Designed for riders, by riders. The Fuel Half Helmet is the lowest profile design allowed to pass DOT’s rigorous testing standards. It features a layer of comfortable mesh material on the forehead that provides maximum air circulation and accelerated moisture evaporation. The padded, open ear retention system assures optimal comfort and unimpaired hearing. Fuel helmets are shipped in a scratch resistant helmet bag, then double boxed to ensure your helmet arrives in great condition. Available in both shiny gloss black and flat black.Five Kinds Of Motorcycle Headgear
Motorcycle headgear are of five types and therefore are secured on the rider's head by using a chin strap. The purpose of putting them on and their protective benefits are defeated if chin strap isn't secured.
Full Face Helmet: The entire face helmet covers the entire head around the skull base and is regarded as the protective among all the helmets. It provides a swiveling cutout band, termed as a visor, manufactured from transparent plastic throughout the front of 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 that are popular for motocross or off-road rides don't sometimes have a very face shield but 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 allows the rider to utilize goggles and invite 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 was without a chin bar previously, modern off-road helmets have a very chin bar to shield the facial skin from impact during crashes. By putting on such helmets in addition to goggles, the same amount of protection as from full face helmets is possible.
Modular/Flip-Up Helmets: Also known through 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 a face helmet. Anyone wearing the helmet may thus manage to consume without having to eliminate the chinstrap. They may be favored by motor officers who are on the go.
Modular helmets are often kept closed while riding along with the chin bar is kept up only if not riding the motorcycle. If the helmet is kept in view position while riding, the risk of neck injury is greatly increased in the eventuality of a crash. However, those modular helmets that are dual certified as full face and open face helmets give you a great amount of protection even though employed in the open mode.
Open Face Helmet: The open face helmets cover the trunk of the head, the ears along with the cheeks such as the possess the chin bar that a full face helmet possesses. A number of them have provisions for visors to become snapped on. The safety on the face is minimal when utilizing these helmets.
Supplementing facial protection by using goggles or snapping with a face shield protects the facial skin from flying debris, strong wind and insects.
Half Helmet: Famous in the 1960s and also known as the pudding basin helmet in britain, 1 / 2 helmet or &lsquoshorty' was loved by road racers. The style is almost similar to a face helmet without worrying about lowered rear. The bowl shaped helmet does not offer a good deal of protection along with the rider has got to wear goggles to shield the eyes. Due to decreased safety which they offer, a few Motorcycle Safety Foundations have banned using this half helmet.
Headwear Not Included Inside An Entire World Of Helmets
Informal headwear such as beanies and brain buckets cannot be included to mean motorcycle helmets. These kinds of headwear are not certified for safety and therefore are lighter and smaller than conventional helmets. They don't have precautionary features for example the energy absorbing crash foam. In their best, such novelty helmets can prevent the scalp from sunburn or perhaps the scalp against abrasion. However, they won't stop the skull in the impact of an crash.