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A Motorcycle Helmets

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Safety motorcycle helmets for motorcycle users are the law in many states, optional in others. Especially so if the motorcycle helmets is rated for safety and is properly fit to the wearer. Safety is what it’s all about right. When wearing a motorcycle helmets it will shield your head against the following, it protects your face, your ears and you are able to have an intercom system to chat to others. A motorcycle helmets protects your head and your face from injuries. There are many different types of motorcycle helmets ranging from motorcycle helmets that have a face guard and motorcycle helmets that have an open face so you can feel the wind on your face, motorcycle helmets can be customised to your directions. Trying to find full face motorcycle helmets can be a challenge. On motorcycle helmets the face shield can retract by lifting up and down.

These are a few of the explanations some folks prefer open face motorcycle helmets. These are also known as’three quarter’ motorcycle helmets. Like a full face motorcycle helmets, the back of a 3/4 motorcycle helmets also covers the back of the skull. there’s no jaw protection provided, and some models even come without a face shield. Visors can be customized in different lengths to help in the reduction of glare from sunlight. Wind, dust, or bugs could cause issues without some kind of protection, which is why some open face motorcycle helmets include a face shield which will cover the eyes. 3/4 motorcycle helmets offer good protection for the back of the skull, but none for the front of the face.
Another sort of motorcycle helmets to consider is a half motorcycle helmets. A half motorcycle helmets is often referred to as a ‘Shorty’ motorcycle helmets. Not like the full face or open face motorcycle helmets in an accident half motorcycle helmets are likely to come off the driver in the occurrence of an accident as they are known to shift when riding.

Novelty motorcycle helmets aren’t legally known as motorcycle motorcycle helmets. Novelty motorcycle helmets only look like they are compliant with the law, and are generally worn by those that feel they are being compelled to wear a motorcycle helmets, but do not actually need to. Novelty motorcycle helmets can defend against scalp abrasion or a sunburned scalp, but won’t protect the skull from damage in an impact. While a novelty motorcycle helmets is not certified by the Department of transportation, there are skull cap motorcycle helmets that are. There are likely more custom versions of skull cap motorcycle helmets than any other type of motorcycle helmets. There’s even one that was made in the form of, you know it, a skull.

The Different Kinds of Motorcycles

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Motorcycles are considered to be one of the most efficient means of transportation. Although men are the most riders of motorcycles, there are some women who are brave enough to experience this very exhilarating ride.

Street motorcycles
The street motorcycles these days are available with all the necessary equipments so that they can be street ready. They are well equipped with the lights, mirrors, horns and even a muffler. The tires of the street bikes possess a tread pattern that allows them to have good traction on both wet as well as dry roads. Street motorcycles are available in two general forms of touring motorcycles as well as cruisers. The touring motorcycles are the ones that are specially designed for the long- distance travels, they offer the distinctive features like the fairings, aerodynamic wind guards that are wrapped around the headlights so as to enhance the styling and reduce drag, they are also available with the other amenities that render them to be the appropriate long distance vehicles like the saddlebags and even a comfortable passenger seat. The cruisers on the other hand do not possess fairings and they intend to offer you with a more laid back look. These bikes are built with the features of swept back handlebars, low seats and even the casual riding positions along with the forward set foot pegs.

Sports motorcycles
They have been designed so as to handle the high speeds and even the feature of winding roads. They have the ability to offer more power with the help of the multi cylinder engines; hence they are capable of providing more power. The aluminum alloy frames and the stiff suspensions have the capability to improve handling, high grip tires and even they provide the powerful brakes. The sports bikes render the bikers to allow them to lean forward over the gas tank so as to reduce the wind resistance. In the other bikes the people are made to sit straight unlike the sports bike wherein they rest on the gas tank.

Naked motorcycles:
Like the sports bikes the naked bikes offer the same performance but the naked bikes are ripped off with the aesthetics. The unnecessary body work is completely taken off. The naked bikes are also referred as the street fighters in Europe.

Traditional:
They are also referred as the standards; they have the same appearance as the Universal Japanese Motorcycle. They were built in the 1970s. The UJM was also considered to be an all purpose bike and even the standards of today offer the same versatility and straight forward design.

All these motorcycles could provide you with different types of riding experience and depending on your choice and actual use, it would be best to browse among all the different types online before actually buying yourself one.

The prices of motorcycles also differ depending on their brand and feature but if you have the budget for it, it would definitely be much advisable for you to buy the best quality motorcycle you can find that can ensure your safety as well.

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