2011’s Off-Road Helmets

Stylin' off-road helmet options in a range of styles and prices.

Fly Racing Kinetic Pro

Fly Racing’s new Kinetic Pro helmet in Trey Canard and Andrew Short replica models lets riders run factory helmet graphics  without spending a fortune on a factory paint job. The Short model is seen here, and it isn’t just another pretty face. The Kinetic offers riders a poly alloy shell, dual density EPS liner, quick-snap removable liner and cheek pads, aluminum visor hardware, high volume vents and a high-flow mouthpiece. This DOT- and ECE-approved lid comes in both youth and adult sizing.

Retail Price: $119.95                       


EVS Vortek T7 Helmet

Seen here in Digi Red, the Vortek T7 offers riders a lightweight Polycarbonate shell as well as a RAM Air Cooling System, internal EPS ventilation channels, four intake and six exhaust ports for maximum airflow and a removable/washable moisture wicking comfort liner. Plus, it’s SNELL 2010 and ECE-approved.

Retail Price: $159                 


GMAX 46X MX Helmet

The GMAX 46X MX helmet weights in at just 2.5 lbs! It was designed with an industry-leading 19 vents for maximum air flow. Other added benefits of the 46X MX include a removable chrome mouth vent, a large eye port for better vision and special Styro shaped ear pockets for maximum comfort.  

Retail Price
: $79.95                              


Thor Force Carbon Fiber Helmet

Built specifically for riders who demand the ultimate in performance, Thor says the Force carbon fiber helmet exceeds every expectation. Carbon fiber material is combined with resin to form “pre-preg” (pre-impregnated) sheets that are hand-laid to form the outermost layer of the shell. Offering amazing strength with great weight savings, the carbon fiber shell creates an amazing look.

Retail Price: $429.95                          





Scorpion VX34 Dirt Helmet

Starting with an entirely revamped polycarbonate shell design, the All New Scorpion VX34 is substantially lighter than its predecessors. While meeting all DOT/ECE standards, this helmet’s aggressive angles contribute to the shell’s “Aero-Tuned” ventilation. Scorpion’s trademarked AIRFIT technology has been updated and refined for off-road use. Any rider can pump up the cheek pad inflation system for a more precise fit. Also all new on the inside is the KwikWickII washable moisture-wicking comfort liner. Beyond the technical improvements, killer new graphics have been incorporated into the VX34 as well solids which are available for racers looking to go the custom paint route.

Retail Price: Solids, $149.95; Graphics, $169.95


ZOX Rush Fiction

The slick and glossy Rush Fiction graphic is available in two shell
sizes with up to six different sizes to assure a perfect and comfortable fit for every rider out there. The shell is made from injected thermoplastic resin, keeping the lid lightweight at right around 3.1 lbs. The Rush is produced in six OEM colors, and it’s also available in pink for the ladies. The removable, comfortable padded interior is made with the latest Hydrostatic and bacteriophobic treatments, preventing any unwanted growth of bacteria and helping riders stay healthy and ready to ride all season.

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AFX FX-17 Off-Road Helmet

The FX-17 off-road helmet combines features of evolutionary design, based on the FX-86R and modern upgrades, for the most comfortable fit while offering the best value. It’s computer designed inside and out for optimal fit and comfort, with a clearcoat finish to protect paint and graphics. A lightweight composite poly-alloy shell keeps bulk to a minimum; the large FX-17 helmet weighs 3.42 lbs. In addition to a modern profile, the FX-17 has an aerodynamically designed shell and visor, which enhance airflow and offer 11 points of ventilation with chin, side, forehead front and rear vents. The ample ear cavity space provides space for speakers.

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2012 Answer Racing Comet Rockstar Helmet

The Comet helmet model features an aerodynamic shell with multiple air intake and exhaust vents for cool air circulation, an injection-molded visor and a high-flow mouth vent design. Answer’s secure-lock liner and new contoured check pads incorporate a snap system for ease of removal and feature plush aero-cool and airmesh fabrics.

Retail Price: $169.95


Shoei VFX-W

Shoei’s extensive experience in off-road helmet design and manufacturing has led to the creation of a new standard in off-road helmets, the VFX-W. The aggressive shell design allows for a lightweight off-road helmet that offers incredible protection, form-fitting comfort, cooling ventilation and components that are easy to care for. Its Advanced Integrated Matrix Plus shell construction combines high-performance fibers with organic fibers to create a shell structure that is lightweight, rigid and resilient. 


Nitro Extreme Off-Road Helmet

Offering aggressive styling at an aggressive pricepoint, this lid boasts a race-proven Polycarbonate shell designed  to optimize weight reduction and increase air circulation and filtration. Four separate rear exhaust vents ensure hot air is dissipated immediately, and its wide eye port aids peripheral vision.

Retail Price: $99.95                   


Vemar VRX7 Off-Road Helmet

Engineered and manufactured in Italy to the motorcyclist specific EC standard, The VRX7 features a mid-oval shell shape that offers a more generous fit front to back and a more snug fit ear to ear. The exterior shell is constructed of a lightweight yet incredibly strong carbon fiber/aramidic/ fiberglass blend. Three sizes of outer shells cover the eight helmet sizes for the ultimate in a lightweight yet proportional fit. It also get the  exclusive “Vemar Klima” full ventilation system as well as  a double density high impact inner shell.

Retail Price: $395                   


Vega Stealth

The Flyte has been created for the off-road market with a radical new shell design, including bottom beading that is contoured to accommodate motocross neck protection gear. With greater aerodynamics and an advanced venting system, the Flyte ensures that even hardcore motocross riders will be able to blaze the trail in comfort.

Retail Price: Graphics: $169.99; Solids: $159.99


Arai XD3

Arai’s genre-busting XD crossover design street and dirt helmet has been improved and updated in the XD3 iteration. Riders can quickly and easily change it for adventure touring, dual sport, Supermoto competition, commuting, street riding, whatever. The faceshield easily slides under the peak, and both the shield and the peak are easily removed for the ultimate in

Retail Price: $699.95


MSR/Metal Mulisha Scope Helmet

The new 2012 MSR/Metal Mulisha Scope helmet will be available in a matte finish with many great features including a lightweight, precision-molded, polycarbonate shell with molded-in dome crests for increased structural integrity; custom Metal Mulisha graphics; and a removable/washable liner. On/off air inlets and exhaust ports force cooling air through the shell’s interior.  

Retail Price: $169.95



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