We appreciate fit first to speak, because, frankly, that is the most important factor, both for your safety and your overall satisfaction with your helmet several thousand miles on the road. As teens texting “OMG!” while driving punts you on the way to a cheap helmet that loosely type replica, which is to look directly to the better protection than a $600 racer on the head fits. And even if you never test crash your helmet, you are a lucky driver on the helmet fits properly. A nuisance on a short trip, is pressure points or much noise but can be a literal, big headache, to undermine the fun of riding a long day in the saddle.
The perfect fit with a weight includes head size and head shape. Some helmets easier, by them easily interchangeable inner pads in different sizes for fine tuning the fit. Find out, what kind of Noggin will help you narrow down the choices and find a helmet that looked in your own head.
What is my main form?
Head is a little different for everyone, but we are all generally ovoid, located somewhere between round and oval. For simplicity, we divide the interval into three main categories: round, oval, between the oval and long oval. Modular (flip face) helmets are usually round, oval due to the hinge mechanism, but newer technology now allows these intermediate forms better fit. The shape of their head can with the help of a mirror or with a friend on the head from above look down be determined. Extreme forms should be obvious, but if you are not sure, probably between the oval category (this is the most common) to fall, you are. Note that the length or the shape of your face or pudginess cheeks are not on the shape of the head.
A helmet that is the wrong shape cause pressure points on the face (the round), or on the sides of the head (oval). If you buy a new helmet, you should do it for 30 to 45 minutes, before you to use to verify the pressure points for a spin. These hot spots can be not readily apparent, but can grow to painful problems with time. Keep in mind that, if it goes on the road, it’s so sure yours, be, check the fit before you have to use it on the bike. The most important aspect here is the Crown of the head. Cheek pads are often interchangeable, not shape or size.
What is the size of my head?
Measure your head with a cloth tape measure around the head just above the eyebrows in the thickest in the back. This amount, specified in customs, can with the size chart on each helmet with cross references. Some brands have a tendency to run into something large or small, then check out glitches or any comments from RevZilla customer reviews and video in detail, the choice to help. A helmet, which is the wrong size either too loose and move around the head too much or too narrow and not quite what one sit high pass on the head, or just press the Crown is. To draw a correct dimensioning easy to move the helmet, but the skin on the scalp and stand with him, a twist or large movements.
How can I fit?
Many helmets have enabled removable cheek pads and liners for adjusting the inner form and the fit of the helmet. Arai have most of their helmets with a 5 mm-thick cheekpad and / or roof liner, which can be removed for a bit more space. Scorpion has his air pump system that can customised inflation of cheek pads. In addition to the exchange of these items, or use these functions will likely have a loss of the guarantee to the result and risk damage to the integrity of the helmet a change on the inside of the helmet. The helmet should track closely to the Crown, and a good bit tight in the cheeks. In General, a new helmet out of the box will fit well, because it is more relaxed after months of use. Headliners usually 5 percent to break into, while the cheek pads compress often about 15 percent to 20 percent over the course of time. A perfect fit is good if you want to develop point or area of pain. Remember RevZilla makes it easy to replace your helmet against a different size, if it in new condition to return. Or give us a call and gear geek helps you confirm that you have selected the correct size.