Browsing Tag: Bell Helmets

Must Have Gear: Recon Wrap

Must Have Gear: Recon Wrap

  On my 55th birthday, with a few friends over at the house, I decided to “buzz” my head.  Back when I was just a little kid in the early 50’s, this style haircut was called a Teddy Bear.  It was my main style until I was at least in 3rd grade, plus every summer when I generally went to ...

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El Machete

El Machete

 If you ask any outdoor worker in Costa Rica what is their favorite tool, all will say el machete.  With the exception of wise guy answers, I’m sure that is what they would say.  Although growing out of favor in the big city or otherwise “rich” environments and being replaced by the gas ...

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Suzuki ATV King Quad 700…Too Much Fun!

Suzuki ATV King Quad 700…Too Much Fun!

In Costa Rica we are permitted to ride All Terrain Vehicles (cuadraciclo o quad) on the hard roads.  We just slap on some turn signals and a horn, get it inspected, put on some license tags, and we’re good to go.  And go we do, albeit with mandatory helmets (we use Bell helmets) and the ...

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Bell Helmets

Bell Helmets

I was six years old when Bell Helmets first came out, so we sort of grew up together.  And I remember when Bell Helmets starting showing up on TV and at the local stock car races.  Evil Kenevil, a very famous dare devil back in the day wore a Bell Helmet, and it probably saved his life more than ...

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