Bluetooth motorcycle helmets may no longer be a big surprise to you. Bluetooth technology seems to be used almost everywhere nowadays. That’s because when it comes to exchanging data wirelessly within short distances, Bluetooth is definitely the most convenient technology standard to use.
When included as an integral component of a motorcycle helmet, it becomes a game changer as it adds a unique dimension to the motorcycle riding experience, allowing you to easily communicate with your riding buddies within range or listen to your music more clearly.
Choosing the right Bluetooth motorcycle helmet, however, poses its own problem. There are a ton of different models on the market today. To help you choose the right Bluetooth helmet, we’ve done our fair share of assessing and testing the most popular brands on the market. Here’s our list of the 12 best Bluetooth motorcycle helmets.
BILT helmets also live up to the international helmet standards. The Techno 2.0 has an internal drop-down sun shield with a Hi-tech injection molded polycarbonate shell. It also features a quick-release clear-locking shield with chin-mounted airflow ventilation with an open/close function. Moreover, it comes with a fully removable lining with chin deflector.
But the most important thing is that it is Bluetooth enabled. With the BILT Techno 2.0, you can readily talk hands-free to anyone within range. As a second-generation Techno Bluetooth, this helmet offers a relatively simple and clean stylish design.
BILT helmets may not belong next to the top tier Bluetooth helmets, but you’ll surely get good value for your hard-earned money if you buy this one. Its Sena DWO-5 is intelligently designed as a reliable OEM Bluetooth intercom that can be easily incorporated into a Bluetooth enabled motorcycle helmet like the BILT Modular helmet.
The BILT Techno 2.0 is a mid-to-budget price range helmet. It feels solid, although it does have a few rough edges. It’s available in six sizes and is very comfortable to wear in almost all aspects. You can select three different colors too: silver, white, or black.
The Schuberth Bluetooth helmet is quite remarkable. Its inner lining is made of a high-quality mixture of materials by Coolmax with microfiber that ensures your comfort even on a long trip. You can also remove all the parts of the inner lining and wash them easily. Its neckband is made of new abrasion-proof materials that are capable of higher air outtake with its bigger mesh fabric and reflective tape. It also features an integrated acoustic collar. It is very safe to use with its noise-reducing design.
Another feature of the Schuberth Bluetooth helmet is its multi-volume ventilation, characterized by two-way ventilation that will easily provide nine liters of fresh air per second. It also comes with two integrated antennae that provide a wider range for your Bluetooth connectivity – up to 700 meters or about half a mile. Moreover, it comes with optimized FM-radio reception.
Its light weight reduces the pressure on the neck of the rider, making it a comfortable option for long rides. The helmet’s jaw section slides down to cover the full face and opens up for talking. It also features clean lenses and eyeshadow. Moreover, it comes with a fully washable microfiber liner with adjustable vents. The helmet comes with a carrying bag for easy transport and to protect it from getting scratches.
Of interest here, the ILM comes with Bluetooth 3.0 technology included. That makes it even better than the second-generation Bluetooth helmets. It affords you 8 hours of talk time and 110 hours of standby. With its one-touch control for calling, rejecting, and answering incoming calls, it is definitely useful for on-the-go riders. Its range is superb at 1,000 feet. It also comes with high-quality, built-in full stereo speakers for your listening pleasure.
There is, however, one issue with its battery. If you haven’t use the helmet’s Bluetooth system for a long time, its battery usually enters into a deep sleep mode. To use it again, you need to charge the battery for half an hour to make the Bluetooth function available again.
You can get this ILM helmet in white, red, or black.
HJC is powered by the more advanced Hawk [email protected] Bluetooth 4.1 technology. With its more advanced classic Bluetooth system, it can provide clearer audio quality and connectivity. It is fully functional up to 75 mph and comes with noise reduction technology. While riding, you can connect with other riders up to 100 feet away.
Its battery life lasts up to 15 hours when in constant use and 30 days on standby. It also allows you hands-free connection for outgoing and incoming calls. The HJC IS-Max 2 a great choice when you’re looking for an affordable Bluetooth helmet.
The Torc T14B is convenient and comfortable to wear with its laser contoured liner padding. Like other models, you can remove the liner to wash it.
We also like the flat face shield and pull-down sun visor to provide better visibility during the day or night. It is also very durable. In comparison to other helmets in the same price range, the Torc T14B is definitely more durable and robust as it is designed for intense shock and impact absorption.
But most importantly for our purposes, it has a Blinc Bluetooth 2.0 Integrated Shell for pleasure and safety. It makes you a stylish rider with its Bluetooth integrated system that pairs well with any smartphone or another Bluetooth helmet. The stereo speakers will provide you with a fully immersive experience while riding your motorcycle. It offers topnotch sound even when you are facing strong headwinds. When you want to ride with someone else, the Bluetooth keeps you in touch up to about 440 yards away.
