HJC IS-Max 2 Style Helmet
Zoom
  • HJC IS-Max 2 Style Helmet - Black/Grey
  • HJC IS-Max 2 Style Helmet - Black/Grey
  • HJC IS-Max 2 Style Helmet - Black/Grey

Please select a Size to check availability, or to add this item to your Shopping Cart or Wish List.

Color:

Select Size:

Size Chart
Price
$229.99

Select qty:

Please select a Size to view availability.
Add to Wish List

Video Reviews (4)

HJC IS-Max 2 Style Helmet Videos

Intermediate_oval
Shape: Intermediate Oval

Weight: 3.81 lbs

What's this?

HJC IS Max II Style Helmet

The HJC IS-Max 2 is a feature-rich modular helmet that features a drop down internal sun visor for cutting down glare and making your ride all that much more enjoyable.  A moisture-wicking anti-bacterial liner pulls sweat towards the integrated ventilation channels and the chin bar raises with a single button that is easily operated with a gloved hand.  

Features:

  • Advanced Polycarbonate Composite Shell with Adjustable Polycarbonate Chinbar: Lightweight, superior fit and comfort using advanced CAD technology
  • Single-Button One Handed Chin Bar/Face Shield Release
  • Optically Superior Pinlock Faceshield (HJ-17): Provides 95% U.V. Protection. QuickSlide Tool-less Shield Replacement System. (Pinlock Insert Lens sold separately)
  • One-touch Integrated SunShield (HJ-V5): Smoke-tinted 3-stage adjustable SunShield with locking mechanism deploys quickly and easily
  • “ACS” Advanced Channeling Ventilation System: Full front to back airflow flushes heat and humidity up and out
  • SuperCool Interior: Moisture-wicking anti-bacterial fabric. Removable and washable liner and cheek pads
  • All sizes of cheek pads are interchangable in all helmet sizes
  • Meets or Exceeds D.O.T. Standards
4.5 / 5
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Air Flow
4 / 5
Fit
Small
 
Large
Shape
Narrow
 
Round
Weight
Light
 
Heavy
Vision
Narrow
 
Wide
Noise Level
Quiet
 
Loud

HJC Helmet Sizing

Size Head (cm)
2XS 51-52
XS 53-54
SM 55-56
MD 57-58
LG 59-60
XL 61-62
2XL 63-64
3XL 65-66
4XL 67-68
5XL 69-70

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

How To Measure

H Head Wrap a cloth measuring tape around your head just above your eyebrows and ears. Pull the tape comfortably snug, read the length, repeat for good measure and use the largest measurement.
Product Style RevZilla Item # Manufacturer Product # Availability
Black/Grey / XS 975701 0000236449 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Grey / SM 975702 0000236450 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Grey / MD 975703 0000236451 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Grey / LG 975704 0000236452 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Grey / XL 975705 0000236453 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Grey / 2XL 975706 0000236454 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Grey / 3XL 975707 0000236455 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Grey / 4XL 975708 0000236456 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Grey / 5XL 975709 0000236457 Out of Stock

Shipping

Orders $39.99 and over qualify for our fast free shipping offer. Click Here for FREE Shipping Terms and Conditions.

Please see our International Orders page for orders shipping outside the US.

We show real-time availability on this product page when you select the size/color item you want.  Most items will ship the same business day an order is placed,however if an item requires additional processing time a message will be shown indicating such.

See our full Shipping Policy for further details.

Returns

If your order arrives and it is not right, we will we'll fix it, NO NONSENSE, we promise.

Doesn't fit or just not happy with it? You can return any new, unused and unaltered item within 30 business days of delivery receipt of your item. We will issue a full refund to your original payment method.

See our full Return Policy for all of the pertinent details.

