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KBC X7 Alloy Red White Helmet

£50.00 Ex Tax:£50.00

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Richa Goodwood Vented Black

£230.37 Ex Tax:£230.37

The same good fitting and special detailing, but for this special summer edition we added perforated..

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SHOEI HORNET ADV WHITE X-SMALL HELMET

£386.95 Ex Tax:£386.95

SAFETY Shell in AIM+ Organic fibre; multi-composite and high performance fibre in various layers for..

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Shoei VFX WR Allegiant TC1 Red

£549.99 Ex Tax:£549.99

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Shoei VFX WR Allegiant TC3

£549.99 Ex Tax:£549.99

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SHOEI VFX-W TURMOIL TC8 X-SMALL HELMET

£449.99 Ex Tax:£449.99

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SHOEI VFX-W WHITE X-SMALL HELMET

£240.00 Ex Tax:£240.00

Safety Shell in AIM + EPS liner system with two densities Double-D ring Comfort 4 different outer sh..

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Shoei VFX-WR Gloss Black

£419.99 Ex Tax:£419.99

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Shoei VFX-WR Pinnacle TC2

£549.99 Ex Tax:£549.99

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Shoei VFX-WR Pinnacle TC8

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Shoei VFX-WR TC6 White Allegiant MX Motocross Helmet

£549.99 Ex Tax:£549.99

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Shoei VFX-WR TC6 White Allegiant MX Motocross Helmet

£549.99 Ex Tax:£549.99

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Shot Furious Coalition Silver Chrome

£99.99 Ex Tax:£99.99

Full face motocross helmet ECE 2205 certified SRS synthetic reinforced shell Shock absorbing chin ba..

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Stealth Helmet HD203 MX Blue Edge

£59.95 Ex Tax:£59.95

A value packed entry level motocross Helmet, the HD203 Edge is ACU Gold approved for race use. The a..

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Stealth Helmet HD203 MX Orange Edge

£39.99 Ex Tax:£39.99

A value packed entry level motocross Helmet, the HD203 Edge is ACU Gold approved for race use. The a..

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Stealth Helmet HD203 MX Red Edge

£59.99 Ex Tax:£59.99

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Motorbike Helmets Off Road

Safety reigns supreme in the thrilling world of off-road biking, where the untamed terrain beckons and adrenaline fuels the ride. At the heart of every off-road adventure lies a crucial companion - the off-road motorcycle helmet. More than just a piece of gear, these helmets are a testament to the evolution of technology, a guardian of riders' safety, and a symbol of the profound passion for exploration and adventure.

History: From Humble Beginnings to Modern Marvels

The history of off-road motorcycle helmets is intertwined with the evolution of motorcycling itself. In the early days of off-road riding, helmets were rudimentary, offering little more than basic protection from impacts. As the sport gained popularity and the need for better safety measures became evident, helmet design began to evolve rapidly.

In the 1950s and 1960s, motocross emerged as a distinct form of motorcycle racing, characterized by its challenging off-road tracks and daring manoeuvres. With the rise of motocross came the demand for helmets specifically tailored to the rigours of off-road riding. Manufacturers responded by developing helmets with enhanced durability, improved ventilation, and advanced impact protection features.

Over the decades, off-road motorcycle helmets have undergone significant advancements in materials, design, and technology. From the introduction of lightweight fibreglass shells to the integration of impact-absorbing foam liners, each innovation has brought riders closer to the perfect balance of comfort and protection.

Technology: Engineering Excellence for Unparalleled Safety

Modern off-road motorcycle helmets are marvels of engineering, meticulously crafted to withstand the harshest conditions while providing maximum protection to riders. One of the key technologies employed in these helmets is using advanced materials such as carbon fibre, Kevlar, and composite blends, which offer superior strength and impact resistance without adding unnecessary weight.

Furthermore, the design of off-road helmets is optimized for the unique demands of off-road riding. Features such as extended visors, reinforced chin bars, and strategically placed vents ensure both protection and comfort in varying terrain and weather conditions.

Another critical aspect of helmet technology is the incorporation of advanced impact protection systems. Many off-road helmets feature multi-layered EPS (Expanded Polystyrene) foam liners that are designed to absorb and dissipate energy from impacts, reducing the risk of head injuries.

Additionally, advancements in helmet manufacturing processes, such as 3D scanning and computer-aided design (CAD), have enabled manufacturers to create helmets that offer a precise fit and optimal coverage, further enhancing safety on the trails.

Safety: Riding with Confidence and Peace of Mind

Safety is paramount in off-road biking, where riders navigate rugged landscapes and face unpredictable challenges. The off-road motorcycle helmet serves as the first line of defense against the inherent risks of the sport, providing crucial protection for the head and neck in the event of a crash or impact.

The sturdy construction and innovative design of off-road helmets help mitigate the forces generated during collisions, reducing the likelihood and severity of head injuries such as concussions, skull fractures, and traumatic brain injuries.

Moreover, off-road helmets are engineered to provide comprehensive coverage, extending lower on the sides and back of the head to safeguard against impacts from all angles. Many helmets also feature integrated emergency release systems, allowing for quick and safe removal by medical personnel in the event of an accident.

Beyond physical protection, off-road helmets also play a vital role in enhancing rider visibility and communication on the trails. Many helmets are equipped with visor extensions and integrated camera mounts, allowing riders to capture their adventures while maintaining focus on the terrain ahead.

Importance: Preserving the Thrill, Ensuring the Future

The importance of off-road motorcycle helmets extends far beyond individual safety—it is a cornerstone of responsible riding and sustainable enjoyment of the sport. By investing in high-quality helmets and prioritizing safety gear, riders are committed to their well-being and set a positive example for others in the off-road community.

Furthermore, the use of proper safety equipment, including helmets, is often mandated by regulations and governing bodies in organized off-road events and competitions. Compliance with these regulations not only ensures a level playing field for all participants but also fosters a culture of safety and respect within the off-road community.

Moreover, the adoption of advanced helmet technologies and safety standards drives innovation and progress in the industry, leading to continuous improvements in helmet design, performance, and reliability. As off-road riding continues to evolve, so too will the helmets that protect and empower riders to explore new horizons.

In conclusion, off-road motorcycle helmets are more than just protective gear—they are a testament to the enduring spirit of adventure, the relentless pursuit of excellence, and the unwavering commitment to safety that defines the off-road community. By embracing innovation, prioritizing safety, and fostering a culture of responsibility, riders can continue to push the boundaries of off-road exploration while safeguarding their passion for generations to come.

Check out the full range of off road motorcycle helmets available online or by visiting our Darwen store today. If you have any questions regarding any of our motorcycle helmets or motorcycle clothing ranges, please call our customer service team at Race Leathers on 01254 704 000 and we will be more than happy to help.