As a third generation Bluetooth technology, it is definitely better than some of the others on our list and even comes with a lower price tag. The Bluetooth keeps you connected with your cell phone, GPS system, and music player. With regards to its design, it sports an outstanding engineering technology that provides a lightweight shell and advanced ventilation system. It is surely designed for comfort and convenience. And you need not worry about a bad smell lingering in the helmet after using it because it has cheek pads and a liner that are highly absorbent and easily removable for quick cleaning.
This FreedConn comes with a user-friendly design with its one-button control to complete all types of operations. It also has an FM radio receiver for when you don’t want to use the Bluetooth to listen to your own playlist.
Right now, you can get it in three sizes and four color choices: white, red, and matte or gloss black.
It also features fully adjustable flow-through ventilation with an integrated aerodynamic spoiler. Its double D-ring chin strap helps in retaining and securing the helmet in place with its adjustable nylon chin strap and secure snap.
The O’Neil Commander Bluetooth Helmet is an FCC approved Bluetooth 2.0 technology with 10 hours talk time and 130 hours standby. As a second-generation Bluetooth, it provides a 118-foot range allowing you to communicate with your fellow riders. It also comes with gaps voice commands for call answering or rejecting and phone call overrides. The intercom will pause your music or audio navigation while you’re answering a call or talking to your riding partner.
The Hawk Evolution is equipped with a Blinc 2.0 Bluetooth intercom system for distraction-free riding and clear communication up to 100 feet away. It can also be easily connected to GPS systems, cell phones, and Bluetooth MP3 players. Its interior speakers will provide plenty of volume on the highway, and it also has a decent battery with a life of up to 12 hours talk time and 180 hours of standby.
The VCAN Blinc 210 makes use of second-generation Bluetooth technology that allows you to connect to your cell phone or mp3 player to stream or play music and use your GPS. You can chat with another biker up to 30 feet away via the speaker and microphone. It is powered by a rechargeable lithium battery that gives it 15 hours of talk time and up to 600 hours on standby. It also has multifunction LED indicators that let you know when you’re running low on battery power. You can fully charge it within 6 hours.
As a safety-focused helmet, the VCAN Blinc 210 Full Modular Helmet is a DOT-approved helmet and even exceeds safety standards. It is aerodynamically designed for ease of use and cutting through the air. It produces less wind noise and less stress on your neck. Moreover, it permits great ventilation. It is also anti-scratch. If you are looking for a less expensive Bluetooth helmet, the VCAN Blinc 210 is surely a great choice, even used.
The Snow Master TX-27 features a motocross-shaped helmet. It comes with a dual visor, a drop-down tinted visor, a visor heating option, and a peak for keeping the sun out of your eyes.
The interesting point about the Snow Master for our list today is that it makes use of a third-generation Bluetooth technology. The provided Hawk X1 unit allows for hands-free communication while you’re on the road. It also features a voice dial system for outgoing calls and voice-activated prompts for incoming calls. It features a glove-friendly interface and weighs less than 7 pounds. This may not be, strictly speaking, a motorcycle product, but it can perform well as a motorcycle helmet. Besides its unique look, you’ll appreciate the heat it provides on those cold morning rides.
Most importantly, the Origine O528B Pilota ¾ helmet comes with BLINC 3.0 Bluetooth. You can talk to other riders up to 100 feet away. You can also listen to music in stereo or stay connected to your phone for taking calls or listening to directions.
Of course, safety isn’t as high with a 3/4 helmet. If you’re concerned about safety on the highway, it’s always better to wear a full-face helmet. It does meet all safety standards, however, and will look just as good if you’re riding a Ducati Monster as an Italian scooter.
The Origine Pilota is available in five different sizes and seven color combinations.
If you want a stylish and sleek design, this one is perfect for you. You’ll also have the option of adding a helmet camera into it if you want to record your journey. With such functionality, this forward-thinking design from Hawk endears it to contemporary motorcycle enthusiasts.
The Hawk COM-2 headset features an intercom that allows you to communicate with your fellow bikers or passenger. This one is surely perfect for those who often ride with someone else. It is also equipped with noise cancellation technology to provide you with sharper sound quality. Moreover, it is perfect for listening to GPS directions, normal phone communications, and streaming music through your helmet.
The Hawk Com-2 is designed to function at speeds of up to 120 kilometers or 75 miles an hour and can provide you with a battery life of up to 12 hours continuous use or standby of 180 hours. Overall, the Hawk H-66 is a great choice when it comes to Motorcycle Bluetooth helmet.