Biltwell el Fuerte Helmet

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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.

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The Old School Icon Alliance Project

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Last month we began talking to Icon Motosports and Old School Helmets about a unique new project, we wanted to take steps to solve a dilemma facing safety conscious, vintage motorcycle enthusiasts. Specifically, the fact that it’s currently impossible to buy a retro full face helmet that passes any international helmet certification standard.

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Bell Custom 500 Cabbie Helmet

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The Bell 500 Helmet Series has proven to be exceedingly popular, the combination of retro design with modern safety standards is an alluring blend for many motorcyclists, especially those who prefer the 3/4 face helmet style.

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Luxy Vespa Helmet by Daniel Don Chang

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I think it’s interesting to see people experimenting with the fundamental shape of helmet design, generally speaking all helmets are semi-circular with some variation on a neck and face opening, you never see square or trapezoid helmets (and for very good reason).

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Distressed Helmets by Old School Helmets

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Small scale custom workshops are the lifeblood of the underground motorcycle community, and not just bike builders either, specialist workshops like Old School Helmets inject boatloads of retro class into their helmets and we love nothing more than to bring much needed attention to the “little guy” as opposed to the big name manufacturers. 

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MOMO Fighter Helmet

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MOMO Design was established in the ’60s by gentleman racer Giampiero Moretti, the company went on to produce some of the best racing steering wheels and car components in the automotive industry. Based in Verona, Italy they recently turned their considerable skills towards helmet design, the Fighter model (pictured above and below) is a tasteful blend…

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Biltwell Hustler Helmet

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Biltwell turn out retro, no nonsense helmets as well as apparel, bike parts and other gear. The DOT approved Hustler Helmet is designed in the same vein as the infamous Bell 500 and it comes in 3 colours, flat-black, titanium and copper. Biltwell helmets are hugely popular with custom paint shops, everything from late-70s metallic,…

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