If there is one item of ATV riding gear you never want to leave the house without, it is definitely your helmet. Women’s ATV helmets have changed a lot over the years – for the better. Not only are they more stylish, they are lighter, stronger and designed to exceed the standards set to keep you safe as you ride.
You’ve heard the concept of wearing a good quality helmet that meets DOT standards preached time and time again, but have you ever wondered why a helmet that meets or exceeds these standards is so important? Basically, the ratings all boil down to how well a helmet performs during a rigid set of testing procedures, including those focused on:
Helmets come in a variety of shapes and styles for many different kinds of activities – but not all helmets are created equal. Helmets that are specifically formulated for ATV or motocross riding have been designed to meet the challenges you might face on a ride. They have been tested accordingly to make sure that when it comes down to the wire, the helmet will perform well under pressure. DOT approved helmets have met at least the minimum testing requirements made by the US government in each safety test. Additional non-profit organizations such as Snell have also complied a separate set of rigorous tests to assess the overall integrity of a helmet and how it performs when you need protection the most. When you wear a helmet that has been certified by these organizations, you can feel confident that you have made a step in the right choice for your safety.
For additional information regarding helmet safety regulations as well as proper fitment for your helmet, check out our post on how to choose the correct ATV or motocross helmet.
Only Rocky Mountain ATV carries such a wide variety of women’s helmets, with just about any style you could want available to you. With hundreds of designs from brands like 6D, Arai, Bell, Fox Racing, HJC, One Industires, Shoei, Thor and more, you’ll find the perfect helmet to keep you safe and in style every time you go for a ride.
Patrick Schnurbusch in Nevada
When I first tried it on I was not impressed. It was too damn tight. So I decided I would wear it around the house for a while and see if it loosened up. That was the trick! I took the helmet down to my local dealer to compare it the fit of an Arai and I could not tell the difference. They both felt great. I decided to keep the Bell because I believe it to be a safer helmet and I loved the orange and black to match my KTM.Read All Reviews