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Simpson Ghost Bandit Subdued Helmet

Item: P358816

Made with equal parts rock star and super hero the Ghost Bandit Subdued is a future classic to wear with confidence now and hang on the wall later. Read More

$479.95
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Product Details

Shape: Intermediate Oval

Weight: 3.46 lbs.
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Simpson Ghost Bandit Subdued Helmet

Designed 100% with motorcycle riders in mind, the Simpson Ghost Bandit Helmet blends the classic tough-guy Bandit styling combined with features riders have come to expect from a proper lid. The Ghost Bandit is prepared to handle just about any type of riding while providing edgy styling and complete comfort. The lightweight shell has been aerodynamically tuned for motorcycle riding and is fully ventilated for maximum airflow when you need it most. Integrated speaker and microphone pockets make it easy to install your favorite communication device and a drop-down sun visor makes riding through changing light conditions as easy as flipping a switch. 

If you love the look of a Simpson Helmet but want the creature comforts of a touring helmet, the Ghost Bandit is for you.

Note: The Ghost Bandit runs slightly small. If you are between sizes, order the larger size.

Features:

  • Original Bandit styling
  • Lightweight composite shell
  • DOT certified
  • Tool-free shield removal
  • Removable / antibacterial liner
  • Internal sun visor
  • Integrated speaker and boom mic pockets
  • Dual adjustable chin vents
  • Top and rear ventilation
  • Removable chin noise and air dam

Note: Helmet ships with clear shield.

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Made with equal parts rock star and super hero the Ghost Bandit Subdued is a future classic to wear with confidence now and hang on the wall later. Read More
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4.2 / 5.0
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Expecting more but will keep it anyway
I think you need to be a Simpson fan to like this helmet. I have had Simpson helmets since the 80s for car racing so I know what to expect from a Simpson Helmet.

Simpson is late to motorcycle helmet market as they are more well know in the automotive market (SA helmets). I am a Simpson fan so I purchased the Ghost Bandit to replace my car application Simpson helmet I was using to bike ride.

The fit is snug as expected. I have a Klingon ridge on my cranium and Simpsons tend to be more oblong to accommodate me. I still needed to massage the internal foam to make it more comfortable.

The Ghost Bandit is noisier than I expected with a slight whistle in the upper right face shield attach point. Ventilation is okay but not as breezy as I would like. Vision opening is average for a full face but maybe not as good as an ADV helmet. The chin shield works too well as with the shield in place, the visor easily fogs when not moving. The internal sun shield is a nice feature but it does not extend down far enough so there is a gap where i have to look under it to see the instruments on the bike. The internal space for an intercom system works very well with my Sena.

On the upside, I feel really safe with the Simpson helmet having a long history with their products. I hope I never test it though.

Overall, the Ghost Bandit is better than any of Simpson's car application helmets. It is quieter, has better shaping and vision and the internal sun shield is a nice feature. If you are a Simpson fan, I think this is a good fit. Are there better motorcycle helmets on the market, probably. But I still like it.
March 16, 2017
Purchased
10 months ago
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SICK
Love this helmet. I'm a long time shoei guy but this is my #1 now. Very wide field of view, lots of air flow. Felt a little snug at first but it's sizing is comparable with my shoei. Love the drop down sun visor but I couldn't resist putting an iridium shield on it.
February 2, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
Ride:
2016 Kawasaki Z800 ABS
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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3 / 5
Style is amazing, fit very good, airflow average
I was looking for a lightweight, daily commuter, full faced helmet. VERY pleased with this helmet overall.

Appearance: When I first saw this subdued version, I thought I must have it. Looks are killer. Zero complaints there.

Fit: this fits perfectly, especially after 6-7 weeks wearing it 3-5 days a week. Broken in nicely. A little intermediate oval and the cheek pads are comfortingly tight. At high speeds, it doesn't lift or wobble on my head.

Airflow: I was worried there would be a lot of neck snapping when turning my head at high speed. Surprised at how little of this I get. My other helmet is an Arai Defiant and there is almost no difference looking forward or to the side. I do notice a little in the Simpson, but only a little. Helmet get fair airflow for super hot Colorado summer days.

Weight: very lightweight. Even with distinctive chin, I don't notice any front heaviness at all. Noticeably lighter than my Arai.

