When we think of Italian design, helmet fans think of AGV. The Italian brand enjoys great popularity thanks to it being Valentino Rossi’s helmet; in fact, we’d need a whole wardrobe at home just to have all the decorations used by the Italian star. But this historic brand has been equipping the best riders in the world since the times of Agostini.
Amisano Gino Valenza was founded in 1946 by Gino Amisano, initially as a manufacturer of motorcycle accessories, although they soon moved on to the manufacture of helmets.
Amongst their features, an AGV helmet always has an air of sportiness. Even when dealing with their more sport-touring, models, AGV always leaves room for the Italian passion for speed. Justifiably, their more popular models oose sportiness, and even, in their more recent models they blend this sportiness with touring comfort, like the integrated sun visor, a good example of how to create a product with a great. And for those seeking the utmost, there are also models with a carbon fibre shell.
Apart from these full face models, the brand also has modular and jet helmets, the latter with a wide range of designs, modern as well as vintage.
And don’t let anyone think that AGV is purely an asphalt brand. They also have off-road models to face the mud and dual ones where you can tackle the asphalt as well as the dirt tracks.