An award-winning design that we tip our hats - and helmets - to. As thrilling as motorcycle riding is, it's somewhat dangerous and the Spidi DPS Airbag System is a welcomed safety addition to the two-wheel thrill seeking world. It comprises of a jacket with in-built airbag that automatically inflates within 0.2 seconds of impact to cushion the neck and collarbones. Available as a vest, jacket or our favorite, leather tracksuit.
Sure to get some admiring glances, the Mission Bicycle Woodgrain Helmet is forged from a single block of sustainable managed ash wood. There are 16 vents for cooling comfort and the leather chin strap boasts a magnetic clasp for easy one-handed closure. It's been injected with technopolymer for maximum strength and meets all US and EU safety regulations. Stay safe, the green way.
No more having to store a cumbersome chain in your backpack or have a regular locking cable banging against your legs as you cycle along, the Solgaard Interlocks Bike Lock has been ingeniously designed to actually fit inside the frame. Always with you and always hidden, it boasts a universal design that will fit just about any bike.
Blending military flair and Storm Trooper chic, we reckon that the Bell Rogue Helmet is just about the coolest looking head gear out there. Available in four finishes - army green, black, gloss black and our favorite, matte gunmetal - it's comprised of a super tough, super lightweight composite shell, adjustable muzzle and integrated speaker pockets so that you can effortlessly listen to your favorite tunes. Or take instructions from the Death Star.
Not only tough, lightweight and comfortable, but space-saving too, the Overade Folding Helmet is an ingenious idea from France. We have more than enough to carry around with us nowadays and few things are more cumbersome than a cycling helmet but this one folds in on itself three times to a size that will fit in the palm of your hand. It's available in three colors and with optional visor and protective cover.
You're guaranteed quality with anything adorned by that round blue and white badge and the BMW AirFlow 2 Helmet is no exception. A premium jet helmet with unbelievable aerodynamics and ventilation system courtesy of air-flow ducts and openings, this award-winning headpiece is quite simply one of the best there is and looks super, super cool.
Tough, weather and waterproof and pretty much thief-proof too, Sparse Cycling Illumination is a must-have for any serious cycler. Forged from die-cast aluminium, there’s none of that irritating rattling on the frame and the LED lighting is so bright that it’s not only a sure fire way to fend off clumsy motorists, but may just fool your brain into thinking it’s daytime. The USB chargeable lithium polymer battery will give you a good four hours of darkness-free riding.
Cynical, but genius and we love it because truth is baseball bats are kept for protection as much as they are used for sporting purposes. If ever you're unlucky enough to suffer a break-in at your property, the 3 watt LED lamp fitted to the end of this Baseball Bat Flashlight will save you from having to swing round at intruders in the dark, and the heavy duty aluminium body means that one swing should probably be enough.
The ultimate in law-enforcement gadgetry, the Taser Axon Flex takes no nonsense when taking prisoners. Can be mounted on sunnies, cap, collar, body, helmet or the dash of a car and all digital data is stored to be downloaded to a point of your choosing or uploaded to be shared on Evidence.com. Crooks, beware!
Available in five differing hues, the Bell Star Carbon helmet affords motorcycle riders far greater control of the beast between their thighs. It has been designed to absolutely reduce buffeting, lift and drag for optimum control at high speeds, its clever ventilation system means your head won't overheat and its super lightweight carbon construction makes for ultra-comfort. Oh, and it's tough as nails, just what you want from a crash helmet.