2013

Product Review: AGV GT Veloce Aspide helmet

Product Review: AGV GT Veloce Aspide helmet

AGV GT Veloce Aspide helmet, £399.99 Time tested: Four months/1500 miles What’s good? The aerodynamics and adjustable fit are excellent when worn on a naked bike, which fits with the claims made that...

Product Review: Schuberth SRC communication collar for S2 helmet

Product Review: Schuberth SRC communication collar for S2 helmet

Schuberth SRC communication collar for S2 helmet, from £250 Time tested/miles: One year/15,000 miles What’s good? This is the first time I have ever had any kind of in-helmet communication device and...

Helmet Review: Shoei GT Air Helmet

Helmet Review: Shoei GT Air Helmet

Shoei GT Air Helmet, £469.99 Time tested: 1500 miles/Three months What’s good? The comfort was great at first, with a snug but comfortable fit for rides to and from work. It’s quiet with earplugs in...

Helmet Review: Davida Jet TT helmet

Helmet Review: Davida Jet TT helmet

Davida Jet TT helmet, £265 Time Tested: Three months, 2000 miles What’s good? The Davida looks good and performs well. I wanted an open-face lid for riding a Harley along 1000 miles of Route 66...

Helmet Review: HJC IS-17 helmet

Helmet Review: HJC IS-17 helmet

HJC IS-17 helmet, £139.99 Time tested: Five months/1400 miles What’s good? For a relatively budget-priced helmet, I’ve been really impressed with this HJC. It has an integral sun visor, comes with a...

Helmet Review: Shark Speed R

Helmet Review: Shark Speed R

Shark Speed R, £289.99 Time tested: One year/3000 miles What's good? I loved the look of the Shark Speed R from the moment I first saw it online… and knew I had to have one. I love the simple design...

Shoei GT-Air

This is in response to the write up in 09/11/13 MCN of the Shoei GT-Air. I have the exact same lid as featured. Although this is a good review, regardless of the after issues. I believe this article doesn't do the lid justice. I've always spent around £350/£400 on lids and this is by far the best. My friends and I went for a 160 mile ride around Devon and Cornwall over August bank holiday weekend.

Helmet Review: Shark Race-R Pro Stinger

Helmet Review: Shark Race-R Pro Stinger

Shark Race-R Pro Stinger, £449 Time tested: 12,000 miles What’s good? A helmet is one of the most important investments when it comes to my enjoyment of riding bikes. I need peace of mind that the...

Helmet Review: Arai Tour-X3 helmet

Helmet Review: Arai Tour-X3 helmet

Arai Tour-X3 helmet, £349.99 (superseded by Tour-X4, £439.99) Time tested: 10,000 miles/two years What’s good? It's one helmet for everything. There's a detachable peak for off-roading, which fits...

Helmet Review: HJC RPHA10+ helmet

Helmet Review: HJC RPHA10+ helmet

HJC RPHA10+ helmet, £429.99 Time used: Two months/ 1500 miles What’s good? The comfort is superb, giving a reassuringly close fit without causing any pressure points and keeping neck strain at bay...

Helmet Review: Schuberth SR1 crash helmet

Helmet Review: Schuberth SR1 crash helmet

Schuberth SR1 crash helmet, £529.00 (plain), £599.99 to £649.99 (colours) Time tested: 1500 miles/five weeks What's good? Day one was horrible. Ten miles and a stabbing headache behind my ears...

Helmet Review: Shark Race-R Pro helmet

Helmet Review: Shark Race-R Pro helmet

Shark Race-R Pro helmet, £479.99 Tester: Tony Hoare Time tested: 1000 miles/six months What’s good? Protection levels are high, with a five-star rating in the Government’s Sharp tests backed by the...

Helmet Review: Shark S700S helmet

Helmet Review: Shark S700S helmet

Shark S700S helmet £159.99 Tester: Steve Hunt Time tested: 3500 miles/seven months What’s good? The last year has been my first as a motorcyclist and the S700S has proved a great all-round helmet that...

Video: HJC RPHA 10+ Lorenzo replica review

Video: HJC RPHA 10+ Lorenzo replica review

MCN consumer editor Tony Hoare has been testing the new HJC RPHA 10+ helmet over the past few weeks, covering over 1500 miles in the process. The helmet, as used by Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies, is...

Helmet Review: HJC RPHA Max flip-front helmet

Helmet Review: HJC RPHA Max flip-front helmet

HJC RPHA Max flip-front helmet, £359.99 Tester: Tony Hoare Miles/time: 1800 miles/one month What’s good? I’ve shied away from flip-up lids because I don’t like the image, but the RPHA Max soothed...

Helmet review: Arai TourX3

Helmet review: Arai TourX3

Arai Tour-X3 (now the X4) Time tested: 7500/30 months What’s good: Made famous by the Ewan and Charley show – but don’t let that put you off – the Tour-X3 is a real cross-over helmet, treading the...

Helmet review: Arai Rebel

Helmet review: Arai Rebel

Arai Rebel: £439.99 Time tested: 3900 miles/ six weeks What’s good? I took ownership of a Rebel helmet five days before I left the UK for a 10-day, 2600-mile trip to Slovenia in deepest winter. I wore...