This new LumiLor™ Electroluminescent Coating System is pretty amazing. Complicated and expensive, but amazing.
It is not glow in the dark, it’s an actual paint that lights up. Can you imagine riding around with a glowing helmet?
Upon one of visits to Icon’s HQ in Portland, I saw a very cool Airframe Construct with impact statistics labeled on different areas of the helmet. Today, the Icon Airframe Statistic helmet is available to anyone who wants to express (without words) why they choose to wear a full face.
Honestly, I’d just love to have one on display in the shop. It’s a good reminder. Almost 35% of hits are taken straight to the jaw.
Looks like Bell decided to join the retro modern full face helmet club- they recently announced the Bullitt, modeled after the original Bell Star helmet from 40 or so years ago, and so far it’s been shown in three color variations.
Shuhei Ueda, located in Japan, is doing some very interesting things in the way of helmet art under the name Ueda Helmets including iconic race replicas.
Instead of painting helmets that are already manufactured, he’s sculpting helmets with human features in/on them.