Summer is the worst time to pick a safety motorcycle helmet especially when you can’t compromise in the safety. The result, it becomes a big decision in picking the right motorcycle helmet based on the season and riding style. This is why many helmet and motorcycle gear manufacturing companies started making flip-up helmets or you can say modular motorcycle helmets. Modular helmets recognized for its flip-up property which allows motorbike riders to use a helmet in both full and open position by flipping the face shield. And when it comes off best modular motorcycle helmets, the one name comes in anyone’s mind is “Caberg” who was the first Italian company to produce modular helmets. And since you are here that means you must be aware of this and get attracted by Caberg’s most speculator and innovative flip-up helmet which is the result of in-depth knowledge in helmet engineering and experience in manufacturing industry. The name is Caberg Duke 2 modular helmet.
Caberg Duke 2 is the masterpiece designed in contemplation of motorbike riders’ requirement of a stylish & safe range of helmets with excellent value of money. Caberg Duke 2 is exactly what you are expecting in an affordable range as compared to other premium brands available out there. Usually, flip-up helmets are often provided less safety than traditional full-face motorcycle helmets. But, that’s right here is the exception and vouched for the quality.
So, let’s find out what’s Caberg has put in this helmet.
Caberg Duke 2 Modular Motorcycle Helmet Review
Duke 2 is equipped with LG CHEM HI 100H high-impact ABS shell and has scored the full five stars in a SHARP Test. It is the maximum rating SHARP give. Beneath that helmet is the dual-density polystyrene to absorb impacts in any major or minor crash.
It has the advanced Double Visor Tech System with an inner sun visor to make sure that rider ride in proper light with full safety. The sun visor is anti-scratch however the outer clear visor is both anti-scratch and antifog. The antifog facility will provide you with a clear vision even at low temperatures thanks to its Pinlock Ready System.
Onto ventilation, it has two easy-to-use vents, one at the top and another at chin bar. Both vents have a slider to channel the airflow inside the helmet. Both forehead and chin vent is quite a reliable source of getting cool air in the helmet. So, even if you are riding with closed chin-bar, you will still able to get proper air. Most importantly, you can use vent sliders even with gloves on.
To ensure the rider’s safety, Caberg put the quick release visor system to quickly visor in case of an emergency.
The helmet’s interior liner is completely removable and washable so if you feel like to clean it then you can easily remove and wash without any problem. On top of that, the fabric is breathable and hypoallergenic for maximum freshness and won’t allow any bacterial infection to your chicks.
Now, the best for the last!
The Duke 2 is ready to use with the Caberg Bluetooth communication system JUST SPEAK S which will allow riders to communicate with their own mobile phones and passenger’s but also connect to a GPS system too. Apart from this , riders can use it for enjoyment purpose by listening to music or an MP3 player. Just Speak S is equipped with high-quality stereo which will enable listeners to the get the clear voice even in huge traffics and other external noises.
Final Thoughts: –
When it comes to riding in the summer season then Caberg Duke 2 is a real helmet when the sun is low in your eyes! However, it is a little bit noisy and visibility is average but not that bad. In fact, what Caberg made is a remarkable thing which is quieter than the other modular helmets and secure like most premium full-face helmets.
Note: – The helmet is not homologated for use in the United States and Canada. It is because, the helmet has been homologated according to the European Standard ECE 22.05 so, the homologation feature is allowed in countries where ECE 22.05 is in force.