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Bell helmets - named after their original location in Bell, California - are an American crash helmet manufacturer who produced their first car racing helmets in 1954, moving on to motorcycle helmets with their first Star model in 1968. They've always had a considerable motorsport pedigree and now produce a wide range of helmets for all types of riding - from open face helmets to full-on track helmets - and in our safest helmet brands surveys, Bell has ranked highly since our surveys began.You'll find all our Bell helmet reviews on these pages.

Latest Bell Helmet Reviews & Previews

Bell helmets make a wide range of technically innovative and stylish motorbike helmets, including a great range of retro helmets that combine timeless looks with the latest materials and safety features. You'll find all the latest Bell helmets we've reviewed or previewed below.

Bell Custom 500 Review: a great quality, low profile 3/4 helmet.

Bell Custom 500 open face motorcycle helmet review. Bell's classic open face helmet has been around - in one form or another - since 1954 when Bell Helmets was formed.It's a reasonably minimal open face helmet that's been designed to look super cool - with a low profile shell, designed...

Aggressive streetfighter helmet that converts to an open face: Bell Broozer.

All you need to know about the Bell Broozer motorcycle helmet. The Bell Broozer's an interesting concept from Bell. Yeah, it's a super aggressive looking streetfighter helmet. But unlike lots of the other streetfighter helmets you'll find on our coolest helmets pages (looking at you Scorpion Combat and Shark Drak!)...
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Bell Eliminator: car racing inspired retro full face helmet

Review of the Bell Eliminator retro motorcycle helmet. Because Bell helmets began making car racing helmets, it's no surprise they've raided their automotive heritage when looking to design their latest retro-inspired motorcycle helmet, the Bell Eliminator.From a biker's perspective, the Eliminator looks pretty unusual and very definitely retro. And it...
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The Original Retro: Bell’s Moto 3 motocross helmet is back

Bell Moto-3 Retro Motocross Helmet Review. Bell launched the original Moto 3 back in the early 70's, bringing an integral chin protector into Motocross racing for the first time. Since then, the Moto-3 has taken on a bit of a legendary status among aficionados and so Bell sensibly decided to...
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Bell SRT full face and modular motorcycle crash helmet

Bell SRT helmet: a fibreglass all rounder with sportsbike-ready visor Bell helmets are a little unusual. Unlike every helmet maker we can think of, from time to time they've made a full face helmet, and then they've decided to make a modular version of exactly the same helmet.Which is not...
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Review of the Bell Stars – the Bell Star, Race Star...

The Bell Star Sportsbike Helmets Review: the Bell Star, Race Star & Pro Star Bell has been making Star helmets for a long time. About 50 years in fact. So they know a thing or two about motorcycle helmets.Over that time, the 'plain' old Bell Star has been joined by...

Modular/Flip-up Bell Helmets

Bell don't make too many modular helmets, but if you want a touch of that inimitable Bell helmets style (and heritage) along with a flip front, you should check out one or two of these modular Bell helmets.

Aggressive streetfighter helmet that converts to an open face: Bell Broozer.

All you need to know about the Bell Broozer motorcycle helmet. The Bell Broozer's an interesting concept from Bell. Yeah, it's a super aggressive looking streetfighter helmet. But unlike lots of the other streetfighter helmets you'll find on our coolest helmets pages (looking at you Scorpion Combat and Shark Drak!)...
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Bell SRT full face and modular motorcycle crash helmet

Bell SRT helmet: a fibreglass all rounder with sportsbike-ready visor Bell helmets are a little unusual. Unlike every helmet maker we can think of, from time to time they've made a full face helmet, and then they've decided to make a modular version of exactly the same helmet.Which is not...

Full Face Bell Helmets

Bell got into making helmets in the first place through a determination to make the best protection possible. So it makes sense they were one of the earliest to get into making full face helmets too. Nowadays they combine real style with that great protection - in the form of some SHARP 5 star rated helmets as well as technologies such as MIPS and Flex liners.

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Bell Eliminator: car racing inspired retro full face helmet

Review of the Bell Eliminator retro motorcycle helmet. Because Bell helmets began making car racing helmets, it's no surprise they've raided their automotive heritage when looking to design their latest retro-inspired motorcycle helmet, the Bell Eliminator.From a biker's perspective, the Eliminator looks pretty unusual and very definitely retro. And it...
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The Original Retro: Bell’s Moto 3 motocross helmet is back

Bell Moto-3 Retro Motocross Helmet Review. Bell launched the original Moto 3 back in the early 70's, bringing an integral chin protector into Motocross racing for the first time. Since then, the Moto-3 has taken on a bit of a legendary status among aficionados and so Bell sensibly decided to...
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Review of the Bell Stars – the Bell Star, Race Star...

