H&H Sports Recalls 7500 TORC Half Helmets

Torc T55 V2 Half Helmet Recall

H&H Sports Protection (H&H) is recalling certain TORC T-55 V2 low profile half helmets, sizes XS, S, M, L, XL and XXL. These helmets may not adequately protect the wearer in the event of a head impact during a motorcycle crash. Additionally, the helmets may not stay secured to head during a motorcycle crash. As such, these helmets fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard…

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Police Searching for 4 in Motorcycle Shop Theft

Police Looking for 4 Suspects in Motorcycle Dealership theft Robbery

Davie Police are seeking the public’s help in locating four people responsible for an attempted theft at a local motorcycle shop and trying to steal four bikes, earlier this month. Surveillance cameras rolled as the subjects broke through hurricane-proof glass at the Rick Case Honda Powerhouse motorcycle store, earlier this month. “It took them quite some time to get through the hurricane glass with a hammer, but they were eventually able to…

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Vega XTA Touring Motorcycle Helmet Recall

Vega Touring Half Helmet Recall XTA

Vega Helmet Corporation (Vega) is recalling certain motorcycle half helmets, models XTA and XTA Touring in sizes L, XL, and XXL, manufactured from February 2013 through December 2014. The affected helmets may not adequately protect the user’s head in the event of an impact such as can happen during a crash. As such, these helmets fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 218, “Motorcycle…

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WSB Half Helmet Crash Test Failure Recall

WSB 777 Half Helmet Recall Alert

WSB Inc (WSB) is recalling certain WSB777 half helmets in all sizes manufactured May 1, 2015, to May 2, 2015. The affected helmets may be missing or have insufficient labeling and may not be strong enough to protect a user in the event of a crash. As such, these helmets fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 218, “Motorcycle Helmets.” CONSEQUENCE: Helmets that…

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Tegol Outlaw Slim-G Helmet Recall

Outlaw Slim G Helmet Recall

Tegol, Inc. (Tegol) is recalling certain Outlaw Slim-G Series motorcycle helmets, part number GLD-12-510-511, in all sizes, manufactured March 30, 2013, to June 5, 2013. The affected helmets may not adequately protect the wearer’s head in the event of an impact, and an object may penetrate the helmet. Additionally, these helmets may not be labeled properly. As such, these helmets fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle…

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Ivolution IV2 JX-Sky Helmet Recall Alert

Ivolution IV2 JX Sky Helmet Recall

Ivolution Sports, Inc. (Ivolution Sports) is recalling certain IV2 JX-SKY helmets, sizes S, M, L, XL manufactured February 1, 2015, to July 15, 2016. These helmets may have two detachable plastic accessory pieces, a plastic mohawk and a face mask, that were attached with small screws. These accessory pieces may alter the angle of impact and neck position in a motorcycle crash. As such, these helmets fail to comply with…

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U.S. Motorcycle Fatality Demographics Changing

Motorcycle Fatality Demographics

If middle-age men don’t have enough to be concerned about in relation to their longevity, add another trend to the threat: motorcycle riding. Once a pastime that was dominated by youth, both in the number of riders and fatalities, that trend has reversed. In 1995, 1,229 people were killed on motorcycles on the nation’s roads. Of those, 1,057 were under the age of 29 and 172 were 50 and over. In…

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Skully Helmets Goes Out of Business

Skully Helmets Going of of Business

Hopes for Skully Helmets, whose augmented reality motorcycle headgear attracted 3,000 pre-orders, may have crashed. Differences between the San Francisco startup’s founding brothers, who were ousted earlier this month, and its investors came to an impasse over the weekend, a source with knowledge of the situation told me. As a result, its 50 full-time employees were reportedly terminated Monday without any severance, vendors may not get paid and the specter…

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Ontario EVOS Full Face Modular Helmet Recall

Ontario EVOS Full Face Modular Helmet Recall

SUMMARY: 1888653 Ontario Inc. (Ontario) is recalling certain EVOS Full Face Modular Helmets, model number ST-818-6F-L, size Large, manufactured June 8, 2014, to July 10, 2014. The affected helmets may not adequately protect the wearer’s head in the event of an impact. Additionally, these helmets may be missing or have incomplete information regarding the manufacturer’s name as well as missing the words “Certified” and “FMVSS No. 218.” As such, these…

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Recall Alert: Speed & Strength SS2200 Helmet

Speed and Strength Helmet Recall

Manufacturer: Tucker Rocky Distribution SUMMARY: Tucker Rocky Distribution (Tucker Rocky) is recalling certain Speed and Strength SS2200 motorcycle helmets sizes XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, manufactured January 25, 2013, to June 30, 2014. The helmets failed the penetration testing, failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 218, “Motorcycle Helmets.” CONSEQUENCE: Inadequate helmet protection can increase the risk of serious injury to the…

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