Shoei Solid Multitec Street Bike Racing Motorcycle Helmet – Matte Black / Medium
Looking for convenience, versatility, and security all in one? Welcome to the functional world of the SHOEI Multitec. Recognized for the convenience and versatility provided by its ability to convert instantly to an open-face configuration, the Multitec's modular design allows riders to perform tasks that would normally require the removal of a full-face helmet. Its streamlined and aerodynamic shape, impressively quiet riding traits, excellent ventilation, and luxurious fit provide riders with unparalleled performance and comfort, all with the versatility of a true two-in-one helmet.
Shell Integrated SpoilerCheek Pad Slits for EyeglassesLightweight, Advanced Integrated Matrix (AIM) ShellRemovable CheekpadsIntegrated Breath GuardAdjustable Upper VentSleek and Aerodynamic DesignNeck Outlet VentLightweight, Advanced Integrated Matrix (AIM) ShellComplies With FMVSS218 (DOT)Quick Release Base Plate System3D Comfort Liner SystemChin CurtainPreset Shield Opening Lever With Locking MechanismCX-1V Shield5-Year Warranty2011 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
Motorbike helmets are of five types and they are secured towards the rider's head utilizing a chin strap. in addition to their protective benefits are defeated if chin strap is not secured.
Full Face Helmet: The entire face helmet covers the entire head around the skull base and is the most protective among all the helmets. It provides a swiveling cutout band, called a visor, manufactured from transparent plastic through the front with the eyes and nose. Some helmets include vents for increased airflow. The disadvantages are decreased hearing, intense heat, and deficiency of wind. Full-face helmets which can be widely used for motocross or off-road rides usually do not sometimes have a face shield but 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 enable more airflow that is required 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 did not have a chin bar previously, modern off-road helmets have a chin bar to guard the eye from impact during crashes. By wearing such helmets together with goggles, the equivalent amount of protection as from full face helmets may be accomplished.
Modular/Flip-Up Helmets: Also known through the name convertible, the modular helmet is often a hybrid between the full face and open face street helmet. The chin bar is on a pivot and could be moved upwards to resemble a face helmet. Anybody wearing the helmet may thus be able to eat and drink and never have to remove the chinstrap. They are popular with motor officers that are on the road.
Modular helmets are usually kept closed while riding and the chin bar is kept up not until not riding the motorcycle. If your helmet is kept on view position while riding, the risk of neck injury is greatly increased in the event of this brief. However, those modular helmets which can be dual certified as full face and open face helmets offer a great degree of protection even when used in the open mode.
Open Face Helmet: The face helmets cover the rear with the head, the ears and the cheeks such as the hold the chin bar that a full face helmet possesses. A lot of them have provisions for visors to be snapped on. The security towards the face is minimal when you use these helmets.
Supplementing facial protection by putting on goggles or snapping on a face shield protects the eye from flying debris, strong wind and insects.
Half Helmet: Famous throughout the 1960s and in addition referred to as the pudding basin helmet in britain, a half helmet or &lsquoshorty' was loved by road racers. The style is almost comparable to a face helmet without the lowered rear. The bowl shaped helmet does not offer a good deal of protection and the rider has to wear goggles to guard your eye area. Because of the decreased safety they offer, several Motorcycle Safety Foundations have banned the use of this half helmet.
Headwear Not Included Inside The Whole World Of Helmets
Informal headwear for example beanies and brain buckets cannot be included in mean motorcycle helmets. These kinds of headwear are certainly not certified for safety and they are lighter and smaller than conventional helmets. They do not have safety measures like the energy absorbing crash foam. In their best, such novelty helmets can prevent the scalp from sunburn or the scalp against abrasion. However, they can not stop the skull in the impact of your crash.