Top 10 Dual Sport Helmets of 2016

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Dual sport helmets are designed to be used both on and off road, incorporating the best design features of both helmet styles. Dual sport motorcycles have been enjoying a surge in popularity in recent years, and it shows no sign of abating any time soon. In recent years we’ve seen classically styled scramblers coming back…

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Bell Bullitt Skratch LE Helmet

Bell Bullitt Skratch LE Helmet

The new-for-2016 Bell Bullitt Skratch LE Helmet is a new take on the now well-established Bullitt line of retro-modern helmets from the iconic American manufacturer. The exterior shell art on the Scratch LE is influenced by 1950s-era motorsport liveries, with a red hemisphere on the left and a black pinstriped hemisphere on the right. All…

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Top 8 Open Face Motorcycle Helmets

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The first motorcycle helmet was co-developed in 1914 by a British doctor who ran the medical facilities at the Brooklands race track. After seeing countless head injuries caused by accidents during races he contracted a local man to build a hard shellac helmet with a slightly softer internal canvas lining. These early helmets weren’t designed…

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The Helmet Art Of Hello Cousteau

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This collection of helmet art is the work of Nuno Henriques and his boutique brand Hello Cousteau. Nuno is an accomplished interior designer and avid motorcyclist who discovered that he couldn’t find a helmet design that he really liked – everything was either way too modern and garish, or too retro. Nuno began applying his own…

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Premier Trophy Helmet

Premier Trophy Helmet

The Trophy Helmet model range by Premier offers classically styled shells with entirely modern, and ECE 22.05 certified protection. Many of us ride motorcycles that are either vintage, or designed with the lines and visual simplicity of vintage motorcycles – so having a helmet that matches the style of the bike but offers modern noggin…

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Schuberth E1 Adventure Helmet

Schuberth E1 Adventure Helmet

The shell design of the Schuberth E1 Adventure Helmet is the result of significant testing and refinement in Schuberth’s aeroacoustic lab – resulting in a helmet optimized for both aerodynamic and aeroacoustic performance. In layman’s terms, that means the lid has won’t buffet around at high speeds, and the wind noise will be minimal. Internally,…

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Nexx XG100 Devon Helmet

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The Nexx XG100 Devon Helmet is a new release for 2016 from the Portuguese company that adds to their hugely popular XG100 product line. The retro shell design of the XG100 combined with modern safety compliance has made it a winner with those who want a classic helmet that’s ECE 22-05 (Europe), DOT (USA), and…

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Martin Brundle’s 1995 Bell Formula 1 Helmet

Martin Brundle's 1995 Bell Formula 1 Helmet

Martin Brundle has long been one of the Formula 1 paddock’s most prominent characters, he exploded onto the scene in 1984 after a season long battle the previous year with Ayrton Senna in Formula 3 – Senna only managed to clinch the championship ahead of Brundle in the final laps of the final race. Today…

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Donald Campbell’s Bluebird Helmet

Donald Campbell's Bluebird Helmet

Over the course of his too-short life, Donald Campbell broke 8 world speed records on both land and water in the 1950s and 1960s – including the historic feat of setting both land and water speed records in the same year (1964). This helmet was used by Campbell in 1963 and 1964 whilst he was…

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Graham Hill’s Griffin Clubman Helmet

Graham Hill's Griffin Clubman Helmet

Graham Hill is remembered as one of the most talented Formula One drivers of the 1960s and ’70s, he’s still the only driver to win the elusive Triple Crown of Motorsport – the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix, Le Mans and the Indy 500. This helmet was used by Hill in the 1974 season, just…

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Bell Bullitt Carbon Ace Cafe Black Jack Helmet

Bell Bullitt Carbon Ace Cafe Black Jack Helmets

The new-for-2016 Bell Bullitt Carbon Ace Cafe Black Jack Helmet is a collaborative effort between the iconic London cafe – after which the term “cafe racer” was likely coined, and Bell Helmets. It features a monochromatic Union Jack emblazoned over a low-profile carbon composite shell with a tinted visor. Internally the helmet has a multi-density…

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DMD Racer Helmet

DMD Rocket Helmet

DMD Helmets is an Italian company that makes retro-styled motorcycle helmets to modern safety standards. This is their Racer Helmet – it has ECE 22.05 and DOT approval, a removable liner, a shell made from carbon Kevlar, and a padded chin strap with double D-ring closure. The colour scheme on this helmet is painted on…

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