Shoei Goddess Qwest On-Road Motorcycle Helmet – TC-7 / Medium
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
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Motorbike helmets are usually of five types and are secured towards the rider's head by using a chin strap. The objective of putting them on along with their protective benefits are defeated if chin strap just isn't secured.
Full Face Helmet: The full face helmet covers your entire head as much as the skull base and is the most protective of all the helmets. It possesses a swiveling cutout band, referred to as a visor, created from transparent plastic through the front in the eyes and nose. Some helmets likewise incorporate vents for increased airflow. The disadvantages are decreased hearing, intense heat, and not enough wind. Full-face helmets which might be popular for motocross or off-road rides do not sometimes have a very 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 allows the rider to put on goggles and allow more airflow that is required during strenuous off-road rides. The visor protects the rider's eyes from flying debris and keeps sunshine's glare off the rider's eyes during jumps.
Though off-road helmets didn't have a chin bar earlier on, modern off-road helmets have a very chin bar to shield the eye from impact during crashes. By using such helmets as well as goggles, the equal protection as from full face helmets can be achieved.
Modular/Flip-Up Helmets: Commonly known as from the name convertible, the modular helmet is often a hybrid involving the full face and open face street helmet. The chin bar is on the pivot and can be moved upwards to resemble a face helmet. The individual wearing the helmet may thus have the ability to drink and eat without having to eliminate the chinstrap. They may be well-liked by motor officers who are on the move.
Modular helmets are likely to be kept closed while riding and the chin bar is maintained only when not riding the motorcycle. If the helmet is kept in the open position while riding, the potential risk of neck injury is greatly increased in the case of a crash. However, those modular helmets which might be dual certified as full face and open face helmets offer a great level of protection even though used in the open mode.
Open Face Helmet: Outside face helmets cover the back in the head, the ears and the cheeks along with possess the chin bar that the full face helmet possesses. Some 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 Helmet: Famous through the 1960s and in addition called the pudding basin helmet in the united kingdom, a half helmet or &lsquoshorty' was well-liked by road racers. The design is practically just like a face helmet without worrying about lowered rear. The bowl shaped helmet doesn't offer a good deal of protection and the rider needs to wear goggles to shield your eyes. Due to decreased safety that they can offer, a couple of Motorcycle Safety Foundations have banned the usage of this half helmet.
Headwear Not Included Inside Realm Of Helmets
Informal headwear like beanies and brain buckets cannot be contributed to mean motorcycle helmets. These kind of headwear aren't certified for safety and are lighter and smaller than conventional helmets. They don't have safety measures such as the energy absorbing crash foam. In their best, such novelty helmets may prevent the scalp from sunburn or scalp against abrasion. However, they can't avoid the skull through the impact of a crash.