Scorpion EXO-900 Transformer Furtive Helmet
There are better helmets out there
This is a helmet that looks much better in photos than in person.
Also, it is HEAVY, and loud and the airflow is very poor.
June 18, 2014
Good but only because of price
Overall I think this helmet will wear into bring pretty good. I've worn it for a couple of hundred miles so far. Fit is very snug as are all new helmets but this will not go on without the chin bar raised. Once on its fairly comfortable except the ear cushions which have been scalloped out to allow for speakers poke the very front of my ears (YMMV). Even with all vents open you don't really feel air flow but it does seem to work ok. I haven't been particularly sweaty. Visor seals well and keeps things quieter than my 5 yr old HJC Modular (CL-15), however the ratchets won't hold the visor up over about 50. Optically the tinted and clear visors work well, even together, though I don't wear glasses. I haven't removed the chin bar and probably won't except maybe just to test it. Worth it for $220 or less. Will wear it mostly on KTM 1190 Adv both on and off road. Yet to wear it on DRZ on single track but used to wear HJC for that.
July 21, 2014
Comfortable, but moving parts break
I loved this helmet-- very comfortable, and very well fitting once it broke in. I could put it on without disturbing my glasses, even as it fit snugly. It was loud and heavy, but still comfortable and confidence inducing.
Within a couple months, though, things started to break, beginning with the chin curtain. The worst break was the red latch to release the chin guard--after this just broke off in a parking lot, it was impossible to open the shield, rendering the helmet mostly unusable (It's very difficult to put the helmet on as if it were a fill-face).
I was able to take off the face shield and install the peak, so it is now an open face helmet. That's fine, but the open face has no face shield and way less protection. I'll need to get a new one. I realize that moving, mechanical parts can break, and this comes with the territory of a modular helmet. Full face helmets will hold up longer. But less than a year is a bit short for a helmet.
June 22, 2014
Good, not great
Be prepared for a ROUGH break-in. This helmet took a toll on my head while breaking it in. Once it's broken in, it fits like a glove. The helmet is very functional from the modular feature to great ventilation to the retractable visor. I also fit my helmet with the SENA SMH-10R. Works great. Don't get me wrong in my opening statement. The helmet works great once you go through the pain of breaking it in.
April 22, 2014
This helmet was way heavier than expected, I have only had one other helmet so maybe they are all heavy. Weighing in at around 7 lbs it feels like a bowling ball on my head, at first My neck was sore but it has since gotten stronger and now it is no problem at all. The aerodynamics are great the wind just flows over the helmet almost like it isn't there. It has great venting I don't even have to ride with the shield cracked open on a 100 degree plus day in AZ. This helmet fits so well that I don't even have to use the air pump system yet. This helmets only down fall is the cutout for the speakers are just a little to small.
May 19, 2014
I would buy this again!
I purchased an XL even through the sizing chart said L is my size. It fits well and is comfortable on long rides. The over all size feels much larger than my older helmet (HJC), but I still like it. I like the quick action modular portion, in fact that is the exact reason I purchased this helmet. I mounted a sound system inside and it fit great. As for the wind noise - not much, but I can hear my loud pipes! So far no regrets with the purchase.
Cons: I have to work more at getting the chin straps to a comfortable position and the loping part is right under the helmets edge!
May 5, 2014
I will definitely update my review if its possible later. But, this is my first street helmet. I took my first ride today with it. I know it still needs to be broken in, but I just dont find this helmet that comfortable. Maybe its just my head shape, but I was recommended this helmet because of my head shape. I got a medium because my head measured for it and its extremely tight on my head and especially around my rear jaw area. Like I said it needs to be broke it but its still tight. As far as noise and airflow go, the noise doing 60 mph is a little louder than I expected especially with a 270 dollar helmet. Im going to have to wear earplugs with it for sure. Airflow. Its 75 here right now and I was not impressed with the airflow in the helmet. Although I didnt sweat having it on, I figured I could at least feel the air moving in but maybe it's just that good that I think its not working? Dont know. I will give some more riding time on it and edit/update this but for my first ride, helmet out of the box i'm not impressed, especially for the price I paid.
April 24, 2014
A top notch helmet
Smooth operating modular design. Removable face piece configuration provides a sharp looking 3/4 alternative. Chin curtain provides an effective seal (nice seeing as I'm riding in chilly Wisconsin weather. Seems solid enough to withstand a nuclear strike, at least compared to the old $69 helmet I used to wear. Is a bit heavy.
April 21, 2014