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Anyone tried these or this specific one? When it's chilly, underneath my chin and adams apple gets pretty cold. Everything else is fine, except my gloves..they have spandex between the fingers and that's going to have to change come next year, but never really considered one of these skirts.


https://www.denniskirk.com/schampa/helmet-skirt.p3413246.prd/3413246.sku
 

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I just received a balaclava with a long skirt on it. I haven't tried it out yet, though.
BIKERS COMFORT IN ACTION Outlet - ST-Wind Balaclava - Cycle Gear

When I saw your posting of this Schampa over on the Lake Erie thread, I though it looked like it might have merit in rain. I never thought of cold weather.

I am still going to wear my leather/fleece bandana under the balaclava, though.
I think that leather bandana (triangle) is one of my favorite pieces of gear.
It comes from a very exclusive supplier. They require you to create an account with them before you can see the pictures of the merchandise on their website!
http://www.bikersden.com/c-25-leather-motorcycle-headgear-ponytail-wraps-bandanas.aspx
But it's worth it! Leather really stops the cold, and they have several different pieces.

I tried one of these, but it was a joke.
http://www.cyclegear.com/eng/product/face_mask/web1008474
The two ends with the velcro that are suppose to come together behind your head are about 3 inches shy of perfect. And then there is the whole tucking it into the helmet thing ... it was a long ride home that night...

I'm not sure how the skirt would take to a modular helmet, though.
 

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Anyone tried these or this specific one? When it's chilly, underneath my chin and adams apple gets pretty cold. https://www.denniskirk.com/schampa/helmet-skirt.p3413246.prd/3413246.sku
It looks a bit complicated. When riding in colder parts I have used a silk balaclava under my helmet, and a keffiyeh around my neck. If it is raining it is enough to soak up the few drops that get down the neck of rain-gear.

Everything else is fine, except my gloves..they have spandex between the fingers and that's going to have to change come next year.
I prefer mittens for cold weather riding, with light-weight woollen liners if it is really cold. They take a bit of getting used to, but work better than cold hands. It may be difficult to find mittens these days, and I guess they would not come MSF approved, but if you do find a pair give then a go.

I got mine from a farm supplies shop. They are made of the leather that is used for welding gloves, and have a fleece lining. They have only a couple of seams. Use silicon spray on them occasionally and they keep hands quite dry too.
 

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But I like that this is warm with a fleece liner and is waterproof. But, if rain wasn't an issue, I could go find a used turtle neck sweater, like this big Scottish ones and cut the neck off and leave some shoulder on and tuck that into the jacket. Not water proof, but would be warm and cheap.
 

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Anyone tried these or this specific one? When it's chilly, underneath my chin and adams apple gets pretty cold.https://www.denniskirk.com/schampa/helmet-skirt.p3413246.prd/3413246.sku
This is why I like modular helmets. They are very warm and are quiet. My Schuberth C3 clicks closed and seals tight all the way around my neck and under my chin. The Nolan N104 also has all of my recommended helmet features at a more reasonable price of $330. Modular, pin lock fog free visor, and integral pop down sun visor. It also features one of the largest eye ports of any helmet.
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I also wear a balaclava if it is below 35F. This one seems made for cycling as it is thin on top and turtle fur over the chin and neck.
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http://www.cbr250.net/forum/honda-cbr250-general-discussion/2347-great-balaclava.html
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I have used a couple of add on helmet skirts. I was not happy with any of them. My Neotec helmet has it built in as well as the pinlock anti-fog. I love it! If you seal the helmet you will encounter fogging.
 

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I use this one, and have bought a second one.

Motorcycle Helmet Wind Blocker - webBikeWorld

Both used on a Shoei TZR helmet. They add warmth and lesson the wind noise. Here in PA they can be worn almost year-round as they don't increase the heat much. Well worth the money when I commuted in cold weather. Fogging is borderline with it on. Different helmets may have varied results.
I had used one them on a different helmet first which caused it to fog too much (An HJC)
Anyway, I use this in cold weather in combination with a very thin, long neck gaiter which is tucked into my shirt neck, sticks out through the sealed jacket collar, and which is scrunched up around my neck. This also helps to seal the wind at the back of the helmet.
 
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