The Bell Star Sportsbike Helmets Review: the Bell Star, Race Star & Pro Star Bell has been making Star helmets for a long time. About 50 years in fact. So they know a thing or two about motorcycle helmets.Over that time, the 'plain' old Bell Star has been joined by...
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Review of the Bell RS-2 Full Face Motorcycle Helmet

Bell RS-2 helmet: decent build quality but noisy and uncomfy? The Bell RS-2 is the successor to Bell's successful RS-1 helmet. That means it's a helmet with a sporting heritage, but one that's now firmly aimed at riders looking for an all-rounder, do-it-all helmet.With a fibreglass shell, drop down sun...
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Bell MX-9 and MX-9 Adventure motorcycle crash helmets

Bell MX-9 and MX-9 Adventure - polycarbonate motocross and dual sports helmets The Bell MX-9 comes in two versions - either the standard motocross helmet or the dual sports/adventure helmet, which is essentially the same as the motocross version but with a visor. Because the two models are basically the same, we'll...
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Review of the Bell Qualifier DLX motorcycle helmet (and DLX with...

Bell have caused a bit of a stir with the launch of their new Qualifier DLX - on at least a couple of scores.Bell call it a lightweight injected polymer composite shell - but that's a bit like calling my desk an organic cellulose composite matrix. Technically, it's correct. Logically, it's...

Adventure, Dual Sport and Motocross Bell Helmets

Bell has been making motocross helmets since your dad was knocking round on a Bantam, so they know a thing or two about making dirt helmets that really do the business. Nowadays they put that expertise to use in the adventure helmet arena too.

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The Original Retro: Bell’s Moto 3 motocross helmet is back

Bell Moto-3 Retro Motocross Helmet Review. Bell launched the original Moto 3 back in the early 70's, bringing an integral chin protector into Motocross racing for the first time. Since then, the Moto-3 has taken on a bit of a legendary status among aficionados and so Bell sensibly decided to...
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Bell Moto-9 flex and carbon motorcycle helmet review

Bell Moto-9 and Moto-9 Flex Motocross helmet review Along with the cheaper Bell MX-9, the Bell Moto-9 range of helmets has been the mainstay of Bell's motocross crash helmet range for some time now.But there's a couple of different helmet technologies going on within the Bell Moto-9 range, because there's both...
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Bell MX-9 and MX-9 Adventure motorcycle crash helmets

Bell MX-9 and MX-9 Adventure - polycarbonate motocross and dual sports helmets The Bell MX-9 comes in two versions - either the standard motocross helmet or the dual sports/adventure helmet, which is essentially the same as the motocross version but with a visor. Because the two models are basically the same, we'll...

Bell Helmets for the Track or your Sportsbike

They might be overshadowed by some of the bigger brands in world motorcycle racing, but Bell still puts out some seriously useful racing and track helmets in the form of the Bell Star series.

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Review of the Bell Stars – the Bell Star, Race Star...

The Bell Star Sportsbike Helmets Review: the Bell Star, Race Star & Pro Star Bell has been making Star helmets for a long time. About 50 years in fact. So they know a thing or two about motorcycle helmets.Over that time, the 'plain' old Bell Star has been joined by...
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A review of the Bell Star Carbon

Bell's top of the range carbon composite sportsbike helmet The Bell Star Carbon is Bell's out-and-out sports helmet, designed for track use and tucked-in, chin-down sportsbike riding.But the thing about top of the range helmets is that's where all the manufacturers put most of their R&D money (the tech trickles...

Budget Priced and Cheaper Bell Helmets

Bell does make some very top-end helmets, but they also make some lower priced helmets too. So, you can still sport a Bell logo on your bonce even if you're a bit skint by trying one of these lids.

Bell Custom 500 Review: a great quality, low profile 3/4 helmet.

Bell Custom 500 open face motorcycle helmet review. Bell's classic open face helmet has been around - in one form or another - since 1954 when Bell Helmets was formed.It's a reasonably minimal open face helmet that's been designed to look super cool - with a low profile shell, designed...
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Bell MX-9 and MX-9 Adventure motorcycle crash helmets

Bell MX-9 and MX-9 Adventure - polycarbonate motocross and dual sports helmets The Bell MX-9 comes in two versions - either the standard motocross helmet or the dual sports/adventure helmet, which is essentially the same as the motocross version but with a visor. Because the two models are basically the same, we'll...

Retro Style Bell Helmets

Bell has got decades of fantastically cool retro back catalogue to take inspiration from to make these outstanding retro lids. Not only do they look great, but they're bang up to date in terms of tech so they're seriously useful helmets too.

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Bell Eliminator: car racing inspired retro full face helmet

Review of the Bell Eliminator retro motorcycle helmet. Because Bell helmets began making car racing helmets, it's no surprise they've raided their automotive heritage when looking to design their latest retro-inspired motorcycle helmet, the Bell Eliminator.From a biker's perspective, the Eliminator looks pretty unusual and very definitely retro. And it...
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The Original Retro: Bell’s Moto 3 motocross helmet is back

Bell Moto-3 Retro Motocross Helmet Review. Bell launched the original Moto 3 back in the early 70's, bringing an integral chin protector into Motocross racing for the first time. Since then, the Moto-3 has taken on a bit of a legendary status among aficionados and so Bell sensibly decided to...
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Bell Bullitt Retro-Look Full Face Helmet Review

Introducing Chris - our latest crash helmet review recruit. Take it away Chris...The Bell Bullitt is a retro imagining of Bell’s popular old Star helmets; and from a company who’ve been in the game for 60 years (and who are our current No.1 top brand for helmet safety!)...