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Helmet fits perfectly now
Put these thinner pads in, and now my airmada fits perfectly.
They are a bit more expensive than I'd really like to pay, but I needed them for this awesome helmet to fit.
June 1, 2015
Just what I needed
I bought these because the original cheek pads were so big that it made my head hurt just from testing my new airmada helmet. I looked on here and saw these were the thinnest and went for them. Glad i got these instead of the second thinnest because with my sena 20s speakers those would've been too thick.
May 24, 2015
Have Icon Four Horsemen Airmada Large Helmet. Helmet fit great but cheek pads were tight. Order a size smaller (20mm) than what helmet came with (25mm). Now helmet fits perfectly. Thanks Revzilla.
March 3, 2014
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M I: Helmet was a little tight so hopefully this will free up some room.Jul 4, 2015
Bobby F: because I wear my helmet a lot and like it to stay tight and freshMay 27, 2015
Joseph B: Helmet seemed nice, but way to much pressure on my jaw. Smaller fit cheek pads should do nicely.May 1, 2015
Crystal S: Ordered the 3XL cheek pads to replace the padidng that comes standard on the MD Airmada Rubatone helmet due to the pressure the padding applied to my cheeks. I have chipmunk cheeks so once I switched out the padding with the 3XL padding, the helmet fit and felt so much better.Apr 13, 2015
Matthew P: Bought a small icon Airmada helmet, cheek pads were alittle tight so downsizing for a easier fit.Mar 16, 2015
Koji M: Great way to adjust helmet fitmentMar 11, 2015
Corrado B: I ordered an Icon Airmada helmet, size small, and it fit well around the head, but the tightness and cushioning for my face needed some extra padding. Once I put these in the helmet, it was a perfect fit.Oct 22, 2014
O N: Stock pads on the XL were way too tight. XXL's are 5mm thinner on each pad.Sep 1, 2014
Jeff E: I purchased a the Icon Salient in green because I liked it, the brand because of the reviews and cost. The choice of being able to get a better fit with the cheek pads was also an important factor in the helmet purchase. After a month of wear I find I need a little bit thinner cheek pads.Jun 16, 2014
W C: I have a small head with fat cheeks so a medium helmet should fit my dome perfectly but it squeezes my cheeks too much. I'm trying these smaller pads so I can try to dial in a perfect fit around my face as well.Mar 31, 2014
jeffrey c: Bought Icon Airmada 4 Horseman Large, helmet fits great except little tight on my cheeks. hoping this will make my helmet fit comfortably. Thanks Revzilla!Feb 12, 2014
GREGORY D: Salient helmet I bought is very tight, which I like, but a little looser in the face will do the trick.Nov 16, 2013
A shopper asked:So what is the difference, if there is a difference, between a small 20mm and a 2XL 20mm? I Bought a Airmada Chantilly Medium and the cheek pads feel tight. All i want to do is get thinner check pads but i'm confused on what is what and what size i need to get my self. Help would be really appreciated! thank you.Feb 11, 2015
Matthew L:There is a difference. The small 20mm only fits XXS-S size helemets. The one you need, is 2XL 20mm and will fit helmet sizes M-XXXL, part #847819. These are the same ones I purchased because the 25mm the M-XL helmets come with was just too damn tight! The 20mm feel MUCH better!Feb 11, 2015
travis m:the difference is the small 20mm are for a size small helmet and the 2xl 20mm are for a 2xl size helmet, they have different shelll sizes so the the snaps wont line up, find the ones for your helmet sizeFeb 11, 2015
A S:I can't tell you if there is a difference given they are the same mm, but I purchased an XL and immediately felt like I needed the thinner 2XL cheek pads, however I found it really wasn't a huge difference. The helmet itself is just a tight fit, or "racer" fit is what I've heard others comment. Walk around the house in the helmet for about an hour and see if you have any soreness or unwanted pressure spots after a while, that's what I did. I had to get used to putting the helmet on/off, I just grab the chin straps and pull them open as wide as I can, which It's really only an issue because of my earrings though, so that's minor. Hope I helped...Feb 11, 2015
Daniel H:I'm sure the Icon site has an answer to this, but failing that I use Woolite and warm water, make sure they don't get too soaked and before the need to wash arises I spray the inside of my helmet with Febreze Free Nature.Nov 26, 2014
A shopper asked:Just bought an XL Airmada(my first helmet ever). I like the fit of the liner, but it is tough to get the helmet on and off, and the cheek pads are a bit tight. Will larger cheek pads help me with the on/off issue? Or should I exchange the whole thing?Feb 19, 2014
ivan o:I had the same issue, found the stock cheek pads to tight . You'll need to go thinner. That solved my problem and the helmet is much easier to get on and off. Plus its way more comfortable on long rides since the pads don't smash my my cheeks in. Remember you don't want your helmet to loose, it needs to be snug so it wont wiggle when you shake your head. Get thinner pads the smaller the number, i went with the 20mm and it was perfect but i ride a MD helmet ..find out the stock L helmet pad size and go one step thinner.Feb 19, 2014
rick m:If its too tight u would want to get smaller/thinner cheek pads. The airmadas have different shell sizes as well as different cheek pad sizes for more options. Also, I found that if i set the helmet on top of my head and then push it down from the top it goes on much easier. Trying to pull the helmet down with the straps just wasn't working.Feb 19, 2014
