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HJC IS-17 Genesis Helmet
  • HJC IS-17 Genesis Helmet - Black/Orange
  • HJC IS-17 Genesis Helmet - Black/Orange

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HJC IS-17 Genesis Helmet


  • Advanced Polycarbonate Compact Shell is lightweight and features superior fit and comfort by using CAD technology
  • Impact absorbing multiple density EPS liner
  • One-Touch Integrated Smoke-Tinted SunShield (HJ-V7) deploys quickly and easily even with gloves on
  • SunShield features three positions with locking mechanism and easy removal with optional tinted shields available
  • Optically-Superior Anti-Scratch Pinlock Face Shield (HJ20M) features new 3D design with 95% UV protection
  • Faceshield has an anti-scratch coating and can be upgraded with an optional Pinlock insert (sold separately)
  • RapidFire Shield Replacement System provides ultra-quick and tool-less removal and installation of the faceshield
  • 2-Stage faceshield closure system with one-touch center open/close shield locking system for an extremely tight and secure seal
  • ACS (Advanced Channeling Ventilation System) provides full front to back airflow which flushes heat and humidity up and out
  • SuperCool Interior made from anti-bacterial, moisture wicking fabric
  • Crown and cheekpads are fully removable and washable
  • Integrated air deflector is included
  • All IS-17 cheekpad sizes are interchangeable for a custom fit
  • Chin curtain sold separately
  • Meets or exceeds DOT Standards
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Fun, quality helmet! I purchased the IS-17 Genesis as a replacement for an old HJC CS-12; I'll be using this as my primary comparison, though I've worn a few others as well. Color and graphic look great. The orange is bright and highly visible and complements my cobalt blue FZ-1. The construction seems tight and solid, even though the helmet shell is comprised of "plates" rather than one encompassing outer shell. Helmet shape is a slender, long fit. What this means (at least for me) is that getting it on and off over the ears can be a bit uncomfortable but is snug and unmoving once on. The medium fits my head perfectly, even better than the old helmet which is broken in for my head shape. Chinstrap isn't the most comfortable I've ever worn, but is fine with some adjustment. Visibility is good and wide. However, downward visibility seemed to suffer some from the old helmet. The visor attachment system is MUCH improved over the old one. Visor pops on and off with ease and no fear of breaking the holding tabs; yeah, that happened to me in the past. Access to the integral sunshield is easy in deploying and retracting. Perhaps a little cumbersome one-handing it while in motion, but not too bad overall. The tint of the integral sunshield is a very light smoke, so I'd still recommend a tinted visor; I sprung for the dark smoke. Airflow is average at best, which I found strange considering the helmet has front to rear flow venting. My old helmet didn't have rear vents other than at the neck but seemed to have superior air flow at high speeds. This helmet is also pretty loud compared to the old helmet. Lots of wind noise. All things considered though, I feel I'm being a pretty harsh critic. The helmet is fun and awesome and feels great on my head. I love the one-of-a-kind look and asymmetric graphic. July 25, 2014
Awesome! The new helmet lock and detents on this helmet are awesome! I have never had an expensive helmet but I consider HJC to have minimal wind noise and this one has minimal wind noise. Very nice popping colors (orange). Just a well made helmet that fits my round head well. The improvements on this new model are great! If I had to nitpick, it does not come with a chin curtain and the one you can order is very small. My eyeglasses sit up off the cheekpads some as well. I tried a Noland helmet and it was very noisy compared to the HJC. April 12, 2014
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
Gary M: Have used HJC for a long time and am satisfied with them all Sep 12, 2014
Andrew G: It's awesomes. And the orange will complement my dark blue bike. Jul 2, 2014
A shopper asked: Are tinted visors avaliable for the helmet? Im looking for the mirrored visor with pinlock. Jun 11, 2014
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Craig B: In the USA they only sell the visor in clear. You will have to buy the pin lock insert in mirrored separately. Jul 23, 2014
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Edyta S: I don't know. I bought the helmet for my son and I sent to Poland.
Jun 11, 2014
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A shopper asked: Is the front HJC sticker removable on this helmet? Apr 27, 2014
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Robert F: It is part of the paint sceem. It's not a separate decal. Apr 28, 2014
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Edyta S: I don't know Apr 27, 2014
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HJC Helmet Sizing:

Wrap a cloth measuring tape around your head just above your eyebrows. Pull the tape comfortably snug, and read the length.

Size Hat Size Measurement (in)
2XS 6 3/8 - 6 1/2 20 - 20 1/2
XS 6 5/8 - 6 3/4 20 7/8 - 21 1/4
SM 6 7/8 - 7 21 5/8 - 22
MD 7 1/8 - 7 1/4 22 1/2 - 22 7/8
LG 7 3/8 - 7 1/2 23 1/4 - 23 5/8
XL 7 5/8 - 7 3/4 24 - 24 3/8
2XL 7 7/8 - 8 24 3/4 - 25 1/4
3XL 8 1/8 - 8 1/4 25 5/8 - 26
4XL 8 3/8 - 8 1/2 26 3/8 - 26 3/4
5XL 8 3/4 27 1/4 - 27 5/8

RPHA Series, FG-Jet, and FG-17 Helmet Sizing ONLY:

Size Hat Size Measurement (in)
XS 6 3/4 - 6 7/8 21 1/4 - 21 5/8
SM 6 7/8 - 7 21 5/8 - 22
MD 7 1/8 - 7 1/4 22 1/2 - 22 7/8
LG 7 1/4 - 7 3/8 22 7/8 - 23 1/4
XL 7 1/2 - 7 5/8 23 5/8 - 24
2XL 7 3/4 - 7 7/8 24 3/8 - 24 3/4
3XL 8 - 8 1/8 25 1/4 - 25 5/8

Sizing information is provided by the manufacturer and does not guarantee a perfect fit.

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Product Style RevZilla Item # Manufacturer Product # Availability
Black/Orange / XS 947870 0818-1106-03 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Orange / SM 947871 0818-1106-04 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Orange / MD 947872 0818-1106-05 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Orange / LG 947873 0818-1106-06 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Orange / XL 947874 0818-1106-07 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Orange / 2XL 947875 0818-1106-08 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours