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Scorpion EXO 490 - Matt Black

Full face touring helmet with Pinlock ready MaxVision visor and internal sunvisor

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Scorpion EXO 490 - Matt Black
August 14, 2020

Great helmet

This is a great helmet with only 1 negative point that i can think of Positives Looks great Comfotable Breathable Many features Vision is hardly restricted Safe and will protect you in a crash (i know from experience) Light Visor mechanism works very well Negative Order a size larger than what you are as they come up short

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Scorpion EXO 490 - Matt Black
July 12, 2020

Scorpion Exo 490

Nice helmet, decent quality. The visor catch is a little fiddly to work with gloves on. Not the quietest lid I have had either but not too bad. Whistles a little at times. It's comfortable and sized correctly. The ratchet strap is a nice length and adjustable for a comfortable fit. Good service from Sportsbikeshop as always.

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Scorpion EXO 490 - Matt Black
June 13, 2020

Couldn't be better

It's an all round great helmet, not too much wind noise, comfortable and also lighter than some budget helmets. Brilliant service as it arrived within 2 days which is impressive for the Scottish Highlands and a whole week earlier than the predicted date.

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Scorpion EXO 490 - Matt Black
February 26, 2020

Good fit

Helmet fits great, good quality, the visor is nice, and the sun visor. It fogs up quite a bit, and the mouth deflector thing doesn't really work and is coming off already but all in all a good helmet

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Scorpion EXO 490 - Matt Black
February 3, 2020

Great Helmet from Scorpion.

Fitting guide works well for this helmet. Snug, comfortable and acoustically good. Nice job ! Great customer focussed service from Sportsbikeshop as usual - Well done guys.

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Scorpion EXO 490 - Matt Black
September 30, 2019

Great Product, Great Service.

Used SportsBike a lot recently, such a good service. I have bought two of these helmets, one for me and one for my wife. Comfortable, well fitting and great value. My wife said that it is the best helmet she has ever had, and she has had many.

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Scorpion EXO 490 - Matt Black
June 8, 2019

Great value for money

This helmet is very comfortable and also very quiet which is great value for a helmet in this price range. Would not agree with other reviews saying go for a size up, I bought my normal size and it is what I would expect, snug fit as it is brand new, the padding will give a bit when it wears in. Snug but still comfortable.

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Scorpion EXO 490 - Matt Black
May 1, 2019


Fantastic helmet, comfy, well fitting and no problem with my glasses.

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Scorpion EXO 490 - Matt Black
February 25, 2019

Excellent helmet

I was looking for a new helmet and had checked out reviews etc for this one. Decided to go for it and am not disappointed. Very comfortable helmet. Would 100% recommend

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Scorpion EXO 490 - Matt Black
November 30, 2018

Best around

All round brilliant helmet. My glasses fit perfectly. Sun visor does not get stopped by my glasses when activated. Delivery has got to be the best I've ever received. It came in 2 days.

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Scorpion EXO 490 - Matt Black

  • Advanced polycarbonate engineered shell
  • EPS lined chin bar
  • SpeedShift quick change visor system
  • Pinlock Ready MaxVision visor (Pinlock sold separately)
  • KwikWick2 moisture wicking internal lining
  • Removable and washable interior
  • Speedview retractable sun visor
  • 3 position visor lock
  • Triple density foam cheek pads
  • Micrometric retention system
  • Removable breath deflector
  • 3 shell sizes
  • Removable chin cover
  • Multi-point ventilation system
  • ECE 22-05 certified
  • TUV tested
  • 5 year warranty

Inherited from the DNA of the EXO-500 Air, the Scorpion EXO-490 embodies not only stylish looks but also multiple functionalities.

All helmets are supplied with a clear visor as standard

Product Specification Variants Visors Pinlock Insert


Scorpion Exo is a relatively new addition to the plethora of motorcycle helmet brands available in Europe but they have most certainly hit the ground running. From their European base in Strasbourg, France, Scorpion have developed some of the most technical elements found on motorcycle helmets today, that have since become commonplace on the feature lists of the biggest brand names. A form of Scorpion's own Airfit pump system can now be found on models of both Shark and HJC helmets but it was Scorpion Exo who pioneered the technology, along with other innovations such as their Kwikwick liner system. The Scorpion helmet range, whilst focusing on technological advancements, also focuses on the more core expectations of today's biking fraternity, style, quality and fit. To that end, they've hired some of the most famous names in motorcycle helmet design and are able to control their entire production process, by manufacturing all elements of the helmet themselves, in their own production facilities. Scorpion say that their philosophy behind every single helmet they produce can be summarized in five words: protection, aesthetics, dynamism, comfort and innovation. We say, that over the next few years, Scorpion helmets will continue to grow in popularity throughout Europe and will undoubtedly take their place alongside the other major brands of motorcycle helmet.

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  • The visor is black?

    November 13, 2017

    The black visor is for illustration purposes only. All helmets are supplied with a clear visor as standard.

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