Guy Stanford Youtube videos helmet legal issues

YouTube videos explain helmet issues

Three YouTube videos have been launched today to help riders understand the rules and regulations, correct fitting and crash-protection purpose of helmets. The videos were made by the Motorcycle Council of NSW with funding from Transport for NSW. Presenter is MCC of NSW helmet expert Guy Stanford. He says the videos clarify some issues and …

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Can you wear a modular helmet open?

Motorcycle police often ride around with the chin bar on their modular or flip-up helmets in the up position, but is it safe or legal? It makes sense that a modular helmet worn open is not as safe as when it is worn as a full-face helmet. In fact, the Hurt Report found that the …

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Sikh Motorcycle Club rides for charity sikhs

Should Sikhs be exempt from helmets?

Turban-wearing Sikhs should be exempt from wearing a helmet while riding motorcycles on streets posted up to 60km/h, say a group of NSW Sikhs. The Central Coast of NSW Sikhs are campaigning to Coffs Coast Council for the right to not wear helmets. They are not fighting the ruling on humanitarian or religious grounds, but the inconvenience …

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Skully Fenix AR replaces HUD helmet

The defunct Skully AR-1 head-up display helmet will be replaced by an updated Fenix AR helmet in the middle of 2018. Skully Inc 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, launched a website …

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Skully HUD helmet

Skully HUD helmet set to return?

Skully — the world’s first commercially available HUD helmet — may return after it crashed in July 2016 when the founders blew their crowd funding on fast cars and fast women. A new company, called Skully Technologies, has launched a website that features the words “determined to make it right”. It seems to be a promise to …

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Clean motorcycle helmet avoids itchy scalp

Clean motorcycle helmet avoids itchy scalp

If you suffer from an itchy scalp when you are wearing your motorcycle helmet, it could be because it needs a thorough clean. Given how often you wear and sweat in your motorcycle helmet, it is important to keep it clean and free from bacteria. Based on the Gear Heads Motorcycles guide, the lining of …

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How to protect and clean your helmet visor

Your visor is your window to what lies ahead so it is important to protect it and keep it clean for your own safety. It also advisable to look after your visors because they can be expensive to replace. Read about the “great visor ripoff” here. Protecting your visor You can lengthen the life of …

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The great motorcycle helmet visor ripoff

If you think the price of some motorcycle helmets is a ripoff, what about the exorbitant prices you face for a replacement visor? Visors are easily scratched from a mishap or just from bugs, dust, road grime and light gravel and stones. When they are damaged they should be replaced for your own safety. But …

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Five new motorcyclist gear products

More great products from the some of the best producers of motorcyclist clothing have arrived for the summer ahead. We take a look at five of the latest rider products which you can now buy online or in stores near you. Tourmaster Pivot Touring Jacket. This new jacket is waterproof with a convenient hood that …

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Venture Body Camera

Police-style Venture Body Camera

Riders concerned about the legality and safety of mounting a camera to their helmet may soon be able to wear one on their body as the police do with the Venture Body Camera. The lightweight 63g camera promises a lot of opportunities for motorcyclists to film their ride for pleasure or to collect evidence. The …

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