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South Korean helmet manufacturer HJC manufactured CS-15 series with 1.45 kg (medium size) weight from polycarbonate material. Precision scales 1.594 kg average from 3 size L helmets. In some countries, CS-15 is known as CS-R3.
Image/Test Copyright Sharp | HJC CS-15 @8.5m/s
This model is tested in Sharp laboratories and received 4 stars. Important factor other than stars is impact zone diagrams which is colours. Frontal bone, coronal suture, parietal bone, lambdoidal suture regions have passed this test with green while squamous suture and temporal bone regions passed the test with orange colour. HJC CS-15(CS-R3) has ECE REG 22.05 safety certificate. Every helmet that passes Sharp test has this certificate.
HJC CS-15(CS-R3) can relatively fit to developing technology with visor lock system. Instead of quick release strap system, double-d ring strap system would be more secure.
If we generalise user reviews for HJC CS-15(CS-R3), we can rate isolation of this helmet as 2.2 over 15. You should not be surprised with different reviews. This is because we all have different hearing, riding style, motorcycle types. We all ride on motorcycle with different wind protection level and we all have different speeds. Wind tunnel test conducted by COAU at 100km/h identified noise level as 91.9 dBA and scores this helmet with 18.1 over 20. If noise level is an important criteria for helmet selection, we recommend taking dB levels of COAU as reference and see also: quietest motorcycle helmets
For air circulation, there are multi-channel single ventilation channels on chin side, two ventilation channels on the top, and two ventilation outlet channels on the back. All ventilation channels up to back side can be opened and closed. You can’t intervene with ventilation outlet channels on the back. As in some helmets, you cannot keep this ventilation channels at certain level. Aerodynamic structure of this helmet is rated 6.21 over 10 by COAU and ventilation structure is rated as 10 over 15 by COAU.
HJC CS-15 doesn’t have pinlock. Therefore, precautions to prevent fogging on visor are limited. If we generalise user reviews for HJC CS-15(CS-R3), we can rate wide field of view of this helmet as 13.5 over 15. Wide field of view may be similar in most of the helmets but vertical field of view is rarely similar. Therefore, vertical field of view should be considered as this is an important element. When you take position especially on sport motorcycle, you need as much as vertical field of view to see in front of you clearly. We can say vertical field of view of HJC CS-15(CS-R3) is at good level. Vertical field of view of this helmet is rated 7.5 over 7.5 by COAU and visor wind proof level is rated as 10 over 10 by COAU.
We can say that HJC CS-15(CS-R3) is designed for Intermediate Oval head structure and fitness of this helmet is at medium level. From outside, helmet will look neither larger nor smaller than your head.
Size chart on HJC website
HJC CS-15(CS-R3) has glasses groove, chin wind curtain, removable and washable cheek pads. Helmet shown with optional breath deflector (sold separately).
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