Retro motorcycle helmets – Nothing says “I am old school”

Retro Motorcycle HelmetNothing says “I am old school” quite like scooting around on a chopper with a retro motorcycle helmet. Think Easy Rider, red and white stripes on the sides and a field of blue and white stars on top. Can you get anymore retro than this?

What draws riders to the retro look? As all riders know, the choice to be a rider in the first place revolves around so much more than a choice of transportation. Bikers are what they are as a lifestyle choice. It follows then that the choice of clothing and accessories will reflect that lifestyle.

Sometimes, the dream to own and ride a shiny piece of machinery that rockets through the open air at high rates of speed is born in childhood. Young boys, and girls, first experience that rush when they watch a movie from the glory days. That passion often sticks with them until, as an adult, they can finally afford the ride of their dreams.

Hunting for classic helmets can be a fun pastime, whether your look of choice resembles a German World War II helmet or a white classic half face helmet the buys from the classic show Chips would sport proudly. The tricky part can be finding a safe helmet that reflects your favorite old-school look. Used helmets can be a bargain, but for safety’s sake, they are not a good way to protect your biker cranium.

No matter where you look for your next old school retro bike helmet, do a quick check for the safety of the helmet first. Be sure you know the DOT status of the helmet you buy. Do not mistake a novelty helmet for a real retro helmet. The result could be hazardous to your health.

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  1. If you travel a motorcycle you realize how critical it is in order to wear a headgear. But for newcomers that are contemplating taking up motorbike riding, this article is made to help you to find the best motorbike helmets that are ideal for you in order to wear. Here are several tips you can consider when getting a helmet.

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