Top 10 Best Motorcycle Helmet Brands 2017
Starting from Arai, we have stated below a little introduction and history about the Top 10 best motorcycle helmet brands.
Founded in 1926 by Hirotake Arai, the company expanded and now sell helmets in U.S. Arai have always been proud about the fact that all their helmets are hand-built. They rank first in Overall Satisfaction, Styling and Ventilation, which were three out of the four categories in a study.
This Japanese company was founded by Eitaro Kamata back in 1959. The company was founded in 1959, but began production of industry as an independent entity a year before that, in 1958. They were the first to use Carbon fiber and later Kevlar to make helmets are known for their light weight helmets. They were also the ones to introduce Dual Liner Ventilation.
The first Italian company in our category, Nolan, was founded in 1973 by Lander Nocchi. It has headquarters in Bergamo, Italy. They develop all of their products by themselves and most notably are providers of helmets to Casey Stoner, a double Moto GP champion.
This French company was founded in 1986. They have around 600+ employees in their Marseilles headquarters. Shark has a vast experience in the racing arena, and their strong research and development center has helped them grow their business.
The Italian company founded in 1946 by Gino Amisano has its headquarters in Alessadnria, Peidmount, Italy. Agv is owned by Dainees and started by making leather seats and motorcycle saddles. They specialize in Moto GP helmets and have Valentino Rossi as their honorary president, a 7 time world champion of Moto GP.
Based in China, LS2 pride them in using the extremely lightweight Carbon fiber in the production of their helmets. Safety at LS2 includes extensive paint and anti-UV coating. The visor mechanism, EPS liner and retention strap is all manually added at LS2.
An American manufacturer also makes it to our list. It was founded in 1923 as Bell Auto Parts in Bell, California and made their Motorcycle helmet department in 1954. They invest heavily in safety campaigns like ‘Safe Kids USA’. Bell is a leading company in making professional cycling helmets as well.
Founded in 1971, HJC is an exclusive motorcycle helmet producer. If you are looking for a reasonable price range for a motorcycle helmet, HJC really is the company for you. They have superior aerodynamics due to their very own state of the art wind tunnel lab. Their factories are spread across Asia, with one each in China, Korea and Vietnam. HJC are pioneers center locking mechanism, comfort and aerodynamics.
“Duke Helmets” is located in Los Angeles, CA. It aims at producing highest quality motorcycle helmets. Customer satisfaction is their first priority. Their DK-120 Full Face is one of the most famous helmets manufactured by the company.
Established in 1999, Fuel helmets retail its helmets throughout USA and Canada. Their SH-FF0015 Full Face Helmet is one of favorites.
Now we move onto the specific features and design of motorcycle helmets. This includes their material, the accessories that come with these helmets and the different kinds available out there.