10 Best flip-up helmet of 2018

  • Bluetooth 3.0 Technology. 8 Hours of Talk Time and 110 Hours...
  • One Touch Control for Calling, Answering, Rejecting Incoming...
  • Supports a Max distance of up to 1000 Feet Between Two...
  • High Resistance ABS Shell With Micrometrically Adjustable...
  • Meets or Exceeds FMVSS-218 and DOT Safety Standards
  • Helmet Liner / Cheek Pads are Lightweight, Soft and Easily...
  • Universal 3-Snap fitment, fits all open face helmets with...
  • Made of high quality of Polycarbonate meets all legal and...
  • Keep the wind, rain & bugs off your face while keeping the...
  • Advanced Lightweight Durable ABS Shell with EPS Impact...
  • Meets or Exceeds FMVSS-218 and DOT Safety Standards
  • Helmet Liner / Cheek Pads are Lightweight, Soft and Easily...
  • EPS Impact Absorption Inner Liner
  • Meets or Exceeds FMVSS-218 and DOT Safety Standards
  • Helmet Liner / Cheek Pads are Lightweight, Soft and Easily...
  • DOT Approved; Size L (57-58 CM,22.4/22.8 Inch)
  • Advanced Modular/Flip up and Dual Lens Design (inner smoked...
  • Light Weight Durable Aerodynamic Thermoplastic Alloy Shell
  • MXL Flip-Up Shield Uncoated Street Bike Racing Helmet...
  • Uncoated Helmet Accessories
  • exceeds Z87.1 and VESC-8
  • Universal 3-Snap fitment, fits all open face helmets with...
  • Made of high quality of Polycarbonate meets all legal and...
  • Keep the wind, rain & bugs off your face while keeping the...
  • Street Legal DOT Approved (FMVSS 218)
  • Strong Light Weight Durable Shell
  • Comfortable Padded Interior
  • DOT Approved; Size XXL (61-62 CM,24.0/24.4 Inch)
  • Advanced Modular/Flip up and Dual Lens Design (inner smoked...
  • Light Weight Durable Aerodynamic Thermoplastic Alloy Shell

Flip-flop counselor

Klapphelme

introduction

Flip-up helmets for motorcyclists are a direct relative of the well-known integral helmet.
Unique feature is that the front of the helmet with chin and visor section can be folded up. Depending on the helmet and manufacturer, the opening angle can be 90 ° – 180 °. Thus, e.g. Conversations are made without having to completely lose the helmet.
In Germany since 1976 wearing a crash helmet is compulsory for motorcyclists. Since then, the motorcycle helmetdeveloped rapidly. The world’s first flip-up helmet The company BMW already presented in 1981. Today, flip-up helmets enjoy great popularity especially among touring riders and generally spectacle wearers. Only in racing flip-up helmets have not yet found a serious entry.

material

Basically motorcycle helmets are made of two, also quite different price material groups.

Thermoplastics: (eg ABS, polycarbonates): especially cheap, light

Thermosets (glass, carbon or polyethylene reinforced plastic): lighter than
Thermoplastics, but much more expensive. Gold standard in international racing.

The helmet purchase

Basically, here are two generalities: try is about studying and
If you buy cheaply, you buy twice (or not at all). A motorcycle helmet should basically only
be bought under expert advice or at least after extensive information. Above all, the helmet must be worn at least once a sample before buying – at the dealer, he also often on his own
Drive the machine sample. Especially at higher speeds, the wind noise should be limited. Draft should not occur. We recommend a test period of at least fifteen minutes.
Only then, the upholstery time to adapt accordingly. The helmet should sit comfortably but still tight and can not be pulled off easily. There should be no space between the upholstery and the cheek. It is important to test the helmet directly with everything you would use in everyday life, so glasses, ear plugetc. The sights should be scratch-proof and in the best case also anti-fog coated. Before the purchase is also to check whether the locking system is safe to use even in an emergency. In the case of the flip-up helmet, the chin part should also be easy to open with one hand. Be sure to pay attention to a valid ECE standard (in this case 22/05). Also to note is the price and the fact that you only have a single head. Here it is worthwhile to dig deeper into your pocket and generally avoid low-cost helmets. At the end of the season, however, one or the other clearance sale can offer a bargain.

