Touratech Aventuro Mod Compañero flip-up adventure helmet

European helmets approved nationwide

Australians will soon be able ride nationwide with a European-standard helmet after Western Australia yesterday became the final state to approve UNECE 22.05 helmets. South Australia announced Euro helmet approval last month, effective from May. The pressure is now on SA to recognise the approval of helmets UNECE helmets worn by interstate riders particularly given the state has previously demanded other …

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Touratech Aventuro Mod Compañero flip-up adventure helmet

European helmets for sale by May

It will be at least May before Australian riders are able to buy European-standard helmets from stores after the South Australian Government announced they will approve UNECE 22.05 helmets. While Western Australia is the only other state at the moment that doesn’t allow Euro helmets, they are expected to gazette approval as early as this week. SA …

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Sena Smart Helmet

European helmets for sale soon

Riders should soon be able to buy European-standard helmets in stores when approval to wear the UNECE 22.05 helmets spreads right across the country as soon as next month. Tasmania today (February 25, 2016), has gazetted the use of the helmets, joining all other states and territories with Western Australia expected to follow next week, leaving …

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Suomy D20 modular helmet

Stores still not stocking UNECE helmets

Riders are still having a lot of difficulty buying international standard UNECE 22.05 helmets in Australia despite them being allowed in three states and both territories. In December, NSW joined Queensland, Victoria, the ACT and Northern Territory in approving the use of the UNECE 22.05 motorcycle helmets and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission changed …

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Cheaper, safer helmets for all Aussies

International-standard helmets are now available for sale throughout Australia after the Federal Government changed the rules that made them illegal for sale, even though Queensland, Victoria and the Northern Territory have already made them legal to wear. Now riders should be able to access a wider range of safer helmets. They should also be cheaper …

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Suomy D20 modular helmet

Suomy a great helmet we miss out on

Australian certification of helmets is a costly exercise for importers and helmet manufacturers, so we miss out on getting some of the great helmets, such as Suomy. Queensland has taken the smart move of accepting ECE22 international helmet standards which makes available a lot of very safe helmets in a wider choice of styles, colours …

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