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Motorcycle Helmet Reviews

How much is your head worth? We take buying motorcycle helmets very seriously. Our motorcycle helmet reviews look at some of the best looking and safest new models on the market. If you're searching for a motorcycle helmet to suit your cafe racer or custom motorcycle we've got your head covered.
Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Icon 1000 Nightbreed Collection

Riding Gear – Icon 1000 Nightbreed Collection

You don’t have to put out a poll to know which colour riding gear wins out over all others. It’s black. Black has always been the stand out winner in motorcycle apparel and Icon 1000 has taken the colour to the extreme with their Nightbreed collection. Blacked-out yet reflective, comfortable yet protective…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – LS2 Xtra Carbon Helmet

Riding Gear – LS2 Xtra Carbon Helmet

If we’re being completely honest, the style of a helmet matters almost as much as its protection capabilities. That’s a big “almost” – there’s really no point in wearing a good-looking helmet cut from cardboard. The LS2 Xtra Carbon MX471 Helmet wins serious points in the style competition but features advanced technology…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Roeg Peruna Helmet

Riding Gear – Roeg Peruna Helmet

The Dutch have a rich history in Motocross racing that has produced a long line of champions. Inspired by their achievements Dutch riding gear brand ROEG (pronounced Rogue) has created a line of vintage-inspired riding gear and apparel. Their speciality lies in the manufacture of motorcycle helmets and the hero in their…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Icon Airflite Quicksilver Helmet

Riding Gear – Icon Airflite Quicksilver Helmet

Brushed alloy is the new chrome. There are zero performance benefits from its use, but boy does it look good. The minuscule highs and lows in the metal’s surface catch the light giving it depth and change its appearance from different angles. You’ll find ample use of it on modern motorcycles like…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Sena Integrated Camera Helmet

Riding Gear – Sena Integrated Camera Helmet

If you’re already familiar with Sena, it’s probably through their lineup of Bluetooth riding accessories. They’ve long been supplying riders with helmet-mounted audio, intercom, and camera devices for better-connected rides. Now they’ve taken the next logical step — integrating the best of their technology into an all-in-one Bluetooth helmet camera package.

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Biltwell Gringo S

Riding Gear – Biltwell Gringo S

If you have ever delved into the chopper scene you’re sure to have heard of the brand Biltwell. Based in Southern California Biltwell have played a major role in the growth of the custom scene since their launch in 2005. At the time Biltwell rejected the OCC driven, textbook chopper look of excess billet,…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Bell Eliminator Helmet

Riding Gear – Bell Eliminator Helmet

Any helmet company can build a retro-styled helmet. But Bell Helmets has the history to back up all claims to a vintage aesthetic. The first to market with a mass-produced lid, the first to come out with a full face helmet, the first to make helmets fire retardant, the first to add…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Biltwell Lanesplitter ECE Helmet

Riding Gear – Biltwell Lanesplitter ECE Helmet

Biltwell has been producing retro styled helmets since before many of the larger manufacturers jumped on the bandwagon. Unfortunately for those outside of the USA, they were only available with DOT certification. Thankfully that’s no longer the case. The aggressively styled Biltwell Lanesplitter helmet is now ECE certified. So now riders in…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Ruby Castel Helmets

Riding Gear – Ruby Castel Helmets

Economical, compromising, austere — these are not words you’ll hear in relation to Ruby Helmets. Top-of-the-line, luxury, opulent? That’s more like it. The Castel line of helmets is the French helmet maker’s full-face offering and for a time they were pretty hard to come by. But now (with enough expendable cash) one…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Veldt x Roars Helmet

Riding Gear – Veldt x Roars Helmet

I love a good collaboration. Take for example the Veldt Roars Original helmet. To create this unique design Veldt Helmets has teamed up with Japanese riding gear label Roars Original. For those who haven’t heard of either brand before, Isle of Man based helmet manufacturer Vedlt has been around for a few…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Qwart Phoenix Customisable Helmet

Riding Gear – Qwart Phoenix Customisable Helmet

You might spend a few months (or years) customizing your motorcycle, but most helmets go on your head straight off-the-shelf. Qwart is a new riding gear company out of the south of France. They have developed a unique, fully customizable helmet that doesn’t sacrifice safety for looks. The Qwart Phoenix helmet comes…

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