Write a Product Review for a chance to win our monthly $100 giveaways.
4.6 / 5.0
13 Reviews
5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Star
8
5
0
0
0
Bang For The Buck
4.8 / 5
Protection & Durability
4.8 / 5
Features
4.5 / 5
Comfort
4.4 / 5
Style
4.8 / 5
Air Flow
3.7 / 5
Fit
Small
True
Large
Shape
Narrow
 
Round
Weight
Light
Avg
Heavy
Vision
Narrow
Avg
Wide
Noise Level
Quiet
Avg
Loud
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Fit
Small
True
Large
Shape
Narrow
 
Round
Weight
Light
Avg
Heavy
Vision
Narrow
Avg
Wide
Noise Level
Quiet
Avg
Loud
Air Flow
4 / 5
Great Helmet and Great Value!
Was looking for a module helmet that fit great and wasn't too heavy. This helmet gave me both! I'm very happy with this helmet.
Its very light and also very quiet! I use Sena 20s with it and everyone I talk to with it can't believe I'm riding down the road! I also bought the pinlock because in the past I had a problem fogging up full face helmets. The Pinlock basically eliminated this problem! I also bought the chin curtain to help cutdown on excess noise and it really works great!
Overall I have had many helmets and I would rate this one as the best!
July 14, 2016
Purchased
5 months ago
Ride:
2013 Harley Davidson Electra Glide Ultra Limited FLHTK
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
4 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
3 / 5
Style
4 / 5
Fit
Small
True
Large
Shape
Narrow
 
Round
Weight
Light
Avg
Heavy
Vision
Narrow
Avg
Wide
Noise Level
Quiet
Avg
Loud
Air Flow
3 / 5
Finally a good value in a well made modular
I must say this newish offering from HJC hits on all the points I was looking for in a Modular lid. The helmet does little of the things I read in reviews as cons and other than the design is not the lightest possible weight as some newer ones it is reasonable and under way never feels heavy .

The sun shade operates flawlessly and comes down in steps to accommodate anyone's need for full coverage , the pin lock installed easily and my experience with these in the past has been positive. The operations of all HTC sunshades and visor removal and such mechanical pieces have always been industry leaders and this one is no exception.

The air does move but is not too obvious as some of my Arai lids but it obviously does move a decent amount of air and the helmet fits so snug that it is going to important to break in before you take a long trip. To this point , I bought my size and while I fall between the medium and Large and went with the medium as the shell size is noticeably smaller than the large and that is always a good idea. Yes it WAS snug. Too snub but starts to loosen up pretty fast when you ride as much as I do. First day was too snug for sure but it is already just about perfect after only one or two long rides in the mountains.

Next is the comm unit install. I absolutely love the way these HjC lids are fitted and while it did make a few challenges for the Sena units that I use it does work and there are no issues once you take some care and trial and error . By that I mean the sea clamp unit is not the best option so I used the stick on which has worked well in the past. Placement of the unit is important and a fine line between enough boom room for mic and not interfere with the chin bar closure and angle of the mount . To say it requires a finess would be an understatement . There is a little hole in the neck/cheek pad outer edge that MUST engage a clip inside the bottom edge of the helmet to fully mount and that is the exact point that you need to mount the adhesive backed mount for the Sena. Rear ward of that you will need to cut a gap for the wires to feed down into the helmet for speakers.

FWIW I DID try and use the hybrid good to avoid all this "Finessing" but the helmet fits so perfect and SNUG that I could feel the boom on my face and it was not acceptable at all.
So there it is . Everything buttons up perfectly and the detail and construction of this helmet is amazing . If you just can't adapt to a snug fit , then go up one size but remember after break in you may be wearing a helmet that can rotate on hurt you nose on a head crash, I made the choice for safety rather than instant comfort and this was the right one for me.

Sunny side up . ,
June 10, 2015
Ride:
2012 Triumph Bonneville
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Shape
Narrow
 
Round
Weight
Light
Avg
Heavy
Vision
Narrow
Avg
Wide
Air Flow
5 / 5
Good looks, light weight, great value!!
This helmet has a lot of great features. I wear glasses and i can put on and remove this helmet without taking them off. It has channels for the ear stems so no pressure on your face. the fit was a little tight( I ordered a large) and the cheek pads were so tight it hurt my face to close the chin bar. Swapped out for xxl cheek pads and now the fit is great. My communication system installed with no problems. The drop down sun visor is awesome. The chin bar is easy to use and the helmet is pretty quite for a modular helmet. I would definitely recommend this for anyone looking a modular helmet.
February 7, 2015
Ride:
2006 Triumph Sprint ST
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Fit
Small
True
Large
Shape
Narrow
 
