HCI-100 Tribal Blue Half Helmet DOT
HCI-100 Tribal Blue Half Helmet DOT. This is a 100 Series DOT motorcycle half helmet which is one of the lightest and smallest in the market. Approximate weight is 2 lb and this helmet measures 8.75 inches from ear to ear and 11.5 inches from front to back. The new EPS liner is only 1 inch thick. Made using 3 different shell sizes. Item: 100TribalBlue Color: Tribal Blue DOT Certified: Yes Brand: HCI This helmet meets or exceeds DOT FMVSS 218 specifications by DOT. Half Helmet Features: Super Light Weight Fabric Helmet Bag and Owners Manual included Quality Plush Interior Removable visor Face Shield Compatible(Compatible with 100Shield) You can easily wear glasses with or without the face shield Stainless Steel Dual D-rings DOT clear coated in the back Great quality materials and workmanship Helmet Sizing Guide: Please use a cloth tape to take your measurement. It is better to have a helper do the measuring in order to get accurate measurement. The circumference of the head should be measured at a point approximately one inch above the eyebrows, or at whatever point gives the largest possible measurement. If you find that your measurement falls between two sizes, choose the smaller size for this helmet. XS – 20 1/4 – 20 7/8" ( or 52-53 cm) S – 21 – 21 5/8" ( or 54-55 cm) M- 21 3/4 – 22 3/8" ( or 56-57 cm) L – 22 1/2 – 23 1/8" ( or 58-59cms) XL- 23 1/4 – 24" ( or 60-61 cm) XXL – 24 1/8 – 24 7/8" ( 62-63 cm)
- Shipping Weight: 3 pounds
- ASIN: B004N8YJ4S
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Motorbike helmets are usually of five types and they are secured to the rider's head by using a chin strap. The intention of putting them on along with their protective benefits are defeated if chin strap isn't secured.
Full Face Motorcycle Helmet: The full face helmet covers your entire head approximately the skull base and is regarded as the protective among all the helmets. It possesses a swiveling cutout band, known as a visor, created from transparent plastic through the front of the eyes and nose. Some helmets likewise incorporate vents for increased airflow. The disadvantages are decreased hearing, intense heat, and lack of wind. Full-face helmets that are widely used for motocross or off-road rides do not sometimes use a face shield however the visor and chin portions are extended. A helmet 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 allows the rider to wear goggles and enable more airflow that is required during strenuous off-road rides. The visor protects the rider's eyes from flying debris and keeps sunlight's glare from the rider's eyes during jumps.
Though off-road helmets was without a chin bar earlier on, modern off-road helmets use a chin bar to protect the face area from impact during crashes. By wearing such helmets as well as goggles, the equivalent amount of protection as from full face helmets is possible.
Modular/Flip-Up Motorcycle Helmets: Sometimes known with the name convertible, the modular helmet is often a hybrid between your full face and open face street helmet. The chin bar is over a pivot and could be moved upwards to resemble a face helmet. The person wearing the helmet may thus manage to consume without having to eliminate the chinstrap. They are well-liked by motor officers who will be moving around.
Modular Motorcycle helmets are often kept closed while riding along with the chin bar is kept up only when not riding the motorcycle. If the helmet is kept on view position while riding, potential risk of neck injury is greatly increased in the case of an accident. However, those modular helmets that are dual certified as full face and open face helmets offer a great a higher level protection even when employed in the open mode.
Open Face Motorcycle Helmet: Outdoors face Motorcycle helmets cover the rear of the head, the ears along with the cheeks but do not have the chin bar that a full face helmet possesses. Many of them have provisions for visors being snapped on. The security to the face is minimal when you use these helmets.
Supplementing facial protection by using goggles or snapping over a face shield protects the face area from flying debris, strong wind and insects.
Half Motorcycle Helmet: Famous during the 1960s plus referred to as the pudding basin helmet in england, one half Motorcycle helmet or &lsquoshorty' was preferred among road racers. The structure is practically much like a face helmet minus the lowered rear. The bowl shaped helmet doesn't offer a great deal of protection along with the rider has got to wear goggles to protect the eyes. As a result of decreased safety that they offer, a few Motorcycle Safety Foundations have banned the usage of this half helmet.
Headwear Not Included Inside Whole World Of Motorcycle Helmets
Informal headwear like beanies and brain buckets cannot be contributed to mean motorcycle helmets. These types of headwear are not certified for safety and they are smaller and lighter than conventional helmets. They do not have security features including the energy absorbing crash foam. In their best, such novelty helmets prevents the scalp from sunburn or perhaps the scalp against abrasion. However, they won't avoid the skull through the impact of the crash.