10 Jet helmets for city and travel: which one to choose?

Here is a selection of helmets perfect for urban and daily use up to day trips and short-haul trips (or for those who do not like the integral).

Arai SZ-R VAS Frost Gun Metallic

City and touring jet helmets: what to choose when looking for a helmet for every day and to tackle long distances in safety.

Choosing a helmet is never an easy thing, often indeed a very important step, not only economically and sometimes we cannot fill with helmets your own garage (even if it is everyone's dream). Now that the holidays are over, we may end up with a full-face helmet or an expensive travel helmet, perhaps modular, that we don't want to scramble every day for the commute to the office.

For this reason we have selected a series of Jet helmets, for all budgets, which are suitable for both daily use and longer journeys, thus always putting safety and comfort first.

AIROH Helios

AIROH Helios jet city trip
AIROH Helios

Helios, the new tech-jet from Airoh, designed in a personal way wind tunnel of Locatelli SpA, is available in 3 different outer shell sizes, made in HRT (High Resistant Thermoplastic): for those who want to travel safely, but without sacrificing lightness and elegance.

A model that fits perfectly on every person and with even more style in the Helios Fluo Black Gloss / Matt graphics: bright colors and passepartout with a timeless appeal even for urban style. Supplied: Sun Screen Visor integrated, Bluetooth-Ready, adjustable micrometric closure, completely removable and washable hypoallergenic interiors, with contrast stitching, ventilation and air extraction system with carbon-look finish. The Custom kits included that allows you to use Helios without a visor, for a true modern classic look. The list price to the public is € 159,99.


ARAI SZ-R Vas jet city trip

The new Jet Top of the Range Arai, that we have tested a few months ago, he fitted a completely redesigned visor and inherited the new VAS technology; it is compatible with the Pro Shade System and thanks to the Diffusers ventilation system developed on the RX-7V, the new concept of the fully customizable interiors and the predisposition for earphones and glasses, it is able to guarantee a level of comfort that is simply unprecedented in this segment .

Features at a glance

The outer shell of the SZ-R VAS is made of PB-CLC2 and has been completely redesigned; thanks to the reinforcement Super Fiber Belt, it is now even more resistant, rigid and compact.
The VAS technology allows you to install the external supports 14mm lower making the temple area even smoother to maximize the ability of the helmet to slide over any obstacles, without generating dangerous jamming. Furthermore, thanks to the new design of the visor studied in the wind tunnel, stability at high speeds and the width of the field of vision have been improved.
The DF12 Diffusers are the same installed on the Top of the Range RX-7V and the angle of attack of the Air Wing aerodynamic appendage has been revised to improve stability at high speeds and reduce aerodynamic drag.
The cheek pads and the inner cap (removable and customizable) have been redesigned to distribute the pressure even more evenly on the rider's face for a feeling of wrapping and total comfort The interiors are also equipped with a removable 5mm layer (Peel-Off) which allows you to further customize the fit.
The sponges of the cheek pads are coated with a water-resistant layer to protect them in case of intense use or rain and a stop has been inserted to always keep the earphones of any Intercom system in place, to prevent this from generating annoying pressure points. . The list price to the public is Euro 639,00 for the solid color.


CABERG Flyon jet city trip

flyon is the new Caberg JET designed for both urban and extra-urban use. The quality of the materials used and the characteristics of this jet allow you to enjoy long rides even with medium / large displacement motorcycles without having to regret the characteristics of a full-face or flip-up helmet.

Main features of the Flyon are the large external visor equipped with Lock system placed on the left to prevent accidental opening, the anti-fog lens Pinlock standard, the integrated sun visor easy to use thanks to the slider on the left of the helmet and an extraordinary ventilation system that through the two upper air intakes and the rear air extractor guarantees excellent air circulation even in periods warmer. Flyon can easily be equipped with the Caberg communicator Just Speak Ages or with another communicator on the market, making the Flyon a modern product capable of satisfying the most demanding Touring but also everyday urban travel.
Flyon is produced in two shell sizes to allow a perfect proportion between the volume of the helmet and the size of the motorcyclist. The shell is made of composite fibers but a version with a shell made of carbon fiber with a glossy finish is also offered (Flyon CARBON).
The interiors are completely removable and washable made with breathable and hypoallergenic fabrics. The retention strap is equipped with an easy-to-adjust micrometric buckle, there is also a steel ring to secure the helmet to the motorcycle.

