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Leatt: Straight talk about neck braces

May 14th, 2012 · Comments Off on Leatt: Straight talk about neck braces · Safety

We are beginning to see some very helpful information regarding neck brace testing from Leatt. We need to see more of this, from all the manufacturers, as well as some useful certification standards.  

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helmet head – the Arai difference

February 17th, 2009 · Comments Off on helmet head – the Arai difference · Industry, Safety

I’ve just returned from my pilgrimage to Indianapolis and the annual Powersports Dealer Expo. There was a lot going on there this year, despite the economy. The biggest news was the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008, a law that went into effect last week and summarily killed about 20% of the motorcycle industry […]

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Which helmet is safest?

March 2nd, 2008 · 1 Comment · Safety, Technology

Looking at the new Bell Moto-8 got me to thinking again about the controversial issue of helmets. Mainly because the Moto-8 is at the higher end of the price range for motorcycle helmets, and there is really no objective way of determining if your money is truly buying you more protection. In a non-scientific survey […]

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Protective gear from Indy – RC Evolution, Shock Doctor, Moto 8

March 2nd, 2008 · Comments Off on Protective gear from Indy – RC Evolution, Shock Doctor, Moto 8 · Safety, Technology

There were a handful of new safety products announced at Indy. I didn’t see them all but I did get a chance to see a couple of them up close and talk to the manufacturers. EVS Sports announced their RC-Evolution Race Collar, a less expensive competitor to the Leatt Brace. The RC-Evo is similar in design to […]

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