Round
Weight
Light
Avg
Heavy
Vision
Narrow
Avg
Wide
Noise Level
Quiet
Avg
Loud
Air Flow
4 / 5
Great Value, updated features,fast shipping, great price
Perfect for touring/commuting...no need to remove your helmet to communicate with passenger or the cashier at the gas stop.
Metal pins/latches connect the lock on the front bar....face shield is easy to remove and replace ( 1 lever on each side). will accept sun glasses ( ear stems) if needed( it has an interior drop down tinted shield- but out here in the SW...some dark shades help on those long bright days)... HJC continues to evolve their line of modular helmets with great results...the new "flat finish" on this model makes it up to date along with better interior and cooling when compared to earlier models...would purchase again.
January 26, 2015
Ride:
2003 Suzuki V-Strom DL1000
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
4 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Shape
Narrow
 
Round
Weight
Light
Avg
Heavy
Vision
Narrow
Avg
Wide
Noise Level
Quiet
Avg
Loud
Air Flow
4 / 5
Great helment with nice features
Great helmet fits snug at first but breaks in quickly. Cool morning rides with shield fully down will fog slightly. When sun is low in sky and inner shield is down the tinting could be a little darker. The opening and closing works easily even with gloves on. Venting is good with enough air on the warm summer days in the northeast .Modular versatility is great.
July 1, 2016
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
3 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Weight
Light
Avg
Heavy
Noise Level
Quiet
Avg
Loud
Air Flow
2 / 5
HJC as always...
HJC is one of the few helmet companies that you can count on for consistency each and every time. Always a great product. Should have included the chin skirt to reduce wind and noise though, but overall a great helmet for the pricing.
December 7, 2015
Purchased
1 year ago
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
4 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Fit
Small
True
Large
Shape
Narrow
 
Round
Weight
Light
Avg
Heavy
Vision
Narrow
Avg
Wide
Noise Level
Quiet
Avg
Loud
Air Flow
4 / 5
Great helmet although a bit snug
I really like this helmet. I am replacing a CL-Max 2 that I destroyed in a crash while riding in the Rockies in September...totaled the bike! The helmet saved my life! I am very happy with this new helmet. The only difference between this one and my previous one is the included sun visor. I do find the IS-Max 2 to be a little tighter fit than the CL-Max 2, but I've only been wearing it for about 5 hours so far and the riding season is over here in New Hampshire. All-in-all, a great helmet!
October 26, 2015
Purchased
1 year ago
Ride:
2010 Honda GL1800HPNA Gold Wing Audio/Comfort/Navi/ABS
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
4 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Shape
Narrow
 
Round
Noise Level
Quiet
Avg
Loud
Air Flow
4 / 5
Great helmet for the price
Love this helmet. It is my 3rd JVC. Great product. Love the design. Everything works smoothly. First time I've had the built in sunshades. Wonderful. Love them! Venting is good. Stays relatively cool, important here in the Southwest. Love the two pins that hold down the front. A definite improvement over the old style that I have had. Lining is easily removed for cleaning. The only fault I would find is that my head in longer than wide. My forehead is pressed to hard at the front when the sides are adjusted properly. It is breaking in to my head - slowly! But the sizing is accurate.
August 10, 2015
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
4 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Avg
Loud
Air Flow
4 / 5
Good deal, nice fit, looks great, could be quieter, useless integrated sun shield
I had full-face HJC before so I decided to give this brand another shot. It's hard to complain about something at this price point. I really like the fit, modularity, and pretty much everything about this helmet with two exceptions:
1) It's a little louder than I was hoping for (louder than my full face HJC).
2) The built in "One-touch Integrated SunShield" does not go enough "down" so it pretty much covers only top two thirds of my field of vision. After trying it for a few minutes I decided having sun in my eyes is more pleasant. Solved this by ordering a darker face shield.
August 9, 2015
Ride:
2012 BMW R1200R Classic
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
4 / 5
Comfort
4 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Shape
Narrow
 
Round
Noise Level
Quiet
Avg
Loud
Air Flow
3 / 5
First new helmet in a while
I chose this helmet for two reasons and they are both because I wear glasses:

1) It's modular so I can flip up the front to put on/adjust my glasses.
2) The slip down sun visor because I can't wear sunglasses and corrected glasses.

