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Introduction I have to admit that Scorpion helmets and the 400 series, in particular, are a bit special to me. Around ten years ago I was returning to motorcycling riding after a few years away from riding. When I purchased my new-to-me bike (a 2001 Kawasaki ZR-7s) I, of course, needed a new helmet. Around …

Scorpion Announces the New “Fem-TECH” Line of Motorcycle Clothing Good things come to those who wait. Starting March 2008 ScorpionExoWear will be available to female riders. Fem-TECH is the first collection of women’s gear to be released by Scorpion Sports Inc. ScorpionExoWear for men was first introduced in August of 2007, with everything from mesh …

A Dual-Sport Flip-Up Bargain The Scorpion EXO-AT950 is a brand-new dual-sport flip-up for 2016. It’s based on the excellent Scorpion EXO-GT920 flip-up we reviewed recently. The dual-sport version of a flip-up helmet is a new thing and whether you need one or not is debatable. But if you do, there’s no better deal than the Scorpion AT950. You’ll …

T510: “Performance Sport Touring” The Scorpion EXO-T510 is a reasonably-priced mid-range helmet with a “kitchen sink” of features. It’s all wrapped in a variety of colorways and finishes starting at a list price of $209.95. The low price point does show up though in a few key areas that may or may not be a …

A Sport-Touring Flip-Up The Scorpion GT920 flip-up is new for 2016. It’s a good-looking helmet that could easily be mistaken for a full-face. That goes for both looks and performance. It has a super-plush interior, with very thick padding. That makes it comfortable (as long as your head shape matches) and helps control noise. The …

Scorpion in 2015: R for Racing and T for Touring October 20, 2014 – Scorpion is back! Actually, they never left but a recent “strategic repositioning” has given the company a new focus. One result can be seen in our recent Scorpion EXO-R2000 review, a very impressive helmet with so much tech your tongue would be …

Scorpion EXO-R2000: High-Tech Benchmark? The Scorpion EXO-R2000 is the company’s top-of-the-line racing helmet and it’s packed with features and technology. For its first all-out racing helmet, Scorpion worked with MotoGP racers to re-think every aspect of motorcycle helmet design and they’ve come up with a winner. The helmet comes in 4 shell sizes and 6 …

Scorpion EXO-500 Helmet Review The new Scorpion EXO-500 helmet introduces an impressive new level of build quality for motorcycle helmets. Even more impressive, the helmet is chocked full of EXO-1000 style features, yet carries a sub-$200 price tag. With modern styling and beautiful, close-tolerance cut lines and creases, the EXO-500 is the new star of …

Scorpion “Haley” Pants Review These low-rise leather pants have CE approved knee and hip armor. They also include adjustment straps on the legs for a custom fit. With all the finishing touches, the Haley pants are anything but boring. Leather or textile riding pants — that is the question. When I started shopping for gear, …

Scorpion Elektra Jacket Review The Scorpion Women’s Elektra Jacket is a beautiful armored leather jacket with a large degree of adjustability to suit many figures. Vents and a full-sleeve insulated liner provide the rider with versatility for warm or cool days. Background There was some debate on another website about whether I put safety or …

Scorpion EXO-900 “Transformer” Helmet The EXO-900 is the first flip-up helmet from Scorpion. It can be easily converted to an open-face helmet with the included parts. The helmet also features Scorpion’s inflatable cheek pads and an internal sun visor. Scorpion has really grown in the last several years, and the company that was originally known …

Scorpion Savannah Pants Review Flattering riding pants with attitude, armor and plenty of style. What more could a woman want? How about: 1) Versatility – a removable windproof liner takes these textile and mesh pants from cool mornings to hot afternoons. 2) Options – Scorpion’s Savannah Pants are available in three colors. 3) Value – …

Scorpion XDR “Commander” Jacket Review The Scorpion XDR Commander has a feature list as long as your arm. It also has slick styling and an expanded size range all at a reasonable price. This makes the Scorpion XDR Commander a top choice in a 3/4-length jacket. 2008 will go down as the Year of the 3/4-length Jacket. Suddenly, motorcycle …

Scorpion EXO-700 Neon Review The new Scorpion EXO-700 “Neon” motorcycle helmet was announced one month ago, in October of 2008. The original press release from Scorpion is included below. Scorpion recently sent us a production Neon so we could take a closer look, and this is our report. Why all the coverage on the EXO-700, a …

The Scorpion EXO-1000 Is Here! Rather anti-climatic after the long wait and buildup, the Scorpion EXO-1000 is built like a tank and loaded with features, but more isn’t necessarily better. Finally! After all this time, the EXO-1000 has arrived. webBikeWorld had the world’s first photographs and product information on this helmet, which we posted on …

The Scorpion EXO-400 Is A Bargain Bargain helmet with quality features, very nice graphics and paint and a few quirks. Heavy, but doesn’t feel it. Probably one of the highest quality helmets currently available at this price point. What’s a more polite term for “bottom of the line”? I guess I could say that the …

Scorpion EXO-1000 Helmet Scorpion announced the new EXO-1000 motorcycle helmet today at the 2007 Powersports Dealer Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana (see the wBW report from the show). The EXO-1000 is Scorpion’s new flagship helmet, replacing the EXO-700, a successful helmet which will remain in the lineup. The EXO-1000 features a unique an innovative cheek pad …

Scorpion EXO-700 Arrives One hundred and sixty bucks is the “sweet spot” of motorcycle helmet retail pricing. Based on our observations of motorcycle helmet purchases, that price is very competitive and is near the maximum amount that many riders want to pay for a new helmet. That’s not a problem – after all, everyone likes …