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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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6D ATS-1 street motorcycle helmet review

6D ATS-1 motorcycle helmet: the safest helmet around? You've gotta respect anyone who's willing to put...
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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...

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,...

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...

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

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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...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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HJC R-PHA ST motorcycle helmet review

A mid-priced all-rounder from HJC: the HJC R-PHA ST motorcycle helmet The RPHA ST is HJCs fiberglass sports touring crash helmet. It's a mid-priced helmet...
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Bell Bullitt Retro-Look Full Face Helmet Review

Introducing Chris - our latest crash helmet review recruit. Take it away Chris... The Bell Bullitt is a retro imagining of Bell’s popular old Star...

LS2 FF323 Arrow full face helmet review

LS2 FF323 Arrow - feature-rich, track-developed bargain sportsbike helmet   Chinese crash helmet maker LS2 worked with the likes of Moto GP rider Yonny Fernandes and...

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...
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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...

Nolan N44 Classic & Evo Crash Helmet Review

Nolan N44 - a funky and hugely versatile cross-over crash helmet. Nolan have been making crash helmets since the early 70's but are only recently...
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AGV Numo EVO flip-up crash helmet review (AGV Compact in EU)

AGVs top of the range flip-up crash helmet - the AGV Numo EVO (Compact in EU) The AGV Numo EVO is designed for typical road riders...

Nolan N44 Classic & Evo Crash Helmet Review

Nolan N44 - a funky and hugely versatile cross-over crash helmet. Nolan have been making crash helmets since the early 70's but are only recently...
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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...