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post #1 of 4 Old 07-28-2019, 08:50 PM Thread Starter
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Bell helmet question

How long should I expect it to take for the cheek pads to break in and soften up a bit on a new Bell? Just couldn't spring for another Arai, and I'm starting to wonder if I need to order the thinner cheek pads for this Bell.
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post #2 of 4 Old 07-28-2019, 09:16 PM
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On a Scorpion, I was able to pull the foam out of the cheek pads and slice off a layer of the foam. It was making my jaw ache.
Might have a look at yours.
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post #3 of 4 Old 07-28-2019, 11:50 PM
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Cheek pads break in after 40-80 hrs of wear depending on material and temperature.

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post #4 of 4 Old 07-29-2019, 09:29 PM
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I gave up....and went to thinner pads on my Qualifier, after 5000 miles.!
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