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I bought a Quin helmet recently, for the weight not the bluetooth. It didn’t fit but the company talked me into trying different pads. As I attempted to remove the cheek pads, the eps liner broke. I’m familiar with replacing pads in both Shoei and Arai helmets and I’ve never had that type or issue.
The company won’t take the helmet back or refund my money. I NEVER wore it because it didn’t fit. They’re saying that they won’t take back a helmet with broken eps and that it’s my fault for not removing the r pads properly. i say, their helmets are obviously defective. You’d think a new comoany would want to provide superior products and customer service but Quin has the opposite mentality.
STAY FAR AWAY FROK THIS COMPANY!
 

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I would do a charge back with your credit card. If they don't play ball, I've found that credit card companies are pretty good at this. They also sometimes offer extended warranties if the chargeback doesn't work.

PS- If you want quality, I would highly recommend Shoei. They may not have fancy bluetooth built in but quality is 2nd to none.
 
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I would do a charge back with your credit card. If they don't play ball, I've found that credit card companies are pretty good at this. They also sometimes offer extended warranties if the chargeback doesn't work.

PS- If you want quality, I would highly recommend Shoei. They may not have fancy bluetooth built in but quality is 2nd to none.
I have a Shoei but I have neck issues. After a long ride, the Shoei gets a little bit heavy on my neck. I don’t care about the bluetooth. I bought the Quin because it’s so light.
 

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I have a Shoei but I have neck issues. After a long ride, the Shoei gets a little bit heavy on my neck. I don’t care about the bluetooth. I bought the Quin because it’s so light.
What Shoei do you have? Mine weighs 1360g. Looks like the lightest Quin is 1270g.
Most premium companies will have race helmets that weigh around the 1200-1400 mark. Keeping in mind they tend to be pretty loud.
 

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What Shoei do you have? Mine weighs 1360g. Looks like the lightest Quin is 1270g.
Most premium companies will have race helmets that weigh around the 1200-1400 mark. Keeping in mind they tend to be pretty loud.
I have the rf1200. It’s not the heaviest but when you have neck issues, even a alight reduction in weight can help.
 

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I have the rf1200. It’s not the heaviest but when you have neck issues, even a alight reduction in weight can help.
If you can afford it then get an X-lite carbon. You wont be disappointed. I also have two Shoies so I know what your reference point is.
 

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PS- If you want quality, I would highly recommend Shoei. They may not have fancy bluetooth built in but quality is 2nd to none.
Plus 1 on the SHOEI's are pretty kickass. But they do in fact have fancy bluetooth capabilities. They paired up with SENA to have some internal pockets that fit a specialised receiver/transmitter/battery pack/headphones system. As far as I know it's only available for their GT Air line but I could be wrong. Lots of people (who don't read their manual) own the helmet but didn't even know these pockets existed since the SHOEI people hid them so well.
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Shoei RF1200. My last Shoei saved my life in a quad crash. Love the fit!
And that's really the only 2 things we should be asking a helmet to do. Fit and Safety.
 

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Yes, just to point out that for the OP, fit also means lightness because of his neck issues. It can also be related to safety: you don't want a stiff neck or worse when riding.
 

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I've always heard Suomi makes some of the lightest helmets around (not counting the fancy exotic ones that are all carbon fiber and cost $1500+).

Never even heard of Quin helmets.
 

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I've always heard Suomi makes some of the lightest helmets around (not counting the fancy exotic ones that are all carbon fiber and cost $1500+).

Never even heard of Quin helmets.
I had a Suomy back in the mid 2000's, the flashy Hawaiian flower design look one, I liked it alot, was great helmet, I want to say I remember it being pretty lightweight especially compared to an Icon I had as well during the time. If I remember right it was a little noisey, but no more than any other helmet of the times to be honest........
 

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I will second X-lite. Bought an X802RR Checa lid and absolute love it. Light and comfortable. Also helps that I’ve been a fan of Nolan for a long time.

Never heard of Quin brand until now. Appear to be quality lids with high review ratings. Also based on reviews their customer service is nowhere as good as the products they sell. According to the end users Quin sizing runs on a small side. Where is Quin made?
 
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