Ruroc Ice RG1
So in a effort to avoid using goggle fog and close to skin masks I've took the plunge on a Ruroc RG1 M/L in Ice.
Fit: Very snug when the extra foam piece is attached. Pretty much a perfect fit for me. I love the way the strap is tied in. Also plenty of room for earphone mod. This actually feel like more like a motorsport helmet than anything else.
Finish: If you look close at details, it is a typical British product, very cool design but the details leave something to be desired. Rough finish on plastic shell, goggle strap and rim feels very cheap. but as package it works.
Feel: Pretty heavy for a helmet, but no pressure spots so it feels lighter than it is.
Venting: Good ventilation but you will be hot in this thing due to the enclosed design. The mask blocks enough wind for me but it needs vents when I am working hard.
Goggles: as mentioned, the goggle frame and strap feels poorly finished. It is not comparable to other top goggles like Platoon, I/O etc. Lense change was a pain due to the frame. Now the good news, the lens (I've bought the iridescent blue) is decent in flat conditions, side to side vision is second to none, up/down is more limited than the spherical top of the line googles. It is very clear and if there's fog, it clears very quickly.
Overall: Impression, will have to play with goggle tightness, but with the warm pow day it fogged up a ton and probably costed me 2 good runs. The mask just let it fog to much, it always clears when u can get some air flow in, but I am not if this is because of the mask or if I still didn't adjust the goggles right. Getting fresh air was tough thru the mask if I am not going at a good clip. Kind of disappointed as fogging was another reason I got this helmet, will play with goggle straps more it next time around.
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