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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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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...

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,...

Icon Airflite motorcycle crash helmet review

Icon Airflite: funky all rounder helmet with innovative shield system. Icon like to do things differently.Take the Icon Airflite. It's a polycarbonate all-rounder helmet that's...
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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...

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,...
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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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A review of the Shoei Hornet X2 dual-sports adventure crash helmet

Shoei's versatile Adventure/dual-sports helmet: the Shoei Hornet X2 Introduction The Shoei Hornet X2 is successor to the...
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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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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...

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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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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Quck look – AGV K3 SV Helmet

For our full review of the AGV K3 SV go here. The recently introduced AGV K3 SV is the successor to the popular K3. What's...

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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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...

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...
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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...

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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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...
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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...
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Schuberth C3 Pro (and C3 Pro Woman) crash helmet review

Schuberth C3 Pro crash helmet. A high quality (and higher-priced) modular helmet. In a similar way to other German engineering companies, Schuberth have grown a...