HJC Thunder Women’s CS-R2 Street Bike Motorcycle Helmet – MC-8 / Medium
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 headgear are usually of 5 types and they are secured on the rider's head by using a chin strap. The intention of wearing them in addition to their protective benefits are defeated if chin strap isn't secured.
Full Face Helmet: The entire face helmet covers your entire head as much as the skull base and is easily the most protective among all the helmets. It has a swiveling cutout band, referred to as a visor, manufactured from transparent plastic through the front in the eyes and nose. Some helmets include vents for increased airflow. The disadvantages are decreased hearing, intense heat, and deficiency of wind. Full-face helmets which are commonly used for motocross or off-road rides tend not to sometimes have a very 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 enable more airflow that's required 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 very chin bar to protect the face area from impact during crashes. By such helmets in addition to 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 often 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 an open face helmet. The person wearing the helmet may thus be capable of ingest without needing to take away the chinstrap. They may be liked by motor officers who will be moving around.
Modular helmets are often kept closed while riding and also the chin bar is kept up not until not riding the motorcycle. If your helmet is kept in the open position while riding, the risk of neck injury is greatly increased in case of a crash. However, those modular helmets which are dual certified as full face and open face helmets give a great a higher level protection regardless if used in the open mode.
Open Face Helmet: The face helmets cover a corner in the head, the ears and also the cheeks such as the contain the chin bar which a full face helmet possesses. Many of them have provisions for visors to be snapped on. The protection on the face is minimal when utilizing these helmets.
Supplementing facial protection by using goggles or snapping on the face shield protects the face area from flying debris, strong wind and insects.
Half Helmet: Famous during the 1960s and also known as the pudding basin helmet in england, a half helmet or &lsquoshorty' was well-liked by road racers. The structure is practically much like an open face helmet without the lowered rear. The bowl shaped helmet doesn't offer much of a protection and also the rider needs to wear goggles to protect the eye area. Due to decreased safety they offer, several Motorcycle Safety Foundations have banned using this half helmet.
Headwear Not Included Inside The Whole World Of Helmets
Informal headwear including beanies and brain buckets cannot be included in mean motorcycle helmets. These kinds of headwear usually are not certified for safety and they are smaller and lighter than conventional helmets. They do not have safety measures such as the energy absorbing crash foam. In their best, such novelty helmets minimizes the scalp from sunburn or perhaps the scalp against abrasion. However, they cannot steer clear of the skull through the impact of the crash.