The World’s Biggest Motorcycle Helmet is in Pesaro
Massive Tribute to Valentino Rossi Weighs More than 400 Kilos!
The world's biggest motorcycle helmet, featuring the source of inspiration - Valentino Rossi - beside the thing for comparison. Media sourced from Top Speed.
If you asked me yesterday how big the world’s biggest helmet was, I would have pulled out my nerd cap (complete with propellor) and hunkered down to check out the Guinness World Record for ‘Largest Noggin;’ and while I’m sure that record is impressive, this one sports a lid that’s a tad too big to fit on anybody’s shoulders – least of all The Doctor’s.
You heard right – the world’s largest motorcycle helmet is a tribute to the fantastic legacy of one of our racing industry’s finest: Nine-time Grand Prix motorcycle racing World Champion, Valentino Rossi.
Now, this gigantic 3D-printed helmet – a replica of Rossi’s 2019 AGV Pista graphics and product of 3D-printing marque Caracol AM – stands on exhibit in Pesaro, Italy; she‘s a whole 6 meters tall and runs a staggering 4 meters wide.
It is purported to be ‘the biggest motorcycle helmet ever made,’ – and we think Rossi’s pretty happy about it.
Just take a look at that grin.
“The unique occasion seeks to publicize Pesaro’s selection as Italy’s Cultural Capital in 2024,” states a report from RideApart.
“The massive 3D-printed helmet project, which weighs more than 400 kilograms, was created in association with Extralab and Riccardo Sivelli.”
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