How do you size a motorcycle helmet?

What size helmet do I need for a 22 inch head?

Helmet Size Chart for HJC, Bell & KLIM

Helmet Size Hat Size Head Circumference – Inches
XS 6 5/8 – 6 3/4 20 7/8 – 21 1/4
S 6 7/8 – 7 21 5/8 – 22
M 7 1/8 – 7 1/4 22 3/8 – 22 3/4
L 7 3/8 – 7 1/2 23 1/4 – 23 5/8

How do you size a motorbike helmet?

When ordering your Helmet, you are going to need to have an accurate measurmeent of your head. Use a tape cloth to Measure (in cm) the circumference across the forehead, about 1 inch above the eyes and ears and over the small bump at the back of the head as illustrated, read the size where the tape joins.

What size helmet should a 12 year old wear?

In this article, I give you five steps to make sure that your child’s helmet is fit properly and providing maximum protection.

Step 1: Make sure the helmet is the right size.

Age Head Circumference (in cm)
6-10 years 53
11+ years 56
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What is the standard helmet size?

Adult Helmet Size Chart

Helmet Size Measurement (cm) Measurement (inches)
XS 53 – 54 20 ⅞ – 21 ¼
S 55 – 56 21 ⅝ – 22
M 57 – 58 22 ½ – 22 ⅞
L 59 – 60 23 ¼ – 23 ⅝

What size helmet is 50 54cm?


Metric cm Inches
50 cm 19-11/16” 6-1/4”
51 cm 20-1/16” 6-3/8”
50 cm 19-11/16” 6-1/4”

How do I know what head shape my motorcycle helmet is?

When measuring your head, use a cloth tape. Start it just above your eyebrows and circle it around the thickest point in the rear of your head. Cross-reference this measurement with a helmet size chart. A helmet that is too loose will move around or will not sit down completely on your head.

Can an adult wear youth helmet?

You can use a youth or even child helmet

Many manufacturers have “women’s” helmets as well, and those are sized in medium down to extra small. They fit a man just as well as a woman if that is your head size, and many have nicer graphics.

Do motorcycle helmets loosen up?

Yes the helmet will loosen up some, but not by much. If this is your first experience with wearing a motorcycle helmet, it could be that you need to get used to it. another thing might be that the Scorpion may not fit your head shape.

How do I know if my bike helmet is too small?

Try a helmet that’s too small first.

A helmet that’s too small won’t be able to sit flush with the top of the head. A helmet too small will stop well above the ears before their head is finished rounding out. Any retention system (more on this later) typically will need to be as loose as possible.

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How do you size a youth motorcycle helmet?

Take a head measurement with a cloth tape measure. Wrap the tape measure around the childs head one inch above the eyebrows, directly above the ears and to the widest area at the back of their head. This will give you the circumference, which is the measurement displayed.

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 do I choose a motorcycle helmet?

Now let’s see which factors makes motorcycle helmet comfortable?

  1. Soft internal padding that feels comfortable against your skin.
  2. Liner shape perfectly matching your head shape.
  3. Chin strap with smooth padding that does not irritate neck.
  4. Good visibility through visor.