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CrossHelmet Heightened Your Senses With 360 Vision And Sound Control

Motorcycle puts a rider closer to the action and hence, more in touch with the surrounding, but with those perks come the risks. Riders of two-wheeler do not get the same level of protections as drivers of automobile and therefore, it is imperative that the rider has heightened senses. Unfortunately, being human means riders do not have spider sense and they certainly do not having eight eyes like a spider does and so, motorcyclists are mostly taking chances. However, a new kind of motorcycle helmet, called CrossHelmet X1, aims to change that. Continue reading CrossHelmet Heightened Your Senses With 360 Vision And Sound Control

Giant Noise Isolating Helmet Is The Weirdest Thing You Will Hear All Day

When I first heard about Helmfon, a ginormous noise isolating helmet, I had to do a double take. I glanced at today’s date, making sure I did not accidentally hitch a ride on the time machine and went back to April 1st. Anyways, as it turns out, Helmfon is real as you and me. Now, there are quite a few ways to keep noise out when you are working. If constant yakking colleagues distracts you, you can probably suggests to the management to acquire Bane mask-like Hushme for each chatty individuals, but if the ambient noise gets to you too, you can either grab a pair of noise canceling headset or you could look to the aforementioned Helmfon. Continue reading Giant Noise Isolating Helmet Is The Weirdest Thing You Will Hear All Day

This Fully Functional Gray Fox Helmet Is Metal Solid Gear Fans’ Wet Dream

This is Diego Valdes. He is an aerospace engineer by day and an avid cosplay DIY-er by night, and what makes Diego stands from the sea of cosplayers is his Animatronic Gray Fox Helmet. Yes. That Gray Fox. The fictional character, a former agent of U.S. Special Forces-turned-mercenary, from the popular video game franchise Metal Gear Solid. Obviously, Diego’s creation wouldn’t be as impressive if it was merely a helmet. What makes it so dope is, it is a full functional animatronic helmet. Impressed by the attention to details on the original Gray Fox’e helmet, Diego took up the challenge to tweak the helmet so that it will be technically feasible to animate it. Continue reading This Fully Functional Gray Fox Helmet Is Metal Solid Gear Fans’ Wet Dream

Concept LEGO Minifig’s Hair-inspired Bicycle Helmet Is As Crazy As It Is Cool

Aesthetic is almost like an afterthought in bicycle helmets. Which is not wrong. They had to be functional. Not that bicycle helmets are ugly, but they do look pretty boring. You know. It is like, hey look, a bicycle helmet and you moved on. This is one safety gear that you can’t change much in terms of appearance. The most you can do is to make it more streamlined, make it smarter, probably throw in some lights, or maybe make it collapsible for easy carry and storage. That’s that. However, we heard England-based bike and bike accessories seller, Ribble Cycle, came up with an entirely different and somewhat crazy approach. Continue reading Concept LEGO Minifig’s Hair-inspired Bicycle Helmet Is As Crazy As It Is Cool

Halo Master Chief Motorcycle Helmet Replica Is Great For Halo Cosplay Too

Master Chief AKA MCPON John-117 is arguably as iconic as the game Halo itself – probably because he was the only survivor in the SPARTAN-II supersoldiers program, though the animation movie depicted otherwise, but that’s another story for another day. With the exception of the animation series, which actually show the young John-117’s face, no one actually knows the face behind that glimmering, solar shield visor of the hero’s battle-worn helmet. However, in real life, that person could be anyone, including your good self. All you have to do is to don this 500 bucks Halo Master Chief Motorcycle Helmet Replica and you are pretty much the Master Chief – although you still won’t be the cybernetic supersoldier like he was. Continue reading Halo Master Chief Motorcycle Helmet Replica Is Great For Halo Cosplay Too

Finally, Someone Made A Wiper Suitable For Most Motorcycle Helmets

It’s an age-old motorcycle problem that motorcyclists around the world have learnt to live with. We are referring to the ever irksome water on visor problem when riding in the rain. RainX attempted to solve it by accelerating the water flowing on the helmet’s visor, but now, it looks like there is a better way: a helmet visor wiper (duh!). Designed and developed by British bloke Adam Aarons, Rainpal is the answer to our question of why motorcycle helmet don’t have wiper like cars’ windscreen do. Well, it has now, or rather, it can have now – thanks to Rainpal. Continue reading Finally, Someone Made A Wiper Suitable For Most Motorcycle Helmets

You Won’t Believe These Are Actually Motorcycle Helmets

Motorcyclists yearning to unleash the feline side of themselves can certainly look to Neko Motorcycle Helmets. Created by Russian Nitrinos motostudio, these full-face helmets look like any regular full-face helmets, but with a pair of feline-inspired ears atop. Dubbed Neko Motorcycle Helmets, the addition of the fiberglass cat ears make the helmet looks very cat-ish, however, if ears just aren’t enough to satisfy the feline you, you can opt for one with full-on custom paint job that turns the entire helmet to look like an actual cat or cheetah head. Continue reading You Won’t Believe These Are Actually Motorcycle Helmets

Will This Awesome Boba Fett-Inspired Tactical Armor Ever Be Made?

What you see here is not an Earthly iteration of the galaxy’s most notorious bounty hunter Boba Fett cosplay getup. Dubbed the GalacTac Project, this made-for-airsoft battle ‘armor’ suit is designed Ryan B. Flowers for AR5000 Armor with involvement by several other “industry leaders,” including Heckler & Koch, TEA Headsets, Sog Knives & Tools, Armasight, SureFire, Wilcox Industries Corp, and Team Wendy. The suit (we call it suit, cos’ it sure looks like one) includes the now iconic Boba Fett helmet complete with the requisite T-shaped visor, along with chest and shoulder armor, and wrist gauntlets that note, does not spew fire. Continue reading Will This Awesome Boba Fett-Inspired Tactical Armor Ever Be Made?

BMW Brings Concept Motorcycle With Laser Light And HUD Helmet To CES

BMW Motorcycles is taking its two new safety concepts to CES this year. The first is laser light, adapted for motorcycles and a helmet with a head-up display. The former found its way into the BMW K 1600 GTL concept motorcycle and is a derivation of the design from the automotive division. While laser light can be found on the company’s 7 Series and i8, it is the first time laser technology has been applied to the company’s two wheelers. Laser headlamps touts precise, bright and pure-white light, and has a pretty amazing high-beam throw of up to 600 meters, which is double than that of conventional headlights. In addition, laser technology has a compact, robust and maintenance-free construction that affords a long service life. Continue reading BMW Brings Concept Motorcycle With Laser Light And HUD Helmet To CES

Vozz Helmets’ RS 1.0 Splits Open To Fit Your Head, Says Goodbye To Chinstrap

Motorcycle helmets have for decades, saved lives from ending in a snap and while designed have changed over the years to provide even more protection, how it is worn remains the same. Donning a motorcycle helmet is the same pull on-pull off method and sometimes, a chinstrap to secure in place. And probably it is for good reasons as one-piece design ensure integrity that would hold up in a crash, but an Australia company, Vozz Helmets, begs to differ. It wants shake up to motorcycle helmet industry by changing how we wear a helmet. Continue reading Vozz Helmets’ RS 1.0 Splits Open To Fit Your Head, Says Goodbye To Chinstrap