James Hunt’s 1976 Bell Helmet

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1976 is a year that will live on forever in the annals of motorsports history, the film Rush came out earlier this year and immortalised the season as well as the rivalry between James Hunt and Niki Lauda but those who are passionate about Formula 1 have been talking about the 1976 season for 37…

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Gringo Blast Shields

Biltwell Gringo full-face helmet shield

For those of you who’ve already snapped up a Biltwell Gringo full-face helmet these new Blastshields have just come into stock in both a clear and tinted finish. Each one costs $19.95 and snaps into place using the 5 studs around the viewport, they’re made from impact-resistant, die-cut flex polycarbonate and have a slightly less…

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Icon Alliance Dark

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The Icon Alliance Dark is one of the best value for money propositions in the world of modern, full-face motorcycle helmets – at $150 USD MSRP it costs about as much as a decent bottle of single malt, although the scotch will you a headache whereas the Alliance helmet’s job is to save you from…

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Bullitt Helmet by Bell

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This is the all-new Bullitt helmet by Bell, it’s based on the design of the same name shown by Chad Hodge last year and it’s designed to slot neatly into the burgeoning new genre of motorcycle helmets that are built with modern materials and methods using vintage design queues. For those concerned with safety, the…

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Biltwell Gringo Helmet

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A few months ago the Biltwell Gringo Helmet was officially released to much excitement in the non-sportbike motorcycle community, the Gringo was the first DOT certified full-face helmet that wasn’t trying to look like a futuristic-in-an-80s-way-alien-helmet. And people loved it. I still get emails from people asking me if there is such a thing as…

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Bell RS-1 Motorcycle Helmet

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The Bell RS-1 is a Snell M2010 and DOT approved motorcycle helmet with a Kevlar/fibreglass composite shell, it has Bell’s Velocity Flow Ventilation system and an aerodynamic profile that won’t snap your neck at speeds over 60mph. I picked one up recently as my daily rider due to the fact that I can be a little accident…

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GPA Kamikaze Helmet

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This is the Kamikaze Helmet by GPA, a French company known for producing slightly unusual designs. It’s an aircraft style helmet that has a double visor system, this allows you to choose between clear or tinted eye protection, all of the GPA helmets have full ECE 22.05 safety certification and a removable, washable lining.

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