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2016 Bell Star Carbon Helmet | Product Spotlight

Hello, Street Bike Fanatics! Today we’re breaking down another awesome street bike helmet available right here @ BTO Sports. The 2016 Bell helmet line is truly a thing of beauty, both for street & dirt. But perhaps the crown jewel of the 2016 product line is the Star Carbon helmet. Let’s give this helmet the extra attention it deserves in this product spotlight – enjoy!

“Bell pushes the boundaries of innovation so our athletes can push the boundaries of speed. Their Custom-Fit Star Carbon & Moto-9 helmets deliver unparalleled fit and supreme comfort so they can focus on one thing — WINNING.”

Breaking the Mold

No two craniums are shaped exactly the same, and when you demand the absolute best for your head, there’s nothing better than a custom fit. Using a proprietary, 3D imaging program, Bell has created an industry-first, custom-mold process for the Moto-9 and Star Carbon. The result is a fit like no other helmet on the planet, made to your exact specifications.

 

Naturally, these helmets are boxed up & ready to ship right here @ BTO Sports! Let’s give you a run-down of the spec sheet:

Graphics aside, the Star and Star Carbon continue to deliver bar-setting high-end performance and comfort. Featruing Bell’s Velocity Flow Ventilation with Flow Adjust for amazing ventilation and temperature control, a super stable aerodynamic profile to minimize buffeting and lift, and the easy-to-use 3Mode Click Release Shield, the Star is at the top of its game.

  • Velocity Flow Ventilation system with FlowAdjust for maximum ventilation and temperature control
  • Super stable aerodynamic signature resists buffering and lift
  • Super lightweight 100% carbon fiber shell
  • Contour Cut Cheekpads for superior fit and comfort
  • 3Mode Shield for instant on-bike shield adjustments and Click Release for the fastest, easiest, tool-free shield swaps ever
  • NutraFog II superior anti-fog, anti-scratch and UV protected shield
  • Removable and washable, antibacterial/anti-microbial interioraa comfort liner
  • Exclusive Magnefusion magnetic strap keeper
  • Padded chin strap with D-ring closure
  • Snell 2010
  • This Helmet Can Only Be Shipped to Countries that recognize DOT/Snell 2010Ultralight Weight

 

Helmet Breakdown:

 

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Resources: Bell Helmets, BTO Sports, YouTube

 

Chris Leahy
CL has been blogging it up for BTO Sports since the days when Bob "Hurricane" Hannah ruled the motocross roost. In fact, his guerilla-style coverage of the now-infamous "Massacre at Saddleback" is now considered one of the great MX blogs of all time. Enjoy the blogs, folks- that's the whole idea!