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What Makes a Good Motorcycle Ride?

Posted by Lucy Lowthorp on

What Makes a Good Motorcycle Ride?

Motorcycle Ride… is it for Everyone? Get the right gear and enjoy the freedom on the road, and when it is about types of helmets, one can always opt for lightweight biker helmets. These are often preferred for the unique, stylish look and the low-profile style that comes into play. Beanie helmets are not the full-face covered type, then you need to question the safety. We recommend to always look for a MICRO DOT Beanie that is certified, which  means it meets safety requirements, then you know that the padding, the material, and the resistance to impact had been thoroughly inspected. Look always for a MicroDOT Helmet with Lifetime Warranty and Accident Replacement Policy

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What You Should Know About Motorcycle Helmets

Posted by Lucy Lowthorp on

What You Should Know About Motorcycle Helmets

A Biker helmet, including microdot helmets, also known as beanies for their low profile and smaller dimension, work in three ways:

  • It reduces the deceleration of the skull, reducing the shock in the brain. The padding material in the helmet absorbs some of the impacts. 
  • It spreads the forces over a greater surface area, not on a particular site of the skull.
  • A biker helmet acts as a mechanical barrier between the head and the pavement preventing direct contact and injuries.

These three functions are achieved by combining the properties of four essential components of the helmet:

  1. The shell: In a micro slim beanie helmet, the shell is the strong outer hard surface, usually with a smooth exterior finish. It distributes the impact over a large surface area, lessening the energy of the crash. All helmets, including micro helmets, are designed to compress and break when it hits anything hard. The shell of the MicroDOT Helmet protects the rider against penetration by small, sharp, and high-speed objects. It also covers the padding inside the helmet from abrasions and raps caused by daily use. 
  2. The impact-absorbing liner in all biker helmets and also in micro slim beanie helmets is made of a soft, crushable padded material called “Styrofoam.” This dense layer cushions and absorbs the shock of the crash. 
  3. The inner comfort padding in helmets, including the smallest dot-approved helmet, is the soft foam-and-cloth layer next to the head. It helps keep the head comfortable and helps the helmet fitting snugly. 
  4. The retention system or chin strap in a micro dot helmet is the mechanism that keeps the helmet on the head. A strap is connected to each side of the shell. Chin and neck straps are designed to keep the helmet in position when riding.

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Where to Buy Motorcycle Helmets in Sturgis 2021

Posted by Michael (Mad Dog) Lowthorp on

Where to Buy Motorcycle Helmets in Sturgis 2021

The 2021 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is green-lit and ready to roll, and Micro DOT Helmets Company, makers of America's Best Beanie Open Face Helmet will be present in the iconic South Dakota 81st year celebration of motorcycle culture and camaraderie. 

This year's event runs from August 6 to August 15, with many concerts, bike shows, and rides as you can cram into one week. The annual parade, opening ceremony, and B-1 bomber flyover are back!

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What is a Micro DOT Helmet

Posted by Michael (Mad Dog) Lowthorp on

What is a Micro DOT Helmet

MicroDOT Helmet is a Bikers Helmet that has Five Key Features In Common:

1. It Weighs Less Than a Standard Bottle of Water.

2. It has a Soft Adjustable Quick Release Chin Strap for an Easy On-Off Experience.

3. It has a 1" polystyrene protective layer, the minimum required for D.O.T. Certification.

4. It is backed up with Life Time Warranty on the Safety Devices

5. The Rider is Protected with an Accident Replacement Policy.  

 

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How to Choose a Bikers Helmet According to Your Ride.

Posted by Lucy Lowthorp on

How to Choose a Bikers Helmet According to Your Ride.

biker can choose an open face, modular, full face, or half shell. You can also wear an open face with a face mask and glasses . Half face helmets or beanies are preferred for long rides as these are ultra low profile, lightweight, and small enough to fit in your saddle bags.

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