HJC Thunder Men’s CS-R2 On-Road Racing Motorcycle Helmet – MC-1 / Large
Advanced aerodynamic polycarbonate composite sculptured shell Lightweight superior fit & comfort using advanced CAD technology "ACS" Advanced channeling ventilation system Full front to back airflow flushes heat and humidity up & out Optically superior Anti-Scratch face shield Hard coated 3D shield design provides 95% U.V. protection and Anti-Scratch coating RapidFire HJ-09 shield replacement system Quick, secure, tool-less removal and installation Proven reliability and easy to use system 2-Stage shield closure mechanism Compresses shield into eye port gasket providing an extremely secure seal Multiple optional shields available RST mirrored, high definition (amber), smoke, dual lens, gradient & race shields w/ tear-off posts Plush nylex interior Fully removable/washable interior cheek pads & liner Meets or exceeds D.O.T. standards Full front to back airflow flushes heat and humidity up & out 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
Motorcycle helmets are usually of five types and they are secured for the rider's head by using a chin strap. The intention of using them and their protective benefits are defeated if chin strap is just not secured.
Full Face Helmet: The entire face helmet covers the whole head up to the skull base and is easily the most protective of all the helmets. It has a swiveling cutout band, termed as a visor, manufactured from transparent plastic across the front in the eyes and nose. Some helmets likewise incorporate vents for increased airflow. The disadvantages are decreased hearing, intense heat, and insufficient wind. Full-face helmets which might be frequently used for motocross or off-road rides don't sometimes use a face shield however the visor and chin portions are extended. Head gear 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'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 off the rider's eyes during jumps.
Though off-road helmets was lacking a chin bar previously, modern off-road helmets use a chin bar to protect the face area from impact during crashes. By wearing such helmets as well as goggles, the same amount of protection as from full face helmets can be achieved.
Modular/Flip-Up Helmets: Best known with the name convertible, the modular helmet is often a hybrid relating to the full face and open face street helmet. The chin bar is on a pivot and could be moved upwards to resemble a wide open face helmet. Anyone wearing the helmet may thus have the ability to drink and eat without needing to eliminate the chinstrap. They may be well-liked by motor officers who are moving around.
Modular helmets are often kept closed while riding along with the chin bar is maintained not until not riding the motorcycle. When the helmet is kept on view position while riding, the risk of neck injury is greatly increased in the event of an accident. However, those modular helmets which might be dual certified as full face and open face helmets give a great amount of protection even when found in the open mode.
Open Face Helmet: The open face helmets cover a corner in the head, the ears along with the cheeks but do not possess the chin bar which a full face helmet possesses. Some of them have provisions for visors to become snapped on. The safety for the face is minimal when you use these helmets.
Supplementing facial protection by wearing goggles or snapping on a face shield protects the face area from flying debris, strong wind and insects.
Half Helmet: Famous during the 1960s plus referred to as pudding basin helmet in britain, one half helmet or &lsquoshorty' was preferred among road racers. The style is actually much like a wide open face helmet without the presence of lowered rear. The bowl shaped helmet won't offer a good deal of protection along with the rider has to wear goggles to protect the eyes. Because of the decreased safety that they can offer, a number of Motorcycle Safety Foundations have banned using this half helmet.
Headwear Not Included Inside Whole World Of Helmets
Informal headwear including beanies and brain buckets cannot be included to mean motorcycle helmets. Most of these headwear are certainly not certified for safety and they are lighter and smaller than conventional helmets. They don't have safety measures for example the energy absorbing crash foam. Inside their best, such novelty helmets prevents the scalp from sunburn or perhaps the scalp against abrasion. However, they cannot stop the skull from the impact of an crash.