As I play more on the Vespa, it became clear (with some nudging from Oppo’s own motorcycle prof) that I needed a full face helmet because safety. I am increasingly using the Vespa to explore my urban surroundings. So I probably spent too much, but it is my head.
I have been driving around the city, and I feel safer. Having your head in a full face helmet is more like being in a car where you feel insulated from your surroundings. While I will abandon the half helmet, I will miss the sounds and closeness to the road. That being said, I would rather protect my brain.