Open face helmets can in principle be differentiated and assessed according to the degree of facial protection. Classic police helmets have no visor, whereas an open face helmet with visor, may have been installed differently. Furthermore, a distinction is made between men's design and an open face helmet for women. Also, there is a special open face helmet for those who wear glasses. In any case, however, unlike the full face helmet or a Flip Up Helmet, your chin should be considered when deciding on the open face helmet. Above all, it is not advisable for motorcycle riders to use an open face helmet. Only scooters, moped and chopper drivers should use an open face helmet. An open face helmet with sunscreen you have the choice between helmets with a folding or permanent sunscreen. These are mainly used by glasses wearers or for motorcycle goggles.
Whether a half face helmet is worn with a visor or rather with a pair of glasses, depends not only on personal preferences but also on the particular bike. In the reference class, a open face helmet with a visor from Schuberth is the ideal helmet. The clear, scratch-resistant, antifog visor, combined with the integrated sun peak, offers perfect far-sightedness. A cheap alternative for ladies is the open face helmet with visor called the Shark Nano Jewel. Also equipped with a long-range visor and comfortable inner lining made of bamboo fibres, the ideal bike feeling with this open face helmet leaves nothing to the imagination. The right helmet with a visor can now be ordered at helmexpress.com.
Thermoplastics and thermosets are the two plastics used to make open face helmets. Thermoplastics are regarded as a high-quality and long-lasting one, whereby thermoplastics can be processed easier, especially because of its cheap manufacturing process. In order to ensure maximum comfort, in many designs, the interior is equipped with an antibacterial lining, which is mostly removable and washable. Some open face helmet manufacturers like, e.g., Vespa Helmets use a leather-like interior with their open face helmets, as well as replaceable cheek and ear cushions so that the jet helmet is as close to the head as possible during riding. The carbon open face helmet is particularly robust.
The open face helmet is available in many sizes. To determine your head circumference, use the size chart here in the online shop. First measure your head circumference with a measuring tape or a cord above the ears. The measured circumference in cm corresponds to the helmet size and can be taken from the size table. The information is correct for all types of helmets.
Although safety should be the focus, nothing is against you when choosing a open face helmet, which is not only safe but also visually appealing. Caution, however, in the case of decorations. Some colours and stickers contain solvents, which in the worst case can affect the protection of your helmet. Before you make your final choice, look at the full range of helmets here in the Onlineshop.