Product Review: HJC FG-17 Helmet

Aug 21, 2017 View Comments by

This is a quality lid at an affordable price. Weighing 3.53 pounds, it won’t leave you with a sore neck at the end of a long day ride, and its scoop-top intake vent combines with rear exit vents to pull heat out of the helmet’s interior. A chin bar provides interior airflow, helping to eliminate […]

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Bell and Fasthouse Partnership Kicks off With Special Edition Moto-9

Jun 06, 2017 View Comments by

Bell Helmets, an industry leader in helmet technology since 1954, and Fasthouse, one of motocross’ core lifestyle brands, have kicked off an official partnership with the unveiling of a special edition Fasthouse Moto-9 helmet. The two brands will produce an ongoing range of special edition Bell helmets and accessories, in addition to distinguishing Bell as the […]

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HJC Adding a Luke Skywalker-Themed Lid to its Star Wars Lineup

May 04, 2017 View Comments by

Due to the recent excitement around HJC’s initial Star Wars branded motorcycle helmet launch, the company has announced a new helmet to the lineup, the IS-5 Luke Skywalker X-Wing. Based on Luke’s “Red Five” fighter helmet, HJC’s new lid captures the classic character through great attention to detail, right down to the marks of distress and amber sunshield.  The […]

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Review: LS2 Strobe Helmet

Apr 09, 2017 View Comments by

This is a DOT and ECE approved modular helmet with an internal sun visor for $150. With these features and such a low price point, there’s no reason not to wear a lid. I wore the Strobe during the summer and fall of 2016 to find out how a less expensive helmet compares, as most […]

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Interview with 6D Helmets’ Bob Weber: A Safer Helmet Standard

Mar 13, 2017 View Comments by

Bob Weber, co-founder of 6D Helmets, is a lifetime motorcycle enthusiast that started riding when he was eight or nine years old. He started racing motocross in 1977 and became a pro in 1980, and still races today for fun, to challenge himself, and to stay fit and involved in the sport he loves. His […]

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