Using Your Helmet Correctly

To reduce the risk of serious injury or death and to help prevent damage to your helmet:

  • Never adjust your helmet accessories while riding – Only make helmet adjustments when stopped.
  • Never drop your helmet – Dropping your helmet may crack the shell or damage the protective foam. The damage may not be visible. Your helmet is only designed for ONE
  • impact. Refer to “Helmet Replacement for more information on what to do after helmet has been dropped.
  • Never wear anything between your head and your helmet – This may reduce the effectiveness of your helmet.
  • Never hang or hook your helmet on anything including mirror stalks, handle bar, or sissy bars – Doing so may cause damage to the helmet protective foam or liner.
  • Never use insect repellent on or around your helmet – Insect repellent may damage your helmet’s visor, shell, protective foam, or other components.
  • Never expose helmet to gasoline or gasoline fumes – Gasoline may damage your helmet’s visor, shell, protective foam, or other components.