Eitan T:Hi, I've had the same problem so i've got one size thinner cheek pads and it helped. Another thing - keep in mind that after approx. a couple of months of using the helmet your cheek pads will get thinner as a side effect of getting your helmet on and off everyday...Feb 19, 2014
Jeremy W:The cheek pads did not seem to help all that much with the on and off. The helmet is a race fit helemt which makes it.nice and snug and with the neck roll it is tough to get on and off. The only thing that the cheek pads did was make it more loose once the helmet is actually on. I bought a medium because once it is on it fits great and a large was way to big once on.Feb 19, 2014
Daniel C asked:I just got my medium rubatone helmet in the mail and it is super hard to get on and off, like extremely hard. The helmet shell is fine (I think) but the cheek pads are way too tight. Will buying the 3XL cheek pads make a big difference or should I just buy a larger helmet?Mar 26, 2015
Ryan B:I have a medium Airmada and bought the 3xl cheek pads and it helped quite abit. Remember that it is a "race fit" so it's still tough to get on and off, but you don't get the squished face. Mar 26, 2015
Daniel H:I had exactly the same problem. I've always worn small helmets and was surprised I had to move up to medium with the Airmada. I changed the pads out for the thinnest ones available and love the helmet. It's still the snuggest helmet I've ever owned but it's very comfortable.Mar 26, 2015
A shopper asked:I recently purchased a Size Large Airmada (sportbike scheme) helmet. as I am riding it, I have noticed that the cheek pads do not provide enough force to keep the helmet located forward on my head; other than this caveat the fit of the helmet is perfect. is there a thicker pad that will work with this helmet to assist in keeping it properly located? being as the helmet is only like a month old, I don't want to purchase another new helmet.Oct 1, 2014
Matthew L:Yes there are. So, I bought the Airmada in an XL but the cheek pads were so tight that they gave me headaches. I believe that the XL Airmada came with 25mm cheek pads. So, I bought a pair of 20mm cheek pads and no longer get the headaches. A bit of lift, but not much. The size L Airmada also came with 25mm cheek pads. So, if I were you, I would purchase the 30mm to reduce the lift and give you a tighter fit. Oct 1, 2014
Brock F:Yes, buying a size larger cheek pads would help. Mine were too big originally and had to order smaller ones. The bigger cheek pads held the helmet too tight against my forehead while everything else fit fine, so I'm sure it would solve your problem. Check the chart to make sure you order the right size for your helmetOct 2, 2014
Ryan M asked:Does the 5MM difference from each size encompass the difference of both pads combined or is each side of the pad 5MM smaller than the next size? What I'm asking is, is the difference between each size 5MM or 10MM total?Sep 15, 2014
Daniel H:I'm not qualified to answer the specifics of your question Ryan, I think only Icon could do so. I didn't measure the pads because I had no way to do so. All I can say is I bought a Small helmet (I've worn Small helmets of every make for 40 years of riding) and it was way too tight. So I exchanged it for a Medium which still felt snug. I swapped out the cheek pads for one since thinner, and the headliner, and the helmet fits perfectly. It's one of the best helmets I've ever owned and it was worth the fiddling about to get it to fit.Sep 15, 2014
travis m:i have a md airmada and put in the 3xl-15mm cheekpads to make a looser fit, worked good for me, but if your wanting just slightly smaller cheekpads you might want to go with the 2xl-20mm cheekpadsNov 25, 2013
Jorgen I asked:I have a Large Airmada helmet, and it's too tight to get on and off and too tight during the rides. Which size does the helmet come with? 25mm? I want to go down maybe one size, should i then choose 20mm or 15mm?Jul 15, 2015
Jeff E:Helmet Size Pads That Came In Your Helmet Description XXS 30mm Fits XXS through S Helmets XS 25mm Fits XXS through S Helmets Small 20mm Fits XXS through S Helmets
Medium 25mm Fits Medium through XXXL Helmets Large 25mm Fits Medium through XXXL Helmets XL 25mm Fits Medium through XXXL Helmets XXL 20mm Fits Medium through XXXL Helmets XXXL 15mm Fits Medium through XXXL Helmets
I bought a Medium helmet, like the Large it uses the 25mm Cheek pads. I purchased the 20mm ((2XL 20MM fits MD-3XL helmets)) and it was much better. By using a 5mm thinner cheek pad on each side, gave me 10mm extra width in the helmet.Jul 16, 2015
A S asked:hi, i got aairmada medium and the cheek pads are killing me i thought they would break in a little after a while but nothing...what size do i need to buy to have a slightly looser fit? thanksMay 23, 2014
Michael U:My boyfriend has a medium and experiences the same problem. You could order large cheek pads but I would call revzilla and ask them if the shell size for a medium and a large are different. I have an airmada in a XS. I ordered XXS cheek pads for mine because they don't make an XXS in this style helmet. I was able to do that because the shell size between the two were identical. Hope this helps. May 23, 2014
James P:Even with four different shell sizes (Anthony says in the video), the shell's internal cheek pad fitment component seems to have two brackets: 2XS-SM and MD-3XL. I doubt the buttons for 2XS-SM cheek pads would fit correctly in the MD shell.Apr 15, 2014
A shopper asked:I have the parahuman in large. Obviously cheeks pads are to tight helmet fits nice just squeezes the living hell out of my cheeks what would be the best size to get get xl20mm?Mar 29, 2014
jeffrey c:I have large helmet and the cheek pads (25mm) were little tight on my face, got the 20mm pads and now it's easier to get on and off, plus fits my face better. I recommend trying one size smaller. If they don't fit try next size. Revzilla is great with exchanging and returns. Hope this helps. Feb 26, 2014