HJC I71 Helmet Succeeds I70 Mannequin With ECE 22.06 Approval


Korean helmet producer HJC is tough at work on updating its present lineup. The model didn’t simply exchange its CS-15 mannequin with the brand new C10 but additionally launched new lids just like the retro-styled V10 and new RPHA variants (RPHA 31, 71, and 91). Europe’s ECE 22.06 helmet rules motivated HJC to launch a lot of its revised and new fashions. That’s additionally the case in terms of the i71 full-face helmet.

Succeeding the i70, the refreshed sport-touring lid favors a sophisticated polycarbonate shell. Within the course of, HJC additionally reshapes the helmet’s crown vent to circulate extra air to the rider with an enlarged consumption. One other duct on the chin bar solely improves airflow whereas a rear extractor maintains most air flow.

Inside, the i71 includes a sweat-wicking liner that’s detachable and washable. A breath deflector, chin curtain, and micro-metric buckle add to the helmet’s consolation lodging. HJC is aware of that sport-touring riders have to adapt to altering circumstances, and the brand new visor system delivers all of the adjustability wanted for open-road travels.

A brand new Push/Eject (P/E) locking mechanism optimizes security but customers can simply elevate the protect with gloves. The i71 additionally comes with an HJ-38 Pinlock-ready lens in clear and mirrored finishes together with a Pinlock (DKS466) insert. The brand new three-position HJ-V12 drop-down sunscreen presents 10mm of adjustability (5mm intervals) for an much more customized match.

Sport-touring riders can equip the i71 for the lengthy haul with second-generation HJC Sensible communicators together with the 21B and 50B fashions. The gearmaker presents the ECE 22.06-approved helmet in three completely different shell sizes spanning the XS-XXL measurement vary.

The i71 is available in seven stable colours (pearl white, semi-flat pearl white, nardo grey, semi-flat anthracite, semi-flat titanium, semi-flat black, and metallic black). The complete-face lid nonetheless carries on the i70’s affordability, nonetheless, because of its €229.90 (~$250 USD) price ticket.