Breathable facemask that won't get wet/cold? - Page 3 - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums
SnowboardingForum.com is the premier Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-23-2009, 09:38 AM   #21 (permalink)
Leo
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
Leo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Detroit Area
Posts: 6,230
Default

I have $10 that says he rides a GSX-R
__________________
www.aGNARchy.com Reviews and David Z's rants
Leo is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 12-23-2009, 09:43 AM   #22 (permalink)
Veteran Member
 
john doe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: St. Louis, MO
Posts: 1,387
Default

I got mine a couple days ago. Haven't had a chance to use it but it seems good. It is very light weight. Basicly two layers of mesh. Should be good on days when you don't need somehing but want something. The velcro is long enough to fit any head size. It has two little pieces of elastic that you can loop over your ears to hold it up. My only complaint would be that the velcro is too tall. It is 2" but would prefer 1" or 1.5". You can feel it push back when you look up and it interfers with my helmet a little. I'll put up some pictures tonight.

Last edited by john doe; 12-23-2009 at 09:47 AM.
john doe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-23-2009, 06:51 PM   #23 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
m60g's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: CO
Posts: 510
Default

UA Cold Gear Hood
__________________


Live Hard

"When the Government fears the People there is Liberty, When the People fear the Government, there is Tyranny." - Thomas Jefferson
m60g is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2010, 03:04 PM   #24 (permalink)
Zee
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
Zee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Calgary, AB
Posts: 1,423
Default

Got my Ride Qi... It's not bad, not great.

Any facemask should be washed before wearing.

I have to agree that the Velcro is too big in the back and is quite irritating.
__________________

The Never Summer SL-R is the best all mountain board I have been on... Ever.
Buy it... Ride it... Love it...

Last edited by Zee; 01-11-2010 at 10:44 AM.
Zee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2010, 06:22 PM   #25 (permalink)
Veteran Member
 
john doe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: St. Louis, MO
Posts: 1,387
Default

Hmm. Had no problem with mine and I forgot to wash it before using it for 3 1/2 hours. Still a good idea though.

I'll call it good but not great. When I used it it was 25 dgrees falling to 20 and they were blowing snow the whole time. It was good at shedding moisture but it would be a little frozen at the end of a run if I went near the guns. If you have it under your google foam and your googles are tight it is thin enough that it doesn't provide a path for your breath to fog your lense. The size of it is good and the large velcro didn't bother me.
john doe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2010, 06:26 PM   #26 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 378
Default

UA Hood
10char
iKimshi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2010, 06:42 PM   #27 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: New York
Posts: 103
Default

i usually use facemasks but they get wet just from me breathing. A friend got me the RideQi for xmas and i have 2 days on it. Doesn't block the wind when i'm going relaly fast as well as a standard facemask, but for me it gives me 0 gaps between jacket and goggles when my facemask does, so it evens out the wind blockage factor. It gets less wet and doesn't make as much contact with my face as a facemask or balaclava or ninja thing over your head so that's a plus. froze up a tiny little bit after a run but that was minimal and it got uncrispy after a little bit. i'd like to order some more because i don't like using facemasks or anything back to back days if i don't have a chance to wash them. also +1 for hotness.
sumo28 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2010, 11:30 AM   #28 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Asheville Nc
Posts: 83
Default

what color should i get if i have a bright blue jacket and lime green toboggan.
bamorgan7 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-11-2010, 09:31 AM   #29 (permalink)
flux
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by bamorgan7 View Post
what color should i get if i have a bright blue jacket and lime green toboggan.
The red one, I'm not sure the yellow would fit your outfit.
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-11-2010, 05:14 PM   #30 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Asheville Nc
Posts: 83
Default

i bought the blue and the red one so i will pick depending on what jakect i wear.
bamorgan7 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:32 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums