Shoei Glamster retro helmet

Shoei launch retro Glamster helmet

Every motorcycle helmet seems to have a retro model after the recent Arai Rapide Neo and now the Shoei Glamster road helmet. Shoei already has the Ex-Zero which is more of a retro adventure helmet. While the Glamster is a handsome looking helmet and has all the usual Shoei hi-tech, quality finish and protection, the …

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Helmet still crash tested in Australia rated

30 motorcycle helmets rated for safety

Only seven out of 30 helmets tested this year for safety and comfort by the NSW Consumer Rating and Assessment of Safety Helmets (CRASH) rated four out of five stars. Worst performing helmets were open-face helmets. Three open-face helmets scored just one star (Bell Scout Air, Eldorado EXR and R Jays Navona II) two scored two …

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How to Choose the Safest Helmets 

How to Choose the Safest Helmets 

(CONTRIBUTED POST FOR NORTH AMERICAN READERS) Riding a motorcycle is one of the most exciting things you can do in your life. Nothing can compare with the feeling of the road under your wheels and the wind gliding around your body. When you think about the acronym ATGATT, which stands for All The Gear All …

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Slim Cambox gives eye-level view

Cambox V4 Pro is a slim action camera that fits around a helmet’s visor aperture to give a more accurate viewpoint of what you see when riding. Unlike the many bulky helmet cameras that fit on top, below or beside the helmet, this curved unit fits close to your eyes for a more “normal” viewpoint. …

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BMW R 18 heritage

BMW heritage fashion suits R 18 cruiser

BMW Motorrad has launched a 2020 heritage collection of rider gear to appeal to riders of their R nineT models as well as the upcoming R 18 cruiser. “BMW Motorrad has announced the launch of a serial-production motorcycle for the second half of 2020, which will mark its entry into the cruiser segment,” their press …

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Test Forcite smart helmet

Aussie Forcite helmet sells to USA, Europe

Australia’s first smart helmet has already sold 1000 to be delivered around Christmas and is launching in the USA and Europe next year. Forcite CEO and co-founder Alfred Boyadgis says their MK1 smart helmet has been a huge success since its unveiling at roadshows around Australia over the past couple of months. It costs $949 but …

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Roof Carbon is lightest full-face helmet

Roof RO200 Carbon is lightest full-face helmet

French motorcycle helmet company Roof is releasing a new helmet, the RO200 Carbon, which is expected to be the lightest full-face helmet in the world. At just 1090g, it beats the previous lightest helmet, the Nolan-made X-Lite X-803 Ultra Carbon at 1249g. Light helmets reduce fatigure, especially on a long ride. The 1090g weight figure …

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Arai Regent-X motorcycle helmet

Arai Regent-X easier to pull on/off

The next-generation Arai Regent-X helmet will address the problem of tight-fitting helmets being difficult to pull on and off. It will be released late this year with the latest version of Arai’s Facial Contour System. This system includes a 5mm adjustment in the jawline and cheek pads that “articulate up and down” as you pull …

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