The 38 best full-face motorcycle helmets for 2020 – Quick reviews


This is a list with images of the 38 best full-face motorcycle helmets that you can buy in 2020. The helmets are listed according to manufacturer name, and not their rankings, which will help you navigate faster. Provided are local retailer links for the US and Canadian buyers but also for those in the UK and Europe.

Overview

For your convenience, here’s a quick list of all the motorcycle helmet brands, so you know exactly what to expect from this list or where to navigate if you already have something in mind:

  • AGV Helmets
  • Arai Helmets
  • Bell Helmets
  • Fly Racing Street
  • GMAX Helmets
  • HJC Helmets
  • Icon Helmets
  • Scorpion Helmets
  • Shark Helmets
  • Shoei Helmets

Also, be sure to check out The top 8 best full-face motorcycle helmets for 2020 for much more details!

Rating index

Two Motion ratings are assigned according to this index.

RatingDescription
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐Excellent
⭐⭐⭐⭐Great
⭐⭐⭐Alright
⭐⭐Bad
Very bad
Two Motion Ratings

AGV Helmets


AGV K1

⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The AGV K1 is the sleekest modern looking helmet by far. Even though it’s missing a dropdown visor, it’s still high vaue for money” ~ Two Motion



AGV K3 SV

⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The AGV K3 SV is a great everyday helmet but the aggresive sharp chin is my first safety concern” ~ Two Motion



AGV K5 S

⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The AGV K5 S is a great looking helmet and will work well on sports bikes but the dropdown visor won’t do if sitting upright” ~ Two Motion



AGV Pista GP R

(limited edition shown)

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The AGV Pista GP R is meant for the tracks where it works perpefctly but if you need something for the streets, this isn’t the right one” ~ Two Motion



AGV Corsa R

⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The AGV Corsa R is good for high speed track riding as the rear scoop does a lot to keep the helmet from shaking” ~ Two Motion



AGV K6

⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The AGV K6 is a quality basic helmet and I think AGV should consider using something similar to this helmet’s front-vent switch on their other helmets” ~ Two Motion



AGV Pista GP RR

(carbon edition shown)

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The AGV Pista GP RR is one of the best helmets you could buy for the track and you should only consider this helmet if you are going to race with it” ~ Two Motion


Arai Helmets


Arai Defiant-X

⭐⭐⭐

“The Arai Defiant-X is a good looking semi-retro style helmet but it’s missing some very basic features for the price” ~ Two Motion



Arai Corsair-X

⭐⭐⭐

“The Arai Corsair-X is a great, solid all-rounder for the tracks or streets and can easily adjust to fit perfectly” ~ Two Motion



Arai Quantum-X / Signet-X

⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The Arai Quantum-X / Signet-X is a good performing helmet that can fit everyone but it’s missing a dropdown visor to make it absolutly perfect for the price” ~ Two Motion


Bell Helmets


Bell Racestar Flex DLX

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The Bell Racestar Flex DLX is extremely user-friendly and currently one of the best looking helmets for an aggresive riding position” ~ Two Motion



Bell Qualifier

⭐⭐⭐

“The Bell Qualifier offers great value for money but don’t expect super refined features from this very affordable helmet” ~ Two Motion



Bell SRT

⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The Bell SRT is a great helmet for those who don’t want to spend a fortune and still have good safety ratings but the shield functions as either fully open on closed” ~ Two Motion



Bell Star MIPS DLX

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The Bell Star MIPS DLX is an agressive good looking helmet and makes a good the entry level helmet for the very serious riders” ~ Two Motion


Fly Racing Street


Fly Racing Steet Revolt FS

⭐⭐⭐

“The Fly Racing Street Revolt FS is a great helmet for its low price while having DOT & Snell ratings but the top vents are very difficult to use” ~ Two Motion



Fly Racing Street Sentinel

⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The Fly Racing Street Sentinel is great value for a the low price while having most of the basic extra features more expensive helmets have” ~ Two Motion


GMAX Helmets


GMAX FF49

⭐⭐⭐

“The GMAX FF49 is affordable and super basic but is exceptionally well finished” ~ Two Motion



