Icon Variant Helmet Available At Petrie Motorsports

Posted: March 18, 2010 in Motorcycle
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Icon Variant Helmet, Etched Blue
  • All World Standard, meets or exceeds the following: DOT FMVSS 218 (US), ECE 22-05 (EUROPE), SAI AS1698 (AUSTRALIA) & SG (JAPAN) SAFETY AND TESTING STANDARDS. Does not ship with SAI or SG certification stickers unless purchased in that country.
  • Fiberglass/Dynema /Carbon Fiber Shell
  • Long oval headform
  • Wind tunnel tested and refined
  • Anti-lift visor to reduce glare
  • Multiple oversized intake and exhaust ports
  • Molded EPS nose reduces shield fogging
  • Quick-change fog-free shield
  • Removable Hydradry moisture wicking liner
  • Rear spoiler for reduced helmet buffeting
  • Removable chin curtain
  • Imported
  • One of the hottest new helmets to come along in a while, the Variant combines edgy street styling with dual-sport versatility.  Available in a wide range of colors and at a mid price point, this is a practical new helmet.  The lens affords very good, distortion free, peripheral vision and the interior liner is removable and washable.  Call  (262)723-5518 or email (customerservice@petriemotorsports.com) Petrie Motorsports for availablity and pricing (ranges from $350.00-$390.00).

    Icon Variant Medallion Gloss

    My initial impressions are that this helmet is comfortable but tends to run a little on the small side of of the size range.  The wide peripheral vision gives a good view of the road and the noise level is fairly low as compared to other helmets I’ve tried.  It is very nicely packaged and comes with a  helmet bag, anti-fogging lens cleaner and lens cloth and a removable chin curtain for colder weather riding.  The lens is so clear that I would suggest a tinted lens for sunny days! 

    Icon developed this as a street helmet but I think it will fit the need for a dual-sport helmet as well.  Removing the lens is not a “quick” process but it can be done if you prefer to use goggles.  Here is a link to Icon’s tech video:
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