HCI-105 Polo – Black Motorcycle/Scooter Half Helmet (Large)
Polo Helmets – HCI Polo Motorcycle Helmet DOT 105 Black. Item Code: 105Black Color: Black DOT Certified: Yes Our helmets meet or exceed DOT FMVSS 218 Specifications. Polo Helmet Features: Weight : Approximately 26 0z Fastener : Stainless Steel Dual D-rings Fabric Helmet Bag and Owners Manual included Quality plush and absorbent Interior DOT clear coated in the back 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 a more 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. 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 58-59 cm) XL – 23 1/4 – 24" ( or 60-61 cm) XXL – 24 1/8 – 24 7/8" ( 62-63 cm)
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Motorcycle helmets are usually of 5 types and therefore are secured to the rider's head using a chin strap. The purpose of wearing them as well as their protective benefits are defeated if chin strap just isn't secured.
Full Face Motorcycle Helmet: The total face helmet covers the whole head around the skull base and is among the most protective of all the helmets. It has a swiveling cutout band, referred to as a visor, created from transparent plastic throughout the front from the eyes and nose. Some helmets have vents for increased airflow. The disadvantages are decreased hearing, intense heat, and not enough wind. Full-face helmets which are widely used for motocross or off-road rides usually do not sometimes use a face shield though 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 absence of a face shield allows the rider to utilize 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 off the rider's eyes during jumps.
Though off-road helmets was lacking a chin bar earlier on, modern off-road helmets use a chin bar to shield the face from impact during crashes. By wearing such helmets as well as goggles, the equivalent protection as from full face helmets may be accomplished.
Modular/Flip-Up Motorcycle Helmets: Also known with the name convertible, the modular helmet is a hybrid between your full face and open face street helmet. The chin bar is with a pivot and could be moved upwards to resemble a face helmet. The person wearing the helmet may thus be able to consume without having to get rid of the chinstrap. They may be popular with motor officers who will be on the road.
Modular Motorcycle helmets are usually kept closed while riding along with the chin bar is kept up only when not riding the motorcycle. In the event the helmet is kept in the open position while riding, the chance of neck injury is greatly increased in the event of a crash. However, those modular helmets which are dual certified as full face and open face helmets provide a great degree of protection regardless if found in the open mode.
Open Face Motorcycle Helmet: The face Motorcycle helmets cover the trunk from the head, the ears along with the cheeks such as the possess the chin bar that the full face helmet possesses. A number of them have provisions for visors to be snapped on. The safety to the face is minimal when you use these helmets.
Supplementing facial protection by putting on goggles or snapping with a face shield protects the face from flying debris, strong wind and insects.
Half Motorcycle Helmet: Famous during the 1960s and also known as the pudding basin helmet in england, one half Motorcycle helmet or &lsquoshorty' was preferred among road racers. The style is nearly much like a face helmet without the lowered rear. The bowl shaped helmet doesn't offer a protection along with the rider has to wear goggles to shield the eyes. Due to decreased safety which they offer, a couple of Motorcycle Safety Foundations have banned using this half helmet.
Headwear Not Included Within The Realm Of Motorcycle Helmets
Informal headwear including beanies and brain buckets cannot be contributed to mean motorcycle helmets. These types of headwear are not certified for safety and therefore are lighter and smaller than conventional helmets. They do not have safety measures including the energy absorbing crash foam. Inside their best, such novelty helmets minimizes the scalp from sunburn or scalp against abrasion. However, they can't prevent the skull through the impact of a crash.