Rider communication experts Sena, had some tidy new products to show us in Milan, notably their new 30k intercom which uses their new ‘mesh’ system for networking up to 30 units!
It also utilises Bluetooth enabling mobile phone and satnav connection, and claimed range (depending on mode and connections) is up to 8km.
They also told us that their crash helmet range is finally due for launch in 2018. Produced with a composite fibre shell these feature integrated communications, noice reduction system and one version will also still include an integral action camera mounted on top. Very clever indeed.
Here at ScooterNova we already use Sena intercoms and camera while riding so we are very interested to see how these products develop.
The only flip-front crash helmet I’ve chosen to wear is the Shoei Neotec, so the launch of the II version is of great interest to me.
One of the big improvements is thst it is preapred for an integrated Sena Communications bluetooth device, operated by simple to use buttons.
It also features a composite fibre shell, Integral sun visor, a newly designed cheek pad that is claimed to make it much quieter than the previous.
A new locking system has been added to the helmet too, to make sure that the front is secured when flipped up, important as the Neotec II is the first Shoei system helmet to feature dual homologation – that is as both an open and full face.
To be available in six sizes from XS to XXL in three shell sizes, we look forward to trying one when they arrive in 2018. www.shoeiassured.com