In an effort to save weight and maximise safety in an impact, the Forcite MK1 utilizes a carbon fibre shell. Due to the less dense physical structure of a shell made from carbon fibre, as opposed to a shell made from ABS plastic or fibreglass, more road/wind noise will be heard from the inside. Other factors may include style/shape of your motorcycle, and where your head is positioned relative to your bike's screen. These factors can compound to create more noise.
Forcite recommends you take the following measures to minimise excess wind and noise from entering your helmet:
- Ride with your chin curtain installed correctly
- Do not ride with your visor open at speed
- Ensure that your helmet fits 100% correctly. Any gaps between the bottom side of the padding and your head/neck will allow excess wind, and subsequent noise to enter your helmet. Please submit a support request if you think you require a different sized helmet or cheek pads.
As of March 2021, Forcite are undergoing further research and testing based on customer feedback to develop new padding designs and speaker related upgrades that have already been proven to reduce wind/road noise. As our testing produces more results and we progress to production of updated parts and accessories, customers will be notified via email and our social media forums.