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Check out our friends and their very cool products over at the Bad Ass Helmet Store for your motorcycle, bike, skate and snow sports needs.  Also some very good info on how to paint a helmet.

You’ll enjoy and have fun just looking through their site.  I think you’ll really like their custom paint, wild face shields, masks and other options.  Enjoy!

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ROME — Perhaps if Lindsey Vonn had a big cushy air bag to fall on when she tore two ligaments in her right knee she wouldn’t have missed the Sochi Olympics.

And maybe Aksel Lund Svindal wouldn’t have broken bones in his face and suffered a laceration to his groin and abdominal area after failing to land a massive jump in 2007.

Looking back, it’s nearly impossible to calculate what effect — if any — an air bag would have had in those crashes.

An air bag system intended for speed races, such as downhill, will debut at the women’s downhill Jan. 10.

But with a radical air bag system being approved for use in World Cup and lower level races beginning in January, Alpine skiing could get a lot safer.

“History is what drives   …  More

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What do you do when all your local trails are covered in snow? Well if you are World Cup rider Fabien Cousinié you rip them up on a snowscoot instead. We don’t know about you lot, but we reckon these things look like ace fun!

In the video Fabien Cousinié is joined by Enguerran Aubry and both are riding Blackmountain Snowscoots. One thing we didn’t realise before now though is that Fabien isn’t just one of the best downhill riders   …  Pictures and more

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