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HJC CL-17 Full-Face Motorcycle Helmet (Matte Black, Large)

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HJC CL-17 Full-Face Motorcycle Helmet (Matte Black, Large)

HJC CL-17 Full-Face Motorcycle Helmet (Matte Black, Large)

$130.49

(as of 04/24/2017 at 13:30 UTC)

Advanced Polycarbonate Composite Shell. Lightweight, superior fit and comfort using advanced CAD technology – Anti-Scratch Pinlock ready Faceshield (HJ-09) New 3D design provides 95 percent U.V. protection…

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Advanced Polycarbonate Composite Shell. Lightweight, superior fit and comfort using advanced CAD technology – Anti-Scratch Pinlock ready Faceshield (HJ-09) New 3D design provides 95 percent U.V. protection. Side shield lock mechanism for a ultra-secure seal. For ultimate Anti-Fog system add a optional Pinlock insert (sold separately) – RapidFire Shield Replacement System. Simple and secure shield ratchet system provides ultra-quick, tool-less removal and installation for efficient operation. 2-Stage shield closure system with one-touch center open/close shield locking system makes for an extremely tight and secure seal. – ACS Advanced Channeling Ventilation System. Full front to back airflow flushes heat and humidity up and out. – SuperCool Moisture-Wicking Interior. Fully removable cheek pads and liner. Anti-Bacterial Fabric. All sizes of cheek pads are interchangeable in all helmet sizes – Meets or Exceeds SNELL and D.O.T. Standards Note Sizes 3XL-5XL D.O.T. approved only.

5 Forms Of Motorbike Helmets

Motorbike headgear are usually of five types and therefore are secured to the rider's head employing a chin strap. The goal of using them in addition to their protective benefits are defeated if chin strap isn't secured.

Full Face Helmet: The entire face helmet covers the entire head up to the skull base and is easily the most protective among all the helmets. It possesses a swiveling cutout band, termed as a visor, made from transparent plastic across the front with the eyes and nose. Some helmets have vents for increased airflow. The disadvantages are decreased hearing, intense heat, and deficiency of wind. Full-face helmets that are widely used for motocross or off-road rides usually do not sometimes possess a face shield though 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 absence of a face shield allows the rider to use 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 sunlight's glare from the rider's eyes during jumps.

Though off-road helmets didn't have a chin bar previously, modern off-road helmets possess a chin bar to protect the face from impact during crashes. By using such helmets together with goggles, the equivalent protection as from full face helmets can be carried out.

Modular/Flip-Up Helmets: Also known through the name convertible, the modular helmet can be a hybrid involving the full face and open face street helmet. The chin bar is over a pivot and can be moved upwards to resemble a face helmet. The individual wearing the helmet may thus be capable of drink and eat and never have to eliminate the chinstrap. They're well-liked by motor officers that are on the move.

Modular helmets are usually kept closed while riding as well as the chin bar is kept up only once not riding the motorcycle. If the helmet is kept in view position while riding, the chance of neck injury is greatly increased in the event 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 if used in the open mode.

Open Face Helmet: Outdoors face helmets cover the back with the head, the ears as well as the cheeks but do not hold the chin bar which a full face helmet possesses. Many of them have provisions for visors for the face is minimal when you use these helmets.

Supplementing facial protection by using goggles or snapping over a face shield protects the face from flying debris, strong wind and insects.

Half Helmet: Famous in the 1960s as well as known as the pudding basin helmet in the UK, a half helmet or &lsquoshorty' was well-liked by road racers. The structure is nearly similar to a face helmet without worrying about lowered rear. The bowl shaped helmet doesn't offer a good deal of protection as well as the rider must wear goggles to protect the eye area. Due to decreased safety that they offer, several Motorcycle Safety Foundations have banned the use of this half helmet.

Headwear Not Included Within The Whole World Of Helmets

Informal headwear like beanies and brain buckets cannot be included in mean motorcycle helmets. These kinds of headwear are not certified for safety and therefore are smaller and lighter than conventional helmets. They don't have precautionary features including the energy absorbing crash foam. Inside their best, such novelty helmets can prevent the scalp from sunburn or the scalp against abrasion. However, they won't prevent the skull from the impact of your crash.