X-Lite X-903 Top-Drawer Helmet Brings a Magnetic Visor

X-Lite reveals top-of-the-line X-903 composite fiber full-face lid

If changing helmet visors is a chore, you should definitely give X-Lite X-903 a try, as it brings magnetic visors.

X-lite introduces a brand new lid that belongs to the maker’s upper tier. Enter X-903, a composite fiber full-face helmet that aims to raise the bar in wearing comfort and safety. X-903 comes with a composite outer shell made from carbon, Kevlar and fiberglass, touted to have been “developed from a completely renewed approach in concept, design, and manufacturing”.

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Shells come in three sizes that accommodate XS-M, L and XL-XXL heads, doubled by a “Carbon Fitting Racing Experience comfort padding with net construction”, a comfort liner that’s supposed to offer premium comfort even during very long hauls. The head pad liner is also adjustable for optimal comfort, X-lite says.

One of the key characteristics of the all-new X-903 is the Magnetic Visor Assembly mechanism that makes swapping visors even easier than it already was, also with no tools needed. The Lexan visor itself was widened and offers a better viewing angle making shoulder checks less fatiguing, and it received a new fog and scratch resitant coating besides the silicon sealed Pinlock insert.

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Not only are the cheek pad removable and washable, but they are also part of the Nolan Emergency Release System (NERS) quick-release feature that provides emergency responders with extra safe options in case of a crash.

The X-lite X-903 also comes with a breath deflector and is ready for Nolan Ncom (B901X and B601X) intercoms. Of course, this lid is DOT and ECE approved. The pricetag reads a nickel under $500, and the only colors available at the time of writing are black and white, keeping things nice and simple.

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