HJC Solid Men’s CL-16 Sports Bike Racing Motorcycle Helmet – Matte Black / Large
Advanced Polycarbonate Composite Shell: Lightweight, superior fit and comfort using advanced CAD technology Optically superior Pinlock-prepared Faceshield: Provides 95% UV protection and is ready for the ultimate fog-resistant insert RapidFire Shield Replacement System: Quick, secure, tool-less removal and installation "ACS" Advanced Channeling Ventilation System: Full front to back airflow flushes heat and humidity up and out SpeedCool Interior: Removable, moisture-wicking and odor-free with anti-bacterial fabric SNELL/DOT Approved 2011 Model
Sizing Note: 2XS – Hat Size: 6 3/8 – 6 1/2 – Centimeter: 51 – 52 – Inches: 20 – 20 1/2 XS – Hat Size: 6 5/8 – 6 3/4 – Centimeter: 53 – 54 – Inches: 20 7/8 – 21 1/4 Sm – Hat Size: 6 7/8 – 7 – Centimeter: 55 – 56 – Inches: 21 5/8 – 22 Med – Hat Size: 7 1/8 – 7 1/4 – Centimeter: 57 – 58 – Inches: 22 1/2 – 22 7/8 Lg – Hat Size: 7 3/8 – 7 1/2 – Centimeter: 59 – 60 – Inches: 23 1/4 – 23 5/8 XL – Hat Size: 7 5/8 – 7 3/4 – Centimeter: 61 – 62 – Inches: 24 – 24 3/8 2XL – Hat Size: 7 7/8 – 8 – Centimeter: 63 – 64 – Inches: 24 3/4 – 25 1/4 3XL – Hat Size: 8 1/8 – 8 1/4 – Centimeter: 65 – 66 – Inches: 25 5/8 – 26
New Helmet for my Old Head
Great helmet, light, comfortable, durable
Protects my Head
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Motorbike headgear are usually of five types and therefore are secured for the rider's head employing a chin strap. The objective of using them as well as their protective benefits are defeated if chin strap just isn't secured.
Full Face Helmet: The total face helmet covers the whole head up to the skull base and is among the most protective among all the helmets. It provides a swiveling cutout band, known as a visor, made from transparent plastic across the front in the eyes and nose. Some helmets also include vents for increased airflow. The disadvantages are decreased hearing, intense heat, and insufficient wind. Full-face helmets which can be frequently used for motocross or off-road rides do not sometimes possess a face shield nevertheless 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 lack of a face shield allows the rider to utilize goggles and allow more airflow that is needed during strenuous off-road rides. The visor protects the rider's eyes from flying debris and keeps the sun's rays's glare off the rider's eyes during jumps.
Though off-road helmets didn't have a chin bar earlier on, modern off-road helmets possess a chin bar to shield the face area from impact during crashes. By wearing such helmets along with goggles, the equivalent protection as from full face helmets is possible.
Modular/Flip-Up Helmets: Sometimes known by 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 an open face helmet. Anyone wearing the helmet may thus manage to ingest and never have to remove the chinstrap. They're well-liked by motor officers who will be moving around.
Modular helmets are likely to be kept closed while riding as well as the chin bar is kept up only once not riding the motorcycle. If your helmet is kept in view position while riding, the chance of neck injury is greatly increased in the eventuality of an accident. However, those modular helmets which can be dual certified as full face and open face helmets give a great amount of protection even when used in the open mode.
Open Face Helmet: The face helmets cover the rear in the head, the ears as well as the cheeks along with contain the chin bar that the full face helmet possesses. A number of them have provisions for visors being snapped on. The security for the face is minimal when utilizing these helmets.
Supplementing facial protection by wearing goggles or snapping with a face shield protects the face area from flying debris, strong wind and insects.
Half Helmet: Famous through the 1960s plus referred to as pudding basin helmet in england, a half helmet or &lsquoshorty' was preferred among road racers. The style is actually much like an open face helmet without the presence of lowered rear. The bowl shaped helmet will not offer a great deal of protection as well as the rider needs to wear goggles to shield your eyes. Due to the decreased safety that they offer, a couple of Motorcycle Safety Foundations have banned the use of this half helmet.
Headwear Not Included Inside Whole World Of Helmets
Informal headwear like beanies and brain buckets cannot be included to mean motorcycle helmets. Most of these headwear are not certified for safety and therefore are smaller and lighter than conventional helmets. They do not have safety features for example the energy absorbing crash foam. In their best, such novelty helmets minimizes the scalp from sunburn or scalp against abrasion. However, they can't stop the skull from the impact of your crash.