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How Helmet Construction and its Materials Protect the Rider’s Head – Read Our Article

What constitutes a safe motorcycle helmet? Which specific properties of a helmet and its construction deserve your extra attention? All about that and especially materials motorcycle helmets are made of you can read in the article by our in-house technical consultant Michael Grayen. You will learn about material choices available to riders with specific demands and requirements in their mind.

In short, any motorcycle helmet is designed to protect your head in case of an accident and shield it from the elements and harsh weather conditions. The construction of a typical helmet includes a rigid outer shell, impact-absorbing liner, and soft inner liner. Most of the helmets also feature face shields. Which materials are best for protecting your head in your specific application and with your riding style? All that and much more in a full article available by the link below:

What Material Choices Are There in Motorcycle Helmet Construction?

Some of the helmets featured in the article as examples:

NEXX Helmets® - X.G100R Motordrome Full Face Helmet -

X-Lite® - X-803 Nuance Ultra Carbon Full Face Helmet -

Cyber Helmets® - US-39 Solid Full Face Helmet -

NEXX Helmets® - SX.60 Vintage2 Open Face Helmet -

NEXX Helmets® - SX.60 Cruise Open Face Helmet -

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Hey, thanks for the heads up! I buy HJC not only for the price but they fit my head better than any other brands. It doesn’t matter how good the helmet is if it doesn’t fit and causes pain while using it. BTDT. There is nothing worse than being on a long ride and your helmet is causing you pain or hot spots. It is such a distraction. Of course to tight shorts can cause same problems in a different area. Make sure all your riding apparel is comfortable for the long haul. I’ve tried on many of the expensive brands to find they just don’t fit right. Go with the helmet that fits you best.
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Very good info. Will definitely revisit this later this year when researching for a new helmet. Thx for posting.

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