IXS HX 1000 Strike Integral helmet
|THE TEST RESULT|
Test report: IXS HX 1000 Strike Integralhelm
Tri-color in a great design, the truly racing-ready X-Helmet HX 1000 STRIKE from IXS. IXs is the well known manufacturer of very sporty motorcycle helmets. This helmet showed itself in a test as a really good product, with many details that really convince every customer. This helmet has been equipped with a scratch-resistant safety visor that also offers good sun protection. The sun visor is also retrofittable and also visually in the design a very imposing and refined acting image.
A motorbike helmet like from a castThe iXS HX 1000 Strike motorcycle helmet has a very good material mix made from a single cast. The cover fulfills all the important safety requirements for street approval and above all the color scheme in white, black and red, makes this helmet very attractive, of course it has been important to see how comfortable this helmet sits at the head of a user Pleasant to wear this helmet. With around 1350 grams, this helmet is still one of the lighter models, but it is difficult to handle. This feeling, however, resulted in a very good feeling for more safety, because these helmets are also represented at some racing events.
Ventilation and therefore good clear viewIn the test, care was also taken to see whether the ventilation works so well that a visor that is closed is not fogged.The result in the test could be seen, because with forehead and chin ventilation, this helmet is optimally equipped for these requirements. However, with slow speed, there were some weaknesses with this criterion and so this ventilation is sufficient, but overall could be better for the closed condition.
Easy handling and comfortThe test showed, as already indicated, a good comfort in carrying and over the well-chosen shape, there were few sounds in the wind. This can be annoying when the shape is bad, but the IXS HX 100 Strike is balanced. The sun visor proved to be very good, because the driver has the option to choose whether he is only driving with the sun protection or only the clear visor. Both forms of use are also satisfactory in the visual overall picture and give a good overall view, this was at least subjectively recorded in the test.
Some details are distinctive on this helmetThe breath and wind deflector is not only an optical accessory, IXS Helmet has the effect that breathing is optimized even at very fast rides. Many other comparable helmets are at a disadvantage here and do not have this device at all. This helmet has shown in the test that you can also take very long trips so much. The test showed a good result as well, since the inner lining can be removed completely and is washable. Also the surface with its good seal can be cleaned decently, especially when it comes to removing insects. The colors are light and the quick-change visor does not show any weaknesses in this task of cleaning. It is scratch-resistant and lasts longer than other visors that are also mountable here.
As a conclusion from the test results in a very positive picture overall, this helmet is recommended and he has many strengths. A few disadvantages, which are not worth mentioning, do not cloud the good overall judgment from the test. This helmet is really very good in many details. It fits well and looks good that at least is the subjective impression. It is easy to clean and provides adequate protection against glare in the sun. This helmet is recommended to anyone who is looking for a good helmet from a brand manufacturer. Be it the visor and the good and safe outer shell, here everyone gets their helmet which he needs. At a glance everything is available and you can go on a great ride with your bike if you have chosen such a helmet. The form is also very well chosen and the test resulted in the convincing recommendation to buy.