Are you a motorcycle rider and having some loss in hearing? It is probably due to the wind noise which can reach up to 110 dB while riding a motorcycle at higher speeds or on highways. Anything above 85 dB noise can lead to hearing loss. It’s time you get a quiet motorcycle helmet for yourself. Many people suffer from permanent damage to their hearing before realising the reasons for the damage.
Some of the factors which lead to the noises in helmet are open faced helmets, those who have venting, as air flows through the helmet you will hear the air moving noise, bad aerodynamics performance and the helmet’s visor. The more openings in the helmet and the more there are ways for the air to pass through your helmet, the more you will hear the noise. Some of the quietest motorcycle helmet are.
- Schuberth C3 Pro Helmet
C3 is one of the quietest helmet currently in the market. It is manufactured by a German company Schuberth. This helmet has an amazing aerodynamics performance. It weighs 3.5 lbs. The decibel rating for this helmet is 82dB at 100 mph. This is a modular helmet.
- Shoei Neotec Helmet
The neotec helmet is manufactured by Shoei a Japanese company. It has a chin curtain which helps in stopping the air from flowing into the helmet and thus helps in reducing the noise very much.
- Shoei RF-1200 Helmet
This is another great helmet by Shoei. This helmet has one of the best aerodynamics performance. This helmet’s interior is also good at absorbing the noise. This helmet has a shell which goes through wind tunnel testing.
- Schuberth S2 Helmet
This is a full faced helmet by Schuberth. This helmet applies more down force and has a decibel rating of 85 dB at 60 mph.