HJC Solid Men’s IS-16 Street Racing Motorcycle Helmet – Matte Black / Large
Advanced Polycarbonate Composite ShellLightweight, superior fit and comfort using advanced CAD technologyAerodynamic shell with large eyeport for greater visibility, multi-density EPS linerACS Advanced Channeling Ventilation System provides flow-through ventilationMulti-stage intake vents and exhaust vents allow full front to back fresh airflow that flushes heat and humidity out of the helmetMoisture-wicking and odor-free interior with advanced SilverCool antibacterial fabric, comfortable, removable and washableRapidfire Shield Replacement SystemQuick, secure, tool-less shield removal/installation systemAerodynamic, flush-mounted shield fit for reduced turbulenceOne-touch integrated smoke-tinted SunShield (Patent Pending #11/335,855) deploys and retracts quickly and easily adjustable to three positions2011 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 helmets are usually of 5 types and therefore are secured on the rider's head employing a chin strap. The goal of using them and their protective benefits are defeated if chin strap is just not secured.
Full Face Helmet: The total face helmet covers the entire head approximately the skull base and is the most protective of all the helmets. It has a swiveling cutout band, known as a visor, made from transparent plastic over the front of the eyes and nose. Some helmets also include vents for increased airflow. The disadvantages are decreased hearing, intense heat, and not enough wind. Full-face helmets which might be popular for motocross or off-road rides do not sometimes use a face shield though 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 permits 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 sunshine's glare off of the rider's eyes during jumps.
Though off-road helmets didn't have a chin bar previously, modern off-road helmets use a chin bar to guard the face from impact during crashes. By such helmets along with goggles, the equivalent protection as from full face helmets is possible.
Modular/Flip-Up Helmets: Also known with the name convertible, the modular helmet is really a hybrid between your 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 capable of drink and eat without having to remove the chinstrap. They are liked by motor officers who will be on the road.
Modular helmets are likely to be kept closed while riding and also the chin bar is maintained only when not riding the motorcycle. In the event the helmet is kept in the open position while riding, the risk of neck injury is greatly increased in the eventuality of a crash. However, those modular helmets which might be dual certified as full face and open face helmets offer a great level of protection even if employed in the open mode.
Open Face Helmet: The face helmets cover a corner of the head, the ears and also the cheeks along with contain the chin bar that a full face helmet possesses. Some of them have provisions for visors to get snapped on. The protection on the face is minimal when working with these helmets.
Supplementing facial protection by putting on goggles or snapping on the face shield protects the face from flying debris, strong wind and insects.
Half Helmet: Famous throughout the 1960s and also called the pudding basin helmet in the UK, 1 / 2 helmet or &lsquoshorty' was popular among road racers. The style is nearly just like a wide open face helmet without worrying about lowered rear. The bowl shaped helmet does not offer a good deal of protection and also the rider has to wear goggles to guard the eye area. As a result of decreased safety that they can offer, a number of Motorcycle Safety Foundations have banned the usage of this half helmet.
Headwear Not Included From The Realm Of Helmets
Informal headwear for example beanies and brain buckets cannot be included to mean motorcycle helmets. These types of headwear aren't certified for safety and therefore are smaller and lighter than conventional helmets. They don't have safety measures for example the energy absorbing crash foam. Inside their best, such novelty helmets minimizes the scalp from sunburn or perhaps the scalp against abrasion. However, they won't stop the skull from your impact of a crash.