Digilens and Sena develop cheaper HUD helmet head-up display

Sena set for cheaper head-up display helmet

Head-up display (HUD) in helmets has been delayed by controversy and expense, but now a cheaper HUD helmet is promised to hit the market soon. American augmented reality company DigiLens, which has made HUD units for cars, planes and glasses, claimed to have designed a lighter, thinner and cheaper screen called monoHUD. The company has …

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Davida Speesdster V3 how to fit motorcycle helmet

Davida Speedster V3 helmet now legal

The lowest-profile open-face motorcycle helmet on the market – the Davida Speedster V3 – is now legal to wear in Australia. UK-made Davida Speedster helmets have long been the lowest-profile helmets, but they were illegal to wear in many markets. Now the Speedster V3 has received European (ECE22.05) and American (DOT) safety approval thanks to …

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Andras and Thomas Torkos wth DSD Motoring Helmet lock

Robust lock secures motorcycle helmet

Made with a stainless steel transmission chain, this DSD (Dirty Side Down) Motoring helmet lock appears to be the strongest and most secure we’ve seen yet. It’s the labour of UK father and son Andras and Thomas Torkos who bought special milling machinery and a lathe to make the helmet locks. The helmet lock is …

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Sikh Baljinder Badesha rides without a helmet turban

Sikhs seek turban instead of helmets

While NSW Sikhs have pleaded to ride motorcycles on streets posted up to 60km/h while wearing a turban instead of a helmet, another Canadian province has allowed the exemption. On April 12, Canada’s Alberta Province joins Manitoba and British Columbia in allowing an exemption for Sikhs to ride with a turban rather than a helmet. …

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My favourite riding gear fit

Riders missing out on perfect helmet fit

Not every rider has the same shape of head, so some are riding with helmets that do not fit correctly due to the accepted standards in Australia and the import policies of helmet distributors. According to Australian Motorcycle Council Helmets Committee chair Guy Stanford, most helmets on shelves in Australia are shaped for people of …

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AGV Sportmodular carbon modular helmet

AGV launches first carbon modular helmet

Light weight is one off the most important safety and comfort qualities of a motorcycle helmet and Italian helmet manufacturer AGV has now released the world’s first fully carbon modular helmet. The AGV Sportmodular has a carbon-fibre shell and a carbon-fibre chin piece and weighs in a just 1295g. That compares with the previous lightest …

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Quin helmets integrated Bluetooth communications

Quin Helmets send for help in crash

Quin is a cheap, lightweight helmet with an integrated Bluetooth communications that doesn’t have wires, velcro speakers, dials, knobs or an exposed microphone, yet also detects a crash and sends for help. It is the product of Indian/American company Quintessential Designs who have launched a Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign six days ago and has already almost doubled its …

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BMW Rallye suit new look

BMW has new boss and new look

BMW Motorrad will have a new boss when Markus Schramm takes over as director in May and the company has a new look in riding gear for 2018. Schramm, who will succeed Stephan Schaller, is 55 and a “passionate motorcyclist”. He has been with the BMW Group since 1991. There is no word on which …

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Giacomo Agostini Ago AGV tribute helmet

AGV releases retro Ago tribute helmet

AGV last year joined the bandwagon of retro helmets with the X3000 and have now added this limited-edition tribute to the legendary 15-time world motorcycle champion, Giacomo Agostini. Link International spokesman Don Nicholas says Australia will get a limited number of the X3000 Ago helmets at $999 by June. He says they can be ordered …

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