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Although the research and development of helmet technology began in the 1930’s, it wasn’t until the mid to late-1950’s that carbon fiber technology was introduced. What was once a problematic and inefficient development, lead to one of the strongest…

An oldie but a goodie, heres a great motorcycle infographic from the Motorcycle Safety Foundation. I love this infographic because it so perfectly sums up how i feel about motorcycle protection: Here’s why you should wear it, and more…

I finally got a hands on demonstration of the BMW version of D3O body armor, which BMW calls NP.   I happened to be near CAL Moto in Mountain View, a great shop run by enthusiasts Kari Prager and Mike Meissner. They…

It’s about time to look at a new lid.  As a long time Arai, and occasional Shoei, user, I have looked at some of the innovative safety features of Shark helmets from time to time.  Here is the Shark…

Motorcycle News UK is reporting that this Triumph jacket looks quite similar to the gang logo used by the Outlaws. A Motorcycle News reader suggests that wearing the jacket could be dangerous if the Outlaws took offense. In this…

I take my share of ribbing about my seeming addiction to Kevlar riding gear, so I was interested to learn that Kushitani has jeans with 3% “Zylon” woven in. “Zylon” is a material made in Japan and used in…

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