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What Type of ATV Helmet Should I Buy?

If you're into off-roading with your all-terrain vehicle, ATVs, UTVs or Side x Sides, you know how important it is to wear a good helmet! Not only does it look cool but it protects your head from impact as well as keeps the dust, debris, and bugs out of your face. In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at the different types of ATV helmets and their key differences. (When we refer to ATV helmets we are meaning all of the all-terrain vehicle types including ATVs, UTVs, and Side by Sides).

Top ATV Helmet Types: Find the Perfect Fit for Your Adventure

Full-face ATV helmets:

These helmets provide full coverage of the head and face, including a chin bar and face shield (also called a visor or a face visor). They offer the most protection and are recommended for riders who are looking for maximum safety. Shop Full-Face ATV Helmets

Open-face ATV helmets:

This type of helmet is similar to a full-face helmet, but it doesn't have a chin bar leaving the face open. This makes it lighter and more comfortable for some riders, but it also means that it provides less protection. It's a good option for riders who don't need as much coverage but still want to protect their head. UTV and Side x Side riders are more likely to choose this option because they have the added roll cage protection. ATV riders usually opt for something with a chin bar. Shop Open-Face ATV Helmets and goggles

Modular ATV helmets:

These helmets are a hybrid of full-face and open-face helmets. They have a chin bar and face shield that can be flipped up for increased ventilation and easier communication with others. There is also the added benefit of being able to have a quick sip of water or snack during a pit stop without having to take your helmet off! They're a good choice for riders who want the protection of a full-face helmet but the convenience of an open-face helmet. Shop Modular ATV helmets

Half-shell ATV helmets (or bucket helmets):

These helmets cover only the top of the head and may or may not have a face shield. They're lighter and more breathable than full-face and open-face helmets, but they don't provide as much protection. They're a popular choice for casual riders who don't need a lot of protection. Shop for Half Shell or Bucket Helmets

Dual-sport ATV helmets:

Dual sport helmets, also known as adventure helmets or hybrid helmets, are designed to provide riders with a balance of protection and versatility for both on-road and off-road riding. They're a good choice for riders who want a single helmet for all types of riding. A dual sport helmet typically has a larger peak for sun and debris protection, as well as ventilation ports to allow for improved airflow during off-road riding. They may also have a more aerodynamic shape to reduce wind noise and drag during on-road riding. Shop Dual-Sport ATV Helmets

Youth ATV helmets:

These helmets are specifically designed for children and come in smaller sizes. They offer the same protection as adult helmets but with a more kid-friendly design. Shop for Youth ATV Helmets

Carbon fiber ATV helmets:

These helmets are made from lightweight carbon fiber materials, making them extremely durable and lightweight. They're more expensive than other types of helmets, but they offer superior protection and comfort.

In summary, there are several different types of ATV helmets available, each with its own unique features and benefits. When choosing a helmet, consider the type of riding you'll be doing, your budget, and your personal preferences. With the right helmet, you can ride with confidence, knowing that your head is protected from impact and the elements.

L1FE Outdoors ATV Online Store is Your Go-To Destination for High-Quality ATV Helmets

At L1FE Outdoors ATV, our knowledgeable staff is always here to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have when it comes to purchasing your next ATV helmet. Whether you need help deciding on the best fit or have questions about the various features and styles, our team is committed to providing you with the best guidance possible. You can easily Contact Us through our website, and our customer support team will respond promptly to help you through the process. Beyond helmets, we specialize in everything ATV, UTV, and Side by Side, making L1FE Outdoors ATV your one-stop-shop for all your off-road needs. Shop with us today and experience the ultimate level of satisfaction for your next adventure.

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