Studds Full Face Helmet Downtown (Desert Storm, XL) Review
Studds is a very old Indian company that is now one of the largest helmet manufacturing company. They export their products to up to 21 countries. With over five decades of experience, the company has gained the customer’s trust.
This is a mid-range full-face downtown helmet from Studds. It is available in different colors, but this desert storm color gives a unique look to it. Let’s talk about its features, pros, and cons to know if this product is worth buying or not.
The outer body of this helmet is made of ABS (Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) shell that is very sturdy and durable. This material works perfectly, whether it’s hot or cold outside. It can resist a temperature of up to 95 degrees higher and a lower temperature of -10 degrees. It is also known as thermoplastic and can be recycled as well.
The airflow technology of this helmet is pretty advanced. There are air vents near the chin area of the helmet that allows the fresh air to circulate inside so you can breathe. It can keep you calm and composed while riding. During summer, this fresh breeze will stop you from sweating and make you more comfortable.
The anti-scratch visor of this helmet is of top-quality polycarbonate material. It is UV protected and is duly silicon hard coated. It protects your eyes from direct sunlight and dust.
The high-quality UV resistant polyethylene paint enhances its longevity. It is very sturdy and does not break easily.
What Do We like
This mid-range helmet is equipped with high-density EPS (Expanded polystyrene) concussion padding that makes it more comfortable. The padding covers the whole helmet from the interior to ensure maximum protection.
You can wear it for a more extended period and won’t feel any discomfort. The soft inner padding will make sure to protect your head on any impact.
The outer shell of this helmet is hard coated for scratch resistance properties. The thermoplastic makes it stronger and high impact resistant. The soft inner padding, combined with the outer body, provides decent protection to your head all over.
This is a full-face helmet that covers the back of your head as well. If you want proper protection at a mid-range price, then this is your product.
Quick-release chin strap
The chinstrap of this helmet has many functions. You can also use the straps to tighten or loosen the helmet to ensure a secure fit. The detachable chinstrap mechanism can be used to detach the chin guard and use it as an open face helmet if you want.
The air vents make sure that fresh air can circulate through them so you can be comfortable and sweat-free. They also make sure that the helmet remains odor-free. The internal liners can be removed and washed if they get dirty.
This helmet comes in different sizes- medium (570 mm or 57 cms), large (580 mm or 58 cms), and extra-large (600 mm or 60 cms). Measure your head using a measurement tape from an inch above your eyebrow level. Compare the size with the helmet’s size chart to know the exact size of the helmet you will need.
What We Don’t Like
Users have complained that the chin-guard had a flimsy mechanism. It is not very durable.
This Full-face cum open face helmet from Studds is a mid-range product. Its desert storm color and sturdy material make it stand-out. This is an excellent value for money product that is worth buying. If it fits your budget, then go for it.