Krios Karbon Adventure Helmet ECE/DOT
KLIM’s KRIOS is a new beginning for ADV helmets—revitalizing standards in strength, performance and functionality while leaving traditional compromises behind. This is the lightest adventure helmet ever created.
Krios Helmet Size Chart
|HEAD CIRCUMFERENCE (cm)||54-55||56-57||58-59||60-61||62-63||64-65|
|COMFORT LINER||S, M||L, XL, 2XL, 3XL|
|CHEEK PADS||S-25cm, M-20cm||L-25cm, XL-20cm, 2XL-15cm, 3XL-10cm|
THE LIGHTEST ADV HELMET
KLIM developed the KRIOS ADV Helmet to destroy the conventional performance parameters of the modern Adventure Touring helmet. Innovative construction techniques and supreme material sourcing combine in the ultimate multi-function and completely versatile Adventure Helmet. It’s the only helmet weighing under 1500 grams in North America.
See the path clearly ahead through optically correct face-shield technology, coupled with an industry leading field of vision.
ENGINEERED AERO ACOUSTICS
Focus on the road ahead and fully engage with the ride thanks to KLIM’s perfected Aero Acoustic performance. Combining sleek and stable aerodynamics, intelligent ventilation design and a premium liner system, KLIM makes it easy to keep riding mile after mile.
To perfect the premium ride quality of the KRIOS, ADV test riders revised and manipulated every component in the real-world to ensure features such as visors and modular systems didn’t increase noise or reduce on-bike comfort. The result: Aero Acoustic and Aerodynamic excellence and high-level fit and finish ensure a premium experience on every ride.
KLIM’s full-carbon KRIOS shell features a wide carbon weave at its core. Hand-laid for a perfectly consistent shell, each section utilizes optimal resin amounts to reduce weight and ensure uniform shell thickness and integrity.
Mastering aerodynamics and functionality of visor-equipped helmets at high speeds is a huge challenge. KLIM developed the KRIOS to utilize aerodynamic visor and spoiler attributes to stabilize and put riders’ heads at ease.
Thanks to innovative construction techniques and premium materials, the KLIM KRIOS meets or exceeds the most demanding ECE and DOT standards for motorcycle helmets at reduced weight compared to the competition.
Klimatek™ Fabric liner systems utilize adaptive smart foam technology and anti-microbial/bacterial fast-wicking textiles.
KLIM’s KRIOS helmet rebuilt the modular helmet mindset with a quick release shield and visor system requiring only a simple, 90 degree quarter-turn to lock/unlock. No tools required.
KRIOS was born for Adventure and its intelligent ventilation system ensures riders will keep their cool when the terrain heats up. Adequate airflow through the chin bar vent and a closable top vent make it comfortable from slow-to-go.
Quickly transition from Street to Off-Road or to any of four riding modes quickly and without tools . Innovative KLIM modular helmet technology allows riders to adapt the KRIOS to any riding need including KLIM Radius Goggle use.
Premium Polycarbonate Anti-Scratch shield tech takes the lead with Pinlock® ready systems standard to ensure a clear road ahead. Clear and Smoke options available.
Ratings & Reviews
Lightweight and Quiet
The Krios is 6 ounces lighter than the Arai XD4, 11 ounces lighter than the Shoei Adv helmet. On paper that might not seem like a lot but believe me when I say it is a huge weight reduction. If you own a adv helmet now you will feel it when you pick up the Krios. Wear it on your head and it feels like a feather by comparison. This is where you begin to see the benefits of a full carbon fiber shell. One of my concerns was the trade offs with this weight reduction. I was concerned about wind noise and aerodynamic lift with such a light helmet. The southwest is nothing but windy so this is an important consideration. Not only is this not an issue with the Krios but an improvement in wind noise and lift. The new Krios is much quieter than either of our previous helmets and no lift at 80 mph highway speeds in Utah. I may be guilty of exceeding that speed limit on occasion and still have had no issues. I dropped one size from my XD4 so check the size chart.
Light weight, comfort and stability
I expected the price to be much higher on the Krios, given what Klim charges for their clothing. I've ridden in an Arai XD4 and was ready for a change, as the Arai had some pressure spots, plus the head pull from the visor above 65mph was too much. The first thing that you notice when you open the box of the Krios is the weight. Really noticeably different. The fit is a little big, though my Large felt good, not too snug anywhere. I may need to move to some medium pads, down the road once things break in, we'll see. The real breakthrough though is the visor, as it's visibly separated from the shell, allowing air to flow through easily for stability. I've ridden in the helmet a few times now and it's insanely stable at speed. I stood up on my pegs and was turning my head all angles to feel for drag at 80+mph, yet it felt great. I can't wait to get out on a multi day ride with friends to see how the helmet feels with some miles under my belt, though great job Klim
Best Helmet I have Ever Owned
by Dual Sport rider x
I am what you might call a helmet slut, in that I own something like 10 different helmets at any one time. Snow, dirt, street, dual sport, all of it. Always looking for something better. Well, the search is over for dual sport. The new Krios is the best helmet I own, and that includes several carbon fiber helmets of other brands. The fit is perfection. The helmet is very quiet, and perfect for a communication system. It is SUPER light. You can actually feel the air flowing through the vents. But what really matters is how it feels and performs when you are wearing it. The low wind noise, light feel, great fit, excellent vision, quick adaptability and sharp appearance make it a winner in every respect. Wear it with goggles or shield, with or without visor, dual sport or street. Yep, it is spendy, but you truly get what you pay for with this one. Just ordered another for my riding buddy after he checked out mine.
by Bronson Kelly
I saw this helmet yesterday at my local dealership and fell in love with the looks of it. I tried it on and I was impressed with the fit. I've been wearing an XD4 but I had to size up to get it to work with my oval head. The Krios fits perfectly, feels secure and comfortable. I got out for a couple hour ride today and it's as close to helmet nirvana as I've been able to find.
Krios is Tops
by Tom Knox
I purchased a Krios Karbon Adventure helmet shortly before leaving on my New Mexico BDR. This helmet was the envy of the group. Most of my friends ride with and Arai XD4. This helmet's weight is considerably less than the Arai. Further, the liner is so comfortable. I do find the snap system on the chin strap is hard to use with riding gloves. I ride with glasses and this is one of the most comfortable helmets on the market for this.