GMax GM54S Derk Modular Helmet
Good looking with nice features and fits well
As luck would have it, I have not been able to ride since my GM54S in Titanium came in in size large. So I but it on and sat for a few hours as suggested and watched TV. The fit felt fine. No head ache and the weight seemed fine. No neck pain. My head circumference is 22 1/4" x 8" length x 6" width. I guess this makes me an "Intermediate Oval" head shape. The only snug place is the cheek pads (I have a 5 1/2" wide cheek bone) but this should get better when pads break in.
The light looks better in hand than in the pitchers. Also the push button switch is flush so it is not to easy to find with gloves on but it looks good so I can live with that.
The face shield is easy to change as I put on the silver iridium shield. It took about 10 seconds to do.
The latch release to open up the flip-jaw feels solid and is easy to do with gloves on (Fly Street FL2 Gloves).
Only gave it a GOOD rating as I have not used it on the road.
The weather in NY is kinda bad at this time, but if it gets nice enough to ride I will up date on noise and "ride weight" of this helmet.
November 21, 2014
outstanding value as mentioned already in the reviews
The value is unbeatable as stated in other reviews.
I will make a comment on the fit.
I am Chinese like 1 out of 4 people on this earth.
My head is LLLarrgge, round and somewhat flat in the back. I have had huge problems finding helmets that fit. I tolerated other helmets but they always had pressure points. This is the first helmet that I can say actually fits me. I have tried on alooooot of helmets believe me and this one fits. This is my second helmet. The first one pooped out after 3 years. hope this helps those with big round heads.
November 18, 2014
Good overall helmet. Doesn't feel to heavy. Only downside is that a lot of air comes in from the neck area, making it a little chilly to ride. The visor fogs up but if you're moving it'll go away pretty fast.
November 10, 2014
gmax54s modular helmet
I have been pulled over a few times due to the rear flashing reflector. Cops and riders have mentioned that it's so awesome to see a light in the rear flashing for extra visibility. It's what sell the helmet in my opinion. Cars actually stay back when the see the flash of the helmet light.
November 10, 2014
Great for the money
The only issue I see with this helmet is the small slider rather than a larger release button i have seen on most other helmets to release the front of the helmet to raise it.
September 22, 2014
The back light is such a safety feature
Great product safe, stylish and light. A great overall value.
September 22, 2014
Love this helmet!
I have tried several much more expensive helmets and I have found the one I will stick with for a long time. I can not believe the price for what you get. It was so inexpensive that I was very hesitant. I am glad I purchased it. My Sena bluetooth mounts very easily. It even has ear pockets for the speakers. The ventilation is superb. Visibility is very good. I purchased the twin layer visor and could not be happier. It simply does not fog. I ride in western Washington most of the year and this has been great in the rain/cold.
November 4, 2014
Great price, great features.
You can't beat this helmet in terms of the features it offers and its low price. The modular system works easily and is sturdy. The visor is very easily replaced and the vents provide plenty of air flow for those 90+ days here in Georgia. The helmet fits pretty well although it is slightly heavy so it can really leave a welt on your forehead if you're going on a long ride (over 1.5hrs). And the internal sun visor? Freaking awesome. Get the matte black if you want to be the batman.
October 20, 2014