Shoei Reverb X-Twelve Street Bike Motorcycle Helmet – TC-2 / Medium
Since its introduction in 2003, the X-Eleven has been the motorcycle-racing helmet that all others are judged by. For this year, Shoei engineers were faced with the grueling task of improving on what is already considered to be the best-performing racing helmet ever conceived. Born from racing, the all-new X-12 Reverb Helmet combines Shoei's 50 years of helmet building experience with the very latest technology and most advanced materials to bring you the racing helmet of the future. Throughout its history, Shoei has relied on feedback from professional racers around the globe to continually improve its products, and everything learned along the way has now culminated in the finest motorcycle racing helmet ever developed-the all-new X-Twelve!Q.R.S.A. (Quick Release Self-Adjusting) Base Plate SystemCW-1 ShieldAIM+ Shell Construction (Snell M2010-Approved)5 Shell SizesAero Edge 2 SpoilerVentilation SystemDual-Layer EPS Liner3D Max Dry Interior SystemE.Q.R.S. (Emergency Quick Release System)Chin CurtainBreath Guard2012 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 1/8Five Types Of Motorbike Helmets are usually of 5 types and they are secured on the rider's head employing a chin strap. The objective of putting them on as well as their protective benefits are defeated if chin strap is not secured.
Full Face Helmet: The total face helmet covers the complete head as much as the skull base and is the most protective among all the helmets. It has a swiveling cutout band, called a visor, created 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 insufficient wind. Full-face helmets that are commonly used for motocross or off-road rides usually do not sometimes use a face shield nevertheless 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 absence of a face shield permits the rider to utilize goggles and enable more airflow that is required during strenuous off-road rides. The visor protects the rider's eyes from flying debris and keeps the sun's glare over rider's eyes during jumps.
Though off-road helmets was without a chin bar earlier on, modern off-road helmets use a chin bar to safeguard the eye from impact during crashes. By using such helmets as well as goggles, the equivalent protection as from full face helmets can be carried out.
Modular/Flip-Up Helmets: Sometimes known through the name convertible, the modular helmet is really a hybrid relating to the full face and open face street helmet. The chin bar is with a pivot and could be moved upwards to resemble an empty face helmet. The person wearing the helmet may thus be able to consume while not having to get rid of the chinstrap. They are liked by motor officers that are on the move.
Modular helmets are likely to be kept closed while riding and also the chin bar is maintained only if not riding the motorcycle. If the helmet is kept on view position while riding, the potential risk of neck injury is greatly increased in the eventuality of this brief. However, those modular helmets that are dual certified as full face and open face helmets give you a great amount of protection even when utilized in the open mode.
Open Face Helmet: The face helmets cover the rear with the head, the ears and also the cheeks such as the contain the chin bar which a full face helmet possesses. Many of them have provisions for visors to get snapped on. The safety on the face is minimal when using these helmets.
Supplementing facial protection by goggles or snapping with a face shield protects the eye from flying debris, strong wind and insects.
Half Helmet: Famous during the 1960s and also referred to as pudding basin helmet in the united kingdom, 1 / 2 helmet or &lsquoshorty' was preferred among road racers. The design is almost similar to an empty face helmet minus the lowered rear. The bowl shaped helmet won't offer much of a protection and also the rider needs to wear goggles to safeguard the eye area. Due to decreased safety which they offer, a number of Motorcycle Safety Foundations have banned the application of this half helmet.
Headwear Not Included Within The Whole World Of Helmets
Informal headwear such as beanies and brain buckets cannot be contributed to mean motorcycle helmets. These types of headwear usually are not certified for safety and they are lighter and smaller than conventional helmets. They do not have precautionary features for example 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 stop the skull through the impact of your crash.