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AGV Tourmodular Modular Helmet | Gear Review

When I slide on a full-face helmet, there’s a kind of click. My focus instantly sharpens, and my shoulders relax. The lighter and more...

Schuberth E2 Modular Helmet | Gear Review

Knowing I’d be riding more than 1,000 miles during the dog days of summer – when Sirius, the “Dog Star,” rises with the sun,...

LS2 Thunder Carbon Motorcycle Racing Helmet | Gear Review

Established in 2007, Spanish manufacturer LS2 produces a full line of motorcycle helmets, including full-face, modular, open-face, off-road, and youth. The LS2 Thunder Carbon...

ScorpionEXO XT9000 Adventure Motorcycle Helmet | Gear Review 

The ScorpionEXO XT9000 is the company's newest entry into the midline adventure motorcycle helmet class, boasting a 3K carbon fiber shell and inflatable cheek...

SMK Titan Carbon Motorcycle Helmet | Gear Review

Founded in 1972 by brothers in a small garage in India, SMK Helmets has grown over the past 51 years to become one of...

HJC RPHA 91 Modular Motorcycle Helmet | Gear Review

RPHA stands for Revolutionary Performance Helmet Advanced, and the RPHA series is HJC’s top-shelf models. The most recent addition to the line is the...

ScorpionEXO Covert FX Helmet | Gear Review

The original 3-in-1 style Covert helmets from ScorpionEXO have always been crowd pleasers, offering the ability to transform from a conventional half-helmet to a...

Sedici ADV Motorcycle Gear Review: Viaggio Helmet and Garda WP Jacket and Pants

With specialized motorcycles comes specialized gear, especially ADV motorcycle gear. Adventure-bike helmets blend features of full-face helmets (such as a chinbar and a faceshield)...

HJC i100 Modular Helmet | Gear Review

Wind noise is muffled, the view is clear, my head doesn’t feel like it’s being pulled off my shoulders – even at 70 mph...

Flip Your Lid: Modular Helmet Buyers Guide

It’s no secret that full-face helmets provide better crash and weather protection than open-face helmets. However, it’s inconvenient to peel your helmet off every...

Arai Contour-X Helmet | Gear Review

We’ve all seen the commercials where the Most Interesting Man in the World says, “I don’t always drink beer, but when I do, I...

Schuberth C5 Modular Helmet and SC2 Communicator | Gear Review

The Schuberth C5 modular helmet is a clean-sheet design that shares no parts with the company’s C4/Pro. Informed by a spatial study, the new...

HJC RPHA 1N Helmet | Gear Review

The HJC RPHA 1N is the same full-face helmet used by top-tier racers in the MotoGP and WorldSBK series. I’m not a racer, and...

Fly Racing Odyssey Adventure Modular Helmet | Review

Anyone who follows Rider knows that we’re big fans of the flip-up convenience of modular helmets. We’re also fans of ADV helmets, which combine...

Scorpion EXO-GT930 Transformer Helmet | Gear Review

I don't know anybody who loves wearing a helmet, but most of us who do wear them appreciate their – shall we say –...

Schuberth R2 Carbon Helmet and SC1 Communicator | Gear Review

According to Schuberth, its R2 Carbon helmet is the first full-face carbon helmet with an integrated communication system. Thanks to a pre-installed, invisible speaker,...

HJC Releases First-Ever Red Bull Licensed Motorcycle Helmet

HJC Helmets and Red Bull have been working on launching the first-ever Red Bull licensed motorcycle helmet. Until now, any helmet sporting a Red...

The Why Behind Arai Helmets

In 1914, a doctor practicing near the Brooklands racetrack in England first correlated the relationship between motorcycle accidents and serious head injuries. Dr. Eric...

HJC RPHA 90S Modular Helmet | Gear Review

We can’t get enough of modular helmets here at Rider. The protection of a full-face helmet combined with the convenience of a flip-up chinbar...

Scorpion EXO-R1 Air Carbon Helmet | Gear Review

Carbon fiber helmets have been around for a long time, and they offer a great combination of lightness and strength, as well as the...

Scorpion EXO-ST1400 Caffeine Helmet | Gear Review

Scorpion’s new EXO-ST1400 Caffeine is a solid value in the competitive field of midline full-face helmets, boasting several unique features that many more expensive...

Fly Racing Formula Carbon Helmet | Gear Review

Above all, a motorcycle helmet should provide protection, not only against a potential crash but also from wind, rain and flying objects (bugs and...

Klim TK1200 Karbon Modular Helmet | Review

Klim is a premium motorcycle gear manufacturer with roots deeply planted in the off-road, ADV and snowmobile markets. However, the Idaho-based company’s prowess does...

Shoei RF-1400 Helmet | Gear Review

Since being launched in 1984, the versatile RF series has become Shoei’s most successful line of helmets. The tried-and-true RF series of full-face helmets...

Scorpion EXO R1 Air Helmet | Gear Review

Even if you never lap a racetrack, there are advantages to wearing a racing-designed helmet on the street like this Scorpion EXO R1 Air...

Schuberth C4 Pro Women Helmet | Gear Review

Newsflash: Female anatomy is not the same as male anatomy. Sure, we all know this and apparel manufacturers have been making women’s jackets, pants,...

HJC i10 Helmet | Gear Review

I see a lot of HJC lids when I’m out and about with other riders, which is no surprise: they’re attractive, functional and easy...

6D ATS-1R Helmet | Gear Review

In 2016 we tested the ATS-1, the first full-face street helmet from 6D, a new company that had developed a patented system called Omni-Directional...

Arai Regent-X Helmet | Gear Review

Arai Helmets’ premium full-face and open-face motorcycle helmets stand out for a lot of reasons. Chief among them are impeccable hand craftsmanship and materials,...

Shoei GT-Air II Helmet | Gear Review

For sport-touring riders who prefer a traditional full-face helmet to a modular or flip-up style, Shoei’s GT-Air has been a top choice since it...

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