Looking for an easier way to haul your headgear around at the track? A bag specifically designed to carry your helmet might seem like a bit of a luxury item, but keep in mind that a drop from shoulder height onto asphalt has been known to put cracks in helmets – damage severe enough that it means you may need get another helmet if you want to go racing.
Not long ago, a racing helmet with full carbon fiber shell construction would have commanded a price tag of well over a thousand dollars. Now Bell Racing, one of the most trusted brands in racing gear, has introduced the GP.2 carbon fiber helmet to their lineup for 2014, and it’s a bit of a game changer. By using Bell’s own high-pressure resin transfer molding system, the company is now able to offer the virtues of carbon fiber shell construction at a much more accessible price point. Let’s take a closer look at the GP.2 helmet.