Top 10 motorcycle helmets – 2018

Here’s our current top 10 motorcycle crash helmets, updated for 2018, 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!

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...

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,...

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...

Review of the Arai QV-Pro (Arai Signet-X in the US): street/sports...

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Review of the Arai QV-Pro: the street/sports touring crash helmet from Arai. The QV-Pro is the long awaited replacement to that stalwart of their helmet range,...

Caberg Duke II Modular Crash Helmet Review

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The Caberg Duke II is the follow up to the popular SHARP 5 star rated modular/flip up crash helmet, the Duke I.On the face...

Caberg Tourmax Modular Crash Helmet Review

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The Caberg Tourmax is a modular dual-sports helmet (modular meaning the chin guard flips up and dual-sports referring to the mix between full face...

A Good look at the Shoei NXR Motorcycle Helmet (RF-1200 outside...

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Shoei launched the NXR crash helmet in 2014 as a replacement for their much loved (and much-bought) XR1100. The XR1100 is one of our all...

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...