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Fluid-filled helmet protects your brain

Fluid-filled capsules inside a motorcycle helmet could prevent damage to your brain in a crash by acting like the liquid that surrounds your brain. Fluid Inside has developed their Fluid Pods after 25 years of research into how the liquid around our brain helps protect it from impact. Their first helmet is the Fox V3 …

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Motorcycle Helmet superstition scan scanning

Readers support helmet scanning service

More than 70% of respondents to a survey have supported a $40 helmet scanning service to check for hidden fractures in your helmet. The Helmet Doctors who developed the helmet laser-scanning invention say it would give riders peace of mind that their helmet is safe to use after a drop or crash, or whether it …

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Crush helmet

Does your head crush like a cabbage in a crash?

If you believe your head will crush as easily as a cabbage if you crash, then this video of some helmets being crushed will be of interest. Crush test The video from the “Hydraulic Press Channel” on Youtube shows a cabbage in several types of helmet including half and full-face motorcycle helmets, an army helmet …

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Biltwell Gringo and Gringo S

Bargain Biltwell Gringo helmets tested

Biltwell retro Gringo helmets have been around for about six years and have only now received Euro approval that allows them to be sold in Australia. The American motorcycle helmet manufacturer sent me their Lane Splitter urban/enduro helmet last year which was their first to be Euro approved. Gringo bargain lids We loved the helmet, so …

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Resolve Group smartest helmet

Is this the smartest helmet yet?

A British company has claimed it will unveil the smartest augmented-reality helmet yet in London in September 2019. Apart from the usual intercom with phone capabilities, it will also feature a GPS, music streaming, heads-up display, photochromic visor, LED brake light, crash warning system, a 360-degree camera and “A whole host of other features”. Adam Wilson …

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Visorcat reader deal Motosafe earplugs

Reader deal: Buy Visorcat, get free earplugs

Clear vision and protecting your ears seem to be important for our readers so we are offering a special reader deal of a free set of MotoSafe Tour earplugs with each Visorcat wiper/washer tour pack bought through our shop. When we published a review of the Visorcat a few weeks ago, we expected a lot of …

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wipey visor

Wipey promises clean helmet visor

There has been no shortage of inventions over the years to keep the rain off your visor and now there is Wipey which is a portable windscreen wiper. Wipey is a snap-on device which fits in seconds to your visor and uses a small electric motor to wipe it clean like a car’s windscreen wiper. The …

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Honda facial-recognition helmet acts as key fob

Honda has filed a patent application for a facial-recognition helmet that would act as a key fob to unlock your motorcycle. It features a camera on the inside that identifies your face and then activates the motorcycle. Don’t expect that this will happen any time soon. It’s sort of an answer to a question no …

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How not to wear a motorcycle helmet fitting

Riders wearing badly fitting helmets

As many as one in four riders may be wearing a badly fitting helmet, resulting in the helmet coming off in a crash. A recent report from the UK Transport Research Laboratory says 25% of motorcyclists wear a helmet that is the wrong size. More than half wore a helmet that was too big and …

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