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The Alpinestars SM5 helmet is a high-quality motorcycle helmet that provides excellent protection and comfort for riders. The fit is snug and secure, ensuring that the helmet stays in place during even the most intense rides. The aerodynamics of the helmet are well designed, making it comfortable to wear at high speeds.
The visor is easy to remove for cleaning and the ventilation system is effective, keeping riders cool and comfortable even on hot summer days. The helmet also features a sleek, stylish design that will make riders look and feel confident while they’re out on the road.
Overall, the Alpinestars SM5 is an excellent choice for riders who want a helmet that offers top-notch protection, comfort, and style. It’s a great investment for anyone who takes their riding seriously.
• Emergency release system and removable cheek pads permit the safe and easy removal of the cheek pads while the helmet is still on, while the 3D contoured foam ensures rider comfort.
• Removable comfort liner with Silverplus® treated anti-bacterial fabrics for excellent moisture wicking, effectively drawing perspiration away from the skin.
• Anti-microbial liner is removable and washable.
• Hydration tube channels are integrated into the helmet’s cheek pads for convenience and performance.
• Soft textile chin strap is 26mm and is wider than certification requirements for optimal safety and rider comfort.
• Stainless steel D-rings to ensure a tight and secure fit.
• Lightweight outer shell is constructed from a technologically advanced impact resistant thermoplastic in two sizes.
• The inner and outer surfaces are engineered to minimize the effects of oblique impacts.
• Multiple density inner liner to ensure the correct density in the correct area for enhanced impact absorption.
• Patented visor release system ensures the visor is released with the correct pre-determined amount of force, irrespective of the angle of impact.
• Maximized ventilation and high levels of heat transfer exchange thanks to multi-air inlets and exhaust ports.
• The visor has been designed to direct air into the ports for enhanced airflow.
• Side shell couple with soft EPS foam prevents damage to collarbone in the event of a crash.