Motorcycle helmets come a wide range of sizes, and like most clothing products, sizes can vary slightly across manufacturers. In this post you will learn how to measure for a motorcycle helmet and how to use this information to order a helmet with the perfect fit.
How do I know my helmet size?
The easiest way to know your helmet size is to carry out a measurement exercise. Motorcycle helmet sizes are primarily based around the head circumference. Luckily, this is a really simple measurement to take, and you can even do it on your own.
Quick 3 minutes.
How to measure for a motorcycle helmet
- Find something to measure your head with.
A flexible tape or tailors measure is ideal for measuring your head.
Alternatively you can use a piece of string or a shoelace.
- Wrap it around your head.
Place one end of the measuring tape / string on the forehead, just above the eyebrows.
Wrap the measuring tape / string around the entire circumference of your head. So as to meet your starting point.
- Tighten and measure.
Tighten the tape and take up any slack.
Take an accurate measurement.
If your using a piece of string or a shoelace, check the length of the string against a ruler or tape measure.
- Check your measurement against a helmet size chart.
Check the helmet manufacturers size chart to learn your helmet size.
Motorcycle Helmet Size Charts
So, now that you’ve learnt how to measure for a motorcycle helmet, you’ll need to know how to use motorcycle helmet size charts.
Unless clearly stated by the manufacturer, motorcycle helmet sizes are usually as follows:
|51cm to 52cm||XX Small|
|53cm to 54 cm||X Small|
|55cm to 56cm||Small|
|57cm to 58cm||Medium|
|59cm to 60cm||Large|
|61cm to 62cm||X Large|
|63cm to 64cm||XX Large|
|65cm to 66cm||XXX Large|
|67cm to 68cm||XXXX Large|
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Want to learn more about the law on motorcycle helmets? Then, visit the DVLA website and discover the UK law on motorcycle helmets.