GMAX FF98

⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The GMAX FF98 is a good option for those who don’t want to spend a fortune and still have some extra features that actually work” ~ Two Motion


HJC Helmets


HJC RPHA 70 ST

(HJC RPHA 70 in Europe)

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The HJC RPHA 70 ST is a great sports-touring helmet by all standards which also includes the price on it” ~ Two Motion



HJC RPHA 11 Pro

(Clutchlow Silverstone edition shown)

⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The HJC RPHA 11 Pro is a good looking sports helmet but I’m not convinced the fancy shield lock and top vent mechanism is better that conventinal ones” ~ Two Motion



HJC CS-R3

⭐⭐⭐

“The HJC CS-R3 is a great helmet for beginner riders that need a helmet that is simple and affordable, yet reliable” ~ Two Motion



HJC i10

⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The HJC i10 is a good choice for new riders that still want the Snell rating on an affordable helmet but I’m not too keen on the shield lock mechanism” ~ Two Motion



HJC F70

⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The HJC F70 is a good helmet with handy features and looks pretty good if the fog curtain is in black” ~ Two Motion



HJC i70

⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The HJC i70 is a great sports-touring helmet at an affordable price but may be tricky to mount a com unit on the exterior” ~ Two Motion


Icon Helmets


Icon Airflite

⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The Icon Airflite is a great commuting and sports-touring helmet that looks badass but a real hassle to install regular com systems” ~ Two Motion



Icon Airmada

⭐⭐⭐

“The Icon Airmada is good solid helmet with basic features for new riders while having a semi-aggresive look to it” ~ Two Motion



Icon Airframe Pro

⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The Icon Airframe Pro is a great edition to your RoboCop outfit, yet it is well made and has most of the basic features” ~ Two Motion


Scorpion Helmets


Scorpion EXO-R420

⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The Scorpion EXO-R420 is sexy, sleek and affordable which is great for when you need a rated secondary helmet for your pillion riders” ~ Two Motion



Scorpion EXO-ST1400

⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The Scorpion EXO-ST1400 is a great carbon fiber helmet for the price but some basic features are lacking functionality” ~ Two Motion



Scorpion EXO-T510

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The Scorpion EXO-T510 has a good exterior shape and all the necessary features while being affordable but you will regret not buying it” ~ Two Motion



Scorpion EXO-R1 Air

⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The Scorpion EXO-R1 Air is a good looking helmet that will do for faster riders but I’m not keen on the central shield lock” ~ Two Motion


Shark Helmets


Shark SWAL 2

⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The Shark SKWAL 2 is a good looking helmet with built-in lighting features but offers limited fitment sizes and only one shell size” ~ Two Motion



Shark Race-R Pro

⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The Shark Race-R Pro is a bit outdated regarding its features but still a good helmet” ~ Two Motion


Shoei Helmets


Shoei RF-1200

(Shoei NXR in Europe)

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The Shoei RF-1200 is an excellent helmet for the everyday rider and you should consider it if you need something that will last a long time” ~ Two Motion



Shoei GT-Air II

⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The Shoei GT-Air II is an excellent helmet for touring and commuting but the rachet chin strap can be the deal breaker for many” ~ Two Motion



Shoei RF-SR

⭐⭐⭐

“The Shoei RF-SR is a good solid standard looking helmet but might be a little overpriced for what you are getting” ~ Two Motion



Shoei X-14

(Shoei X-Spirit III in Europe)

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The Shoei X-14 is a great highly customisable helmet for race track riders or the fast sport riders and it’s also my own personal favourite helmet to ride with” ~ Two Motion


Final words

This list was compiled from a list of over a hundred different full-face helmets that were ranked according to my personal experience. I hope this review post was helpful or, at the very least, interesting.

I always try to keep my articles interesting and informative. And I’m always thankful when they are shared on social media platforms or Pinterest.

Two Motion

I don’t see myself as an expert in every topic of motorcycling but my articles usually relate to new experiences that are relevant at the time of writing.

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