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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep. 7, 2004
    Upstate, SC

    Default GR8 to Speed Air anyone?

    I currently have the CO GR8 which I love but it's time for a new helmet. I ordered the new Speed air evolution in the same size as my CO, which fit great until I put my hair up 'hunter style' which is how I wear it everyday. I could go an 1/8" bigger but I am hesitant if that doesn't fit and I have to keep shipping back to the co.
    So my question being for those who have made the same switch have you found you wear a different size in the Speed Air?
    Unfortunately none of the local tack shops carry the Speed Sir so I am unable to try on for size!

    If the speed air doesn't end up working out, does the AYR8 Actually have more breatheabilty than the GR8??


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov. 21, 2005


    Yes, the Ayr8 is much better than the GR8 for breathability! I felt like my head was literally in a plastic bag in the summer heat with my GR8 and it's much better with the Ayr. Highly recommend.

    FWIW, i am a size up in Speed Air (7 1/8) from CO (7). And these are both with my hair up. But I have quite a bit of hair, so I can't really count on any helmet fitting both with hair up and with hair down.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Aug. 31, 2004


    I also went from a 7 in the GR8 to the 7 1/8 in the speed air. I love love love my new helmet.

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