Alpinestars’ Wearable Airbag for Motorcyclists

The new Tech-Air Street System detects crashes and deploys in milliseconds to protect the wearer's vital organs

Motorsports outfitter Alpinestars has reached another milestone in its illustrious 50-year history. After giving professional motorcycle racers and track riders the Tech-Air Race electronic airbag suit—which in essence inflates at the very moment of collision to protect the wearer like a body-surrounding-airbag—the company has fulfilled its promise to bring the Tech-Air technology to street riders with the recent launch of the Tech-Air street airbag system. …

Test Ride: 2015 Ducati Scrambler

The exciting, retro-inspired motorcycle opens new doors for the performance-driven Italian superbike-maker

Originally introduced in 1962 exclusively in the United States, the Ducati Scrambler was a 250cc single-cylindar thumper on par with much of the enduro-style bikes coming out of Japan at the time. In 1968, its stateside popularity led to the launch of the bike in the European market. But enthusiasm didn’t last long, and production stopped in ’75. Now, exactly 40 years later, the legendary …

3D-Scanned Customized Protection by Bell Helmets

Customized for the perfect fit and heightened safety on (and off) the streets

Bell Helmets, the all-American helmet company—has spent the last 60 years protecting racers and enthusiasts from head injuries. In various disciplines ranging from self-powered to gas-powered sports, Bell has positioned itself at the forefront of helmet technology. Now the company is taking “custom fit” to a whole new level with their new 3D imaging which conforms helmets to each customer’s unique head shape. This process …