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post #1 of 12 Old 08-31-2014, 02:22 PM Thread Starter
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Separate under helmet rain hood??

Does anyone make a hood that goes under your helmet and comes down long enough to stop rain from getting in your jacket collar? Maybe I am searching wrong but I can't seem to find one. Thanks!

Something similar to showers pass but under the helmet.

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I have not seen a separate hood either, doesn't mean there isn't one.

I thing the built in hood on a rain jacket/suit is one of the things that some overlook. Long hours riding in the rain guarantee a wet neck area without one. My Tourmaster jacket has one.

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In the rain and cold, I wear a Turtle Fur Balaclava, that I pull over my collar to deflect moister and cold air. This completely covers the collar front-to-back and does not catch wind, as it is form fitted.

Like realshelby, my previous BMW (i think Comfort Shell) and current Dainese jackets both had/have rain hoods, I just forget that they are there!

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I've never seen a rain hood that is separate from a jacket. Tour Master and Fogg Togg's make rain jackets with hoods.

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If your helmet fits properly I doubt you could comfortably get a hood under it. My frog toggs have a hood but I don't wear it, just cinch the larger collar tight around my neck. Some sort of neck gaiter could be useful if your rain suit collar is small.

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If your helmet fits properly I doubt you could comfortably get a hood under it. My frog toggs have a hood but I don't wear it, just cinch the larger collar tight around my neck. Some sort of neck gaiter could be useful if your rain suit collar is small.
exactly...

I might get a drop in if i tilt my head some odd direction but I rarely get any water come in from the collar.
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I have the Olympia Horizons rain jacket with built in hood. The hood is very thin to fit under your helmet, like a skull cap and works perfectly. I was just wondering if they made anything like that separately from a jacket.

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2014 V Strom 650 - V46 topcase, E41 side cases, Suzuki lower fairing, Givi Airflow windscreen, Ram mount handlebar mount and pda case for my phone, 12v power at handlebars, Dan Vesel Highway bars with Rivco pegs, Dan Vesel passenger peg relocate with Kuryakyn bolt on floor boards, Adventure Tech fork brace, Extuff helmet hooks, Ram mount cup holder, 12v/usb/voltage meter all in one mounted to brake reservoir, Happy Trail center stand, SV racing foam grip covers, Kolpin handlebar mitts, Moose Contour hand guards.

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I've never seen a rain hood that is separate from a jacket. Tour Master and Fogg Togg's make rain jackets with hoods.

If you don't find what you're looking for take the extra step and get one of these...



The Rainrunner: A Portable Way to Stay Dry While Motorcycling in the Rain - Core77


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Ha Thats awesome!

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2014 V Strom 650 - V46 topcase, E41 side cases, Suzuki lower fairing, Givi Airflow windscreen, Ram mount handlebar mount and pda case for my phone, 12v power at handlebars, Dan Vesel Highway bars with Rivco pegs, Dan Vesel passenger peg relocate with Kuryakyn bolt on floor boards, Adventure Tech fork brace, Extuff helmet hooks, Ram mount cup holder, 12v/usb/voltage meter all in one mounted to brake reservoir, Happy Trail center stand, SV racing foam grip covers, Kolpin handlebar mitts, Moose Contour hand guards.

1982 Honda XL 250
1981 Honda XL 185
1990 KX 250
Polaris Sportsman 570 touring

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2006 Yamaha R6
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2002 Yamaha R1
2001 Yamaha FZ1
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you could maybe buy a cheaper light rain jacket then cut it down to be what you want.
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like this?

REV'IT! Amazon GTX Balaclava - RevZilla

I think this might be the kind of thing you are looking for. I bought one for myself earlier this year and have been very pleased with it. I must just have a slim neck or something because I've never had a jacket that I could get the neck snug enough to keep water out. With this I pull it over the collar, snug the drawstring and I'm good to go. I do wish they made a larger size, but even if they never do I'll buy another when this one wears out.
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