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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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*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.

Review of the LS2 Valiant FF399 motorcycle crash helmet

Review of LS2's flip-over polycarbonate modular helmet. If you've ever checked out the Shark Evoline or...

Nexx X.G100R review: a retro full face motorcycle helmet with face shield

Nexx X.G100R - Retro cool full face helmet; now with added face shield. First, Nexx introduced...

Nexx X-Wild Enduro and X-Wild Street composite dual sports and street helmets review

Review of the Nexx X-Wild Enduro and X-Wild Street. We're looking at both the Nexx X-Wild...

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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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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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 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,...

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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Shoei GT Air crash helmet review

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

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 Hornet X2 Seeker TC1

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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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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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...
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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 and comfortable. It has an integral sun visor and...
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Review of the HJC FG-17 full face crash helmet

The HJC FG 17 is a popular 'race-ready' full face crash helmet aimed at the sports and sports touring market. It has a fiberglass...

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...

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...

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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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...

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 X-1003. It's a composite fiber-shelled modular/flip-front helmet with an...
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Duchinni D605 modular helmet launched

Note: Duchinni are not DOT certified for sale/use in the US. Little known but becoming increasingly popular since the launch of their new range, this...