Helmet maker 6D does issues its personal means. Whereas some producers champion spherical shell shapes or MIPS (Multi-directional Impression Safety System) liners to amplify security, the Brea, California-based model developed its personal proprietary Omni-Directional Suspension system (ODS). For the uninitiated, the influence administration system makes use of elastomeric isolation dampers positioned between an outer EPP foam layer and an internal EPS liner to mitigate rotational forces.
That very same dual-layer protecting function nonetheless headlines 6D’s ATS-1R (road), ATR-1 (off-road), ATR-2 (off-road), and ATR-2Y (youth) fashions in 2023.
“We’re excited to see this assortment arrive as we head into the 2023 driving season,” acknowledged 6D lead graphic designer Dale Davis. “This assortment will present riders extra decisions than we now have ever supplied earlier than, permitting them to pick out the proper helmet to match their fashion.”
These decisions embody 4 graphics for the road-oriented ATS-1R helmet. The Alpha design favors a extra subdued race-inspired livery. On the different finish of the spectrum, former King of the Baggers champion Kyle Wyman’s signature graphic amps up the racing influences. The Patriot coloration scheme leans into the model’s American roots whereas the Voodoo graphic provides additional character to the vary. After all, 5 strong coloration choices anchor the collection.
Off the pavement, the entry-level ATR-1 arrives in Apex and Stealth graphics together with two strong schemes. The range-topping ATR-2, nevertheless, ups the ante with 4 choices inside the Drive, Part, and Fusion graphics. The model leans again into its United States heritage with the Tactical possibility however retains it fundamental with black and white strong colours. Lastly, the ATR-2Y carries over a number of Drive, Fusion, and strong designs from its larger sibling.
Whereas clients can order 6D Helmets instantly from the corporate’s web site and present 6D sellers, Elements Limitless now additionally distributes the model’s lineup within the U.S. and Canada.