Flip-Front Helmets

  • Buying Guide: Flip-front helmets

    Buying Guide: Flip-front helmets

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    When it comes to kit, it’s not always easy to know where best to splash your hard-earned cash. There’s an absolute abundance of choice out there to suit every kind of budget, and although it’s easiest to stick to what you know, there’s a chance you might be missing out on something properly good. That’s…

  • What We Wear: HJC i100 Flip-Up

    What We Wear: HJC i100 Flip-Up

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    £249.99 / www.oxfordproducts.com / Simon Meyer I’ve done a couple of thousand miles in HJC’s i100 flip front in the last 8 months or so. It’s actually my first experience of a ‘flip lid’… and I think I’m a convert. It’s become my go-to choice – despite having a significantly more expensive full face option…

  • What We Wear: Schuberth E2 flip-up

    What We Wear: Schuberth E2 flip-up

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    £549.99 / www.bikerheadz.co.uk / Ross Mowbray Schuberth knows what it’s doing when it comes to flip front lids. They’ve carved out an enviable reputation for their well-equipped, intelligently designed and supremely comfortable helmets which are often found on the noggins of big miles bikers who are happy to spend a fair bit of cash for…

  • What We Wear: Schuberth C5 flip-up motorcycle helmet

    What We Wear: Schuberth C5 flip-up motorcycle helmet

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    Bob Pickett tells us how it is… £539.99 / www.bikerheadz.co.uk / Bob Pickett The C5 is new from the ground up, sharing no parts with its predecessor. Homologated to the new ECE 22:06 standard, it is P/J rated (use with the front up or down). The C5 is festooned with smart features. The flip-front can…

  • Full-Carbon flip-front from LS2

    Full-Carbon flip-front from LS2

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    LS2’s popular dual-homologated 180° flip-front helmet now available with 100% carbon fibre shell Brand new for 2023, the Advant X Carbon brings the versatility and practicality of LS2’s best-selling 180-degree flip-front helmet with the benefits of a full carbon shell.   Made from 100% high-grade, wide-weave carbon fibre, the Advant X boasts high penetration resistance…

  • TRIED AND TESTED: SRT Modular Helmet

    TRIED AND TESTED: SRT Modular Helmet

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    Laura Pickett takes a close look at Bell’s flip-up helmet It is important to note the SRT Modular is not P/J homologated, meaning when riding the front has to be in the closed position. Why have a modular then? It’s still useful; need to talk to someone, pay in the petrol station, wear glasses, all…

  • MX-9 Adventure MIPS – All-Terrain Explorer

    MX-9 Adventure MIPS – All-Terrain Explorer

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    The MX-9 Adventure MIPS combines safely and style. Bell has taken the MX-9 and added even more capability with an integrated anti-fog, anti-scratch clear visor.

  • PRODUCT REVIEWS: AGV Sport Modular Flip-Front Helmet

    PRODUCT REVIEWS: AGV Sport Modular Flip-Front Helmet

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    RRP: From £549.99 The flip-front helmet has traditionally been the helmet of choice for tourers, riding instructors and police officers, but is shunned by many due to them being rather bulky and heavy (the helmets that is, not the doubters). However, they have been loved by scores of everyday bikers, myself included. But now you…

  • PRODUCT REVIEWS: Airoh Reverse-Flip Helmet

    PRODUCT REVIEWS: Airoh Reverse-Flip Helmet

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    RRP: From £270 // Sizes: XS-2XL // Colours: 8 colourways available I’ve always been a fan of flip-up helmets, especially the ‘2-in-1’ type where the front part flips right over to convert into an open face that’s not only comfortable, but also meets modern dual homologation requirements. So having tried many different makes over the…

  • New carbon modular helmet from LS2 – the Vortex

    New carbon modular helmet from LS2 – the Vortex

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    If you’re in the market for a new flip-front lid – check out LS2’s Vortex. It’s comes with a carbon fibre shell, Bluetooth connectivity and dual-homologation, meaning you can wear it open and closed. And best of all, it looks pretty stylish too. Made from 100% high-grade carbon fibre – the same material used in…

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