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…
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…
Biltwell Bubble Shields are a fantastic addition to the front of your 3/4 face helmet, they’ve been designed to look and feel exactly like the originals from the ’60s and they fit almost any open face helmet – including, of course, the Biltwell Bonanza.
The Bell Custom 500 Hurricane Helmet is a direct throwback to the mid-70s when Kenny Roberts was defeating all-comers on his blazing yellow Yamaha.
This is the Gringo Helmet by Biltwell Inc, it’s a retro full face helmet with full DOT-certification and we’ve been waiting for it with bated breath for months.
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.
Racing helmets are one of those things that require a little in the way of exotic paint, with most open-cockpit racing formulas the only part of the driver that’s visible outside the car is the driver’s helmet, which means that a lick of unique helmet paint is the only way for a driver to stand out from his competitors on the track.
The Revolver Evo helmet by Bell is a modular helmet that allows the wearer to choose between a face-up and face-down configuration, many riders prefer to have an open-face lid for city riding due to the better visibility and a full-face helmet for anything above 3rd gear.
Chemical Candy is a custom paint garage run by a talented guy called Scott, he’s worked on a number of high-profile projects including a bike for the Biker Build Off …
The helmet designs from French company Roof are nothing if not unique, the Boxer V8 is a full-face helmet with a flip-up front that swivels around to the rear, allowing the wearer to choose between 3/4 face or full depending on weather and riding conditions.
The Life Helmet Co. doesn’t exist anymore, by the look of this advertisement they were a mid-level motorcycle helmet manufacturer in the 1970s who built “full face, plain or fancy” lids.
Torc Helmets produce some of the most interesting production lids you’ll find anywhere, this is their Grey Union Jack lid, it’s an understated version of the classic bright red and blue Union Jack lid and we like it.