Brisbane students launch Iris helmet-camera

Brisbane students launch Iris camera-helmet

A group of Brisbane engineering and IT students plans to make the world’s first integrated camera-helmet called Iris including outside and inside microphones so you can narrate as you ride. It’s called Iris and the crowd-funding Kickstarter program launches today with a goal of $150,000. The idea is the brainchild of fourth-year QUT mechanical engineering student …

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Momodesign graphene helmet

Momodesign makes light and small helmet

Italian motorcycle helmet manufacturer Momodesign is developing a super-lightweight, ultra-slim profile and cool-riding helmet using graphene. Momodesign has been working with IIT Graphene Labs to obtain a “lighter and less voluminous object having the same performances as well as to improve the comfort and freshness of the head”. Graphene is a form of carbon consisting of …

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HJC releases Star Wars and Marvel helmets Spider and Veno

HJC releases Star Wars and Marvel helmets

HJC Helmets is celebrating its 45th anniversary with Star Wars and Marvel Comics branded motorcycle helmets for their 2017 collection. Of course you’ll pay up to an extra $100 for the privilege of following your nerdy fashion tastes, but who cares when you can look like a superhero or super-villain, right? The Marvel helmets arrive in …

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Beware the shelf life of your motorcycle helmet

Most riders are aware they should replace their helmet after five years, but how long has the helmet been sitting on the shelf before it was bought? GUIDE TO REPLACING YOUR HELMET Some helmets can sit on dealers’ shelves for a few years before they are bought. Often dealers discount helmets that have been sitting on …

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Shoei RYD helmet

Shoei RYD is a compact motorcycle helmet

The Shoei RYD helmet uses four different outer shell sizes to achieve a compact size and light weight, no matter how big your head is. Helmet sizing is usually achieved by having only a couple of different shell sizes and fitting different width liners to achieve fit. Shoei has used four shell sizes in the RYD …

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Bell adds retro Moto 3 helmet

Retro bikes have been the rage for years and now retro motorcycle helmets and gear are catching up with Bell one of the leaders. The iconic American helmet brand kicked off with the Bell Custom 500 in 2013. They followed up with the Bell Bullitt full-face helmet in 2014. There have been many other retro …

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List of motorcycle accessories you need

 Sponsored post Once you’re equipped with your new bike and ready to get out on the road, it’s time to shop for motorcycle accessories. There are so many different brands to choose from. In addition to motorcycle parts, Bike Bandit offers some of the best quality Honda CBR accessories on the market. When shopping for …

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Shark adds lightweight Spartan helmet

Shark claims their Spartan sports touring helmet not only offers protection, but is also quiet and light so that it doesn’t fatigue you on a long trip. Thanks to its new carbonfibre and fiberglass shell, it weighs just 1350g which is pretty light for a full-face helmet. The Spartan also features a dual spoiler system to …

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Nolan N-87 helmet in scratched chrome

New Nolan helmet in scratched chrome

Get ready to start lusting after scratched chrome, the latest finish from the new Nolan helmet, the N-87, arriving in stories this month. The scratched chrome finish costs $399, while graphics are $379 and $319 for classic plain black or grey. Importers Ron Angel Warehouse believe the scratched chrome will be popular. “The scratched chrome is awesome,” …

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