Take a soft measuring tape and wrap it around your head about one inch above your eyebrows and ears. Make sure the tape is level. Most helmets are measured in centimeters, so measure your head in centimeters if you can. In case you don’t have a centimeter tape, the conversion ratio is 1 inch = 2.54 cm.
- To find the right size bike helmet, start by measuring your head circumference because helmet sizing is based on that. To find your head circumference, wrap a flexible tape measure around the largest portion of your head—about one inch above your eyebrows. Or, wrap a string around your head, then measure the length of string with a yardstick.
What size helmet do I need for a 22 inch head?
A size extra small is best suited to a head circumference of approximately 20 inches to 21 inches. A size small helmet corresponds to a head circumference of 21. 5 to 22 inches. A medium sized head will range between 22.3 and 22.75 inches.
How do I know my helmet size in India?
The circumference of your head should be measured at a point approximately one inch above the eyebrows in front and at a point in the back of the head that results in the largest possible measurement. Take several measurements to make sure you have the largest one.
How do I choose a helmet?
The steps to choosing the right helmet are simple:
- Choose a helmet style.
- Determine your head shape and size.
- Try on the helmet.
- Check for proper fit.
- Wear the helmet for about half an hour.
- Still feels right? Go ride!
Does helmet have size?
Using a soft measuring tape, measure around the circumference of your head, across the forehead just above the eyebrows, above the ears and around the back of your head. Helmets are available in sizes from 50cm right up to 67cm!
How should a bike helmet fit?
The helmet should sit level on your head (not tilted back) with the front edge one inch (two fingers) or less above your eyebrows so that your forehead is protected. The straps should join right under your ear to form a “V”. Adjust the straps around both ears until you have a comfortable fit.
How should a full face helmet fit?
A correct sized full face helmet should feel snug on your head and shouldn’t move back and forth or side to side when you move your head. One way to test if a helmet is fitting you right or not is when you put the helmet on its front should be no more than an inch above your eyebrows.
What size are adult bike helmets?
Small: 20″–21.75″ (51cm–55cm) Medium: 21.75″–23.25″ (55cm–59cm) Large: 23.25″–24.75″ (59cm–63cm) Extra large: above 24.75″ (63cm)