Scorpion helmets have progressed a long way since I first wore one many years ago as a starving student looking for quality kit. For 2013, the brand has jumped into the MotoGP circus head-on, sponsoring 17 riders across MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3 with its top-of-the-line EXO-R2000 helmet, which is set to debut stateside this Fall. […]
Scorpion Unveils Fall 2013 Graphics
As we approach the fall riding season, Scorpion has released its 2013 Fall graphics, drawing inspiration from classic NASCAR colors for both its EXO-R410 and EXO-500 helmets. The Split design of the EXO-R410 above pays homage to the one and only Richard Petty and his STP blue/orange stock car. An alternative matte white with orange stripe is also available.
Coming in at $179.95, the Scorpion EXO-R410 is a sleek-looking helmet that offers a SNELL-certified shell design with easy shield removal and the first emergency cheek pad release system in a sub-$200 helmet.
Moving on to the $229.95 EXO-500 helmet, the stock car theme continues with the Heritage line, as these schemes recall the likes of the old-school Skoal Bandit and Pennzoil racing colors. Inside the lid, you’ll find Scorpion’s proprietary SpeedView drop down sun shield, exclusive AirFit cheek pad fitment system that pumps air into the cheek pads for a custom fit (remember the Reebok Pump sneakers, anyone?), Scorpion’s quick and easy shield removal system and no-fog shield.
Both the Split and Heritage graphics for the EXO-R410 and EXO-500, respectively, are available now. For more information, visit Scorpion’s website at www.scorpionusa.com.