Top 10 Best Modular Helmet

Many motorcycle riders do extensive research on the best modular helmets before making a decision on which one works best for them. Not all helmets are the same nor do they offer all of the same benefits. Because of this, we have compiled a list of the best modular helmets that are available today. We also have provided information on said helmets to help you decide which modular helmet works best for you.

Best Modular Helmet FAQ

1. What Is a Modular Motorcycle Helmet?

2. What Does a Modular Motorcycle Helmet Do?

3. How Does a Modular Motorcycle Helmet Work?

4. Where Can You Buy Them?

5. What is the Difference Between a Modular Helmet and an Open-Faced Helmet?

How We Reviewed

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After reviewing several motorcycle equipment sites and reviews we have compiled the following list of the best modular helmets on the market. In order to determine which helmets made the list we looked at factors like key features, pros and cons, and price.

Overall Price Range Of This Product (And Similar Products)

The overall price range for modular helmets is between $100-$800. Some helmets on the lower end of the spectrum may not include as many features or be made of quality materials like their counterparts at a higher price point.

What We Reviewed

  • Speed and Strength SS1710
  • Bell SRT
  • HJC IS-MAX 2 Modular Helmet
  • Shoei Neotec II
  • Scorpion EXO AT950
  • Schuberth C4
  • Shoei Solid Neotec Modular Motorcycle Helmet
  • Nolan Helmets N104 Absolute
  • Shark Evo One 2
  • AGV Unisex-Adult Flip-Up Sport Modular Motorcycle Helmet

Features

The SS1710 has a DOT approved thermos-poly outer shell and a DVD, otherwise known as a Drop Visor Design that has a sun shield. The helmet also has a ventilation system in place to keep the person wearing it nice and cool. The main shield of this helmet is fog and scratch resistant. The inner liner of the SS1710 is washable as well.

It tends to be lightweight at only four pounds. Because of its affordable price compared to some other helmets, we have included it in our list of the best modular helmets. However, reviewers have stated that the helmet tends to run on the small side, so ordering a size bigger than usual is recommended.

PROS

  • DOT approved outer shell
  • Sun shielded DVD
  • Contains a ventilation system
  • Fog and scratch resistant main shield
  • Washable inner layer
  • Lightweight

CONS

  • Helmet runs small

Features

This helmet tends to be on the pricier side but provides more features than its cheaper counterparts which is why we have included it in our list of the best modular helmets. For example, the shell of the Bell SRT is made from fiberglass and has cutouts that allow for speaker installation. It also contains a sun shield that drops down for use only when you need it.

The inside lining is made from antibacterial material and can be removed for washing. Like the SS1710, this helmet is DOT approved and is compatible with glasses. The Bell SRT also weighs in at only 4 pounds. However, like we previously stated, the Bell SRT is pretty pricey.

PROS

  • Fiberglass shell
  • Contains cutouts for speaker installation
  • Drop-down sun shield
  • Antibacterial inner lining that can be removed for cleaning
  • Dot approved
  • Compatible with glasses
  • Lightweight

CONS

  • Expensive

Features

This helmet provides an outside shell made of advanced, extremely durable, polycarbonate material. The outside shell is also aerodynamically designed for efficiency while driving. It also contains a drop down sun shield and an ACV (Advanced Channeling Ventilation System) that not only brings in cool air but expels the hot air that is already inside of the helmet.

Because of this unique feature and its affordable price, we have decided to add it to our best modular helmets list. The interior is designed for low-noise and glasses compatibility. However, some reviewers have complained that the sun shield is not very effective.

PROS

  • Durable, aerodynamic polycarbonate outer shell
  • Drop down sun shield
  • Unique Advanced Channeling Ventilation System
  • Interior is designed for low-noise
  • Glasses compatible
  • Affordable

CONS

  • Sun shield is ineffective

Features

The Neotec ll is considered the quietest of the best modular helmets on our list. It also includes excellent ventilation and a drop down sun shield. The interior includes cheek pads that can be removed for a better fit and for cleaning and is compatible with people who wear glasses. However, some reviewers have complained about the fact that the Neotec ll is rather heavy compared to other modular helmets that are a lot cheaper.

