HJC Hi-Viz Men’s Sy-Max III Street Racing Motorcycle Helmet – Hi-Visibility Yellow / Medium
For 2012, HJC has further refined its modular helmets and offers the new high visibility color of HJC SY-Max 3 Helmet.Advanced fiberglass spectra composite weave shell with injection molded lightweight polycarbonate chinbarSingle-Button one handed chin bar/face shield releaseSuperior fit & comfort using advanced CAD technology''ACS'' Advanced Channeling Ventilation SystemFull front to back airflow flushes heat & humidity up & outOne-Touch patent pending integrated smoke-tinted SunShield deploys quickly & easily (HJ-V5)Three stage multiple postions with locking mechanismBlueTooth ready with integrated recess & interior speaker cavities (Bluetooth unit sold separately)Optically superior PinLock faceshield provides 95% U.V. protection (HJ-17) Pinlock insert sold seperatelyQuickSlide tool-less shield replacement systemMultiple optional face shields & SunShields availableSilverCool removable & washable interiorMoisture-wicking & odor-free interior with advanced silver anti-bacterial fabricSunShield System (US Patent No. 7,540,033)Meets or Exceeds D.O.T. Standards2012 Model
Sizing Note:2XS – Hat Size: 6 3/8 – 6 1/2 – Centimeter: 51 – 52 – Inches: 20 – 20 1/2XS – Hat Size: 6 5/8 – 6 3/4 – Centimeter: 53 – 54 – Inches: 20 7/8 – 21 1/4Sm – Hat Size: 6 7/8 – 7 – Centimeter: 55 – 56 – Inches: 21 5/8 – 22Med – Hat Size: 7 1/8 – 7 1/4 – Centimeter: 57 – 58 – Inches: 22 1/2 – 22 7/8Lg – Hat Size: 7 3/8 – 7 1/2 – Centimeter: 59 – 60 – Inches: 23 1/4 – 23 5/8XL – Hat Size: 7 5/8 – 7 3/4 – Centimeter: 61 – 62 – Inches: 24 – 24 3/82XL – Hat Size: 7 7/8 – 8 – Centimeter: 63 – 64 – Inches: 24 3/4 – 25 1/43XL – Hat Size: 8 1/8 – 8 1/4 – Centimeter: 65 – 66 – Inches: 25 5/8 – 26
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Motorcycle headgear are of 5 types and so are secured to the rider's head using a chin strap. The purpose of using them as well as their protective benefits are defeated if chin strap isn't secured.
Full Face Motorcycle Helmet: The full face helmet covers the complete head approximately the skull base and is regarded as the protective among all the helmets. It has a swiveling cutout band, termed as a visor, created from transparent plastic throughout the front in the eyes and nose. Some helmets likewise incorporate vents for increased airflow. The disadvantages are decreased hearing, intense heat, and not enough wind. Full-face helmets that are frequently used for motocross or off-road rides do not sometimes have a 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 absence of a face shield permits the rider to put on goggles and permit more airflow that's needed is during strenuous off-road rides. The visor protects the rider's eyes from flying debris and keeps the sun's rays's glare over rider's eyes during jumps.
Though off-road helmets did not have a chin bar earlier on, modern off-road helmets have a chin bar to protect the eye from impact during crashes. By wearing such helmets along with goggles, the equal protection as from full face helmets is possible.
Modular/Flip-Up Motorcycle Helmets: Sometimes known by the name convertible, the modular helmet is often a hybrid involving the full face and open face street helmet. The chin bar is with a pivot and can be moved upwards to resemble a wide open face helmet. The individual wearing the helmet may thus have the ability to drink and eat and never have to take away the chinstrap. They are well-liked by motor officers that are moving around.
Modular Motorcycle helmets are likely to be kept closed while riding and the chin bar is maintained only once not riding the motorcycle. When the helmet is kept on view position while riding, the potential risk of neck injury is greatly increased in the case of a crash. However, those modular helmets that are dual certified as full face and open face helmets give a great degree of protection regardless if utilized in the open mode.
Open Face Motorcycle Helmet: Outside face Motorcycle helmets cover the back in the head, the ears and the cheeks but do not hold the chin bar a full face helmet possesses. Many of them have provisions for visors to become snapped on. The security to the face is minimal when you use these helmets.
Supplementing facial protection by goggles or snapping with a face shield protects the eye from flying debris, strong wind and insects.
Half Motorcycle Helmet: Famous in the 1960s as well as called the pudding basin helmet in the UK, one half Motorcycle helmet or &lsquoshorty' was well-liked by road racers. The design is practically similar to a wide open face helmet without the lowered rear. The bowl shaped helmet won't offer a great deal of protection and the rider must wear goggles to protect the eyes. Due to the decreased safety that they can offer, a couple of Motorcycle Safety Foundations have banned the usage of this half helmet.
Headwear Not Included Inside An Entire World Of Motorcycle Helmets
Informal headwear including beanies and brain buckets cannot be contributed to mean motorcycle helmets. Most of these headwear are certainly not certified for safety and so are lighter and smaller than conventional helmets. They don't have precautionary features like the energy absorbing crash foam. In their best, such novelty helmets minimizes the scalp from sunburn or perhaps the scalp against abrasion. However, they won't prevent the skull in the impact of an crash.