Colour Lids

Here are some lids with a bit of colour. (from left to right) AGV K-3 £100 Schuberth C3 pro £530 Shark Vision R 2 £210 Shoei NXR £480 Arai RX7GP £360

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Carbon Touring helmet looks like it belongs in the future. Built using carbon shell, very light, it is good for all sorts of motorbiking, the sun visor on the top make it a great touring helmet. It has removable lining and chin curtain. It comes with the yellow visor which gives better vision in low... Continue Reading →

Diesel, on a motorbike?

Diesel, yes, the clothing company, are getting into motorcycle gear, the have a choice of 3 styles of helmet. The Mowie, an open face 3/4 size helmet, The Hi-jack, open faced, designed to look like a helicopter pilots helmet and the Full-jack, which is a full face helmet. These helmets have been given the full Diesel... Continue Reading →

Carbon lids

Getting ever more popular, carbon lids are not only stronger and lighter, but are more affordable. Here are a small selection, with price and the all important weight. (from top, clockwise) AGV Pista GP around £800 weighing in at 1275g Nexx XR1R Carbon around £300 weighing in at 1250g HJC FS-10 Carbon around £250 weighing in at 1400g Shark Speed-R MXV... Continue Reading →

Shark Vantime

Shark helmets have a very interesting range for 2014, especially the Metro division range. This range includes the Shark Raw helmet that I posted back in February. The Shark Vantime is a full face helmet that has a very unique styling, it has a long visor that it shares with the Shark Nano, a smooth... Continue Reading →

sports/flips/lids/flips/sports

These two, brightly coloured lids are designed for sport riding but have the functionality of touring helmets. They have been tested in wind tunnels to maximise their aerodynamic design, but have flip-up faces like most touring helmets. So now you can shave a few seconds off your pit-stop. Schuberth C3 Pro £449 A sports helmet... Continue Reading →

Head protection for around the £300 mark

After you have purchased the bike of your dreams, the second most important purchase is going to be some head protection. This is an item you want to fit properly and feel comfortable but it also helps if it looks good. Here are some midrange Lids around the £300 Mark. Shark EvoLine Series 3 around £320  This... Continue Reading →

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