TOP 10 of the best helmets for cross16 February, 2017
TOP 10 of the best helmets for cross
The helmet is one of the most important elements when riding a motorcycle. The list of protection elements is extensive, but having our head well covered will save us from serious or irreversible injury. There are immensity of different helmets, both in price and quality, but we bring the 10 best you can take into account when buying one.
The most professional model of the Korean brand is made of kevlar and fiberglass, with removable and washable interior. Compatible with the use of neck brace type collars. Laia Sanz or freestyler Nate Adams are some of its pilots.
It is the helmet worn by José Antonio Butrón or Jonathan Barragán, among others. Made of carbon composite (there is a carbon version 100%). It can be worn with a neck brace and has two different shells.
Airoh Aviator 2.2
Uno de los preferidos entre los pilotos top, like Tony Cairoli, Jeffrey Herlings, Marvin Musquin or Alfredo Gómez. It is made of kevlar and carbon and has numerous designs based on its official pilots.
Acerbis Impact Carbon
The latest model of the Italian firm has as its strong point its weight content, below the kilo. Includes all the essential technical characteristics in a front row helmet.
The Italian brand has improved its star model with new colors and the latest technical advances. Manufactured by a mixture of different materials, carbon, fiberglass, polyester and aramid resin.
It is the latest version of a helmet easily recognizable by the design of its shell. The American firm has endowed it with the MIPS(Multi-directional impact protection system) to increase safety in the blows to our head.
LS2 MX 456 Light
Attractive helmet design that includes inflatable cheek padding for a better fit. It is made of fiberglass and they have just launched a special version with the design used by Iván Cervantes.
They use it, among others, Joan Barreda or the double Freestyle World Champion Maikel Melero. The Japanese brand has a last generation helmet, with quick pad removal system in the event of an accident.
The American firm is one of the most coveted for its internal EVS shell technology with ODS system(omni-directional suspension) that cushions the blow in the event of a fall. It is made of carbon fiber composite, fiberglass and Kevlar.
Troy Lee Designs SE3
Also from USA, TLDs are characterized by the daring of some of their designs. They incorporate dual density EPS to absorb soft and strong impacts and three padding options with different hardnesses.