Shoei Solid Multitec Street Bike Racing Motorcycle Helmet – White / Large
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.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 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: Solid Multitec Helmet
- Item Weight: 5.4 pounds
- Product Dimensions: 14.7 x 11.6 x 11 inches
- Manufacturer Part Number: 01-112-HH-FBA
Motorcycle headgear are of 5 types and are secured for the rider's head utilizing a chin strap. The goal of wearing them as well as their protective benefits are defeated if chin strap is just not secured.
Full Face Helmet: The entire face helmet covers the entire head as much as the skull base and is among the most protective among all the helmets. It provides a swiveling cutout band, called a visor, made from transparent plastic across 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 that are popular for motocross or off-road rides usually do not sometimes have a face shield though the visor and chin portions are extended. Head gear 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 put on 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 sunlight's glare from the rider's eyes during jumps.
Though off-road helmets was without a chin bar earlier on, modern off-road helmets have a chin bar to shield the face area from impact during crashes. By such helmets as well as goggles, the same amount of protection as from full face helmets can be achieved.
Modular/Flip-Up Helmets: Best known by the name convertible, the modular helmet is a hybrid involving the full face and open face street helmet. The chin bar is on a pivot and is moved upwards to resemble a face helmet. Anybody wearing the helmet may thus be capable of eat and drink without having to take away the chinstrap. They may be well-liked by motor officers that are moving around.
Modular helmets are likely to be kept closed while riding and the chin bar is maintained only once not riding the motorcycle. If your helmet is kept on view position while riding, the chance of neck injury is greatly increased in the eventuality of an accident. However, those modular helmets that are dual certified as full face and open face helmets give you a great level of protection regardless if employed in the open mode.
Open Face Helmet: Outdoors face helmets cover the trunk of the head, the ears and the cheeks but don't have the chin bar that the full face helmet possesses. A lot of them have provisions for visors to become snapped on. The protection for the face is minimal when utilizing these helmets.
Supplementing facial protection by using goggles or snapping on a face shield protects the face area from flying debris, strong wind and insects.
Half Helmet: Famous throughout the 1960s as well as known as the pudding basin helmet in the united kingdom, one half helmet or &lsquoshorty' was loved by road racers. The structure is actually 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 the eye area. As a result of decreased safety that they can offer, several Motorcycle Safety Foundations have banned the application of this half helmet.
Headwear Not Included Within The Realm Of Helmets
Informal headwear including beanies and brain buckets cannot be included to mean motorcycle helmets. These kind of headwear are not certified for safety and are smaller and lighter than conventional helmets. They don't have safety features for example the energy absorbing crash foam. In their best, such novelty helmets prevents the scalp from sunburn or even the scalp against abrasion. However, they can not stop the skull from the impact of a crash.