HCI Half Helmet Double Eagle
HCI Half Helmet Double Eagle. 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: 100DoubleEagle Color: Double Eagle 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)
- Shipping Weight: 3 pounds
- ASIN: B00076FN0Y
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Motorcycle helmets are usually of five types and are secured towards the rider's head employing a chin strap. The goal of protective benefits are defeated if chin strap just isn't secured.
Full Face Motorcycle Helmet: The total face helmet covers the entire head as much as the skull base and is easily the most protective among all the helmets. It features a swiveling cutout band, termed as a visor, created from transparent plastic over the front with 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 that are widely used for motocross or off-road rides don't sometimes have a face shield but 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 permits the rider to wear goggles and invite 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 over rider's eyes during jumps.
Though off-road helmets was lacking a chin bar earlier on, modern off-road helmets have a chin bar to guard the eye from impact during crashes. By putting on such helmets together with goggles, the equivalent amount of protection as from full face helmets can be achieved.
Modular/Flip-Up Motorcycle Helmets: Sometimes known through the name convertible, the modular helmet can be a hybrid relating to the full face and open face street helmet. The chin bar is on the pivot and can be moved upwards to resemble a face helmet. The person wearing the helmet may thus manage to consume while not having to get rid of the chinstrap. They may be well-liked by motor officers who will be on the road.
Modular Motorcycle helmets are likely to be kept closed while riding and also the chin bar is maintained only if not riding the motorcycle. If the helmet is kept in view position while riding, the potential risk of neck injury is greatly increased in case of a collision. However, those modular helmets that are dual certified as full face and open face helmets provide a great level of protection even when found in the open mode.
Open Face Motorcycle Helmet: The open face Motorcycle helmets cover the back with the head, the ears and also the cheeks along with have the chin bar that a full face helmet possesses. A lot of them have provisions for visors being snapped on. The security towards the face is minimal when utilizing these helmets.
Supplementing facial protection by goggles or snapping on the face shield protects the eye from flying debris, strong wind and insects.
Half Motorcycle Helmet: Famous throughout the 1960s and also referred to as the pudding basin helmet in britain, one half Motorcycle helmet or &lsquoshorty' was loved by road racers. The style is actually comparable to a face helmet minus the lowered rear. The bowl shaped helmet doesn't offer much of a protection and also the rider has to wear goggles to guard the eyes. As a result of decreased safety that they can offer, a few Motorcycle Safety Foundations have banned the application of this half helmet.
Headwear Not Included From The Whole World Of Motorcycle Helmets
Informal headwear such as beanies and brain buckets cannot be included to mean motorcycle helmets. These kind of headwear aren't certified for safety and are smaller and lighter than conventional helmets. They do not have safety features including the energy absorbing crash foam. At their best, such novelty helmets can prevent the scalp from sunburn or scalp against abrasion. However, they can't avoid the skull through the impact of your crash.