Schuberth S2 Ghost Helmet
Great helmet. Luxury features and mid range price.
I have owned this helmet for just over a month and have ridding about 250 miles in it, a mixture of freeway and back roads.
First impressions: Build quality is EXCELLENT. The fit and finish of this helmet is superb. Great attention to detail.
For my shape of head the fix is GRAND! The bets fit I had prior to this was an HJC LT-12 in MEDIUM. The S2 in LARGE fits me perfectly.
The drop down visor is a medium tint and works very smoothly. The ratchet closure mechanism is also great. Positively locking and easy to remove.
The shield fits snugly, moves easily but stays in position well, even at freeway speeds.
The helmets interior is classy, just classy, though I was hoping the noise level would be a bit quieter. Its a quiet helmet to be sure, but if quiet is your MAIN objective this might not be your best choice.
The fat chin bar looks and feels solid.
Overall, awesome helmet.
September 21, 2015
Loving my new Schuberth S2!
I was really torn between the S2 and the C3 Pro but I was choking on the purchase price of the C3 Pro. When the S2 went on sale it was a no brainer to buy. Thankfully I moved quickly as I ended up with the last XXXL before they sold out.
I have been wearing an alternate helmet but felt it was too loud and a bit on the heavy side for me. I was looking for a highly rated helmet with good options for sound system (?SRC?) and one that offered an internal sun screen.
So my concern was how would the S2 fit on my size 22" neck? I figured the sizing chart was true for my melon (and it is spot on) but my concern was the neck brace padding and how it would fit on my neck. Well, the answer is it fits perfectly!
Airflow was a bit limited but by no means a major issue. My ears were pinned down initially when I first put it on but that resolved easily enough and have had no subsequent issues.
So now my question is... will I be able to fit an SRCS on this helmet and have it still fit my neck? Stay tuned....
September 15, 2015
Exceptionally Versatile Helmet
This helmet has excelled in all conditions. From extended freeway riding, to short trips around town I have been nothing but happy with the performance of this helmet. At first I wasn't sure about having a flip down sun visor, but not having to carry around a spare pair of sunglasses has been great.I only wish the sun-visor were a bit darker. The included Pinlock insert has made my commute home in the evening that much safer, eliminating the fogging that used to be a real problem to me. The helmet vents a surprising amount of air, considering that it only has the top vent and chinbar vent. I have noticed that the chin vent produces a high pitched whistling when open at speed, but It's not very loud and is a non-issue when wearing earplugs.
Overall I'm very happy with my Schuberth and would certainly recommend giving one a try.
September 4, 2015
louder than expected
Okay,,, with all the advertising about how quite this helmet was you could imagine my expectation and excitement. Major let down the helmet was very loud when the chin vent is open. I close the vent and the noise level gets better. but then the screen fogs up. I was disappointed. and its a rocketing noise thats very bursty and damaging.. I had to find a store to sell me ear plugs while riding today. Also i have the hissing sound like I just got out of an AC/DC concert in my left ear.. wishing I bought the C3 pro I hear it is much more quite... a bit bummed right now
October 3, 2015
Some what disappointed, just for me
My first time buying a schuberth helmet. I have a few helmets in my closet, I don't consider myself an expert but I do have a few. Arai vector 2, RxQ, signet Q, corsair V, HJC RPHA 10, AGV gp tech, k4 evo (my wife's ) . Some in mediums, a couple in large.... My head is 59cm....kinda in between there.... I bought a large in schuberth and I have to say, I couldn't even put my head thru.... So tight !!! .... I finally did and felt pressure points everywhere..... My head is somewhat round oval but even with the arai signet Q head liner side peeled off I was comfy in it. Then I tried taking the helmet off, oh man, I felt like my ears were about to fall off..... No thanks Schuberth...
BUT it's not all cons for me, the helmet is VERY very well builted. High quality stuff, probably very warm in the winter since the neck roll is huge and thick. Color paint is excellent and what else is better made in Germany....
I'm sure for the right person, it's a home run and since it's on sale on REVZZZZZZZilllllllaaaaa for $375 ! ...... 375 !! HELLOOOOOO !!! .... I am super upset that it's not for me ....
September 29, 2015
Fit like a glove out of the box.
Was a bit concerned with all the talk about Schuberth's notorious shape that applies pressure to the forehead. Fortunately, it did not apply to me. Out of the box, the helmet was a perfect fit. Beautifully styled and quality construction has made me a true Schuberth fan. It is the only brand I will buy from now on.
September 28, 2015
Best helmet I ever owned. Fits perfect which is something only Nexx helmets have achieved to date. For those who do not have a round Charlie Brown like gourd, and actually have a chin and something of an oblong head, this helmet is perfect.
I don't think I'll ever get anything else. Love the fit, sun visor, noise level and ventilation. Peripheral vision is good too.
September 28, 2015
Looks good but not so durable
I liked the fit and comfort, but after one ride the little clip on the side to keep the visor locked in, broke off. a week later the vent slider on top of the helmet broke off. I want to like this helmet because it fits well and looks good, but using flimsy materials is just not right for a helmet at this price.
September 28, 2015