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We’re pretty sure the motorcycle industry’s first safety-certified Smart Helmet has busted some sort of record today. In a scant 25 minutes, Forcite’s anticipated batch of MK1 helmets sold out “almost instantly.” “We are absolutely blown away by this response and would like to extend a huge thank you to everyone who placed an order, …

Northern Irish professional motorcycle racer Jonathan Rea has just been given exclusive access into Arai’s secret laboratory – and he’s come out to share the difference that Arai makes, whether on the track, street, or experiencing life on the daily. The journey starts in the Netherlands, at Arai’s EU headquarters; here, Rea is given a …

How many caped crusaders does it take to change a lightbulb? We bet you have an idea – and so does Ruroc’s all-new, Batman-themed helmets. Welcome to WebBikeWorld – where it’s our pleasure to write on all things two-wheeled, including the newest of the new and coolest of the cool. Our most recent acquisition? Nothing …

Expensive, Exclusive VELDT does some great collaborations on motorcycle helmets, and the most recent is with Cafe Racer Dreams (CRD). As you can imagine, the VELDT x CRD helmet is a beautiful blend of old-school cafe racer styling and new-school helmet technology and construction. The helmet features a unique full-face design with a sun visor …

Shark and Nolan Teamup? The 2Ride Holding Group, which is the parent company of the French brand Shark that makes helmets, acquired the parent company of the Italian brand Nolan. Nolan’s parent company also owns Grex and X-lite helmets. These are popular brands in Europe but not super popular in North America. 2Ride Holding Group …

Everything Is Not as it Seems Knock-off and counterfeit motorcycle gear is a real problem. Companies sell stuff that looks legit to most people but isn’t. In the case of regular clothing, this is far less problematic, but when it comes to motorcycle gear and especially motorcycle helmets, the difference could be fatal.  Motorcycle News …

Does DOT Really Mean Anything? A lot of people know that the Department of Transportation certification for motorcycle helmets isn’t very good. There’s a lot of problems with it, including the fact that testing was based on data from people in automobile accidents, the testing methods are out of date, and that helmet manufacturers get …

Add Another Helmet Safety Standard to Your List There are several helmet safety standards that motorcycle helmets are evaluated by. Their thoroughness and effectiveness vary. However, a new motorcycle standard that seeks to help better protect MotoGP racers will likely impact the consumer market eventually. That standard? Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM). All Grand Prix …

Multiple Configurations, Multiple Uses AGV has been building quality motorcycle helmets since the 1940s. Today, Dainese owns it. Any time the company comes out with something new, you’d better take note. On December 12, AGV announced the North American launch of its new AX9 helmet. The AX9 follows in the footsteps of the AX8 helmet that …