretty positive this helmet was never tested in a wind tunnel. The wind noise is deafening on the highway (even with earplugs), the upper vents hardly work, and it tosses your head around something terrible at speeds upwards of 70MPH. Also, the clear face shield is fog resistant, but the sun visor isn't.
In conclusion: If you're just putting around town it's actually a pretty decent helmet, but if you plan on doing any riding on the highway I would suggest looking for a different helmet.
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