Daytona Shadow D.O.T. Approved Full Face Street Racing Motorcycle Helmet – Hi-Gloss Black / Medium
Meets Or Exceeds D.O.T. StandardsRemovable, Washable InteriorAdjustable Chin And Forehead VentilationAnti-Scratch Shield (No Hassle Replacements Available)UV Clear FinishComes WithA Free Head Wrap (Valued At $5.95)Also Comes With A Draw String Cloth BagNylon Strap System2011 Model
Sizing Note:2X-Small – Hat Size: 5 3/4 – 6 – Head(cm): 46 – 49 – Head (inch): 18 1/8 – 19X-Small – Hat Size: 6 1/8 – 6 3/8 – Head(cm): 49 – 51 – Head (inch): 19 1/8 – 20 Small – Hat Size: 6 1/2 – 6 5/8 – Head (cm): 52 – 54 – Head (inch): 20 1/8 – 21 Medium – Hat Size: 6 3/4 – 7 – Head (cm): 54 – 56 – Head (inch): 21 1/8 – 22 Large – Hat Size: 7 – 7 1/4 – Head (cm): 57 – 59 – Head (inch): 22 1/8 – 23 X-Large – Hat Size: 7 3/8 – 7 5/8 – Head (cm): 59 – 61 – Head (inch): 23 1/8 – 24 2X-Large – Hat Size: 7 3/4 – 8 – Head (cm): 62 – 64 – Head (inch): 24 1/8 – 25 3X-Large – Hat Size: 8 – 8 1/8 – Head (cm): 64 – 65 – Head (inch): 25 1/8 – 25 3/4 4X-Large – Hat Size: 8 1/8 – 8 1/4 – Head (cm): 65 – 66 – Head (inch): 25 7/8 – 26 1/45 Forms Of Motorcycle Helmets
Motorcycle headgear are of five types and are secured towards the rider's head using a chin strap. The purpose of putting them on in addition to their protective benefits are defeated if chin strap isn't secured.
Full Face Helmet: The complete face helmet covers the complete head approximately the skull base and is among the most protective of all the helmets. It features a swiveling cutout band, through the front from the eyes and nose. Some helmets include vents for increased airflow. The disadvantages are decreased hearing, intense heat, and deficiency of wind. Full-face helmets which are popular for motocross or off-road rides usually do not sometimes have a very face shield however the visor and chin portions are extended. A helmet with less coverage is less safe.
Off-Road/Motocross Helmets: Mototcross/Off-road helmets have extended visor and chin portions. The absence of a face shield permits the rider to use goggles and permit more airflow that is needed during strenuous off-road rides. The visor protects the rider's eyes from flying debris and keeps the sun's rays's glare over rider's eyes during jumps.
Though off-road helmets was without a chin bar previously, modern off-road helmets have a very chin bar to safeguard the face area from impact during crashes. By using such helmets together with goggles, the equal protection as from full face helmets may be accomplished.
Modular/Flip-Up Helmets: Best known through the name convertible, the modular helmet is a hybrid relating to the full face and open face street helmet. The chin bar is on the pivot and is moved upwards to resemble an empty face helmet. The individual wearing the helmet may thus manage to ingest without having to get rid of the chinstrap. They are popular with motor officers who will be moving around.
Modular helmets are likely to be kept closed while riding as well as the chin bar is kept up only if not riding the motorcycle. If the helmet is kept in the open position while riding, the risk of neck injury is greatly increased in case of an accident. However, those modular helmets which are dual certified as full face and open face helmets give you a great a higher level protection regardless if found in the open mode.
Open Face Helmet: The open face helmets cover a corner from the head, the ears as well as the cheeks but do not have the chin bar that a full face helmet possesses. A number of them have provisions for visors being snapped on. The safety towards the face is minimal when working with these helmets.
Supplementing facial protection by putting on goggles or snapping on the face shield protects the face area from flying debris, strong wind and insects.
Half Helmet: Famous through the 1960s plus referred to as the pudding basin helmet in britain, one half helmet or &lsquoshorty' was popular among road racers. The style is actually just like an empty face helmet without worrying about lowered rear. The bowl shaped helmet will not offer a great deal of protection as well as the rider has to wear goggles to safeguard your eyes. Due to decreased safety they offer, a number of Motorcycle Safety Foundations have banned using this half helmet.
Headwear Not Included From The Whole World Of Helmets
Informal headwear for example 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 precautionary features including the energy absorbing crash foam. In their best, such novelty helmets can prevent the scalp from sunburn or perhaps the scalp against abrasion. However, they won't avoid the skull from your impact of an crash.