FAQ

Ask DR. D

What is the Chin retention system on my Core helmet? How do I use it?

One of the main safety measures of your Core helmet is the use of the chin retention system. Failure to fasten your Core helmet correctly may cause your helmet to come off during an accident resulting in injury or death. If the chin retention system is fastened and you can remove your Core helmet, then the helmet is too large to safely use. Do not use an aftermarket chin cup on your chin retention system. The proper position of the chin retention system is under your chin close to your throat. To securely fasten the chin retention system do the following:

  1. Thread the strap through the D Rings.
  2. Separate D Rings and pass the strap through one of the rings.
  3. Pull the strap tight to a comfortable level.

How do I clean my Core helmet?

The interior and exterior of your Core helmet is designed for years of comfortable and safe use. Use a small amount of mild soap and lukewarm water to clean the liner and shell and allow to air dry. DO NOT machine wash or dry. Chemicals or bleaches used in many cleaners may cause damage to your Core helmet. It is strongly recommended that you DO NOT use chemicals to clean your Core helmet.

What are the Core face shields made out of?

Scratch Resistant Polycarbonate injection molded optical shield.

What kind of paint is used on my Core helmet?

Automotive paint with Clear coat finish. ( no clear coat on flat)

What is the Core helmets shells made out of?

Core helmets are made with a injection thermoplastic alloy shell which will help to keep you safe. Your welcome.

What are Core helmet liners made out of?

Core helmets use a polystyrene energy absorbing liner.

Are Core helmets DOT approved?

Yes, Core helmets Meet and exceed DOT FMSV218 Standard

What size helmet should I wear?

Use a cloth tape to measure your head one inch (1″) above your eyebrows and above your ears. Measure the circumference around your head and note the measurement. Then refer to the Core sizing chart here to find your size.

What is the proper fit for my Core helmet?

Your Core helmet should be snug at first. The comfort liner will break in after several hours of riding for a custom fit. A proper fit SHOULD NOT allow the helmet to move around without pulling the skin on your face. A loose fitting helmet IS EXTREMELY DANGEROUS as it can affect vision, sound, and decrease impact absorption. Please click Here to view the proper head position for your Core helmet. *Important: When trying on your Core helmet, you must fasten the chin retention system. When the helmet is fastened you should not be able to remove the helmet. If you are able to remove the helmet with the straps fastened, then your helmet is too large.

How tight should my Core helmet be?

Your Core helmet should be snug at first. The comfort liner will break in after several hours of riding for a custom fit. A proper fit SHOULD NOT allow the helmet to move around without pulling the skin on your face. A loose fitting helmet IS EXTREMELY DANGEROUS as it can affect vision, sound, and decrease impact absorption.