May 12, 2003 – Helmets
May 12, 2003
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Moose Racing M1
Snell M2000 and DOT certified, Moose’s M1 helmet is made with a lightweight HIR-TH resin shell; integrated front vents; a re-
movable and washable synthetic, anti-sweat lining; plus rear vent fins, a ducted and adjustable visor, and a high-flow multi-port mouthpiece. Sizes S-2X in gray/black, red/black and blue/black.
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Answer Racing M8
Manufactured for superior strength and durability, the M8 offers an overall weight that is said to be 20% lighter than conventional fiberglass helmets. Adjustable visor, high airflow mouthpiece vent, larger anti-slip goggle pads, upgraded interior padding, adjustable interior venting and clear-coated multi-colored graphics. Snell 2000 and DOT approved. Available in three color combinations; sizes XS-XXL.
Tucker Rocky Distributing, 800/347-1010
M2R Revelation X
Carried by Parts Unlimited and Motorcycle Stuff, the M2R Revelation X weighs only 1275 grams due to its MIT shell. Available as a Lusk, Langston, Bradshaw or Blackfoot Honda replica; or in orange, blue, red, green or yellow.
KBC Racer 1
The Racer 1 by KBC is constructed with advanced hybrid composite fiberglass; a tool-less “uni-curve” race shield featuring a tear-off system; an inner fabric to wick away moisture; and a ventilation system equipped with multi-vent airflow via a venturi switch system. Available in Comet graphic and a variety of solid colors.
Motorcycle Stuff, 800/325-3673
Weighing in at about 1500 grams, the new AC-11 by HJC utilizes an Advanced Composite Material (ACM) shell and an Advanced Channeling Ventilation System (ACS) to provide improved protection and comfort. Features a tool-less, anti-fog face shield and a removable and washable liner. Available in three solid colors, three metallic colors and two graphic models — the Yikes and the Zeek. Sizes XS-XXL.
Helmet House, Inc., 800/421-7247
With an outer shell made of GFK, Carbon, aramide Composite and an inner shell featuring EPS, multi plastic foam, the Schuberth Concept is a flip-up (modular) helmet. Also features a removable and replaceable liner; a dual ventilation system; a clear, antifog and antiscratch face shield; and an anti-fog and anti-scratch sun visor. DOT approved and available in white, black, red, blue-metallic and silver-metallic. XS to XXXL (XS only available in white).
Intersport Fashions West, Inc., 714/258-2120
Snell 2000 approved, the GM28X features a new tool-less quick-release shield, DEVS venting system, Coolmax interior and clear-coat graphics. Available as a Patriot model, with solid colors, and in a variety of metallic and multi-colored graphics.
Marshall Distributing, 989/872-2109
Shoei RF-900 Chimera
Stable at speed, the newly designed RF-900 Chimera comes with an air stabilizer and a tail fin built into the back of the helmet to, according to the company, drastically reduce helmet buffeting and wind noise. A quick release base plate shield system, a newly designed interior, and a face shield pre-set lever round out the options. Offered in seven sizes, XXS-XXL.
Helmet House, Inc., 714/730-0941
SZ/m Open-Face Model
The main feature of the SZ/m is its detachable flip-up face shield that incorporates Arai’s Brow Vent ventilation plus its exclusive Super AdSis tool-less shield-changing system. A pre-curved, super-scratch-resistant face shield minimizes distortion and maximizes UV protection. Other features include a four-vent airflow system and multiple-density comfort foam interior. Handmade and comes with a full five-year limited warranty. Available in four solid colors in addition to Forte Red and Forte Blue. Sizes XS through XXXL.
Arai Helmet Americas, Inc., 800/766-2724
Designed for Grand Prix racing, the RSR is constructed of fiber and epoxy resins and features high-flow ventilation system utilizing Shark’s patented ATS system of providing water-resistant airflow. Available in a wide variety of sizes, colors and replica models.
Bell’s 2003 full-face street helmet line-up is bolstered by the all new LS-X, which brings contemporary styling and a flow-through ventilation system to the range. With a thermoplastic shell, an injection molded shield and a plush comfort liner, the LS-X is backed up with Snell M2000 and DOT certifications. 1700 grams. Six colors.
Bell Powersports, 714/878-0679