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Helmet safety: How much is your head worth?

Just how much is your head worth? If it’s $A6250 then you’re in luck as that is also the price of the Berluti Veldt, the world’s most expensive helmet. It even eclipses the carbon-fibre Arai Corsair-X RC at $A5600. Veldt is made on the Isle of Man and the Berluti helmet is a collaboration with …

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helmet intercom crash tested

Helmet intercoms to be crash tested

Helmet accessories such as intercoms and cameras must be crash-tested with the helmet type to be legal under new United Nations rules that come into effect from July 2023. The changes are part of an upgrade to United Nations Economic Commission for Europe 22.05 standard which has been accepted for use in Australia since 2016. …

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Helmet Doctors laser scan helmets

Helmet safety scanner funding at halfway

A helmet scanner service that checks for hidden fractures in your helmet has reached the halfway point in investment funding and is calling for more riders to respond to their survey. The Helmet Doctors who developed the helmet laser scanner say it would give riders peace of mind that their helmet is safe to use …

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Kosmos calls for help

Smart helmet calls for help after crash

Emergency call systems are coming to motorcycles and helmets with a French company the latest to release a helmet that calls for help if you crash. The Kosmos Smart Helmet has sensors which detect a crash and then uses your paired phone and a proprietary app to contact emergency services. However, just in case you’ve only …

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Germbuster is claimed to sterilise your helmet

Gizmo uses light to sterilise your helmet

Taiwanese company Lucky International has launched a GermBuster gizmo that uses ultraviolet light and ozone to sterilise and deodorise your motorcycle helmet. In the wake of the panic over the pandemic, company spokesman Billy Chao contacted us to see if we were interested in selling their GermBuster through our website. President Donald Trump would love …

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NEXX X.G10 Saloon open-face helmet

McQueen would wear this NEXX helmet

The new NEXX X.G10 Saloon open-face helmet is a vintage motocross style that resembles helmets worn by the legendary Hollywood actor and bike fan Steve McQueen. He was an accomplished motocrosser who represented America in the international six-day enduro trials in 1964 where he rode with a Bell Jet helmet that looked very much like …

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Best Motorcycle Helmets in 2020

You can’t live without your head, so you need to protect it with the best motorcycle helmets. However, shopping for a motorcycle helmet has never been a walk in the park. Sometimes you have to weigh up cost versus comfort. Should buying a helmet leave your pockets empty? Of course not! Do you need a …

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HJC vintage retro flip-up modular V90 helmet

HJC makes first retro flip-up helmet

The retro helmet fad has boomed in recent years, but this HJC V90 with bubble visor is the first we have seen in a modular or flip-up helmet. These vintage-style helmets are usually worn by touring riders (and many BMW riders!) who are more interested in the flexibility of the practical design than in fashion …

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Aldi silver helmets ‘grow old disgracefully’

Aldi claims the gear they offer in their annual motorcycle gear sale is safe, but one Sydney reader says at least silver Aldi helmets don’t age well. Ray Schriever bought a stack of helmets from Aldi in 2015 and all the silver paint has now crazed and become sticky, despite limited use. Ray says he bought a …

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