I have always been a sucker for fancy graphics on helmets. They look great, always draw attention, and as long as they fit well (obviously), they are a no-brainer as far as I am concerned. Then there is the price to consider, and when you see what we have here, you may be as shocked as moi.
One of my favourite brands, LS2, is offering five new graphic colourways for the updated ECE22.06 version of its popular entry-level, full-face helmet, the Rapid II. Now you can choose from the stylish and subtle ‘Circuit’ in Black/Red or White/Red options; make a statement with the ‘Claw’ and glow-in-the-dark ‘Zombie’; or get noticed in the Matt Black/Hi-vis Yellow Rokku.
The Rapid II is one of the UK’s best-selling entry-level helmets, boasting an unbeatable specification for the price. The ECE22.06 certified HTTP shell (High Pressure Thermoplastic Technology) offers high penetration resistance and energy dispersion, without a weight penalty. In fact, the Rapid II weighs just 1300g.
You’ve got three external shell sizes for a smaller outline in each size, with a long oval shape and laser-cut foam inserts, for a naturally comfortable fit. Dynamic Flow-through Ventilation will help keep you cool and comfortable in changeable conditions. Plus the breathable, hypoallergenic liner is also removable and washable.
Up front, the scratch-resistant 3D Optically Correct visor offers maximum clarity. It’s also Pinlock-ready and has an intuitive Quick Release System for fuss-free changes.
Don’t be surprised if you see me out and about in the Zombie version… bloody love that, and you’ll see me in the dark, which is always a good thing… Look out for a full review soon.
The LS2 FF353 Rapid II is available in sizes XS-3XL, and all of the graphic options retail for just £69.99 (prices for solid colours start from £59.99). You can check them all out them all at ls2helmets.com
Main image | LS2 Rapid II Zombie