The list prices to the public start from Euro 239.99.


GIVI X22 jet city travel

An economical but high quality helmet, designed to maximize comfort in daily use and on longer journeys even in the most adverse weather conditions.

Features at a glance:

WEIGHT: 1.350 ± 50 gr
MATERIAL: technopolymer
INTERIORS: removable, in hypoallergenic fabric
STRAP: micrometric release
VISOR: long transparent anti-scratch + internal smoked visor
VENTILATION: one upper air intake + one rear extractor
SIZES From XS (54) to XXL (63)
HYPER LINE: Matt Black / Titanium / Silver. Matt Titanium / Black / Fluo Red. Matt Titanium / Black / Yellow.
White / Blue / Red
SOLID COLOR LINE: Matt Black. Matt Titanium. White

The list price to the public is Euro 129,00 for solid colors


HEVIK Metropole jet city trip
HEVIK HV 37 Metropolis

The helmet among the cheapest and lightest of our selection but also able to stand out for the build quality and safety standards sought in the design and production phase.

Features at a glance:

WEIGHT: 1.150 ± 50 gr
MATERIAL: thermoplastic
INTERIORS: removable and washable, in hypoallergenic fabric
STRAP: micrometric release
VISOR: transparent anti-scratch + internal smoked visor
VENTILATION: one upper air intake + one rear extractor
SIZES From XS (54) to XL (61)
COLORS: Matt Black / Red. Matt Titanium / Yellow

The list price to the public is Euro 99,00


KAPPA Oregon jet city trip

Kappa also offers an excellent helmet at a very competitive price, the cheapest of our selection, but with "in the head" quality and everything you need to go to motorcycle everyday.

Features at a glance:

WEIGHT: 1.150 ± 50 gr
MATERIAL: thermoplastic
INTERIORS: removable and washable, in hypoallergenic fabric
STRAP: micrometric release
VISOR: long, transparent and anti-scratch + internal smoked visor
VENTILATION: one upper air intake + one rear extractor
SIZES From XS (54) to XL (61)
OREGON LINE: Matt Black. Matt Titanium.Neon Yellow.White
OREGON ZONE LINE: Black / White / Red. Titanium / Matt Yellow. White / Black / Silver
OREGON TWIST LINE: Matt Black / Silver. Blue / Matt Light Blue. Neon Yellow / Black. White / Black.

The list prices to the public start from Euro 95,00.


NOLAN N70 GT jet city trip

It is the only one Crossovers of our selection, considered top of the range of Nolan among the street ones. It has an unmistakable design, rich technical equipment and good availability of colors and graphics. Low volume (thanks to the availability of two outer shell sizes), double approval P / J, ultrawide visor, sunscreen VPS, upper ventilation system Air Booster Technology, retention system with micrometric adjustment with double lever Microlock2, innovative internal comfort padding Clima Comfort (with micro-perforated fabrics and adjustable neck roll) and provision for the communication system N-Com.

The list prices to the public start from Euro 259,99.


NOS NS-2 jet city trip

NS-2 is the perfect choice for the motorcyclist Urban with aspirations Long touring.
The design of the shell, visor and ventilation system have been developed to reduce the aerodynamic drag of the helmet at highway speeds, reducing neck fatigue and always maintaining an ideal temperature level inside the shell.
The interior is hand-stitched in Dry Fresh are completely washable and customizable while the exclusive shell in EPS with different densities, it optimizes the absorption capacity in case of impact.

