Bell Sports Will Sell Motorcycle Helmets Again
Summary: Reporting on an article from Bicycle Retailer & Industry News in December, 2002 that Bell will sell motorcycle helmets again.
The December 1, 2002 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News reports that Bell Sports, the manufacturer of bicycle helmets, has repurchased from Bieffe of Italy the rights to sell Bell branded motorcycle helmets.
As far as we know, there are no manufacturers currently producing motorcycle helmets in the US. It is likely that Bell will source their helmets offshore. Some of their bicycle helmet models are already being made in China.
Bieffe had owned the right to sell Bell branded motorcycle helmets since 1991. Bell has created a new division know as Bell Powersports to handle Bell brand helmets for motorcycle, snowmobile and all-terrain vehicle use in North America. The division will be headed up by Kwai Kong.