Helmet design news, stories and products

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helmade stands for individual helmet design and true passion for handmade quality. In our magazine we’d like to share with you stories and news from the world of helmet design. This also contains a continuous look behind the scenes of the handmade production process. helmade is inspired by the world of design and our enduring passion for racing, cause we are born from motorsports.

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helmade x Vengine - Custom helmet matching custom bike

With a special highlight we were able to showcase what we do at Glemseck 101 during the first weekend in September. Together with Custom V-Engine Builder Vengine from Berlin we’ve created the perfect combination of helmet and custom bike.

Partnership with MotoGP helmet designer and airbrush artist Maurizio Fusi

We are more than happy to welcome Maurizo Fusi, heading up Mau Design in the heart of Italy, to team helmade. He is another gifted helmet designer joining us on our journey. Beside his experiences in designing and painting helmet designs for international top motorsports athletes, from MotoGP to Superbike and car racing, he adds incredible airbrush skills to the helmade concept.
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helmade for Glemseck101 - Official Helmet Design 2017

After our first and successful participation at the 101 last year, we proudly present the official helmet design 2017 celebrating the 12th round of Glemseck 101, one of the coolest motorcycle festivals in Europe. A pure and straightforward design that represents a unique motorcycle festival and the legendary sprint races on the former Solitude race track in Leonberg, near Stuttgart / Germany.
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Fresh designs for the Bell Moto-3 in collaboration with 1down4up.net

Together with the man behind the international motorcycle blog 1down4up.net we came up with a new design series for the legendary Bell Moto-3 vintage motocross helmet.

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Behind the scenes of painting a motorcycle helmet

At helmade, we try to be as transparent as possible when it comes to what we do. Talking to many bikers at the motorcyle events we've been part of in 2016, it came to us that there are many mysteries about the painting of a motorcycle helmet. The question of all: Is it safe to paint a helmet? With this article about the insights of the handmade process of bringing a helmet design to life, we would like to give you a better understanding of the process and answer all the questions you might have.
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Jannes Fittje - with clear goals and new helmetdesign towards 2017

We are proud that Jannes Fittje, last years ADAC Formula 4 pilot from Thüringen, is going to officially present his plans for next years race season together with team helmade during the international karting exhibition IKA 2000. Learn more about our partnership with Jannes Fittje.

Gallery - Motorsport Helmet designs

An overview of helmade helmet designs out of our motorsports line. Individually designed by you - handcrafted by us, with all our passion.

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helmade at IKA International Kart Exhibition 2017

At the IKA Kart 2000, the world´s biggest kart exhibition, we will present to you all our news including brand new helmet designs, individual helmet design options, our new helmet design partnership with MK Art Productions from Barcelona, new motorsports helmets and accessories from different helmet brands as well as helmet designs from our drivers and customers. On the 28th and 29th of January the international karting community is meeting for the 25th International Kart Exhibition and of course helmade will be part of it.
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helmade at CUSTOMBIKE-SHOW 2016 in Bad Salzuflen

We'll be joining the CUSTOMBIKE-SHOW 2016 next weekend, the world's biggest exhibition of custom bikes, with some exciting news, as of course our latest designs and products. A true highlight is coming from one of our helmade customers Frank Weber who has nicely borrowed us his Soul Racer, a Honda CB 750 FOUR F2 from 1978 built by Josip Bucic, together with his personal helmade helmet design matching the style of his bike.

GALLERY - MOTORBIKE & SCOOTER HELMET DESIGNS

An overview of our Bell Bullitt and open face helmet paintworks, designed by biker and two-wheels enthusiasts that brought their very personal and individual style onto the streets of this world.

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Helmet design collab with local community Les Apaches de Francfort

To celebrate their two-years anniversary we've came up with an exclusive helmet design for Les Apaches de Francfort, a local lifestyle community. Inspired by the idea and the thought behind Les Apaches, we’ve created a helmet design for open face helmets which stands for two-years of togetherness, passion and style. We're more than happy to be part of this exciting story.

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UPB Racing - Helmet design for the next generation of Formula 1 engineers

A union of students from different fields at University Paderborn which share a true passion for motorsports and a unruly willingness to perfection. Team UPB Racing is part of the Formula Student, an international competition of construction a monocok-race car from scratch and compete in several disciplines. We at helmade love walking new ways and this spirit to explore is part of our DNA which led us to support the team of next generation engineers.
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helmade x Bell releases exclusive Glemseck 101 helmet design collaboration

Connected to the spirit of Glemseck 101, the riders, the legendary 1/8 mile sprint races and the experience of a one-of-a-kind European motorcycle festival, we’ve brought to life an exclusive helmet design collaboration of helmade and Bell for the most iconic vintage helmet of all - the Bell Bullitt. Read more about our partnership with Bell and our appearance at this years Glemseck 101 from Sep 2nd till 4th.

helmade supports rally driver Eve Wallenwein for her season highlight

Special moment meets special style. For her season highlight, the start at the WRC Rally World Championships from 18th-21st of August in Trier, Germany, the young rally driver Eve Wallenwein has created her first helmet design. Learn more about Eve and the inspiration behind her new helmade design.

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Helmet design Collab with international product designer Dennis Johann Müller

Helmet design meets street style. Together with product designer Dennis Johann Müller working for the German brand BRAUN we’ve created a new open face helmet design collection which clearly takes in inspiration from the world of design, lifestyle and fashion. Learn more about the inspiration behind the designs and Dennis' perspective on helmet design.

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Black Falcon VLN Pilot Fidel Leib in helmade Style

With Fidel Leib we have our first driver wearing a helmade helmet design during the VLN series. His story is unique. Fidel Leib racing the VLN long distance championship at the Nürburgring, makes his dream come true. His way to get there wasn’t that smooth.

Helmet brand inside - The Arai Story

Before we’ve brought helmade to life in January 15 we had to think about the right product suppliers we want to bring onto our platform. When it comes to qualitative helmets we immediately landed on the Arai brand. In February this year we got the opportunity to join a product insight workshop at Arai helmets Europe which was truly inspiring. Learn more about the history of Arai here.

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Finest helmet accessories - helmade partners with Antman Custom TriX

We are delighted to officially announce our new partnership with the leading helmet accessories brand Antman Custom TriX. The next big step on our way to revolutionize the world of helmet design. Learn more about our partnership and how Antman Custom TriX are offering you even more customization options to land on your very personal helmade design.

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Helmet designer Paul Seliger from Five Star Designs

Close-up on our helmet designer Paul Seliger who never had something else in mind than creating helmet designs for the best motorsports athletes in the world and to lacquer them with all his passion. Learn more about our partnership with Five Star Designs and our first motorsports design line which we've brought to life for the launch of helmade in January 2016.

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helmade supports German ADAC Formula 4 driver Jannes Fittje

helmade goes Formula. In the upcoming German ADAC Formula 4 season we’re supporting the young motorsports talent Jannes Fittje who has put a stamp on this years pre-season tests. Read more about Jannes inspiration behind his new helmade x 5 Star Style and our future partnership.

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PRODUCT HIGHLIGHT - HELMADE BELL BULLITT LINES

'Say hello to our helmade Bell Bullitt Lines' - Design this beauty in matte-blue with a classic Maranello-red stripe. The Bell Bullitt is inspired by the first helmade Star helmet - the modern version of the first Bell full face helmet on this planet.

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MOVING THE SOUL - IN STYLE