Product Comparison: HJC CL-17 vs HJC FG-17


General Specifications
Brand
HJC Helmets
HJC Helmets
Model
CL-17
FG-17
Origin
China
China
About the Product
The HJC CL-17 Helmet hits the same safety ratings as the big boys yet comes in at hundreds less. This is a helmet designed to keep you cool. Advanced ventilation channels do most of the work but a moisture wicking interior liner is there for backup.
The HJC FG-17 helmets are presented by the brand HJC, who is famous for bringing super quality helmets at affordable prices. This helmet has many unique features of a RPHA 10 Race Helmet including the central lock system.
Key Specs
Type
Full Face
Modular
Shape
Slightly Round
Slightly Round
Safety Rank
DOT
DOT
Shell Material
Polycarbonate
Fiberglass Composite
Interior Material
Moisture wicking with advanced SilverCool antibacterial fabric
Moisture wicking with advanced SilverCool antibacterial fabric
What customers say about "Key Specs"
HJC CL-17 Streamline Motorcycle Helmet Flat Blue/White XS
  • The helmet is also SNELL and DOT approved (I think this is the best value for a SNELL approved helmet, this is actually the only ONE that was approved by both SNELL&DOT and still under $200!).
  • This helmet is a tremendous value. Snell and DOT certification at a very reasonable price.
  • The materials are excellent. A large fit my head perfectly. It is also very quite. I couldnt be happier!
  • Overall the quality is very good and this particular model fits my head quite well. I do have a complaint however and that is the fact that this helmet is very noisy at highway speeds.
  • Helmets ok very noisy customer service is kinda lacking Cody needs better people skills. The manual says it comes with a chin curtain but it dont feel cheated.
HJC FG-17 Full Face Motorcycle Helmet
  • The helmet is super nice, very well constructed the padding inside is high quality, vent switches are sturdy and easy to use, nothing on this helmet seems low quality.
  • Best safety bang you are going to get for your buck. Visor is easy to operate even in gloves. Fits as advertised
  • This helmet is excellent. Quiet on the road, the venting is perfect. You can always tell a quality helmet when you first put it on.
  • Never fogs. Good for more oval shaped skulls. Love that the shell is smaller than most.
  • This is a good helmet and I understand that, but the front nose piece arrived cracked in half. I figured I wouldn't bother with a return since it's a minor issue and didn't affect the structural integrity of the helmet.
Size & Weight
Size
X-Small
X-Large
Weight
3 lbs.
5.25 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
HJC CL-17 Streamline Motorcycle Helmet Flat Blue/White XS
  • I'm 6'3" and 350lbs. with a huge circumference head and this worked for me. Rode over 120 miles and no problems.
  • Fits to the form of your skull after a few rides. Holds up pretty well when it's raining (i.e. no leaks).
  • I like design too. The shape/size is not overbearing and the weight is good.
  • Works well for my head size/shape. I have a more rounded head and read the CL-17 is a better fit.
  • THe helmet is great, very nice but the size chart is to small order one size larger it is to tight on my head and I measured on the low side of medium.
HJC FG-17 Full Face Motorcycle Helmet
  • More comfortable and lighter than the CL-17.
  • Great helmet. XL is a little snug but will likely break in over time.
  • Super comfortable helmet. Exactly what I was looking for to fulfill track requirements.
  • Super nice. True to size chart.
  • Excellent buy, size chart is accurate, it's very light weight.
Features
Shield
Anti-scratch, UV protection, RapidFire™ Shield Replacement System, Anti-Fog
Anti-scratch, UV protection, RapidFire™ Shield Replacement System
Ventilation
ACS Advanced Channeling Ventilation System
ACS Advanced Channeling Ventilation System
Liner
18 mm
15 mm
Cheek Pad
40 mm
30 mm
Extras
Advanced Polycarbonate Composite Shell, Optically-superior Pinlock®-prepared Face Shield, RapidFire™ Shield Replacement System, SuperCool® Interior, Crown and cheek pads are removable and washable, Integrated air deflector is included
The race-ready helmet tested at Wind Tunnel Laboratory, Advanced Fiberglass Composite Shell, For more comfortable fit, FG-17 comes in 3 different shells, Optically-superior Pinlock® 100% Max Vision®-prepared Face Shield, SuperCool® Interior, Chin bar vent provides airflow across the shield interior, Large eyeport opening for greater visibility
What customers say about "Features"
HJC CL-17 Streamline Motorcycle Helmet Flat Blue/White XS
  • Top air vents operable with gloves on. Very sturdy chin strap, lots of padding on it too.
  • The padding looks well made and the finish is good, weight not too heavy and the visibility out the visor is unobstructed. The vents are a very nice feature as well.
  • Cheeks a bit tight as to be expected with snell ratings but losses up. Good ventilation and easy to adjust when riding. Good value.
  • The vents work as designed and are easy to use. Shield replacement is easily performed and requires no tools.
  • Inside chin has space and Velcro for extra padding, but is not supplied with the helmet.
  • Due to lack of chin curtain and chin padding, wind gets up in there. Nice on hot days, really bad on cold ones.
HJC FG-17 Full Face Motorcycle Helmet
  • Very easy to swap out face shields. Very easy to wipe down and clean.
  • Вetents on visor are firm so you can crack it for more airflow.
  • Great quality. Loved the ventilation system (you can really feel the air flow through the helmet).
  • This is a great helmet. Comfortable. Prefect for cold days with the anti-fog insert. Id buy it again.
  • Helmet is a bit noisy. At high speeds, one side whistles a bit.
  • Only downside is the chin strap, not easy to put on and off. Other than that. Overall, I'm very happy with the product.
  • On cold mornings I have to keep visor a little bit open for avoiding fog.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year(s)
3 year(s)
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