Shark’s range of flip-over helmets just got one bigger with the arrival of the Evo GT. It follows the same principle as the Evo helmets that have gone before, including the Evo ES, which continues alongside this new helmet.
The Evo ES can be run as an open-face or a full-face helmet, and it’s legal to do so in either configuration.
The number of helmets being released that meet the new ECE 2206 safety standard is growing, and this is the first of those from Shark. It’s the latest model in their Spartan series, and it takes its styling cues from muscle cars and muscle bikes with quite aggressive looks, especially around the chin vent.
The purpose of this article is not to tell you which one to use. Instead, I’m simply going to lay out the positives and negatives of each kind and let you make your own decision.
HJC has been designing and manufacturing high-quality protective helmets since the early 1950s and has done a great job on the HJC I-90 for a little over $200.
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