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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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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Rider challenges helmet sticker fine

Rider challenges helmet sticker fine

A Victorian rider is challenging a fine for not having an external compliance sticker on his Australian-approved motorcycle helmet as he claims the internal certificate label makes it compliant. Alasdair “Ted” Cameron says he was pulled over in April 2018 on his 2016 Harley-Davidson Dyna Low Rider S about 200m from his home in Geelong by one …

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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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Eyeco head-up display alert smart

EyeCo flashes alerts in helmet or goggles

The makers of the basic EyeCo head-up display unit that flashes coloured alert lights in a rider’s peripheral vision claim it is a “Fitbit for your eyesight”. EyeCo refer to it as a “personal co-pilot” that helps racers train and supplies basic navigation aids. It looks more like a distraction to us, but it could …

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Aldi annual sale - Riders urged to support motorcycle dealers claims

Aldi sale claims more safety and women’s jacket

Aldi’s annual motorcycle gear sale next weekend (August 18, 2018) claims accredited safety gear, the first leather jacket for women and an Australian-approved helmet for just $79.99. Each year the sale is so popular, riders line up outside hours before and many products are sold out within minutes. Fans of Aldi gear say it is …

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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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