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Just looking for input on the moto-8. I'm looking at helmets and the moto-8 seems to offer everything(as do all the higher end helmets appear to me). I've found a few for a decent price online. I just haven't seen any in local shops. I hate not being able to put my hands on stuff like that before I buy. So, my questions are:

Are they worth the money?

How does the sizing compare to fox helmets?(I'm currently in a large fox. The thor feels better in a medium. but haven't had the opportunity to handle a bell.)

Does all that famous venting actually work? I have a hard time believing in it unless your running like a scalded ape down a long straight.

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they are good helemets if you wear a large helemet in fox. 23 1/4 to 23 3/4 inches. in the bell moto 8 you would wear a large too 23 1/4 to 23 5/8 inches

the venting is like any other helemet

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thanks. i've been seeing them around 200.00 and under. the new designs are obviously still pretty high. seems pretty good, considering the price tag on the arai's and shoei's.

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Nice helmet @ closeout pricing.

The vents & little "lip" on the back of the helmet are prone to cracking if handled roughly - I only mention this because apparently they can crack during shipping - check yours carefully when you get it.

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I wear a XL Bell moto 8

however I bought before the bell a Fox V3 in XL and I would have had to chop my ears off to get it on.

The venting on the Moto 8 is frigging GREAT way better than any other helmet I have had before

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I have had a moto 8 for about 4 months, i love it.... the venting is awesome, i live in the desert and it helps alot, one small complaint is that the vents in the back let in excessive muffler noise, its quite loud. but i wouldnt give it up. I got a smokin deal on ebay as well. i used to wear a med-lg in shoei and xl in bell.

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Make sure you try one on at a local shop before buying one. I have a large oneil and in the moto 8 I had to get a XL.

I got mine a few weeks ago for $149, it's last years model. PM me if you want the link.

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