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Bell Helmets R&D Facility | Video

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Tucked away in the hills of Northern California Bell Helmets is quietly developing class-leading helmet technology for motorsport athletes and the general motorcycle consumer alike.

A trip to their state-of-the-art facility would show the extent to which they strive for excellence in motorcycle helmet safety, fitment and design excellence.

While a trip to Bell may be within reach for those in the Bay Area, the rest of the world may need a better reason to head Calif., for that very reason the legendary U.S. helmet company has launched this video outlining the technology in their current line of helmets and their development and testing facility.

Click video to tour see action sports personality Craig Reynolds as he hosts a tour of Bell Powersports’ Scotts Valley (Santa Cruz), Calif. facility.

From concept to testing to production, the tour takes you through the process–part artistry, part science–from idea to finished product.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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