I picked the "Style" specifically for it's paint job. I just really like it. It looks exactly like the picture. True to color and everything. I was really happy about that. I get a nice stylized helmet that is still as neutral as a solid color.

The fit is pretty snug. I have a narrow dome and bought a small. It fits great. The head wiggle test has little to no wiggle but it's not squeezing my head either. My helmet hair says that it's not putting a lot of pressure on the sides of my head. Not sure how else to describe it. It's snug but not tight.

I have a good field of view in this helmet. I have really good peripheral vision and I don't see the helmet in my peripheral. I do see the top and bottom though but that doesn't bother me much. Speaking of the vision, the sun visor is a really cool feature but I don't know if a standard style bike rider would find it useful. I ride a crotch rocket so it's great for me but when I sit up straight the bottom of the visor cuts my vision. I have to be leaning forward and looking sort of up to have my full vision through the drop down visor. It helps and I'm glad I have ti but it's not as big of a selling point as I though. When I wear my glasses and use the drop-down visor I have to choose to either cut my vision with my glasses or the sun visor. It might help to roll the helmet forward more to avoid this but I'm not sure how that affects the safety of the helmet.

The modular part of the helmet is great. It is smooth and easy to open one handed. The locking mechanism feels secure when you click it in place. What I mean is you will know that you locked it down by hearing and feeling the click of each side. I like this because it leaves no question to whether it's locked down or not. I use the modular part every time I put on my helmet to easily put my glasses on and suit up while the bike is warming up. I flip it down just before riding off.

As a last note, the foam around the temples has a gap where my glasses slide into place. I'm not sure if this was intentional or not but it works great until I want to lean forward. It holds the glasses in this groove so I have to physically push them up before hitting the throttle. Can be bothersome on long rides if I'm going to be up and down a lot.

I think the IS-Max 2 Style was a great choice and it works exactly like I wanted it to. For a helmet in this price range I feel I got every pennys worth out of it.
March 23, 2015
Ride:
2007 Yamaha YZF-R6
Use our Product Q&A for a chance to win our monthly $100 giveaways.

Have a functionality, fit, or otherwise product-specific question about the HJC IS-Max 2 Style Helmet? Ask it here! If you have a customer service or shipping question, please direct it to our Customer Service department.

