Retaining all the original design features of the 1950's low dome racing helmet. It is an authentic example of the first helmets especially manufactured for motorcycle racing. Neat & compact in design, it is a hand built product of exceptional quality.
MADE IN ENGLAND BY DAVIDA to the same exacting quality manufacturing standards to which all Davida helmets are made, The Davida Classic Helmet does not conform to any current helmet safety standards. VAT, where applicable, will be added to price shown
FIBREGLASS SHELL: To achieve the authentic low dome shape of the original 1950's racing helmets the initial shell model was hand sculptured using time honoured modelling techniques in Chavuant Clay.
TRADITIONAL INTERIOR: Made faithfully using traditional materials & manufacturing techniques the cork shock absorption liner is fixed to the interior of the shell.The adjustable internal cotton webbed harness & adjustable leather lining are lock-stitched to the full circumference of the shell.
LEATHER NECK CURTAIN: Finest grade leather is used to create a classic quilted leather neck curtain which is finely tailored to follow the contours of the nape. The whole neck curtain interior is lined with brushed cotton for warmth & comfort & then neatly edged with bias binding.
SECURED using popper studs together with webbed chin-strap & double D rings & has a goggle strap retainer.
PROPORTIONALITY: Using 3 shell sizes to create the 3 different helmet sizes ensures the overall weight & size is kept to an absolute minimum.
SIZING: An additional self adhesive sizing strip is supplied with every helmet which can be fixed around the internal rim to reduce the size & achieve a personal fit.
RACING SERIES: Honouring the racing achievements and celebrating the spirit of the Classic Racers from around the world.
Passionate about classic bike racing and keeping race track helmet art alive we recreated original historic racing colours of 17 champions from around the world on the Davida Classic Helmet and launched the Racing Series.