Shoei Ethereal Qwest Sports Bike Motorcycle Helmet – TC-2 / Small
No matter what we ride, where our final destination, or the path we choose to get there, every motorcyclist shares the same common thread when throwing a leg over their machine. It's the exhilarating search for adventure that draws us to the road, and SHOEI's all-new QWEST embodies what every rider seeks to experience along the way. Revolutionary noise-reduction technology, unsurpassed long-distance comfort, advanced ventilation performance, a light-weight, balanced fit and feel, and over 50 years of helmet-building experience have combined to deliver the finest touring helmet known to man. The all-new, groundbreaking QWEST-It's your journey… Enjoy every mile of it. Noise Reduction TechnologyQ.R.S.A. (Quick Release Self-Adjusting) Base Plate SystemCW-1 ShieldAIM+ Shell Construction (Snell M2010-Approved)5 Shell SizesShell-Integrated SpoilerVentilation PerformanceDual-Layer EPS LinerInterior Comfort SystemChin CurtainBreath Guard5-Year Warranty2012 Model
Sizing Note:2X-Small – Hat Size: 6-3/8 – 6-1/2 – Head(cm): 51 – 52 – Head (inch): 20 1/8 – 20 1/2X-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
- Brand: Shoei
- Model: Ethereal Qwest Helmet
- Item Weight: 5.3 pounds
- Product Dimensions: 14.5 x 12 x 11 inches
- Manufacturer Part Number: 0115-3002-04-HH-FBA
Motorbike helmets are of 5 types and they are secured towards the rider's head using a chin strap. The objective of wearing them along with their protective benefits are defeated if chin strap is not secured.
Full Face Motorcycle Helmet: The full face helmet covers the complete head as much as the skull base and is among the most protective among all the helmets. It has a swiveling cutout band, called a visor, created from transparent plastic throughout the front of the eyes and nose. Some helmets likewise incorporate vents for increased airflow. The disadvantages are decreased hearing, intense heat, and deficiency of wind. Full-face helmets which can be popular for motocross or off-road rides do not sometimes have a face shield however the visor and chin portions are extended. A helmet with less coverage is less safe.
Off-Road/Motocross Motorcycle Helmets: Mototcross/Off-road Motorcycle helmets have extended visor and chin portions. The absence of a face shield permits the rider to wear 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 the sun's glare off of the rider's eyes during jumps.
Though off-road helmets didn't have a chin bar earlier on, modern off-road helmets have a chin bar to shield the eye from impact during crashes. By such helmets together with goggles, the equal protection as from full face helmets is possible.
Modular/Flip-Up Motorcycle Helmets: Also known through 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 the pivot and can be moved upwards to resemble a wide open face helmet. Anybody wearing the helmet may thus have the ability to ingest chinstrap. They may be well-liked by motor officers who are on the road.
Modular Motorcycle helmets are often kept closed while riding and the chin bar is maintained not until not riding the motorcycle. If the helmet is kept in view position while riding, the potential risk of neck injury is greatly increased in the eventuality of this brief. However, those modular helmets which can be dual certified as full face and open face helmets give a great degree of protection even though found in the open mode.
Open Face Motorcycle Helmet: Outdoors face Motorcycle helmets cover a corner of the head, the ears and the cheeks along with contain the chin bar a full face helmet possesses. Many of them have provisions for visors to get snapped on. The security towards the face is minimal when working with these helmets.
Supplementing facial protection by wearing goggles or snapping on the face shield protects the eye from flying debris, strong wind and insects.
Half Motorcycle Helmet: Famous during the 1960s plus known as the pudding basin helmet in the UK, a half Motorcycle helmet or &lsquoshorty' was well-liked by road racers. The structure is practically similar to a wide open face helmet without the lowered rear. The bowl shaped helmet won't offer a protection and the rider has to wear goggles to shield the eye area. Due to decreased safety that they offer, a couple of Motorcycle Safety Foundations have banned the application of this half helmet.
Headwear Not Included Within The Whole World Of Motorcycle Helmets
Informal headwear including beanies and brain buckets cannot be contributed to mean motorcycle helmets. These kinds of headwear are certainly not certified for safety and they are lighter and smaller than conventional helmets. They don't have safety features like the energy absorbing crash foam. At their best, such novelty helmets minimizes the scalp from sunburn or even the scalp against abrasion. However, they cannot prevent the skull through the impact of an crash.