Daytona Cruiser Gun Metal Grey Metallic 3/4 Open Face DOT Motorcycle Helmet [X-Small]
Daytona Helmets provide the ultimate protection while giving you comfort and style in a Open Face helmet. Composed of only the best materials available, these D.O.T. 3/4 Shell Helmets feature an old school design, bubble visor, goggle strap and fully lined custom formed interior. Meets or exceeds all Federal and State DOT certification requirements.
- Shipping Weight: 4 pounds
- ASIN: B002B2HYCM
Motorbike helmets are usually of five types and are secured towards the rider's head using a chin strap. The intention of using them along with their protective benefits are defeated if chin strap just isn't secured.
Full Face Motorcycle Helmet: The complete face helmet covers the entire head around the skull base and is among the most protective among all the helmets. It has a swiveling cutout band, called a visor, made of transparent plastic over the front of the eyes and nose. Some helmets also include vents for increased airflow. The disadvantages are decreased hearing, intense heat, and not enough wind. Full-face helmets which can be popular for motocross or off-road rides do not sometimes possess a face shield however the visor and chin portions are extended. Head gear with less coverage is less safe.
Off-Road/Motocross Motorcycle Helmets: Mototcross/Off-road Motorcycle helmets have extended visor and chin portions. The lack of a face shield permits the rider to wear goggles and permit more airflow that's needed is during strenuous off-road rides. The visor protects the rider's eyes from flying debris and keeps the sun's glare off the rider's eyes during jumps.
Though off-road helmets didn't have a chin bar previously, modern off-road helmets possess a chin bar to guard the face from impact during crashes. By such helmets as well as goggles, the equivalent amount of protection as from full face helmets may be accomplished.
Modular/Flip-Up Motorcycle Helmets: Best known by the name convertible, the modular helmet is really a hybrid involving the full face and open face street helmet. The chin bar is over a pivot and could be moved upwards to resemble an open face helmet. Anyone wearing the helmet may thus manage to drink and eat while not having to get rid of the chinstrap. They're well-liked by motor officers who are on the move.
Modular Motorcycle helmets are likely to be kept closed while riding and the chin bar is kept up not until not riding the motorcycle. If your helmet is kept in the open position while riding, potential risk of neck injury is greatly increased in case of a collision. However, those modular helmets which can be dual certified as full face and open face helmets give you a great amount of protection even when employed in the open mode.
Open Face Motorcycle Helmet: Outside face Motorcycle helmets cover the back of the head, the ears and the cheeks but don't contain the chin bar that the full face helmet possesses. Many of them have provisions for visors being snapped on. The safety towards the face is minimal when utilizing these helmets.
Supplementing facial protection by wearing goggles or snapping over a face shield protects the face from flying debris, strong wind and insects.
Half Motorcycle Helmet: Famous through the 1960s and in addition known as the pudding basin helmet in the UK, one half Motorcycle helmet or &lsquoshorty' was preferred among road racers. The look is almost comparable to an open face helmet without worrying about lowered rear. The bowl shaped helmet will not offer a good deal of protection and the rider must wear goggles to guard the eye area. Due to decreased safety they offer, several Motorcycle Safety Foundations have banned the application of this half helmet.
Headwear Not Included Within The Whole World Of Motorcycle Helmets
Informal headwear such as beanies and brain buckets cannot be included to mean motorcycle helmets. Most of these headwear usually are not certified for safety and are lighter and smaller than conventional helmets. They do not have security features such as the energy absorbing crash foam. Inside their best, such novelty helmets may prevent the scalp from sunburn or the scalp against abrasion. However, they can't steer clear of the skull from the impact of the crash.