HJC IS-Cruiser Helmet [Review]
If you’re the type of rider who prefers wearing half helmets, you should definitely consider something that can give you the level of comfort you need without sacrificing your safety. Sounds like a tall order? Well, not really, especially if you have something like the HJC IS-Cruiser helmet!
The IS-Cruiser is fondly referred to as the badass brother of the IS-2, a classic half helmet design with a no fuss, no frills drop-down sun visor. Admittedly, a half helmet may not provide the same protection as a full face helmet but it definitely feels lighter on the head so you won’t have to deal with fatigue or neck pain at the end of the day. Yes, by using a half helmet, you can finally breathe a sigh of relief!
A half helmet also gives you greater visibility and all the freedom that you need to stay in tune with the road and enjoy a better riding experience. With a half helmet, it’s really more about the quality of the ride.
What Makes a HJC IS-CRUISER a Great Half Helmet?
Not all motorcycle helmets are created equal. There are those that perform well and there are those that fall short of your expectations and do not provide the protection you need. With the HJC IS-Cruiser helmet, you don’t have to worry about anything. It covers all the basics the modern cruiser needs (and expects) while complying with existing helmet laws.
HJC IS-CRUISER Helmet - Comfort is Everything
Thanks to its advanced polycarbonate composite shell, the HJC IS-Cruiser helmet is extremely lightweight (weighs approximately 2.6 pounds). It also provides superior fit and comfort (it best fits intermediate oval head shapes and works great in warm weather conditions) without compromising your safety. You wear your helmet to protect your head in case of an accident, right? Well, that’s exactly what the IS-Cruiser does. The IS-Cruiser is DOT approved and certified so it is recommended for on-road use.
HJC IS-CRUISER Helmet - Safe and Secure
When using a half helmet, you should also pay particular attention to the chin strap since it the only thing that keeps your helmet secured. For this reason, the IS-Cruiser is fitted with a nylon strap double D-ring retention system. It may not be quick release and a bit tricky to operate but it is extremely strong and durable.
HJC IS-CRUISER Helmet - Love the Sun Shield
The integrated sunshield is probably one of the best things riders love about the HJC IS-Cruiser helmet. Its retractable drop-down smoke-tinted shield easily slides up or down so you don’t have to take your gloves off to operate it. With the IS-Cruiser, simplicity is everything. You can also replace it quite easily if you like. With the sheer simplicity of the HJC IS- Cruiser, nothing can ever go wrong.
HJC IS-CRUISER Helmet - Clean as a Whistle
Neat freaks will have a field day with the HJC IS-Cruiser helmet, especially since its plush, moisture-wicking Nylex interior has a fully removable and washable anti-bacterial liner. This means you don’t have to worry about off odors or share your motorcycle helmet with those filthy microorganisms! Hurray for that!
HJC IS-CRUISER Helmet - Ruggedly Stylish
This helmet is also quite a looker. Its stylishly rugged good looks accentuated by clean lines across the sides command attention without going over the top.
The HJC IS-Cruiser helmet is available in sizes XS to 2XL and comes in a variety of colors (black, matte black, anthracite, silver, white and wine).