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.
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.
We featured the new Ruby full face Castel helmets a couple of months ago, since then we’ve grown even more fond of them.
The new Castel Helmet by Ruby is one of the most beautiful 3 dimensional objects we’ve featured in some time here on Silodrome.
Death Spray Customs is a design and creative house specialising in motorcycle and bicycle work with a heavy emphasis on stunning paint jobs.
The el Fuerte is the latest lid from the team at Biltwell, it’s the DOT approved new model in their line up and it replaces the Hustler 3/4 face helmet that has itself become ubiquitous in the custom motorcycle scene over the past few years.