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Icon Airframe Helmet

Posted on: September 3rd, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments


The Airframe is Icon’s top-of-the-line helmet featuring an advanced tri-composite shell and a unique ventilation system that gave the Airframe its name.

The Airframe’s namesake ventilation system is designed to provide optimal airflow regardless of how fast you’re travelling. The Airframe features large, angled intake ports that force air directly onto the head and through the helmet. The special design of the intake vents allows air to penetrate easily at all times, even without the windforce generated by high speeds. When riding in an Airframe, your head will stay cool even when you’re stuck in slow moving urban traffic.

The composite shell is what takes the Airframe above and beyond the Icon Airmada and Alliance helmets. It incorporates fiberglass for sturdiness and impact resistance, Dyneema for abrasion resistance, and carbon fiber for strength, impact deflection, and impact distribution. The result is a helmet that, when properly fitted, provides better protection than a polycarbonate shell. It also means the Airframe is Icon’s lightest shell – weighing in at about 3.7 pounds for the standard Airframe in size medium. The Airframe Carbon edition is lighter still, and at about 3.2 pounds for a size medium it weighs approximately the same as Bell’s first-rate track helmet, the Star Carbon.

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Airframe Carbon RR:

Airframe Carbon RR Blue

Airframe Gloss Black:

Airframe Gloss Black

Icon Airframe Helmet

  • Fiberglass/Dyneema/Carbon Fiber shell
  • Wind tunnel tested and refined
  • Multiple oversized intake and exhaust ports
  • Removable molded breath deflector reduces shield fogging
  • Quick-change fog-free Icon ProShield with graphic sideplates
  • Fully removable and washable Hydradry wicking liner
  • Rear spoiler for reduced helmet buffeting
  • Spoiler designed to safely break off in the event of an accident
  • Icon Prolock shield locking system
  • Removable chin curtain
  • DOT and ECE22.05 approved

Shields

Helmets come with a clear shield unless noted below:

  • Ghost: yellow shield only
  • Carbon RR: dark smoke and clear shields
  • Sauvetage: dark smoke and clear shields
  • Manic: dark smoke and clear shields
  • Construct: dark smoke and clear shields

Options

  • Available in sizes 2XS-3XL

Price

Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)

  • Standard Airframe: $265-$375
  • Airframe Carbon: $500-$515

Prices and selection may vary. Please click here to learn more about our pricing and availability policies.


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