Bell Bullitt RSD Viva Helmet

The new Bell Bullitt RSD Viva Helmet is a limited edition version of Bell’s new retro full face lid with custom graphics by the team at Roland Sands Design. We’ve covered the Bell Bullitt helmet before on Silodrome and I have one sitting in the garage next to my tool box, it’s quickly becoming the…

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The HEDON x 4H10 1971 Kevlar® Helmet

The HEDON x 4H10 1971 Helmet is a 3/4 face motorcycle helmet with a shell made from Kevlar® fibre and an ECE 22.05 safety rating. Each of the helmets is hand assembled in England and has an interior lining of anti-bacterial suede, all of the seams are leather lined and the paint work is designed to evoke…

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Ghost Carbon Variant Helmet

The Ghost Carbon Variant Helmet by Icon is a cross-terrain design perfect for use during the warmer months of the year – due to its sun visor, substantial vents and large facial opening. Each one has a hand-laid carbon fibre shell with translucent supervents, an endurance tinted Optics shield, multiple oversized intake and exhaust ports, and…

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Full-Face Gringo Helmet by Biltwell

The full-face Gringo motorcycle helmet by Biltwell is a relatively recent addition to the growing list of retro motorcycle helmets that meet modern safety standards. Just a couple of years ago this space was essentially empty but with the release of the Bell Bullitt, the Biltwell Gringo and the Ruby Castel things have changed –…

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Icon Airframe Statistic Helmet

Riding motorcycles is a dangerous habit, most people who’ve been riding for any length of time will have stories about “offs” they’ve endured with many carrying them like badges of honour. The single most effective way of reducing your chances of injury or death is to wear a full face helmet, this has been established…

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F4 Helmet by Klim

The F4 Helmet by Klim is one of the most well ventilated full-face helmets currently on the market, its focus on warm weather usability is something we don’t see with many full-face lids and it’s absolutely essential for those of us in warmer climates. The F4 is built using aerospace fibreglass, carbon fibre and Kevlar®…

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Motorcycle Helmet Mounts

These motorcycle helmet mounts by Brandon Cameron are possibly the single greatest method of storing a lid that have ever been devised by humankind. Or alienkind for that matter. Each mount is made of reclaimed Oak and chromed steel, the design allows them to hold either a 3/4 or a full face helmet in style…

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Biltwell Bonanza L.E. Helmets

The new Biltwell Bonanza LE Helmet range is a limited edition (hence the LE) series of Bonanza 3/4 face helmets featuring new, hand-painted designs. At $129.95 the Bonanza helmet offers excellent value to those who want a DOT-compliant open face lid, the broad range of accessories available for the model includes bubblevisors, flip-up visors, sunshields and…

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2014 Bell Custom 500 Helmet

The Bell Custom 500 series of motorcycle helmets has become the 3/4-face lid that all others are compared against, the modern helmet is based on the early models produced by Bell in the 1950s and since its introduction it’s been one of the best selling helmets in Bell’s stable. For 2014 Bell has announced an…

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Icon Variant Carbon Cyclic Helmet

The Icon Variant Carbon Cyclic Helmet is one of the few modern helmet designs that I really like, it has an almost retro science fiction look about it, like the sort of helmet that would be worn by a character in a novel by William Gibson. The large viewport is a significant benefit for those…

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James Hunt’s 1976 Bell Helmet

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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