SAVING DOUGH FROM HEAD TO TOE
BILTWELL GRINGO S
The Gringo S is modeled around Biltwell’s injection-molded ABS outer shell and features a shock-absorbing EPS liner with hand-stitched interior padding, cheek pads, and BioFoam chin bar cushion for max comfort. The helmet also features a shield that boasts incredible optics and hinge mechanics that’ll make life so much easier when it comes time to adjust and clean. The Gringo S also features a snap and tab setup on the left side of the helmet that allows for quick opening and secure closing, which leaves the rider’s dome safe and sealed.
$199.95 // biltwellinc.com FLY LUXX HELMET
Some people think purchasing a brand-new helmet that has a long list of functions and features will cost way too much to justify spending the money. Well, the
Luxx lid changes all of that.
The high-strength poly-alloy materials that went into this helmet’s construction create a durable, lightweight shell, while the dual-density EPS liner provide progressive impact absorption for different levels of impact. High-flow ventilation, an easy-changing antifog face shield, and quick-release washable Coolmax comfort liner make for a competitively priced, affordable helmet that comfortably fits any head and budget.
$179.95 // flyracing.com AFX FX-36 HELMET BELL HELMETS REVOLVER EVO RALLY HELMET
Bell is a trusted name in the motorcycling community, and when it releases a new helmet to the marketplace, we pay attention. The Revolver EVO Rally helmet has yet to disappoint on looks, but more importantly is its highly decorated spec sheet. Leading features include a redesigned eyeport seal, new chin curtain, and an improved flip-down sunshade for easy and quick adjustments. This one’s a winner.
$199.95 // bellhelmets.com
Sleek European design has influenced the construction of the FX-36 shell, and advanced technological features come together to form a truly impressive new helmet from AFX. The lightweight composite poly-alloy makes for a comfortable and secure flush fit, and the optically correct, compound-curved, scratch-resistant face shield protects against UV-rays and can be released with one quick turn of the release screw. The helmet also allows for quick cooling, as it features five points of ventilation with one near the chin, top, and rear, as well as unique side extraction vents to help keep the air moving and the ride flowing smoothly.
$159.95 // afxhelmets.com AGV K-3 SV
The K-3 SV helmet has been developed with the use of Finite Element Analysis—a meticulous design process that AGV has utilized with the production of past helmets. The end result comes in the form of a helmet that fits right in terms of comfort, aerodynamics, and safety. The look and feel of this particular helmet is appealing to riders of all age groups who are into racing or riding at any speed.
$199.95 // store.agv.com
HJC IS-17 HELMET
HJC’s IS-17 helmet has been designed to ensure the rider has unparalleled road vision with the incorporated advanced polycarbonate composite shell and the Pinlock-ready Max Vision face shield, which is capable of providing impressive 95 percent UV protection and high anti-scratch/antifog capabilities. A simple and secure ratcheting system helps in the removal and interchanging of HJC’s three-stage adjusting SunShield and RapidFire II shield replacement systems for customizable, fine-tuned optics.
Starting at $179.99 // hjchelmets.com SCORPION EXO-R710 HELMET
The EXO-R710 combines MotoGP-level features for less than
200 bucks. Advanced features include the fiberglass/Aramid Tri-Matrix shell, Ellip-Tec ratchet system, Everclear no-fog face shield, and quick-release cheek pads, allowing this helmet to be fully appreciated during daily commutes, extended weekend rides, or competition-level shredding. To give the rider the ultimate of optical upgrades, a dark smoke face shield is available separately, as are Pinlock MaxVision flat shields with tear-off posts.
$199.95 // scorpionusa.com SPEED AND STRENGTH SOLID SPEED 1700 HELMET
The Speed and Strength SS1700 modular full-face helmet comes lined with a removable and washable Cool-Core moisture-wicking liner and is built with an Advanced Thermo-Poly Alloy shell that meets or exceeds DOT and ECE 22-05 standards. The 1,700-gram motorcycle helmet contains a single-action chin bar release for easy helmet removal and features Air Strike—a direct course ventilation system providing proper airflow circulation. A Drop Visor design is included for sun protection and an optically correct, anti-scratch, antifog, and UV-resistant clear face shield that can easily be swapped out with tinted replacements.
$199.95 // ssgear.com