Full Face Helmet Shootout and Guide Charts


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Manufacturer Price Weight Safety Rating Vents Review Website
Troy Lee Designs D2 Carbon $375 937 grams CSPC, ASTM F-2032-00/1952-00, and CE Yes – Excellent Review www
Dainese D-Raptor $325 961 grams CE, EN Yes – Amazing Review www
Kali Protectives Aatma $299 1278 grams DOT, ECE 22.05 Yes – Good Review www
O’Neal 9 Series $299 1640 grams Snell, DOT Yes – Fair Review www
SixSixOne Evolution Carbon $289 1043 grams ASTM 1952 and CPSC Yes – Excellent Review www
Rockgardn Blacklite $149 ~1400grams DOT, ECE 22/04 Yes – Fair Review www
Mace Gurka $149 1226 grams CPSC No – Poor Review www
Azonic Fury Coming www

Characteristics Chart

Helmet Characteristics
Troy Lee Designs D2 Carbon Ultra light weight, small profile, very well vented, custom sizing pads
Dainese D-Raptor Ultra light weight, small profile, extremely well vented, great fit, poor padded liner
Kali Protectives Aatma Light Weight for DOT, well vented for DOT, super plush comfort, rounder fit, moto profile
O’Neal 9 Series DOT/Snell, heavier, tighter fit, vented while moving, a helmet for the apocalypse, moto profile
SixSixOne Evolution Carbon Very light weight, fits lots of head shapes, very well vented, small profile
Rockgardn Blacklite Good weight for DOT helmet, mature styling and sleek design. Not super vented
Mace Gurka Great protection to price ratio.  Super thick EPS liner, no vents, moto profile, rounder fit
Azonic Fury coming soon….

Fit Chart – The helmets in each column fit basically similar to one another.

Troy Lee Designs D2 Carbon Kali Protectives Aatma
Dainese D-Raptor Mace Gurka (looser than the Aatma)
O’Neal 9 Series (this is a tighter fit than others)
SixSixOne Evolution Carbon
Rockgardn Blacklite Giro Remedy maybe?

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  • Anonymous says:

    the specialized Deviant would fit into this shootout as well,
    nice work!

  • Anonymous says:

    Very thorough review; thanks. It looks like you plan to update each review by testing the helmet’s compatibility with the leatt brace. I’d be very interested in that update, since I’m considering a brace.

  • Anonymous says:

    I also would like to see the Specialized Deviant added

  • Anonymous says:

    Looking for a XC helmet with extra protection for riding in hot weather.
    How do these helmets compare with–
    Specialized Deviant
    Met Parachute

  • Anonymous says:

    What about the Pryme Al or some lower price point helmets or the Pryme evil pro.

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