Shoei Corazon RF-1100 On-Road Motorcycle Helmet – TC-2 / Medium
Building on the strongest pedigree in the motorcycle helmet business, SHOEI is proud to introduce the all-new RF-1100 Helmet. Since its 2003 inception, the RF-1000 has enjoyed great success, but that didn't stop SHOEI's world-class development team from throwing out the molds to build a brand-new helmet from scratch.
AIM+ Shell Construction (Snell M2010-Approved)Q.R.S.A. (Quick Release Self-Adjusting) Base Plate SystemCW-1 Shield5 Shell SizesShell-Integrated SpoilerVariable Ventilation System: three (3) intake and six (6) exhaust vents in totalDual layer liner yields enhanced impact absorption by adjusting thickness and density in key areasInner liner features air channels for efficient coolingImpact-absorbing EPS linerThe RF-1100 is equipped with a fully removable, washable, and replaceable 3D center pad and multi-layer cheek padsChin curtainBreath Guard5-Year Warranty2012 Model
Sizing Note:X-Small – Hat Size: 6 5/8 – 6 3/4 – Head(cm): 53 – 54 – Head (inch): 20 7/8 – 21 1/4 Small – Hat Size: 6 7/8 – 7 – Head (cm): 55 – 56 – Head (inch): 21 5/8 – 22 Medium – Hat Size: 7 1/8 – 7 1/4 – Head (cm): 57 – 58 – Head (inch): 22 1/2 – 22 7/8 Large – Hat Size: 7 3/8 – 7 1/2 – Head (cm): 59 – 60 – Head (inch): 23 1/4 – 23 5/8 X-Large – Hat Size: 7 5/8 – 7 3/4 – Head (cm): 61 – 62 – Head (inch): 24 – 24 3/8 2X-Large – Hat Size: 7 7/8 – 8 – Head (cm): 63 – 64 – Head (inch): 24 3/4 – 25 1/8
Motorcycle headgear are of five types and are secured for the rider's head utilizing a chin strap. The purpose of wearing them as well as their protective benefits are defeated if chin strap just isn't secured.
Full Face Helmet: The complete face helmet covers your entire head up to the skull base and is easily the most protective of all the helmets. It provides a swiveling cutout band, called a visor, created from transparent plastic through the front from the eyes and nose. Some helmets also include vents for increased airflow. The disadvantages are decreased hearing, intense heat, and lack of wind. Full-face helmets which are frequently used for motocross or off-road rides tend not to sometimes possess a face shield though 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 permit 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 glare off the rider's eyes during jumps.
Though off-road helmets was without a chin bar earlier on, modern off-road helmets possess a chin bar to safeguard the facial skin from impact during crashes. By using such helmets along with goggles, the equal protection as from full face helmets may be accomplished.
Modular/Flip-Up Helmets: Best known with the name convertible, the modular helmet is a hybrid between your full face and open face street helmet. The chin bar is over a pivot and is moved upwards to resemble an empty face helmet. Anyone wearing the helmet may thus be capable of eat and drink while not having to remove the chinstrap. They may be well-liked by motor officers that are on the go.
Modular helmets are often kept closed while riding as well as the chin bar is maintained only once not riding the motorcycle. In the event the helmet is kept in view position while riding, the chance of neck injury is greatly increased in the eventuality of this brief. However, those modular helmets which are dual certified as full face and open face helmets provide a great level of protection even when used in the open mode.
Open Face Helmet: The face helmets cover a corner from the head, the ears as well as the cheeks along with hold the chin bar that the full face helmet possesses. A lot of them have provisions for visors to be snapped on. The security for the face is minimal when using these helmets.
Supplementing facial protection by using goggles or snapping over a face shield protects the facial skin from flying debris, strong wind and insects.
Half Helmet: Famous during the 1960s and also called the pudding basin helmet in the UK, a half helmet or &lsquoshorty' was popular among road racers. The structure is actually similar to an empty face helmet without worrying about lowered rear. The bowl shaped helmet won't offer much of a protection as well as the rider has to wear goggles to safeguard your eyes. Because of the decreased safety they offer, a few Motorcycle Safety Foundations have banned the use of this half helmet.
Headwear Not Included Inside The Whole World Of Helmets
Informal headwear including beanies and brain buckets cannot be included to mean motorcycle helmets. Most of these headwear are not certified for safety and are lighter and smaller than conventional helmets. They don't have safety features like the energy absorbing crash foam. Inside their best, such novelty helmets may prevent the scalp from sunburn or scalp against abrasion. However, they cannot steer clear of the skull through the impact of a crash.