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    2008 Race Schedule  

Round 1 -
May/June 31/1
Hangtown MX
Sacramento, CA
* Amateur Championship Round

Round 2 - June 7/8
Freestone Raceway
Wortham, TX
* Amateur Championship Round

Round 3 - June 28/29
Thunder Valley MX

Lakewood, CO

Round 4 - July 26/27
Washougal MX

Washougal, WA
* Amateur Championship Round

Round 5 - August 23/24
MX 338

Southwick, MA

Round 6 - August 30/31
Steel City Raceway

Delmont, PA
* Amateur Championship Round

WMA Cup
November 2008
TBA
* Amateur Championship
**Final Round

 

 

 

 

Things to Consider When Choosing Women's Motocross Helmet

While choosing the best women's motocross helmet, there are a few important factors to keep in mind. Therefore, we've listed some of these factors below to help you make a better purchase decision.

Protection

First of all, the main purpose of a bike helmet is to protect the rider during any unfortunate event, be it on-road or off-road. In order to ensure maximum protection during any such mishap, manufacturers are constantly trying to improve the levels of safety.

There are many features in a helmet that play a part in protecting the user. The most damage that may occur during an accident is at the time of impact. To minimize this damage, a helmet should be padded from the inside to make sure the skull remains intact.

Moreover, the inner layer of cushioning must be made in line, keeping the comfort of the rider in mind. Too many layers of padding can make the helmet difficult to wear, and the rider can get tired because of it.

Functionality

There's no doubt that safety is the number one priority of any helmet manufacturer; however, the overall functionality also plays a vital role. The user needs to be comfortable with the helmet to be worn. It shouldn't get too tight or too loose as that will only decrease the overall purpose of the helmet.

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Another important element to keep in mind is ventilation. Going at high speeds requires you to properly wear your helmet and keep it tightly closed. This is where the best women's motocross helmet is designed to keep the ventilation levels high so the rider doesn't feel claustrophobic.

The weight of a motocross helmet is the key point to its performance. A helmet too heavy will get uncomfortable for the user to wear, which will cause hindrance in fully utilizing the helmet's potential.

Appearance

Now, most of the top women's dirt bike helmets have top-notch standards of safety and have been designed to provide the user with high-level performances. It all comes down to the style of a helmet.

The most looked-for element is the color of a bike helmet. Some people prefer bright colors that stand out, whereas others settle for a very basic look. It all depends on the user's personal choice.

Additionally, the users also have a choice to select a style that suits them. There are a variety of helmet types available in the market to choose from. Modern helmets are designed to be hybrid in nature, which can be converted according to convenience and usage. These are getting quite popular among the masses.

Differences between Men and Women Motocross Helmets

Unlike apparel or other similar manufacturers, men's and women's helmets are not significantly different from each other. In terms of design and style, there might be specific graphics on the exterior of a helmet aimed at women, which differ from men.

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However, in terms of safety and protection, both are more of the same. The only difference that can be observed is of size. A women's motocross helmet will be a few sizes smaller if compared to a men's helmet.

Conclusion

After having a look at the important factors that should be considered before choosing the best women's dirt bike helmet, you'll be having a much better understanding to find a suitable unit. The key to finding the most suitable helmet is to identify your requirements first, do a detailed market survey, and then go looking for one.

It's not necessary that the most expensive unit will be the best; even a moderately-priced helmet can do the job for you. You just need to focus on what you are comfortable with.

Apart from the factors mentioned above, something you should look for is a warranty. It will help you to cover the cost in case of any damage caused.


 

 

 

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