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Welcome to Billy’s Crash Helmets

Bringing you the best (unbiased & independent) information on the safest motorcycle crash helmets you can buy*… everything you need to make sure your next helmet is the best and safest possible.

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Scorpion Exo R710 motorcycle crash helmet review

The Scorpion Exo-R710 review: a great value, sporty fiberglass full face helmet The Scorpion Exo-R710 is...

X-Lite X-1004 Composite/Carbon Fiber modular helmet

X-Lite's X-1004 composite fiber flip-up/modular helmet review The X-Lite X-1004 is the replacement of the old...
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Review of the Biltwell Gringo and Gringo-S Motorcycle Crash Helmet

Biltwell Gringo and Gringo-S Review: two Full Face Retro Helmets Like the Bell Bullet and the Nexx...
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Bell SRT full face and modular motorcycle crash helmet

Bell SRT helmet: a fiberglass all rounder with sportsbike-ready shield Bell helmets are a little unusual. Unlike every helmet maker we can think of, from...

LS2s budget adventure dual sport helmet: the LS2 Pioneer

A look around the LS2 Pioneer: LS2s adventure/dual sport motorcycle crash helmet The Pioneer is LS2's entry-level adventure helmet. LS2 say it's made from a...
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X-lite’s new X-803 Sportsbike Helmet

X-Lite's top dog racing helmet - the X-803 The X-803 is the successor to Italian maker X-Lite's X-802 and 802RR. They were great track helmets...
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Shark Skwal 2 Motorcycle Helmet: a great all rounder with built-in...

Shark Skwal 2 review: a mid-priced polycarbonate street helmet with LEDs The original Skwal helmet has only been with us a couple of years but...

Two ways to search for your next helmet… Helmet Gallery and Smart Filters

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A Review of the HJC R-PHA Max Crash Helmet

Summary The RPHA Max is a modular/flip-up helmet that’s well liked by most owners. It’s comfortable,...

Bell Moto-9 flex and carbon motorcycle helmet review

Bell Moto-9 and Moto-9 Flex Motocross helmet review Along with the cheaper Bell MX-9, the Bell...

Shoei VFX-W off-road/Motocross helmet review

The Shoei VFX-W motocross crash helmet: a classic design still going strong The VFX-W is Shoei's...
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Shark Race-R Pro Carbon Fibre Full Face Helmet Review

SHARP 5 Star Rated (maximum safety score) DOT/ECE certified Carbon Fibre Shell 2.9lbs/1.3Kg (light)...
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Full review of the Shoei X Fourteen sportsbike crash helmet

Top of the range racing helmet - the Shoei X-Fourteen (X-Spirit III outside the US) New...
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HJC IS-17 Full Face Crash Helmet Review

The HJC IS-17 is the replacement to the popular IS-16. It's been designed to be...
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A Good look at the Shoei RF-1200 Motorcycle Helmet

Shoei launched the RF-1200 crash helmet in 2014 as a replacement for their much loved (and...
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Shoei GT Air crash helmet review

Summary: the Shoei GT-Air is an expensive, well-built, premium priced full faced helmet that's quiet...
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AGV Corsa Full Face Helmet Review

The AGV Corsa (and Corsa-R) is AGVs second-in-line sports/racing crash helmet. The carbon fiber Pista GP-R was...
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AGV Corsa Full Face Helmet Review

The AGV Corsa (and Corsa-R) is AGVs second-in-line sports/racing crash helmet. The carbon fiber Pista GP-R was developed alongside Valentino Rossi and is a no holds-barred...
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Shark Skwal 2 Motorcycle Helmet: a great all rounder with built-in...

Shark Skwal 2 review: a mid-priced polycarbonate street helmet with LEDs The original Skwal helmet has only been with us a couple of years but...
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A review of the MT Blade SV full face

MT Blade SV - a versatile, good value Crash Helmet The MT Blade SV is an all-rounder full face helmet at the cheaper end of...
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X-Lite X-551 Helmet Review

Summary The X-Lite X-551 crash helmet is made by Nolan and aimed at supermoto on/off road adventure riders. It's an interesting combination of full-faced helmet...

Schuberth E1 Flip-up/Adventure helmet review

Schuberth E1 Adventure/modular crash helmet - full reviewFiberglass shell Modular/adventure helmet combo Adjustable peak Integral sun visor Optically-correct main shield Sizes XS-XXXL 5...

Icon Variant dual-sport motorcycle helmet review

Review of the Icon Variant Adventure Helmet The Variant is Icon's dual-sport or adventure helmet.That means it's really targeting folks who ride a cross-over style...
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Roof Desmo crash helmet review

Summary The Roof Desmo is a very clever helmet that looks pretty cool and imposing too. It's well finished and feels good quality. The chin...

LS2 FF325 Strobe flip-front motorcycle crash helmet review

A look at LS2's polycarbonate modular crash helmet - the LS2 FF325 Strobe The FF325 Strobe is Chinese helmet maker LS2's entry-level flip-up crash helmet....
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HJC IS Max II modular crash helmet review

The HJC IS-Max II is a polycarbonate shelled flip-up/modular crash helmet with an integral sun visor. It's on sale at a very attractive price-point...