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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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Simpson Ghost Bandit: whatever next, a mean and practical streetfighter helmet?!

Simpson Ghost Bandit motorcycle helmet review. OK, bit of background to avoid confusion. The Simpson Ghost...
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One of the best value Snell rated helmets on the market?

Scorpion EXO-R420 budget full face motorcycle crash helmet review. The Scorpion EXO-R410 we reviewed a few...

Icon Alliance and Alliance GT: great value, great performing all-rounder helmets.

Icon Alliance and Alliance GT full face motorcycle helmet review. Along with the Icon Airmada, the...
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Shoei’s new top-dog dirt helmet: the Shoei VFX-EVO.

Review of the Shoei VFX-EVO motocross helmet. It's been a while since Shoei released a new motocross helmet. But their new VFX-EVO (called VFX-WR in...

LS2 Rapid review – low price full face motorcycle helmet

LS2 Rapid - LS2's budget all rounder full face helmet. Chinese lid maker, LS2, is known for making lower-priced motorcycle helmets. And with this LS2...

A look around the HJC RPHA 90 modular crash helmet

HJCs premium flip-up touring helmet with sun visor: HJC RPHA 90. HJC's RPHA series of helmets are their higher performance range of lids (it's actually...

A look at AGV’s new budget sportsbike/track helmet: AGV K1

AGV's entry-level sportsbike helmet: the AGV K1 Always fancied owning a range-topping track helmet like the AGV Pista GPR or the slightly cheaper Corsa R,...

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

Note. The HJC RPHA-Max is now discontinued. You can find some great alternatives though on...
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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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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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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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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...

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...
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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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Shoei GT Air crash helmet review

Summary: the Shoei GT-Air is an expensive, well-built, premium priced full faced helmet that's quiet...

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...

The Original Retro: Bell’s Moto 3 motocross helmet is back

Bell Moto-3 Retro Motocross Helmet Review. Bell launched the original Moto 3 back in the early 70's, bringing an integral chin protector into Motocross racing...

Review of the Nexx XG100 retro full face motorcycle helmet

The Nexx X.G100: a composite fiber retro full face helmet The Nexx X.G100 is a proudly retro full face helmet, harking back to the good...
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AGV K3 SV motorcycle helmet review

The AGV K3 SV is the successor to the popular K3, with the SV denoting an integral sun visor. It's a polycarbonate-shelled crash helmet...

Arai XD4 adventure motorcycle crash helmet review

Arai XD4 Dual Sport Motorcycle Helmet review - Arai's most verstaile helmet ever? Arai has designed the Arai XD4 to be probably the most versatile...

Bell MX-9 and MX-9 Adventure motorcycle crash helmets

Bell MX-9 and MX-9 Adventure - polycarbonate motocross and dual sports helmets The Bell MX-9 comes in two versions - either the standard motocross helmet...
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Review of the AGV AX8 series of motorcycle helmets

AGV AX-8 series crash helmets (including Evo, Naked and Dual Evo) The AGV AX8 series of helmets are all based on the same basic helmet...
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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...

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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Schuberth C3 helmet review

Summary: The Schuberth C3 is a flip-up fiberglass helmet that's generally considered well built, pretty quiet, comfortable and widely liked by owners. It doesn't...