PROS

  • Quietest modular helmet
  • Excellent ventilation
  • Removable cheek pads for a better fit
  • Glasses compatible

CONS

  • Heavy compared to other modular helmets
  • Expensive

Features

The AT950 includes a built in sun shield and chin curtain. It also provides a removable interior that makes cleaning a breeze. The peak of the helmet can be removed in order to wear goggles or glasses. However, reviewers have found that the AT950 fits a little tight, so a larger size may be necessary.

PROS

  • Built in sun shield
  • Built in chin curtain
  • Removable interior for easy cleaning
  • Helmet peak can be removed for goggle or glasses usage

CONS

  • Fit is a bit tight

Features

This helmet’s features include a one-touch sun shield, a fog resistant lens, and a built-in antenna. What makes this helmet unique and worthy of our best modular helmets list is the fact that it already has a built-in speaker and microphone. Most users admire the sleekness and style of this helmet. Unfortunately, it comes with a pretty large price tag.

PROS

  • One touch sun shield
  • Fog resistant lens
  • Built-in antenna, speaker, and microphone
  • Sleek style

CONS

  • Pricey

Features

The Neotec has excellent ventilation as it makes use of not only a top vent but a chin vent as well. Many customers comment on the fact that it is made from quality materials. It also includes an internal sun shield. However, many reviewers have noted that this helmet tends to be noisier than its counterparts.

PROS

  • Excellent ventilation with a top and chin vent
  • Made from quality materials
  • Internal sun shield

CONS

  • Tends to be noisy

Features

This helmet has great visibility and ventilation due to the front eye port and the face shield. It also, like many of the other helmets on our best modular helmets list, has a built-in sun shield. Customers are also happy with its sleek look and the quality of the helmet materials. However, some reviewers claimed that the Absolute is a lot slimmer than other helmets. So if you have a rounder head/face, this helmet may not be for you.

PROS

  • Excellent ventilation and visibility
  • Built-in sun shield
  • Made from quality materials

CONS

  • Is rather slim compared to other helmets

Features

The Shark Evo One 2 is a great starter helmet as it is a cheaper option compared to the other helmets in our best modular helmets list. It includes some great features for those first learning to ride a motorcycle. This helmet includes a polycarbonate shell with a chin bar. It is also designed to be weatherproof and lower outside noise. However, reviewers have determined that since this helmet is on the cheaper end of the spectrum, the quality is a lot worse compared to other higher-end modular helmets.

PROS

  • Affordable
  • Good for beginners
  • Polycarbonate outer shell
  • Weatherproof design
  • Lowers outside noise

CONS

  • Poor quality

Features

The outer shell of the AGV Sportmodular is made entirely of carbon which makes the helmet extremely lightweight as compared to the other helmets on our best modular helmets list. But even though the AGV is lightweight, it is still extremely durable. This helmet is designed with comfort and aerodynamics in mind.

The front port of this helmet allows for 190 degrees of vision for added safety to the driver. The helmet also includes a flip-down sun shield and a fog resistant visor. It also has amazing ventilation because of the chin vent. The inner lining of the AGV helmet can be taken out and reversed depending on the weather. One side cools you down while the other warms you up. However, the helmet is on the higher end of the spectrum in terms of price.

PROS

  • Shell made entirely of durable carbon
  • Lightweight
  • Comfortable and aerodynamic
  • 190 degrees of vision for the user
  • Flip-down sun shield
  • Fog resistant visor
  • Good ventilation
  • Inner lining can be reversed depending on the weather

CONS

  • Pricey

The Verdict

After considering factors like price, pros and cons, and key features and comparing the helmets on our best modular helmets based on those factors, we have come to the conclusion that the Speed and Strength SS1710.

This helmet is a great value compared to the other helmets on the list with a lot of the same features as its more expensive counterparts. For example, the SS1710 includes a drop-down sun visor and includes a ventilation system just like a majority of the other helmets on the list. It is also easily washable because the inner portion of the helmet has a removable design for this reason. On top of that, it is extremely lightweight, weighing in at only four pounds, making this a good helmet for those who ride their motorcycles for far distances and not just for leisure.

For those worried about safety, this helmet is also DOT approved and made from a durable thermos-poly material. Not to mention, all of these amazing features are wrapped up into one low, affordable cost of only $118. Because of this amazing value, we have determined that the Speed and Strength SS1710 is the best modular helmet currently on the market.

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