AGV Pista GP Valentino Rossi LE HelmetA new season, a new bike and a new helmet. All Valentino Rossi fans will be delighted to know that the replica “Soleluna 2013” Pista GP helmet is now available in the shops.
This model’s distinctive profile makes it instantly recognizable. Racing technology for 1300 euro (. You can reserve one now by ordering from your local AGV dealer.This limited edition faithfully reproduces the graphics on Valentino’s 2013 race helmet (except for other sponsor’s logos, visor components and accessories).The Pista GP is a very aggressive helmet that can be recognized instantly from the stands with dashes of fluorescent colors that highlight the number 46 on either side of the chin guard.The Sun and the Moon symbols on either side of the champion’s head both represent good fortune and have been a constant presence since his debut in the World Championship Series.This stunning new graphic, designed as usual by the designer Aldo Drudi, has the long rays of the Sun at the front in yellow. This is Valentino’s favorite color as it symbolizes energy. The rays at the back mingle with an electric blue moon. Sunny and whimsical, like Valentino’s character.Between the color areas, the carbon fibre shell, which makes the helmet so very light, peeks out. The Pista GP is a hyper-technological, ultralight racing helmet (M size weighs 1275g). Exactly as a helmet designed for sports and track use should be. The width of the field of vision, weight and small dimensions, improved ventilation, the exclusive ergonomic design and the category leading aerodynamic characteristics set new standards of performance.Designed with AGV Extreme Standards, the outer shell is made entirely of layered carbon fiber that’s available in four sizes, this is combined with a complex multi-density inner EPS lining and a unique seamless comfort lining design that enable the helmet to be perfectly fitted to the rider, by means of adjusting the head lining both in shape and pitch on the rider head.The design is intended to cut to the minimum any interference with the racing suit and protective hump and to optimize safety even at high speed. The spoiler has been designed to detach from the helmet in the event of an accident to increase the passive safety of the helmet The visor component area has been drastically reduced and this allows the space saved to be used to increase the thickness of the impact absorption material with all the safety benefits that brings.The 3.3mm flat racing visor can easily be removed, as can the washable inner components. The visor is Pinlock ready and the helmet comes with a Pinlock, a pack of tear offs and a set of earplugs in the box.Hand made in Italy and built with protection of the environment in mind: the Pista GP is designed and made in Italy by highly qualified craftsmen using the very latest technology. Waterjets are used to cut the carbon fibre shells, the painting system uses eco-compatible water based paints and a dust suppression/residue treatment system is in operation throughout the entire factory.Discover the innovations of the Pista GP by listening to what Stefan Bradl, Andrea Iannone, Lukas Pesek and Danilo Petrucci have to say on the video below with a final confirmation from Valentino Rossi.AGV Pista GP Soleluna Specs:
Shell: Carbon fiber
Number of shells: 4 shell sizes
Ventilation system: IVS (Integrated Ventilation System) with wide ducts hollowed into the shell
Vents: Alloy vents with removable plugs
Fabric: Breathable Lycra micro-porous lining and Dry-comfort fabric with sanitizing treatment
Liners: Fully removable and washable inner liners
Visor: RACE-2, 3.3mm optically correct, flat, non-scratch visor with wide field of vision, PINLOCK ready and suitable for tear-off strips. PINLOCK comes as standard.
Visor mechanism: XQRS (Extra Quick Release System) in metal with roto-translation opening. Quick release system for tool-free removal and replacement of the visor in seconds
Retention system: Double D
Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL
For additional information, visit AGV Helmets.[jwplayer player=”1″ mediaid=”137449″]
Zero Electric ADV Bike + Al and Bridget from Throw Your Leg Over
byMotos and Friends by Ultimate Motorcycle
Hello everyone and welcome to Motos and Friends, a weekly Podcast brought to you by the editorial team at Ultimate Motorcycling. My name is Arthur Coldwells.
Electric mobility is everywhere nowadays. Whether it’s a car, a truck, an assisted bicycle, a scooter, or any number of new innovations, the electric revolution is certainly here. In this week’s first segment, Nic de Sena took a ride on Zero’s recently announced new Adventure bike—the Zero DSR-X. There’s been a lot of hype about this new arrival on the ADV scene, and of course the questions are many. Nic talks to me about whether Zero actually have a credible, alternative energy ADV bike—or if the machine is just simply an empty promise.
In our second segment, I chat with Al and Bridget from ‘Throw Your Leg Over’. They took time out to record this episode from somewhere in the middle of Romania, of all places.
These interesting Aussies have traveled—and painstakingly documented—the thousands of miles they’ve covered riding the best roads and sights through Australia, Tasmania, Europe, eastern Europe, and Scandinavia, among other places.