In motorcycle households, helmets are everywhere. They hang from the walls, clutter the closets, and act as decorative centerpieces. Between my girlfriend and I, we’ve collected 5 lids over the course of 3 short years.

Each helmet serves its particular purpose, as features like Pinlock systems, dropdown sun shields, and Bluetooth integration all play a factor in the helmet one chooses. Aside from those creature comforts, here are five important things to consider when shopping for a new helmet.

 

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