Top 10 motorcycle helmets – 2020

Here’s our current top 10 motorcycle crash helmets, updated for 2020, in no particular order and including all helmet types. It’s based on what we think are the best performers after assessment of a wide range of helmet features; including safety, comfort, noise levels, feature levels – and value for money – as covered in our full reviews. Buy one of these and we reckon you’ll be getting a great helmet.

Click on a helmet to check out the full review and if you like the look of one, click a link in the article to visit one of our recommended retailers. We only recommend retailers that offer independently-verified excellent service, so you should be well looked after. If you click through and buy, we get a small fraction of the price (at no extra cost to you). It’s how we fund the site – so thanks a million!

A look at the X-Lite X-702 GT touring crash helmet

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X-Lite X-702 GT – a composite-shelled touring helmet Introduction X-Lite manufacture some of the safest helmets in the world. Most of their helmets are created out...

Review of the SHARP 5 star safety rated HJC FG-ST full...

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HJCs mid-priced fibreglass jack-of-all-trades full face helmet HJC have made a name for themselves in producing great value, great performing helmets. And the HJC FG-ST...

We find out what owners think of the Shoei X-Spirit III...

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Top of the range racing helmet - the Shoei X-Spirit III (X Fourteen in the US) New for 2016, Shoei have finally replaced the X-Spirit 2,...

Shark Race-R Pro Carbon Fibre Full Face Helmet Review

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SHARP 5 Star Rated (maximum safety score) Carbon Fibre Shell 1.3Kg (light) and aerodynamicGood for glasses wearers Double-D ring fastener Price range...

Shark Skwal 2 Motorbike Helmet: a great all rounder with built-in...

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Shark Skwal 2 review: a mid-priced polycarbonate street helmet with LEDs The original Skwal helmet has only been with us a couple of years but...

Great value full face – but not in Europe just yet.

Scorpion EXO-R420 budget full face motorcycle crash helmet review. The Scorpion EXO 410 Air we reviewed a few years ago has now been replaced by......

HJC IS-17 Full Face Crash Helmet Review

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The HJC IS-17 is the replacement to the popular IS-16. It's been designed to be a bit of a jack of all trades, for...

The Nolan N100-5 flip-up. The perfect modular helmet?

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Nolan N100-5 flip up modular motorcycle helmet review. The N100-5 is Nolan's top of the range flip-up/modular helmet, designed to be all things to all...

Bell Moto-9 flex and carbon motorcycle helmet review

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Bell Moto-9 and Moto-9 Flex Motocross helmet review Along with the cheaper Bell MX-9, the Bell Moto-9 range of helmets has been the mainstay of Bell's...

Nolan N87 full face motorcycle crash helmet review

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Nolan N87 - Review of Nolan's well-specced polycarbonate full face helmet The Nolan N87 is Nolan’s top-of-the-range full face polycarbonate helmet aimed at both sportsbike...