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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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*Including information on Snell and SHARP safety tested helmets. Note: most external links to retailers that result in a sale will lead to us being paid a small % of the sale (at no extra cost to you). See about us for more detail.

Shoei’s new retro street helmet with bags of attitude (and practicality?)

Shoei Ex-Zero Retro helmet review. A practical Retro? Looks like Shoei's design department are starting to...

Caberg Drift Evo: A great value lid for your sportsbike?

Caberg Evo Drift review: full face, composite sportsbike helmet. Note - Caberg helmets are not DOT...

Budget SHARP 4 Star safety rated modular… but there’s a problem

Duchinni D606 budget flip-front motorcycle helmet review. They might sound Italian, but Duchinni are a Chinese...

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,...

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...

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

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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 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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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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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...

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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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...

Caberg Drift full face motorcycle helmet review

Caberg Drift full face motorcycle helmet review Note: Caberg helmets are not DOT certified for use in mandatory helmet states (only ECE 22.05 certified for...

Shark Spartan motorcycle helmet review

Review of Shark's full face streetbike motorcycle helmet, the Shark Spartan The Spartan is Shark's aggressive streetbike full face helmet that comes in both fiberglass...

Shark Skwal Review

Shark Skwal crash helmet. A polycarb full face helmet with in-built LED lights The Skwal is Shark's middle of the range, do anything at a...

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...

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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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...

Nolan N40 crossover and jet motorcycle crash helmet

Preview of the Nolan N40-5 family of motorcycle helmets (40-5 jet and 40-5 GT crossover) The Nolan N40 range has always been interesting and unusual....
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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, well put together, pretty quiet and light for a...

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...