Maraka RD

  • Regular price $160.00

If your jam is miles of pristine blacktop, a tailwind and all day to get nowhere, then this just might be your helmet.  

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Mighty Maraka

The Maraka is the culmination of aerospace inspired design and powersports proven protection, condensed into one of the most advanced and protective bicycle helmets available.

Is this helmet for you?

For a helmet as light as the Maraka it is surprisingly packed full of technology. The Maraka RD gets our Composite Fusion™ Plus, LDL and Supervents to make an amazingly comfortable and safe road helmet. You’ll also get Anti-Microbial Pads, Bug Liner and a Locking Buckle & Slider.

WEIGHT: 296 g / 10.4 oz

CERTIFICATION: EN 1078, CPSC

Why we do what we do

Kali Protectives came from a breakthrough in safety technology - Composite Fusion, a process that bonds the helmet shell and foam enabling us to use a thinner shell, creating a lighter stronger helmet. Lighter and stronger means a safe helmet with less mass attached to your head.

The Kali Story

Kali is focused on making the safest helmets on the market. Brad Waldron, founder, believes all helmets are too hard and the current testing is antiquated, so he has taken it upon himself to push the boundary of helmet technology. His goal is to build the safest helmets on the market at all price points. He knows his best helmets are yet to come, so he continues to cut open, crush and test helmets constantly. Whatever your discipline, Kali has you covered.


LDL

low density layer

Simply put, LDL started out with the idea of putting a low density liner inside our helmets to suck up the energy from a low-g hit to the head. Your helmet is there to take the beating for you when you hit your head, hard. LDL is there to soften the bumps we get that are not near the forces that compress or damage the foam in your helmet. It turns out that Low-g hits, especially when received repeatedly, turn into serious concussion damage to your brain.

The data shows the majority of impacts from accidents are happening at much lower-g forces than the standards are testing for. And thus we are huge advocates for getting softer materials into our helmets and closer to your head. Our LDL reduces rotational impact forces up to 25%, and reduces low-g linear forces up to 30%.

We continue to test and experiment with materials and the design of LDL materials in our helmets and we won’t stop. Afterall, we are an engineering driven company whose focus is developing the next generation of industry leading safety technologies.

Come join the family.

COMPOSITE FUSION™ Plus

supreme impact absorbsion

While dozens of manufacturers in the powersport world utilize dual density foams, they are generally assembled like the layers of a cake. Our COMPOSITE FUSION™ Plus Technology uses a layer of multi density cone shaped foam that intersect with a layer of softer foam that surrounds the head. In an impact, these cones act as a progressive damper to absorb different levels of impact. As they collapse, these cones also direct energy sideways and away from the brain.

A thinner shell allows impact G forces to dissipate more effectively into the energy-absorbing foam, eliminating the double spike in G’s inherent in other helmets.

Lighter, Smaller, Safe. That’s what we do.

LCR

lifetime crash replacement

You crash it. We replace it. It’s that simple.

We don’t do this as some marketing stunt or because we have lost our minds.

We do this because what we find out from these crashed helmets informs everything we do. We have you return your crashed helmets, so we can take them back into our lab, cut them open, measure them, dissect them and use the information we gather from the unlucky few who do indeed test our helmets in ways we could not recreate in a lab and we use this information to build the next generation of Kali helmets. We prefer you never have to use the Lifetime Crash Replacement policy and we suggest you replace your Kali helmets at respectable intervals. Let us just reiterate once again, please leave the testing to us.