Motorcycle Helmet Guide
If you wash your helmet with the wrong chemicals, its safety features will be compromised.
Likewise, storing your helmet in the wrong area can seriously decrease its crash protection.
And even if you do everything right, the helmet will still have a finite lifespan.
So be advised.
You'll be spoiled for choice when it comes to motorcycle helmets. And believe it or not, stereotyping the brands is a good way to narrow your search.
Is it fair? Not really. But different brands have made different reputations for themselves over the years. And more often than not, these generalizations give a decent forecast of what you can expect.
What’s hard on the outside, soft on the inside and great for keeping you alive?
Lots of things!
Helmet manufacturers employ a good chunk of the periodic table. But which of these fancy materials is right for you? Our no-nonsense breakdown will help you choose.
Fitment is the most important aspect of choosing a helmet. Even if you buy a fancy carbonized Kevlar lid, it will still feel like an ice cream bucket unless you get the fit right.
There are three things to consider here: head shape, head size and customization.
Motorcycle helmets are like Canadian time zones. There are 6 different kinds, and that isn't going to change anytime soon.
The lids are as follows: full face, modular, open face, half helmet, off road and dual sport. Here’s everything you should know about each type.