Shoei RF-SR helmet products

Shoei most trusted motorcycle helmet brand

Shoei is the most trusted helmet brand by Australians, according to the 2018 Canstar Blue survey of almost 500 riders. The customer satisfaction research and ratings business found Shoei topped the ratings for the third year in a row. In 2015, the first year of Canstar Blue ratings, Nolan won and Shoei was a lowly sixth. …

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AGV K-1 motorcycle helmet

AGV K-1 motorcycle helmet fits more heads

The new AGV K-1 helmet is designed to fit and protect more head sizes with removable and washable helmet liner and cheekpads with recesses to accommodate glasses or sunglasses. They are available now in a range of colours from solid to multi-coloured and Valentino Rossi VR46 replicas, ranging from XS to XXL from $A279 to …

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Motocap Motorcycle clothing rating system launched target canstar choose

MotoCAP sets rider clothing ratings target

Motorcycle clothing safety ratings program MotoCAP has set a target of testing 10% of available jackets, pants and gloves in its first year of operation. MotoCAP launched last month with only 10 pairs of protective jeans and 10 leather jackets tested, and no gloves listed. We have tried to contact a MotoCAP spokesperson for details …

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Skully Fenix AR head-up display helmet HUD

Skully Fenix AR head-up display helmet arrives

The Skully Fenix AR motorcycle helmet with built-in head-up display has finally hit the market. It replaces the defunct Skully AR-1 which infamously crashed in July 2016 after the founders blew their $US2.4m crowd funding on fast cars and fast women. The new company, Skully Technologies, run by brothers Ivan and Rafael Contreras, announced it would “make it …

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Feher ACH-1 air-conditioned helmet

Feher unveils world’s first air-conditioned helmet

American inventor and avid rider Steve Feher has launched the world’s first air-conditioned helmet that is claimed to decrease temperatures by 10-15º Fahrenheit (6-8ºC). The ACH-1 helmet is so far only available in the USA for $US599 (about $A820). However, it is also ECE approved so it will soon be available in other markets. “We …

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AGV Sportmodular carbon modular motorcycle helmet

AGV Sportmodular makes light work of touring

The AGV Sportmodular is the world’s first all-carbon-shell modular (flip-up) helmet and its light weight certainly makes it less tiring on a long trip. It costs $899 for the glossy carbon, $999 for white and grey, while the two “Multi” (Red and Hi Vis Yellow) are $1099. Australian AGV distributors Link International sent Mrs MBW and …

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Jarvish X-AR augmented reality HUD smart helmet

Is Jarvish X-AR helmet the smartest yet?

There have been many smart helmets promised and some released with various levels of technology, but this Jarvish X-AR helmet promises to combine just about everything as well as voice control by Siri as well as Amazon Alexa and OK Google. We assume Alexa and Google will allow you to record your favourite TV show, …

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Sena Momentum Lite Bluetooth helmet

Sena Momentum Lite Bluetooth helmet review

Bluetooth company Sena has moved into the helmet business with the release of its Momentum full-face helmet range with integrated Bluetooth intercom units. The Momentum with integrated 20S technology costs $A599 and the Momentum Lite with 10Series tech costs $A529. Click here to find out where to buy. The first-generation Momentum INC, Momentum Pro and …

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Flying Eyes glasses sunglasses

How to wear glasses with a motorcycle helmet

If you wear sunglasses or prescription glasses you will know of the niggling problems caused by wearing them with a motorcycle helmet. Some people wear contact lenses while riding, but be careful as they can dislodge in high winds and on bumpy roads. You could also get your eyes lasered. But neither of these will …

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Helmet safety motorcycle crash accident ratings

Does motorcycle helmet safety match cost?

Does helmet safety match how much money you spend on the helmet? It’s an often-asked question that we try to verify with statistics. The Bell helmets ad campaign of 50 years ago “If you’ve got a $10 head, wear a $10 helmet!” may have been true then, but is it now? We could not find …

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