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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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Caberg XTrace: a massively versatile, great value dual sport helmet

Review of the Caberg X-Trace dual sport motorcycle helmet. Note – Caberg helmets are not DOT...
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AGV Numo Evo ST: one of the safest modular helmets around?

Review of the AGV Numo Evo ST modular helmet. AGV is a name that's synonimous with...
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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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HJCs low priced all-rounder full face helmet.

HJC i70 full face motorcycle crash helmet review. The HJC i70 is HJCs replacement of their mega-popular IS-17. Which means it's a polycarbonate all-rounder full...
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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...

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

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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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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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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)...

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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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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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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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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MT Mugello budget motorcycle crash helmet

MT Mugello: amazing value all-rounder budget helmet Spanish helmet maker MT has built a solid reputation for making helmets that give excellent crash protection but...

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

Nexx X.G100R - Retro cool full face helmet; now with added face shield. First, Nexx introduced the X.G100. That's a composite fiber retro helmet with...
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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 a bit of a jack of all trades, for...

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...
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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 well-regarded Shoei Hornet - Shoei's top of the range...
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Quick Review – MT Synchrony Crash Helmet

MT is a Spanish helmet maker known for its range of budget helmets. The MT is an off-road helmet with a thermoplastic shell and...

HJC Sy-Max III modular crash helmet review

The HJC Sy-Max III - HJCs mid-price fiberglass flip-up helmet The Symax modular has been around in one form or another for many years now....

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...

MDS MD200 crash helmet review

MDS MD200 - a great performing budget modular crash helmet For those not in the know, MDS is AGVs budget/entry level crash helmet brand and...