Common questions

What are the parts of a helmet called?

What are the parts of a helmet called?

Shell. The outer shell gives shape to your helmet.

  • Fit system. The fit system is a series of straps and fasteners that tightens the helmet comfortably around your head, generally above your occipital lobe.
  • EPS liner.
  • Chin strap.
  • Strap divider.
  • Buckle.
  • Are caberg helmets DOT approved?

    Caberg is an Italian crash helmet manufacturer. Founded in Bergamo in Northern Italy in the seventies, they’ve become synonymous with relatively inexpensive but good quality helmets. Unfortunately, at the time of writing, Caberg aren’t distributed in the US and their helmets are not DOT certified for sale in the US.

    Where are caberg helmets made?

    Made in Italy For example, Caberg was one of the first brands, after BMW, to push the international breakthough of flip-up helmets.

    Why do helmets have different parts?

    No. There are different helmets for different activities. Each type of helmet is made to protect your head from the kind of impacts that typically are associated with a particular activity or sport. Be sure to wear a helmet that is appropriate for the particular activity you’re involved in.

    What’s the difference between a helm and a helmet?

    A helmet is something that you put on your head as protective device. A helm is the place on a boat where it is steered and controlled.

    What is the science behind helmets?

    If you hit your head, the materials in your helmet will help to dissipate the force and energy of the impact, which reduces the force applied to the skull. Essentially, if you do hit your head, your helmet will take the brunt of the impact, reducing the amount of energy that collides with your head.

    Do helmets prevent brain injury?

    Studies have shown that wearing a helmet reduces your risk of a serious brain injury and death because during a fall or collision, most of the impact energy is absorbed by the helmet, rather than your head and brain.

    Why are helmets called helmets?

    A helmet is a form of protective gear worn to protect the head. The word helmet is derived from helm, an Old English word for a protective head covering.

    What is EPS helmet material?

    Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) has been the staple material in bicycle helmet manufacturing since the 1970s. EPS foam is produced in different densities for different purposes, such as disposable cups and insulation. For bicycle helmets, a higher grade and density of EPS is used to help absorb energy sustained from impact.

    Why choose a Caberg helmet?

    Focusing on combining looks with functionality Caberg Produce light, comfortable, easy to use helmets offering Bluetooth intercom System compatability, drop down sun visors, Quick release chin strap with some of their flip front helmets dual homologated so can legally be used as a full face or open face helmet.

    What is the history of Caberg?

    The history of the company based in Bergamo, is one of challenges, passion for innovation, and safety culture in the helmets production process. Caberg was founded in Bergamo in the North of Italy. Ca-Berg is the acronym for Caschi di Bergamo (Helmets from Bergamo).

    What is the difference between the Caberg 184 and 385?

    Caberg releases the full face model 184 characterized by a wide visor, and the model 384 conceived for the off road. Presents the 385, a very modern model for its time; the helmet, equipped with a peak and visor was conceived for the dualsport market.

    What does Caca-Berg stand for?

    Ca-Berg is the acronym for Caschi di Bergamo (Helmets from Bergamo). The Company launches two products that are the full face Articolo 100 and the open face with a peak named Articolo 300.