Light weight construction with removable &
Goggles are double layered with an anti-scratch lens.
Both the helmet and the goggles are designed for a very
Both are very reasonably priced.
Open faced helmets seem to be the norm for most mountain
riders, so for spring riding in Montana I chose to wear an open face helmet
& goggles from CKX to see how well they would perform for me.
As you know I prefer a regular full faced modular snowmobile
helmet for sledding, be cause I can easily take pictures without removing my
helmet. So, in my opinion was I ready to compromises my riding style to make
such drastic changes in equipment so late in the season, yes.
The CKX Helmet and CKX Goggles are made for each other and
fitment is superb. The helmet is very lightweight and fits like a glove. The
goggles with their wide strap are easy to pull over the helmet and are very
clear to see through. Although I seem to fog up every goggle I wear, this goggle
fared pretty well with my riding.
Wearing an open faced helmet is a bit cooler then wearing a
full face but the lightweight of this helmet makes it really nice to wear, and I
can see why most people would like this style of helmet over the full face which
is much heavier, and can cause a bit of neck strain after riding hard and at
higher elevations all day. Wearing a balaclava will keep your head and face nice
and toasty. I tend to sweat a lot so this option is out for me.
Will I be changing over to a full face soon, not likely, but
that option is there when I want to ride hard, and feel a bit more freedom of
The bottom line is, riding with an open faced helmet with
goggles really works, and works well. So for you riders that like this style,
here is an option for you that will not break the bank when you go to make this type of