Simpson Street Bandit Motorcycle Helmet

Simpson Street Bandit Helmet

The Simpson Street Bandit Helmet is a design that’s been around since the 1970s, the American company recently updated it with all modern materials and it now meets the exceptionally challenging Snell M2015 helmet certification standard (as well as the regular DOT). This is the motorcycle-specific version of the Street Bandit, it has an enlarged…

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The HJC IS-5 X-Wing Fighter Pilot Helmet – DOT Approved

HJC IS-5 X-Wing Fighter Pilot Helmet

The HJC IS-5 X-Wing Fighter Pilot Helmet is A DOT-approved motorcycle helmet designed to look a lot like the helmets worn by the rebel X-Wing pilots from the original films. The X-Wing first appeared in A New Hope, followed by Return of the Jedi and The Empire Strikes Back, with a new appearance in Rogue…

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The New Shoei EX-Zero Helmet – Modern Safety, Retro Looks

Shoei EX-Zero Helmet

The new Shoei EX-Zero helmet is a welcome addition to the rapidly expanding category of classically-styled modern motorcycle helmets that provide the much loved looks from yesteryear, comprehensively updated with decades worth of advances in safety, engineering, and materials. Shoei developed the new helmet based on the design of the much-loved EX-series of lids from…

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Chapal Leather Driver’s Helmet – Race Like It’s 1939

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Chapal is a Paris-based company founded in 1832, Charles Lindbergh famously wore a Chapal jacket when he became the first person to fly across the Atlantic in 1927 from Long Island to Paris, taking 33 1⁄2-hours. The French company developed a line of jackets and leather helmets for early aviators, these were later repurposed by…

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The Nexx XG200 Flat 6 Motorcycle Helmet

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The Nexx XG200 Flat 6 is a modern helmet – with retro styling cues that’ll look right at home on a vintage motocross bike, a scrambler, or well-worn R 80 GS. Nexx is a European company that still makes all of their helmets in the EU with a strong focus on high build quality and…

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The Snell M2015 Certified Simpson Street Bandit Helmet

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The Simpson Street Bandit Helmet has a shell design used since the 1970s by the iconic American company founded by Bill Simpson back in the ’50s. The impact that Simpson has had can’t be overstated, Bill invented the drag racing parachute and the Nomex fire-proof racing suit now worn by all professional racing drivers from…

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