As an example, three recommendable flip-up helmets will be compared below
become. In the end, everyone has to find the optimal helmet for themselves.

Schuberth C3 Pro

Advantages:


R
recognized manufacturer


S
.T.R.O.N.G Helmet shell made of carbon / fiberglass composite


O
ptimale shock absorption


I
nnenausstattung with air conditioning effect


I
nnenausstattung washable and antibacterial


S
chuberth SRC communication system

Disadvantage:


T
your, prices start at 599,00EUR

Shoei Neotec Candy flip-up helmet
Advantages:


H
Elm shell made of AIM – unique protection system

B
anti-impact pinlock visor

V
Preparation for Bluetooth system


B
special ventilation system

G
ute noise damping
Disadvantage:


L
Draft possible from 120 km / h


T
yours, prices from 539,00EUR

introduction

Flip-up helmets for motorcyclists are a direct relative of the well-known integral helmet.
Unique feature is that the front of the helmet with chin and visor section can be folded up. Depending on the helmet and manufacturer, the opening angle can be 90 ° – 180 °. Thus, e.g. Conversations are made without having to completely lose the helmet.
In Germany since 1976 wearing a crash helmet is compulsory for motorcyclists. Since then, the motorcycle helmet has developed rapidly. The world’s first flip-up helmet The company BMW already presented in 1981. Today, flip-up helmets enjoy great popularity especially among touring riders and generally spectacle wearers. Only in racing flip-up helmets have not yet found a serious entry.

material

Basically motorcycle helmets are made of two, also quite different price material groups.

Thermoplastics: (eg ABS, polycarbonates): especially cheap, light

Thermosets (glass, carbon or polyethylene reinforced plastic): lighter than
Thermoplastics, but much more expensive. Gold standard in international racing.

The helmet purchase

Basically, here are two generalities: try is about studying and
If you buy cheaply, you buy twice (or not at all). A motorcycle helmet should basically only
be bought under expert advice or at least after extensive information. Above all, the helmet must be worn at least once a sample before buying – at the dealer, he also often on his own
Drive the machine sample. Especially at higher speeds, the wind noise should be limited. Draft should not occur. We recommend a test period of at least fifteen minutes.
Only then, the upholstery time to adapt accordingly. The helmet should sit comfortably but still tight and can not be pulled off easily. There should be no space between the upholstery and the cheek. It is important to test the helmet directly with everything that you would use in everyday life, so glasses, earplugs, etc. The sight should be scratch-proof in any case and at best be anti-fog coated. Before the purchase is also to check whether the locking system is safe to use even in an emergency. In the case of the flip-up helmet, the chin part should also be easy to open with one hand. Be sure to pay attention to a valid ECE standard (in this case 22/05). Also to note is the price and the fact that you only have a single head. Here it is worthwhile to dig deeper into your pocket and generally avoid low-cost helmets. At the end of the season, however, one or the other clearance sale can offer a bargain.

As an example, two recommendable flip-up helmets will be compared below
become. In the end, everyone has to find the optimal helmet for themselves.

Schuberth C3 Pro

Advantages:

– Renowned manufacturer

– S.T.R.O.N.G Helmet shell made of carbon / fiberglass composite

– Optimum shock absorption

– Interior with air conditioning effect

– Interior washable and antibacterial

– Schuberth SRC communication system

Disadvantage:

– Expensive, prices start at 599,00EUR

Shoei Neotec Candy flip-up helmet

Advantages:

– Helmet shell made of AIM – unique protection system
– Anti-fog Pinlock visor
– Preparation for Bluetooth system

– Special ventilation system
– Good noise reduction

Disadvantage:

– Draft possible from 120 km / h

– Expensive, prices from 539,00EUR

Helmet removal after an accident

Helmet off – yes or no?

This question is no longer a question of faith and the answer is clearly yes.

After an accident, any motorcyclist who is able to do so has his helmet anyway
discontinued. If the helmet is still on, the driver is usually not able to do so. Here is
the helmet removal a first life-saving emergency measure. Ideally, the decrease takes place with
2 people, but also being alone should not prevent this measure. Only in this way can e.g. on
Suffocating the unconscious motorcyclist can be prevented. On flip-up helmet relieved by
its size opening up the helmet pickup
tremendously.

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