Start typing your question and we'll check if it was already asked and answered. Learn More
Browse 16 questions Browse 16 questions and 50 answers
Why did you choose this?
RevZilla Store
Its design and new feature of neck collar cutting down wind noise .the modular helmet I have now it let a lot of air under helmet it hard to hear my music or my scala g9x
Ronnie M on Oct 1, 2016
I have an older HJC modular and like it, but the IS-Max 2 is a nice upgrade with the internal sun shade, pinlock face shield, chin shield option, and a color scheme that matches my bike perfectly.
Babblefish on Aug 18, 2016
Its design and new feature of neck collar cutting down wind noise .the modular helmet I have now it let a lot of air under helmet it hard to hear my music or my scala g9x
Ronnie M on Oct 1, 2016
had 2 hjc helmets in the past and liked them. They were 3x but gal at Revzilla and the chart say I should take 2x. We will see. 3x fit tight on the others.
Russell S on Sep 19, 2016
I have an older HJC modular and like it, but the IS-Max 2 is a nice upgrade with the internal sun shade, pinlock face shield, chin shield option, and a color scheme that matches my bike perfectly.
Babblefish on Aug 18, 2016
I like the HJC brand, and the understated graphics.
Paul N on Aug 11, 2016
To replace my current HJC helmet, which I dropped one too many times.
W H on Jul 5, 2016
Reviews were high and looks great!
HarleyMan2013 on Jun 22, 2016
Old helmet is open face. too much road noise.
Kurt V on Jun 2, 2016
Have owned HJC helmets in the past, and like the upgrades
David Z on May 7, 2016
Liked the design. I had a HJ17 helmet in the past and this improved on the design.
John S on Mar 7, 2016
Size and dual visor and chin release
Stephen G on Feb 16, 2016
hjc is my favorite helmet
wolfdogterry on Dec 28, 2015
I like the modular helmet and the sun glasses inside.
Mathew M on Nov 30, 2015
I have a HJC IS-MAX that is getting a little old, but I really liked the helmet and the fit. So now that it is time to replace I thought it would be good to upgrade.
G M on Nov 21, 2015
Functional, affordable protection with sun visor
Cheeze on Nov 11, 2015
I have HJC now, for many years. Held up well and is comfortable. I like the new features, the venting and the metal post to hold the visor down. Style is pretty great, too. As well as it matches my jacket!
Donald L on Jul 21, 2015
Price and info on the helmet was VERY HELPFUL!
Michael D on Jul 11, 2015
appears to have everything I want in a helmet for now. Modular, sun screen, good venting and great graphics
Rick H on Jun 7, 2015
because i have an other HJC helmet, and is an excellet product
fabian v on May 28, 2015
The Shark Evoline didn't fit. HJC provided larger sizes.
Ryan S on May 24, 2015
I'm a HJC fan because they make helmets to fit my big head. I like the design of the helmet too
P A on Apr 24, 2015
I currently own an HJC and love it. But it is 8 years old I wanted a new helmet with the sun visor and other improved features. I hope I love this one just as much. I was ready to buy the matte black one until I saw this one, it just looks way cool. I also found the reviews on Revzilla very helpful and informative.
Brian H on Apr 21, 2015
Best style helmet per the reviews at a competitive price.
Race25 on Feb 9, 2015
Style, Options....multi-position sun visor, modular design, hopefully comfort and revzilla's no restocking fee if it's not!
Raymond B on Jan 23, 2015
I really liked the looks of this helmet. The IS-MAX 2 got good reviews and I liked the video review revzilla did. It has great features for the price range I was looking at.
Scott H on Dec 27, 2014
had 2 hjc helmets in the past and liked them. They were 3x but gal at Revzilla and the chart say I should take 2x. We will see. 3x fit tight on the others.
Russell S on Sep 19, 2016
I like the HJC brand, and the understated graphics.
Paul N on Aug 11, 2016
So this helmet has conventional helmet chin strap D Rings and well as a snap together male/female clip on the helmet strap. Is the intention of this is for both chin strap fasteners to be used together? If not then how to get rid of the female part of the snap clip? Have never seen a helmet strap like this yet. Nice looking helmet though.
Joseph N on May 13, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Not quite Joseph ....as you place the strap thru the double "D"rings and then weave it back thru one of the "D" rings...the excess strap is then folded back on it's self and secured with the snap ...the snap is NOT intended to secure the helmet to you head...the snap keeps the length of strap from flapping in the wind....hope this helps
Does this helmet have bluetooth capabilities?
A shopper on Jul 29, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I have a scala rider q2 pro installed on mine. It is a older system, but was easy to install and works great. The helmet has cutouts for the speaker and I don't use a chin curtain so the boom mic tucks into the chin bar with no problem.
I am looking for a heated visor for is-max2 style helmet. Is there one aviable. Kind of confused, on revzilla, under details, it says hj-17 but while searching for this product, it doesn t say it fits this helmet?
A shopper on Jan 27, 2015
BEST ANSWER: if you search Revzilla for a "heated visor" a result showing a HJC IS-Max 2 SNOW helmet will display...looks to be the same helmet with a heated visor...to make sure I would: contact HJC direct - Google HJC helmets for the link...

they're out here on the west coast ( PST), unfortunately Revzilla won't allow "links" to other web sites to be displayed in this message - the contact info on the HJC site will give you both Emails and Phone numbers...hope this helps