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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old May 8th, 2008, 3:23 pm Thread Starter
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Today went to bmw Canada ,tried on the new bmw helmet, this thing is nice , apperently they are not able to sell to nowone from the states, must have Canadian address , something to do with the dot regulations I think it is a new line from Schuberth, it was as light as vemar carbon fiber that I ride with, if not ligther;oh it is modular also ,the price was $800 they have it on Canadian bmw web site,
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old May 8th, 2008, 4:20 pm
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BMW helmets are not 'a new line from Schuberth'. BMW helmets are produced in the Schuberth factory, but that is by order of and especially for BMW. The System V flip up helmet is made of a fiber / carbon / kevlar composite. I've got one also, soon painted in CGM.

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I would love a System V made from carbon fiber and with the built-in sunshield. Oh, and throw in the bluetooth headset as well. I hate to think what it would cost, but it would be the ultimate helmet.

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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old May 8th, 2008, 8:49 pm
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As much as I like it, unfortunately the System 5, at least in Canada does not have a sunvisor, and that's a deal-breaker for me. I can't imagine ever owning a helmet again without one.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old May 9th, 2008, 12:45 am
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i have the system 5 for over an year now and is ok. had the system 4 before. very practical. yes it is made by schubert for bmw. bluetooth is crap, actually they stop delivering, a new improved model is about to be launched. you have the option of clear or tinted visor, i have both but only use the tinted one since i generally don't ride during the night, if this happens, i take the clear visor with me.


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