Cons: Not snell certified. Feels like it isn't as safe as Arai or my buddy's Shoei GT from a construction standpoint. Pin lock not included - considering the cost, I think it should. Paying for lightweight, great fit, awesome styling helmet. Would recommend if you already have a long haul super safe helmet and looking to turn some heads of others. Little pricey IMO since I paid only a little more for my Defiant and that feels noticeably "safer".
July 26, 2017
Purchased
7 months ago
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3 / 5
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3 / 5
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I purchased the ghost bandit with the subdued flag graphics. The helmet is comfortably snug on my head. The cheek pads need to be massaged a little still, but no complaints with the fit. I wish the sun visor came down more, but I'm planning on going to the smoked visor with the clear drop down visor shortly. The ventilation is acceptable with the chin guard out. I would like more air flow through the top of the helmet. I live in South Carolina, so it's always hot and humid. This brain bucket weighs next to nothing. I was very surprised. The biggest, and only, disappointment for me with the helmet is the inability to remove the Simpson logo on the forehead. Again I have the subdued variant, so the standard may just be a sticker like the video said.
April 29, 2017
Purchased
8 months ago
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4 / 5
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Pictures don't do it justice
This helmet is so damn sick looking, the style and pattern and colours are so badass it gave me the chills when I pulled it out of the bag the first time.

I live in Canada and it's January so I haven't gotten to ride with it yet so I can't speak for the noise or fogging complaints it's getting, however I will say this: as far as the noise I've ridden with a beanie helmet and a Simpson knock off for the past three years and even made a successful motovlogging channel on YouTube (DarthVTwin) with crystal clear audio and there's no way it's louder than those. Also if you ride a Harley like most guys who buy Simpson do, I doubt you're too concerned about the noise. And as for the fogging: it does have pin lock ready face shields

It fits perfect, don't listen to the whole sizing thing they say on the review video. I always rock a large and this one was just perfect in a large.

As I mentioned I live in Canada and when I order from ZLA every now and then customs will flag a parcel and make me pay customs fees. This one was flagged and landed me a heafty $103 extra in customs. So in total I paid almost $900 CAD for the helmet. I don't regret it though and I can't wait to wear it this summer.

Check out my YouTube channel: YouTube.com/darthvtwin
January 4, 2017
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
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3 / 5
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4 / 5
Simpson badass
To start this review I'll say that my experience with helmets isn't the most wide.
First helmet was a skull cap and my second helmet is/was a Harley Davidson modular helmet.... onto the review

The helmet looks and feels amazing. No question looks wise Simpson is leading the way on aggressive looking helmets.

I've had it for over a month now and I will say invest in the anti-fog internal shield. This helmet fogs up quick without it. I have a feeling it has to do with the fact that the muzzle area has no liner so it reflects moisture. ( I actually thought about glueing some felt onto it to absorb some moisture)

Fitment wise it felt tight around the cheek area but give it a couple of weeks because it does loosen up and feels much better.

The vents are a bit of a pain because you have to open them individually ( there's only two) but you have to reach under the chin curtain (inside of the helmet) and I personally don't want to overstretch it so it's weird getting around it. The airflow while open or closed doesn't feel much different so I'm not sure they are the most useful. With that being said the helmet is not hot or cold is much quieter than my previous full face modular helmet and warmer sense the chin curtain does a great job at keeping air out of your face

The quality is amazing overall and I would have expected for this helmet to be Snell rated and not just DOT rated. Airflow around the helmet and over is amazing you don't feel any buffeting.

Overall I would highly recommend this helmet I don't know how they compare to your thousand dollar shoei but they are absolutely a huge step up from a modular helmet.

I would love to see a better vent opening/closing placement and may be a second event on the top of the helmet other than that I love this helmet!!!
March 3, 2017
Purchased
11 months ago
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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Awesome attention to graphic detail
Love the styling. Slightly tight in the cheeks when new but breaks in after a while. Chin strap is comfy, and visibility is great. Not too noisy, better than I expected. Sun shade is the best since I wear glasses. Only complaint is the shield should have some sort of tab for your fingers to help open up. When wearing gloves it is a pain in the a**. Will fog up quick when sitting due to chin padding not allowing venting when still. Otherwise beautiful helmet, can't beat the Simpson safety
July 3, 2017
Purchased
7 months ago
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
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4 / 5
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Simpson ghost bandit
I've never purchased a full face helmet before this one. With that being said I can't compare the wind noise. I love the helmet, light weight and aggressive style to me it's pretty quiet. My only issue was for the amount of money I really expected some Simpson stickers but I guess that's not important to them !! Overall very pleased with purchase. Being a father of four I felt I owed it to my kids to be a safe rider and make the switch to a full face helmet!!!
April 17, 2017
Purchased
9 months ago
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
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I enjoy this helmet and I would buy it again.
This Helmet is great. I would recommend it to all of my friends. Turns heads every where I go and I feel great and safe wearing it.
December 16, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
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5 / 5
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Watch the size
I almost bought a size down because of the video but went with my standard XL and i'm glad I did. This helmet fits tighter than my Bell XL and in fact I put a ball in it to stretch it out some.
March 3, 2017
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