Overview: The Gringo S is built around Biltwell’s injection-molded ABS outer shell and features a shock-absorbing EPS liner with hand-stitched interior padding, cheek pads and BioFoam chin bar cushion for comfort.The Gringo S shield boasts awesome optics and simple hinge mechanics for high style and easy removal for replacement or cleaning. A snap and tab configuration on the rider’s left side offers speedy opening and secure closing to protect its wearer from road debris and wind irritation with little fanfare or complication.
• Injection-molded ABS outer shell with hand-painted finish
• Expanded polystyrene inner shell
• Hand-sewn brushed Lycra liner w/ contrasting diamond-stitched quilted open-cell foam padding
• Meets DOT safety standards
• Internal BioFoam chin pad with contrast stitching
• Injection-molded, laser CNC cut polycarbonate eye port shield with stylish, rugged aluminum hinge covers and mounting hardware
Retro, badass, and comfortable as hell. Bought an XL based on my hat size and it fits perfect. Breathes good while riding, doesn't weigh heavy on my neck, and the balance is good. Literally everything I could ask for from a helmet.
This helmet is 5 stars. Perfect fit, light, well constructed, and simply beautiful. The inside is a super comfortable fit, well made, and designed. This helmet is so worth the money, so much so that I am getting a second one. Excellent work Biltwell. Keep it up.
I just got this helmet and it's so badass. I love the color and the retro vibe it has. The inside feels very comfy and the helmet has a good fit. I ended up taking out the cheek pads for a little bit more air flow. I really like the helmet and I think it's worth spending a little bit more and getting the shield version. I may change my shield to a bubble shield in the near future because I also like that look. Good job Biltwell.
After decades of open face helmets, my Gringo S (red primer) is my first ever full face brain bucket. Purchased after my June 6th, 2015 MC crash on I-15, just a mile north of Hemet, CA. I have about 2K miles on it now. Two weeks ago I did a 1,400 mile, 5-day solo unsupported ride/camp into the Colorado Rockies. I nailed 5 high altitude dirt passes on my dirt sled Triumph with my Gringo S. My longest days were the en route to the mountains, approx. 430 each direction. Riding straight through this helmet was perfect in every way, ventilation, comfort and aerodynamics. The designers of this helmet nailed it!
I absolutely love this helmet. Lightweight for a full face without all the extras. The fit was absolutely perfect on my head and very comfortable. The primer color and finish are flawless. Took a ride from central to south TX (70-75mph) and there was no fatigue, great aerodynamics. Overall, I will buy another if I lost this one!
I've been holding off getting a full face for a long time since I enjoy my bonanza so much, but hey this stuff is dangerous and it's probably a good idea. It's also nice for when it rains. The full face does not restrict my view downwards nearly as much as I anticipated, and the flip/locking shield is awesome.
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