Sena 50 series

Sena introduces new 50 series intercom

Sena has introduced the next generation of Bluetooth helmet intercoms with the new 50 series that includes wifi capability to efficiently charge and automatically download firmware updates. That means there is no longer any need to plug it into your computer, just plug in the wifi charger and connect to a nearby wifi source such …

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Tali Connected and Livall smarter helmets

Smart motorcycle helmets getting smarter

Smart helmets are coming and they are getting smarter by the day with the latest calling emergency if you crash and fitted with blind spot detectors. For several years smart helmet concepts have been been revealed with hi-tech features such as the ability to display vital motorcycle information on the visor or a small periphery …

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Slow road to motorcycle rider rule harmony

NSW and Western Australia remain the only two states to not yet implement new Australian Road Rules that would provide harmony across states on rider rules. The rules, published in March 2018 by the Australasian Parliamentary Council’s Committee, involved the legality of helmet cameras, tinted visors, standing on the footpegs and other rules affecting riders. The Australian …

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Bell Broozer convertible helmet

Bell adds Broozer convertible helmet

Bell is introducing a new convertible helmet, called the Broozer, where the chin piece clicks out to convert from full-face to open-face. The American-made Bell is now available in Australia at $399.95 in sizes small to XXL. Convertible helmets It’s not their first convertible helmet after it introduce the Bell Rogue in 2013 with its removable …

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Domio Moto Bluetooth speaker

Domio Moto Bluetooth helmet speaker review

As much as we like the idea of wire-free vibration technology to introduce sound into a helmet, we just don’t think it works very well in the Domio Moto or Headwave Tag bluetooth units. Both stick to the outside of your helmet and pump the sound into your helmet via vibrations. At $A264, the Domio Moto …

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Recalls

Four motorcycle safety recalls in five days

Recalls on 161 Triumph Speed Triple S and R models and O’Neal helmets are the third and fourth motorcycle-related safety recalls over the past five days. It could be coincidence or it could be the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission getting recalls out of the way before a Christmas sojourn. Anyway, with just two weeks …

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halley helmet hanger

Win a Halley helmet hanger for Xmas

How would you like to win this elegant Halley Accessories motorcycle helmet display hanger that not only looks good, but safeguards your helmet liner? To win this $208 hanger, simply click here to subscribe to our free weekly newsletter. If you’re already one of our almost 4000 subscribers, simply find the Facebook post on our …

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Win for emergency call motorcycle helmet

US college student Ty Uehara has won $US2000 to develop his ConTekt helmet that will call emergency (911) if you have been in a crash. He’s not the first. Several other helmets are also being developed, including the Encephalon (Brain) from Nand Logic in the USA, the Indian-made Quin and even a Thai Helpmet. There is also …

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Novelty helmet doubt covers

Are novelty motorcycle helmet covers legal?

Many riders like to get into the holiday spirit by wearing Santa, elf, Elmo or reindeer novelty helmet covers. However, they could be a safety hazard, they may void your insurance and some police say they may be illegal. Safety aspects of novelty covers While novelty helmet covers may be fun and potentially protect your …

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Gopro helmet camera 2015 ban

Are helmet attachments now legal?

More riders can now wear helmet cameras and bluetooth intercom attachments and fit tinted visors after South Australia joined the ACT in formal acknowledgement of 2015 changes to the Australian Road Rules (ARR). That leaves Victoria as the only state where police have an issue with these attachments, although we have not heard of any …

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