Are Modular Helmets Really Good?
Wearing a helmet is a must, irrespective of whether you are a casual rider or an ardent one. Open, full-face, or modular helmets, you can choose any of these. Not wearing a helmet can penalize you. It can also cost you punishment money and the worst, of course, your life.
Helmets are the basic and fundamental accessory for a biker to have. But the point is, which one is the best? Well, it depends on the needs of the biker and may vary from one another. Therefore, any helmet is good as long as you wear it.
Some of you may love open helmets, and others may deny their usefulness. And then, there are modular helmets that serve the purpose of both. Here are the pros and cons related to the three types of helmets. You can thus choose for yourself what suits you the most. Check out this one.
The reason for first mentioning full-face helmets is because they are proved to be the safest, and are also never out of fashion. Full-face helmets ensure your head’s safety like no other. They cover your head completely, and chances are very low that they would get off your head easily if you meet with an accident. They look cooler and are available with visor or no-visor as you wish.
Full-face helmets not just protect you from road accidents. It also saves you from wind, bugs, dust, sand, and unwanted external noises.
However, you can’t overlook some of the disadvantages of these helmets. Full face helmets are tight and cocooned. Furthermore, they aren’t a good option for places where geographical conditions are warmer, and you have to spend a significant amount of time on your bike. After a while, you will start feeling suffocated and sweaty. Full-face helmets can also be troublesome to take off every time at a toll or security check.
Cool choice but not the safest ones. Open helmets are the most basic helmets that you start wearing from your first day of bike riding. These helmets go with your bicycles and fundamental motorcycle lessons. Open helmets can also be very handy and comfortable for your daily commute. Hence, you can always flaunt your expensive sunglasses when wearing open helmets.
Open helmets allow you to hear important sounds like sirens or horns of other commuters. This helps when you are riding in city traffic, and the distance is short and safe. However, open helmets aren’t recommended when going for long-distance rides, where you have to be more focused on road safety than style.
Here comes the hybrid piece. Yes, the new-age modular helmets. They have a flip-up technique, which means you can use them as open helmets as well as full-face helmets as per your requirement. They sound cool and are effective to a certain extent. Moreover, they are useful as they curb all the disadvantages of open helmets and full-face helmets. You can use them in any weather without feeling suffocated, and you can also flaunt your sunglasses too.
However, the only problem is that they have difficult and adjustable locks that can make you uncomfortable at times. Modular helmets are otherwise a good choice for stylish riders.