HJC Solid Men’s RPS-10 Street Bike Motorcycle Helmet – Matte Black / X-Large
Advanced P.I.M Fiberglass: Lightest Snell 2010 helmet on the market! Precision Weaved Fiberglass, Carbon Fiber and Aramid Fibers gives the RPS-10 exceptioinal lightweight & high impact properties Max Air-flow Top Vent: Variable air flow is adjusted by glove-friendly dials on each intake vent "ACS" Advanced channeling ventilation system Full Front to Back Airflow Flushes Heat & Humidity Up and out RapidFire II Shield Replacement System: Simple and secure shield ratchet system provides ultra-quick, tool-less removal and installation (HJ-20] Optically-superior Pinlock-prepared 2D Flat-Racing Shield with included clear Pinlock insert 2-Stage shield closure system with one-touch center locking system makes for an extremely tight and secure seal SilverCool Plus Removable and washable interior Premium soft interior with Ginkgo Extract, moisture-wicking & odor-free with advanced silver anti-bacterial fabric Meets or Exceeds SNELL 2010 & D.O.T Standards 2012 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
- Item Weight: 16 pounds
- Shipping Weight: 16 pounds
- ASIN: B007X8XVZI
Motorbike helmets are usually of 5 types and therefore are secured to the rider's head by using a chin strap. The objective of wearing them and their protective benefits are defeated if chin strap is not secured.
Full Face Helmet: The entire face helmet covers the whole head around the skull base and is easily the most protective among all the helmets. It possesses a swiveling cutout band, called a visor, made from transparent plastic across the front in the eyes and nose. Some helmets have vents for increased airflow. The disadvantages are decreased hearing, intense heat, and not enough wind. Full-face helmets which can be popular for motocross or off-road rides do not sometimes possess a face shield but 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 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 from the rider's eyes during jumps.
Though off-road helmets did not have a chin bar earlier on, modern off-road helmets possess a chin bar to shield the face from impact during crashes. By putting on such helmets in addition to goggles, the equivalent protection as from full face helmets can be achieved.
Modular/Flip-Up Helmets: Also known from the name convertible, the modular helmet is really 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 empty face helmet. The person wearing the helmet may thus be able to eat and drink while not having to eliminate the chinstrap. They may be favored by motor officers who are moving around.
Modular helmets are generally kept closed while riding and also the chin bar is maintained only if not riding the motorcycle. If your helmet is kept on view position while riding, the risk of neck injury is greatly increased in the event of this brief. However, those modular helmets which can be dual certified as full face and open face helmets provide a great level of protection even if found in the open mode.
Open Face Helmet: The open face helmets cover the trunk in the head, the ears and also the cheeks along with contain the chin bar which a full face helmet possesses. A number of them have provisions for visors to become snapped on. The protection to the face is minimal when you use these helmets.
Supplementing facial protection by goggles or snapping with a face shield protects the face from flying debris, strong wind and insects.
Half Helmet: Famous in the 1960s and also known as the pudding basin helmet in the UK, 1 / 2 helmet or &lsquoshorty' was well-liked by road racers. The look is almost just like an empty face helmet without the presence of lowered rear. The bowl shaped helmet does not offer a great deal of protection and also the rider needs to wear goggles to shield the eye area. Due to the decreased safety which they offer, a couple of Motorcycle Safety Foundations have banned the use of this half helmet.
Headwear Not Included From The Arena Of Helmets
Informal headwear for example beanies and brain buckets cannot be included to mean motorcycle helmets. These kinds of headwear aren't certified for safety and therefore are lighter and smaller than conventional helmets. They don't have safety features such as the energy absorbing crash foam. At their best, such novelty helmets can prevent the scalp from sunburn or the scalp against abrasion. However, they cannot steer clear of the skull from the impact of a crash.