Features at a glance:

  • EXTERNAL SHELL: made of HRPolymer in 2 different shell sizes
  • INTERNAL SHELL: in EPS with two different densities, 3 different shell sizes
  • INTERIORS: made of Dry-Fresh, breathable and antimicrobial fabric, completely removable, washable and customizable
  • RETENTION SYSTEM: Soft touch, micrometric high seal
  • VISOR SYSTEM: quick release with SR system and anti-scratch treatment
  • SUNVISOR: high-darkening optical filter (95% UV), Anti-Scratch treatment
  • VENTILATION SYSTEM: MACH-Efficiency, three intake air intakes, two emission air intakes

The list prices to the public start from Euro 129,00


SCORPION EXO S1 jet city travel

EXO S1 has been designed by Scorpion Sports to offer superior functional and protective features to those who want not just a simple JET helmet, but a product capable of distinguishing itself by design, lightness, comfort and the wide angle of view offered by its opening.

The visor is very extended in length so as to offer perfect aerodynamic protection. The internal sun visor Speedview® protects the eyes from excessive sunlight, small objects and dust. The interior, made of soft 3D foam, is covered with fabric KwikWickIII® and are completely removable and washable, as well as extremely comfortable in any season of the year.

Although it is a Jet helmet, a type of product that is sometimes less attentive to this aspect, in Scorpion Sports particular attention has been paid to the internal ventilation which in the upper part provides the system of channels "Aero tuned”While the wide and long visor, combined with shapes studied in the wind tunnel, guarantees a very“ clean ”air flow in the lower part.

Features at a glance:
- Shell in Ultra-TCT ™, a very light material that offers superior protection. In the event of an impact, it guarantees considerable energy absorption thanks to its ability to progressively deform.
- “Aero-Tuned” ventilation system for incredibly effective upper head ventilation.
- Removable and washable interior in soft 3D foam covered with hypoallergenic and antimicrobial KwikwickIII® fabric. Extremely effective, as well as soft and pleasant to the touch, the KwickWickIII® inner lining fabric offers maximum breathability and comfort while keeping the head and face cool and dry in all conditions.
- KwikFit ™ internal cushions system that allows you to easily put on and take off the most used eyewear models
- Ellip-Tec ™ visor replacement system. The visor can be replaced in a few easy steps without the use of tools
- Speedview® retractable internal sun visor to give maximum comfort and maximum visibility with an extremely easy and intuitive operation system. Makes driving safer when light penetrates too violently inside the helmet.
- Prepared for Pinlock 100% Max Vision 3D
- Prepared to accommodate speakers
- Micrometric strap (quick release) for a perfect and always reliable closure
- 6 sizes available: XS-SML-XL-XXL
- 3 shells available for the following sizes: XS / S (1st shell) - ML (2nd shell) - XL / XXL (3rd shell)
- Weight 1250 grams in size M (+/- 50 gr)
- Warranty: 5 years

The list prices to the public start from Euro 199,00


TUCANO URBANO jet city travel

Who believes that Tucano Urbano it only means city is very wrong, because their "tucanate" are also designed for long trips and everyday challenges in all kinds of weather.

Features at a glance de EL TANGE 1400:

- Shell molded in advanced polycarbonate thermoplastic material
- Inner shell in dual density EPS, with high shock absorption
- 100% steel strap, with quick release micrometric closure - Quick Release System
- High visibility reflective rear insert
- Removable and washable interior
- designed with an innovative Luxury thermoforming design that reduces seams
- made of breathable and hypoallergenic microfiber, with Aero 3D mesh inserts
- Ample space in the ear area
- Bluetooth ready with headphone seat
- Predisposition for use with glasses
- Metal ring for attachment to the vehicle
- Clima System ventilation with 3 air intakes:
- two adjustable fronts for entry
- an adjustable rear extractor to keep the internal temperature constant thanks to the internal EPS channeling
- Transparent visor made of polycarbonate, class A approved, anti-scratch treated and equipped with:
- Pinlock®70 lens predisposition

The list prices to the public start from Euro 139,00