HCI-105 Polo Matt Black Motorcycle/Scooter Half Helmet (X-Large)
Polo Helmets – HCI Polo Motorcycle Helmet DOT 105 Matt. Item Code: 105Matt Color: Matt 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)
Motorbike helmets are of 5 types and so are secured for 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 Helmet: The full face helmet covers the entire head approximately the skull base and is among the most protective among all the helmets. It possesses a swiveling cutout band, referred to as a visor, made of transparent plastic across the front of the eyes and nose. Some helmets also include vents for increased airflow. The disadvantages are decreased hearing, intense heat, and lack of wind. Full-face helmets which might be 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 allows the rider to utilize goggles and permit more airflow that is required during strenuous off-road rides. The visor protects the rider's eyes from flying debris and keeps sunshine's glare off of the rider's eyes during jumps.
Though off-road helmets was lacking a chin bar previously, modern off-road helmets have a very chin bar to shield the facial skin from impact during crashes. By using such helmets together with goggles, the equivalent amount of protection as from full face helmets can be achieved.
Modular/Flip-Up Helmets: Commonly known as from the name convertible, the modular helmet is often a hybrid involving the full face and open face street helmet. The chin bar is on the pivot and can be moved upwards to resemble a wide open face helmet. Anyone wearing the helmet may thus be able to drink and eat and never have to eliminate the chinstrap. They're well-liked by motor officers that are on the move.
Modular helmets are generally kept closed while riding and the chin bar is maintained only if not riding the motorcycle. In the event the helmet is kept in the open position while riding, potential risk of neck injury is greatly increased in case of this brief. However, those modular helmets which might be dual certified as full face and open face helmets give you a great degree of protection even when found in the open mode.
Open Face Helmet: The open face helmets cover the trunk of the head, the ears and the cheeks such as the possess the chin bar which a full face helmet possesses. A number of them have provisions for visors to become snapped on. The protection for the face is minimal when working with these helmets.
Supplementing facial protection by wearing goggles or snapping on the face shield protects the facial skin from flying debris, strong wind and insects.
Half Helmet: Famous in the 1960s plus called the pudding basin helmet in the UK, a half helmet or &lsquoshorty' was popular among road racers. The design is almost similar to a wide open face helmet without worrying about lowered rear. The bowl shaped helmet will not offer much of a protection and the rider has to wear goggles to shield the eyes. Due to the 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 Helmets
Informal headwear like beanies and brain buckets cannot be included in mean motorcycle helmets. These kinds of headwear are certainly not certified for safety and so are smaller and lighter than conventional helmets. They do not have safety measures including the energy absorbing crash foam. In their best, such novelty helmets can prevent the scalp from sunburn or even the scalp against abrasion. However, they won't stop the skull from your impact of a crash.