Mark Taylor - Are modular helmets safe in a crash?

Are modular helmets safe in a crash?

A Brisbane rider has sworn off modular helmets after his chin bar flipped up in a low-speed roundabout crash, causing facial injuries. Mark Taylor says he swears he always confirms the chin bar on his Nolan N104 modular helmet clicks into place. However, he says it opened on impact when a driver failed to give …

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Daal Nolan noise cancelling helmet

Nolan deal to include active noise cancelling

Nolan helmets may soon have active noise-cancelling systems after signing a deal with Norwegian tech startup DAAL. DAAL issued a media release saying their innovation would “give motorcyclists the chance to ride their bikes at highway speeds without the discomfort of tiring and potentially damaging wind noise”. They say wind noise in a helmet can exceed 110dB that …

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Nolan N-87 helmet in scratched chrome

New Nolan helmet in scratched chrome

Get ready to start lusting after scratched chrome, the latest finish from the new Nolan helmet, the N-87, arriving in stories this month. The scratched chrome finish costs $399, while graphics are $379 and $319 for classic plain black or grey. Importers Ron Angel Warehouse believe the scratched chrome will be popular. “The scratched chrome is awesome,” …

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X-Lite X-551 adventure helmet

X-Lite helmets coming under new laws

New helmet laws that allow European UNECE22.05 helmets to be sold in Australia have led to the re-introduction of high-quality X-Lite helmets made by Italian company Nolan. Australian helmet importers Ron Angel Wholesale says the first X-Lite helmet will be the X-551 adventure helmet with more models to come. “X-Lite helmets are one of the …

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Harley riders break non-riding myth

Australia’s favourite motorcycle brands revealed

Harley-Davidson motorcycles, Nolan helmets, Dririder jackets and gloves, and Michelin tyres are the top-rated motorcycle brands in Australia, according to a customer satisfaction research and ratings business. Canstar Blue surveyed more than 700 bikers across the country and included brands in five different categories where there was a minimum of 30 responses. Motorcycles Harley-Davidson led …

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