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Motorcycle Helmets – Best of the “Best of” Lists

No one needs to tell you that the helmet is the most important piece of equipment when it comes to riding a motorcycle. However, with all of the information out there from the different styles and brands, to materials and new technologies it can be a lot to take in. That’s why we have compiled an unbiased lists of the best motorcycle helmets. We took all of the important factors into consideration, from fit and design to technology and price, to help you filter and find the best motorcycle helmet for you.

Last Updated: April 07th, 2017

Prices guide: $ = under $150, $$ = $150 to $250, $$$ = $250 to $400, $$$$ = $400+

It is important to take the time to read reviews so you can find the best motorcycle helmet. Reading reviews you are not only going to find the most comfortable and best fit, you will also learn what other consumers have to say about the product lines that you are considering buying.

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  1. Full Face Helmets
  2. Modular Helmets
  3. Open Face Helmets
  4. Half Helmets
  5. Dual Sport Helmets
  6. Women’s Helmets
  7. Vintage/Retro Helmets
  8. Carbon Fiber Helmets
  9. Graphic Helmets
  10. Helmets Under $100
Full Face Helmets
Shoei
$ $$$$month
Shoei RF-1200 Helmet
Shoei RF-1200
4.6 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
Arai
$ $$$$month
Arai Signet-Q Helmet
Arai Signet-Q
5.0 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
HJC
$ $month
HJC CL-17 Full-Face Motorcycle Helmet
HJC CL-17
4.8 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
Simpson
$ $$$month
SIMPSON Street Bandit Helmet
Simpson Street Bandit
4.9 out of 5 stars
DOT/Snell Certified
Arai
$ $$$$month
Arai RX-Q Helmet
Arai RX-Q
4.9 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
Biltwell
$ $$month
Biltwell Gringo Full Face Helmet
Biltwell Gringo
4.9 out of 5 stars
DOTCertified
Shoei
$ $$$month
Shoei Solid Qwest Street Bike
Shoei Qwest
4.7 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
LS2
$ $month
LS2 Helmet
LS2 Stream
4.5 out of 5 stars
DOT/ECE Approved
Modular Helmets
Shoei
$ $$$$month
Shoei Neotec Modular Helmet
Shoei Neotec
4.5 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
HJC
$ $$month
HJC IS-MAX II Modular Helmet
HJC IS-MAX 2
4.5 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
Nolan
$ $$$month
Nolan N44 Helmet
Nolan N44
4.6 out of 5 stars
EN 22/05 Certified
Scorpion
$ $$month
Scorpion Exo EXO GT920
Scorpion EXO-GT920
4.6 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
Open Face Helmets
HJC
$ $month
HJC Helmets IS-33 Helmet
HJC IS-33
4.5 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
Shark
$ $$$month
Shark RAW Blank Helmet
Shark Raw Blank
4.8 out of 5 stars
ECE Regulation 22
LS2
$ $month
LS2 Helmets OF569
LS2 OF569
4.3 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
Shoei
$ $$$$month
Shoei Solid J-Cruise Touring
Shoei J-Cruise Touring
4.9 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
Half Helmets
Bell
$ $month
Bell Pit Boss Helmet
Bell Pit Boss
4.4 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
Bell
$ $$month
Bell Rogue Helmet Matte Black
Bell Rogue
4.2 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
HJC
$ $month
HJC IS Cruiser Helmet
HJC IS-Cruiser
4.3 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
Scorpion
$ $month
Scorpion EXO C-110 Helmet
Scorpion EXO-C110
4.3 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
Dual Sport Helmets
Arai
$ $$$$month
Arai XD4 Motorcycle Helmet
Arai XD4
4.9 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
AFX
$ $month
FX-39 Dual Sport Helmet
AFX FX-39
4.4 out of 5 stars
EN 22/05 Certified
Bell
$ $$month
Bell MX 9 Adventure
Bell MX-9 Adventure
4.5 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
LS2
$ $month
LS2 Helmets Pioneer
LS2 Pioneer
4.4 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
Women’s Helmets
HJC
$ $month
HJC CL-17 Streamline
HJC CL-17 Streamline
4.8 out of 5 stars
DOT/Snell Certified
Scorpion
$ $$$month
Scorpion EXO-R2000
Scorpion EXO-R2000
5.0 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
Scorpion
$ $month
Scorpion EXO-R410 Novel
Scorpion EXO-R410
5.0 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
HJC
$ $month
HJC CL-17 Mystic Full-Face Helmet
HJC CL-17 Mystic
5.0 out of 5 stars
DOT/Snell Certified
Vintage/Retro Helmets
Biltwell
$ $$month
Biltwell Gringo Full Face
Biltwell Gringo
4.9 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
Bell
$ $$$month
Bell Stripes Bullitt Cruiser
Bell Stripes Bullitt Cruiser
5.0 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
Shark
$ $$month
Shark Heritage Blank Mat
Shark Heritage Blank
5.0 out of 5 stars
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Nolan
$ $$month
Nolan N20 City
Nolan N20 City
4.8 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
Carbon Fiber Helmets
Joe Rocket
$ $$$month
Joe Rocket Speedmaster
Joe Rocket Speedmaster
4.9 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
AGV
$ $$$$month
AGV AX-8 Evo Naked
AX-8 Evo Naked
4.4 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
Joe Rocket
$ $$$month
Joe Rocket RKT
Joe Rocket RKT
4.8 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
Simpson
$ $$$$month
Simpson M30 Bandit
Simpson M30 Bandit
4.5 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
Graphic Helmets
HJC
$ $$$month
HJC IS 17 Iron Man
HJC IS-17 Iron Man
4.8 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
HJC
$ $$$$month
HJC Helmets Marvel
HJC Marvel Helmet
New/Unrated
ECE/DOT Approved
LS2
$ $month
LS2 Helmets OF569 Helmet
LS2 FF392 Junior
4.9 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
HJC
$ $month
HJC Mamba Men's FG-17
HJC Mamba FG-17
5.0 out of 5 stars
DOT/Snell Certified
Helmets Under $100
1Storm
$ $month
1Storm Motorcycle Street Bike
1Storm Modular Helmet
4.4 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
Triangle
$ $month
Full Face Dual Visor Street Bike
Triangle Helmet
4.8 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
Vega
$ $month
Vega X888 Full Face Helmet
Vega X888
4.2 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
Daytona
$ $month
Daytona Basic
Daytona Cruiser
4.6 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
Fuel
$ $month
Fuel Helmets Full Face Helmet
Fuel SH-FF0016
4.3 out of 5 stars
DOT FMVSS N.218
IV2
$ $month
MATTE WHITE PINK
White Pink Butterfly
4.6 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
Raider
$ $month
Raider Deluxe Helmet
Raider Deluxe
4.1 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified
IV2
$ $month
Motorcycle Snowmobile Matte Black
Snowmobile Matte
4.3 out of 5 stars
DOT Certified

Now it’s Your Turn

Not only are these some of the top rated motorcycle helmets, they are also the best in each category that you are shopping for, when you are deciding on which new helmet to buy for personal use. Making use of the best motorcycle helmet lists is a simple starting point to help you make the right choice when shopping. Not only will it help you narrow down the top name brands, but also the most desirable styles, and the most purchased models, so that you can find the helmet that is the best fit and style, for your personal riding style, comfort, and safety.