UVEX Enduro Helmet
I'm looking at buying myself a UVEX Enduro Carbon Kevlar helmet. The best price so far that I have found is online at iWarehouse.co.za. Their Large is going for R5799.00.
They are vrek expensive and was wondering if anybody knows of anybody selling for a better price?
The difference in weight between the Uvex Carbon-Kevlar, and the identical Uvex PolyCarbonate is the weight of about half an apple. And apparently the quality of finish on the poly is better. And the price is definitely way better - I paid R3000 for mine.
Where did you buy yours from?
Try this link. If they have your size in stock it will take 10 days and you will have what your looking for!http://www.fc-moto.de/epages/fcm.sf/en_GB/?ViewAction=View&ObjectID=9492245&Page=2
RSP 599.95 €
(You save 38%)
Price incl. VAT, plus Shipping
Three in one! On-road, off-road! Attractive all-round helmet for enduro riders, motocross riders and fighters. The shield and visor of the uvex ENDURO are removable, making the helmet a flexible all-rounder.
I have researched the Uvex Carbon helmet but opted to not buy it as it is well documented that their visor clips break and the peak assembly is sub standard for this price bracket. It is well recorded that owners of the Uvex fit Bmw peak as it is way better. Out the box the guys selling them will recommend one should fit Velcro between peak and helmet to curb rattling. Do a search on wil dogs and you will be amazed with all the complaints . Rather opt for the Bmw endeuro if you head fits the narrow helmet, alternatively try the Nolan Xlite dual purpose helmet that Ducati CT sells for about R5000
Got my polycarb uvex from Hamman for R3300 last month just before the buff. I was using the bmw enduro & there is a BIG improvement regarding space around the ears, I even fitted the comms system speakers with no problems. But tbk is correct, that peak is really flimsy & noisy, rattles alot! I was considering duct taping the thing to secure it more.
I am not spending in excess of R5000 for a helmet. R3300 + 50c for some felt padding and mine is as good as yours.
I paid about R1800.00 for my Polylid through FC Moto the link that I posted + R6.00 for the felt that Charles spoke about and I'm as happy as a swine in poo!
Ok, I got the uvex a while ago & have been unsuccessful with selling my bmw enduro, but that turned out to my advantage.
I took a ride to Lamberts Bay the other day, when I stopped in Yzerfontein, my new helmet slipped off my sadle (my stupidity) & landed on it's backside. The result was it broke both plastic pieces which act as the ratchet for the visor, so I rode the rest of the way to Lamberts Bay & back with the visor blowing up.
Now I've also mentioned previously, this issue with the flimsy peak on the new uvex helmet making a horrible crackling noise at speed.
When I got home I took my bmw enduro helmet (which I've not been able to give away for a good price) & cannabilised it (the ratchet pieces & the peak, & I have a spare visor) all parts are perfectly interchangeable.
Before the following test ride, I also took Charles' advice & cut a few pieces of felt material & placed them between the visor & the peak mountings.
Now I have an awesome helmet! So if you have a problem with your new noisey uvex go buy yourself a bmw enduro peak, I'm not sure what they cost (can't be too much) but they look fine on the new uvex & are definitely a BIG improvement!
I do the Uvex! :-)
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