2013 AIMExpo: Kali Shiva Carbon Helmet

Lucas Cooney
by Lucas Cooney
Kali Shiva Carbon Helmet

Kali Protectives usually has a strong presence at big industry events and the inaugural American International Motorcycle Exhibition in Orlando, Fla. is no exception. We picked up one of the lightest off-road helmets ever made in the Kali booth this year.

Weighing under 1000 grams (about two pounds), Kali says its Shiva helmet ($499) incorporates a 30% smaller and lighter profile than any of its competitors.

This carbon-shelled helmet features Kali’s Composite Fusion Three Technology. In layman’s terms, Kali forms the foam of the helmet inside the exterior carbon shell rather than in a separate mold. Kali believes this process eliminates any separation between the foam and the shell, which makes for a more efficient transfer of energy in the event of an impact. You can read a much more thorough description of this technology here.

Other features of the Kali Shiva helmet include an extra visor, low density EPS foam for greater impact absorption, integrated airflow system, washable/adjustable/anti-microbial fit pads, breakaway visor, travel bag and integrated camera/light mount.

Visit KaliProtectives.com for more information.

Lucas Cooney
Lucas Cooney

I have been working exclusively in digital media since 1997. I started out with TSN.ca, spending nearly nine years creating and editing content on Canada's leading sports website. I left to join VerticalScope, Inc., one of the world's largest online publishers, to start a number of powersports publications. While at VerticalScope, I've helped create and oversee content for a wide variety of different publications, including ATV.com, Off-Road.com, ArcheryTalk.com, Tractor.com, RVGuide.com, and many more.

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