Jorge Lorenzo & Ben Spies Replica HJC HelmetsBen Spies has endorsed the HJC helmet brand for most of his career, donning the lids from his days in AMA Superbike through World Superbike, and since joining MotoGP in 2010.
And for 2013 MotoGP, the Texan will be joined on the grid by another HJC endorser, Spies’ former teammate, Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo. The two-time reigning MotoGP Champion, who used to endorse the X-Lite helmet brand, signed with HJC just after the New Year.Lorenzo and Spies, who now rides for Pramac Ducati, will both wear HJC RPHA 10 sport bike models. And to celebrate, HJC is offering replicas of each rider’s helmet, with a second Lorenzo replica graphic arriving in summer.The replica helmets will run $549.99, and be available in March. For additional information, log onto HJC’s website.HJC RPHA 10 Sport Bike Helmet Features:
Advanced PIM (Premium Integrated Matrix) Construction: A matrix of carbon fiber, aramid, fiberglass and organic non-woven fabric creates a remarkably strong yet extremely lightweight performance shell.
Extremely Light Weight: The use of advanced technology results in a lightweight helmet for all-day comfort.
Optimal Shell Sizing: Three shell sizes (XS-S, M-L and XL-XXL) provide riders with proportional sizing.
Superior Aerodynamics: Countless hours of development and testing conducted inside the HJC high-speed wind tunnel results in absolutely smooth airflow for low wind resistance, reduced wind noise levels, and maximum ventilation.
Max Airflow Top Vent: Six-stage variable airflow is adjusted by glove-friendly dials on each intake vent.
ACS Advanced Channeling Ventilation System: Full front-to-back airflow flushes heat and humidity up and out.
3D Anti-Scratch Shield and Pinlock 100% Max Vision included.
Innovative Center One-Touch Locking System: Easy open/close action with an extremely secure seal.
RapidFire II Shield Replacement System: Simple and secure shield ratchet system provides ultra-quick, tool-less removal and installation for efficient operation.
SilverCool Plus Interior: Premium, soft feel for comfort, light weight, moisture-wicking action, odor-free and anti-bacterial interior treatment.
Self-Cooling Interior: Innovative, new fabric features self-cooling properties that cools down faster than other fabrics.
Breath Guard and Chin Curtain included.
Snell 2010 and DOT approved.
5-Year Limited Warranty on the Ben Spies and Jorge Lorenzo replica HJC RPHA 10 helmets
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