For 2013 AGV have released a Valentino Rossi Pista GP replica that the doctor has been using since getting back on the Yamaha M1.
The helmet which has a grey/black livery and with his trademark fluorescent yellow.
Along with Rossi’s usual Sun and Moon graphics, Rossi has elected to have an ideogram for the Japanese word “Kando” on the back of his helmet. This word is used to indicate an intense emotion, such as that felt when seeing something exclusive, deeply satisfying and intensely exciting.
The helmet will go on sale from April 2013, and will have a RRP of £599.
The technical talk from AGV says:
•Shell: SSL (Super Super Light) in composite fiber, Kevlar & Carbon Fiber
•N° of shells: 4 shell sizes
•Ventilation system: IVS (Integrated Ventilation System) with wide ducts hollowed into the shell
•Fabric: Breathable Lycra® micro-porous lining and Dry-comfort fabric with sanitizing treatment
•Liners: Fully removable and washable inner liners
•Visor: RACE 2 flat, non-scratch visor with wide field of vision, PINLOCK ready and suitable for tear-off strips. PINLOCK comes as standard.
•Visor mechanism: XQRS (Extra Quick Release System) in metal with roto-translation opening. Quick release system for tool-free removal and replacement of the visor in seconds