HCI-100- White Pearl Motorcycle/Scooter Half Helmet (Medium)
Half Helmets – Motorcycle Half Helmet DOT 100 Pearl White. 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: 100PearlWhite Color: PearlWhite Brand: HCI DOT Certified: Yes 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)
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Motorbike helmets are usually of 5 types and so are secured towards the rider's head using a chin strap. The purpose of putting them on along with their protective benefits are defeated if chin strap is just not secured.
Full Face Motorcycle Helmet: The full face helmet covers the complete head around the skull base and is regarded as the protective of all the helmets. It possesses a swiveling cutout band, called a visor, made from transparent plastic through the front in the eyes and nose. Some helmets include vents for increased airflow. The disadvantages are decreased hearing, intense heat, and insufficient wind. Full-face helmets which might be widely used for motocross or off-road rides tend not to sometimes have a very face shield nevertheless 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 permits the rider to wear goggles and allow more airflow that is required during strenuous off-road rides. The visor protects the rider's eyes from flying debris and keeps the sun's glare from the rider's eyes during jumps.
Though off-road helmets did not have a chin bar earlier on, modern off-road helmets have a very chin bar to protect the face area from impact during crashes. By such helmets in addition to goggles, the same amount of protection as from full face helmets can be carried out.
Modular/Flip-Up Motorcycle Helmets: Best known by the name convertible, the modular helmet can be a hybrid between the full face and open face street helmet. The chin bar is over a pivot and could be moved upwards to resemble an empty face helmet. Anyone wearing the helmet may thus have the ability to ingest while not having to eliminate the chinstrap. They are favored by motor officers who're moving around.
Modular Motorcycle helmets are likely to be kept closed while riding and the chin bar is maintained only when not riding the motorcycle. If the helmet is kept on view position while riding, the chance of neck injury is greatly increased in case of a collision. However, those modular helmets which might be dual certified as full face and open face helmets offer a great amount of protection regardless if used in the open mode.
Open Face Motorcycle Helmet: The open face Motorcycle helmets cover the trunk in the head, the ears and the cheeks but do not contain the chin bar which a full face helmet possesses. Many of them have provisions for visors to get snapped on. The protection towards the face is minimal when utilizing 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 in the 1960s and in addition referred to as the pudding basin helmet in britain, 1 / 2 Motorcycle helmet or &lsquoshorty' was preferred among road racers. The structure is nearly comparable to an empty face helmet without the presence of lowered rear. The bowl shaped helmet does not offer a protection and the rider needs to wear goggles to protect the eye area. Due to decreased safety which they offer, a few Motorcycle Safety Foundations have banned the use of this half helmet.
Headwear Not Included From The Realm Of Motorcycle Helmets
Informal headwear such as beanies and brain buckets cannot be included in mean motorcycle helmets. These types of headwear usually are not certified for safety and so are smaller and lighter than conventional helmets. They don't have safety measures for example the energy absorbing crash foam. Inside their best, such novelty helmets prevents the scalp from sunburn or the scalp against abrasion. However, they won't avoid the skull through the impact of an crash.