What Is My Bike Helmet Size?

How do I find my helmet size?

Using a soft measuring tape, measure around the circumference of your head, across the forehead just above the eyebrows, above the ears and around the back of your head. Helmets are available in sizes from 50cm right up to 67cm!

How tight should a helmet fit?

According to industry experts, a helmet should be comfortably snug around the entire wearer’s head without resulting in pressure points. It shouldn’t have any up and down or side to side movements during the ride. It shouldn’t be too tight, but it shouldn’t be loose either.

Are all helmets the same size?

Not every helmet will fit the same and almost every helmet brand and model is different. Shape is one of the most important factors to understand when purchasing a motorcycle helmet. Lower end motorcycle helmet manufacturers tend to produce helmets with a generic shape that will fit most of the customers.

How should a bike helmet fit?

A good-fitting helmet should be snug but not annoyingly tight. It should sit level on your head (not tilted back) with the front edge one inch or less above your eyebrows so that your forehead is protected. Push the helmet from side to side and back to front.

How do I know if my helmet is too small?

” I think my helmet is too tight.” If you can’t put it on, at all, then that’s obviously too tight. If you can get it on, but it hurts where it presses against your head, that’s also too tight. If it’s snug all around, too snug to chew gum, that’s about right.

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