Top 10 safest helmets – 2020

On this page you’ll only find helmets that have been rated at 4 or 5 stars by the SHARP crash helmet safety testing scheme. That means, as far as we can tell, these are some of the very safest helmets around (though note; your No.1 priority when buying a helmet it buying one that fits well). We then look at other features to see how well they rate in terms of comfort, value for money, features, noise. That way, if you buy one of these crash helmets, not only will you get a really safe helmet, but one that performs too. Below, they’re ordered with the best overall review score at the top.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Shoei RYD full face helmet review

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Review of the Shoei RYD full face crash helmet (Shoei RF-SR in the US) The RYD is Shoei's full face street helmet, designed to look...

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...

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...

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...