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Would you get around with this on your head?

Discussion in 'Riding Gear and Bike Accessories/Parts' started by pro-pilot, Apr 2, 2008.

  1. Designers have now started looking at inflatable helemts.

    They look stupid!


  2. The orange one looks like a punkin :LOL:
  3. Bloody airheads wouldn't know protection if it hit them in the face.
  4. Yeah just paint that guy's one orange, and his face to match...and VIOLA!


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  6. Ummmmm.... are they actually serious and are those legal? :shock: Or is it just a spoof?
  7. If you look at the bottom of the image there is a full face one, looks like a snow man :LOL:
  8. don't you go denigrating us older BMWs... :p :p
  9. Considering that yesterday was April 1st. I'm guessing that this was an April Fools joke.
  10. Haha, the 'total' model in the brochure looks like a cross between the gimp and the marshmallow man!
  11. That's the funniest advancement in helmet technology I've ever seen. You couldn't pay me to wear that.

    I think the designers need to think a little harder...
  12. :LOL:

    I love the "total" version.... BDSM anyone???

    I know it's an april fools joke, but hell, as an idea, an air bag helmet has some merit...
  13. "Go away, you pr*ck, you'll make my head explode." :LOL: :LOL: :LOL:
  14. Every second rider in India is wearing them. :rofl:
  15. wouldn't be very aerodynamic would it
  16. The same merit as a springy spring/elastic-covered car, yeah...

    Unfortunately the most space-efficient way to absorb kinetic energy is through destructive, plastic (as in, permanent) deformation - crushing the foam inside our "solid" helmets, metal crumple-zones in cars and so on.

    (I think the 'airbag' jackets that help support/cushion the neck are a great idea though)

    I did have some fun sending the advert to a few violently ATGATT scooter friends of mine, all the same. :LOL: "It's okay, it's okay... it's just April 1st!"
  17. Thats kinda nuts, but I does bring up some possibilities. Scale them down and add some layers of D3o to the outside and it might be damn good