Top 10 safest motorcycle helmets – 2021

On this page you’ll only find motorcycle helmets that have been either Snell certified or rated at four or five stars by the SHARP crash helmet safety testing scheme. That means, as far as we can tell, these are some of the best protecting helmets around (though note, your No.1 priority when buying a helmet is buying one that fits well, even before safety rating). We then look at other features to see how well they rate in terms of comfort, value, features, noise. That way, if you buy one of these crash helmets, not only will you get some really great protection, but a helmet that performs too.

Shark Race-R Pro Carbon Fibre Full Face Helmet Review

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SHARP 5 Star Rated (maximum safety score) DOT/ECE certified Carbon Fibre Shell 2.9lbs/1.3Kg (light) and aerodynamic Good for glasses wearers Double-D ring fastener ...

One of the best value Snell rated helmets on the market?

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Scorpion EXO-R420 budget full face motorcycle crash helmet review. The Scorpion EXO-R410 we reviewed a few years ago has now been replaced by... the imaginatively...

Full review of the Shoei X Fourteen sportsbike crash helmet

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Top of the range racing helmet - the Shoei X-Fourteen (X-Spirit III outside the US) New for 2016, Shoei have finally replaced the X-Twelve, their...

Shoei RF-1400 review: a fantastic all-rounder Snell certified helmet.

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Review of the Shoei RF-1400 sports touring motorcycle helmet. First up, there was the RF-1000 (great helmet). That was replaced in 2014 by the RF-1200...

Shark Skwal 2 Motorcycle Helmet: a great all rounder with built-in...

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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...

The Shoei RF-SR full face helmet review

Review of the Shoei RF-SR full face crash helmet (Shoei RYD in the UK/EU) The RF-SR is Shoei's full face street helmet, designed to look both sleek...

Review of the Arai Signet-X (Arai QV-Pro Europe): street/sports touring crash...

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Review of the Arai Signet-X: the street/sports touring crash helmet from Arai. The Signet-X is the long awaited replacement to that stalwart of their helmet...

Nolan N87 full face motorcycle crash helmet review

Nolan N87 - Review of Nolan's well-specced polycarbonate full face helmet The Nolan N87 is Nolan’s top-of-the-range full face polycarbonate helmet aimed at both sportsbike...

The big-bottomed helmet is here. Meet the Arai Regent X.

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Arai Regent X motorcycle helmet review. The Arai Regent X (sold as the Profile V in Europeland) is Arai's entry level full face helmet in...

A Good look at the Shoei RF-1200 Motorcycle Helmet

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Shoei launched the RF-1200 crash helmet in 2014 as a replacement for their much loved (and much-bought) RF-1100. The RF-1100 is one of our all time...