Is Nolan a good helmet brand?
Nolan and X-Lite produce quality helmets that are used by some of the top MotoGp and WSB riders – including Danillo Petrucci and Chas Davies. Nolan Group helmets are regularly in our top 10 safest helmet brands lists – so are a brand with an excellent reputation for safety.
Are X-Lite helmets any good?
X-Lite have a good reputation in safety; they are our 3rd best brand in terms of tested helmet safety – with both Grex and Nolan coming into the top 10 too, meaning they’ve arguably the best safety reputation around.
Where are Nolan Helmets made?
Nolan helmets have been manufactured in Bergamo, Italy, since 1972. Started by Lander Nocchi, Nolan is proud of their Italian heritage. When all the other helmet manufacturers moved their production to the Far East to produce cheaper products, Nolan decided to keep their factory open and all their workers employed.
Where are X-Lite helmets made?
Like Nolan, X-lite helmets are made 100-percent in Italy, from raw materials to finished product, but unlike Nolan helmets which use Lexan polycarbonate shells, X-lite helmets use “multi-axial hybrid fabrics” (carbon fiber and aramid fiber) bonded with a thermosetting resin.
Are Nolan helmets DOT approved?
Safety. The Nolan N87 is both DOT and ECE 22.05 certified – and though it hasn’t yet been Snell tested, it has been SHARP tested where it scored four out of a maximum five stars.
Are Nolan motorcycle helmets good?
Nolan and X-Lite produce quality helmets that are used by some of the top MotoGp and WSB riders – including Danilo Petrucci and Chas Davies. Nolan Group helmets are regularly in our top ten safest helmets lists – so are a brand with an excellent reputation for safety.
What is the lightest motorcycle helmet?
So you have our selection of the lightest helmets:
- 8 – X-Lite X-1004 Ultra Carbon – 1600 grams.
- 7 – AGV Pista GP-R – 1430 grams.
- 6 – Arai RX-7V Carbon RC – 1400 grams.
- 5 – AGV SportModular Carbon – 1347 grams.
- 4- Shark Spartan 1.2 Carbon – 1313 grams.
- 3 – Shark Race-R Carbon Pro – 1305 grams.
Are Nolan helmets Snell approved?
What label indicates that a helmet has met the minimum US performance standards?
Helmets that meet FMVSS 218 must have a sticker on the outside back of the helmet with the letters “DOT,” which certifies that the helmet meets or exceeds FMVSS 218.