What is technology behind the safety of the Uvex Riding Helmet?
Manufactures foam protective EPS material directly into the polycarbonate shell of the Uvex Riding Helmet . It creates a lightweight riding helmet, with high impact resistance. A perfect fusion of polycarbonate outer shell and EPS inner layer.
Do uvex riding helmets come with a guarantee?
Uvex manufacture all their riding helmets to the highest quality standards. The strict in-house inspections often exceed any legal requirements.
However, despite these precautions , if your riding helmet still has a defect, please return it to the dealer you bought it from. Then you can proceed with your warranty claim.
(legal warranty period as of 2009: 2 years)
So how you look after, and how much you use your riding helmet, will subsequently depend on how soon after purchase you need to replace your helmet.
Under perfect storage conditions (cool, dry, protected from daylight, no contact with chemicals, no mechanical crushing, pressure, or stress) and without use, the maximum lifetime is 8 years after the date of production.
So as a rule; you should not exceed this lifespan, even if the product is in a visually good condition. However, for safety reasons, Uvex recommend that you replace your riding helmet 3-5 years after initial use.
You can find the date of manufacture inside the helmet.