SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. – Bell Helmets, an industry leader in innovative head protection, today debuted two hundred limited edition Moto-9 helmets, honoring legendary off-road rider Kurt Caselli. All proceeds will go to the Kurt Caselli Foundation, which is focused on enhancing the safety of riders and racers in the off-road motorcycling industry.
"Kurt was a member of the Bell family and a great friend to many of us here. We are honored to offer this limited helmet in support of the Kurt Caselli Foundation, which shares our mission of advancing safety for riders," said Chris Sackett, Bell Helmets vice president. "Kurt was truly a legend and this helmet is a celebration of his life and achievements."
Kurt Caselli was an off-road motorcycle racer whose career included four Hare and Hound Championships, three WORCS Championships, a completion of the 2010 Erzbergrodeo, winner of two stages of the 2013 Dakar Rally, multiple ISDE gold medals, and being named the AMA Sportsman of the Year in 2007. Caselli's life was tragically cut short in an accident during the 2013 Baja 1000. Following the accident, the Kurt Caselli Foundation was launched with the mission of "protecting and supporting the lives of off-road motorcycle riders." For more information about the Kurt Caselli Foundation, visit www.kurtcaselli.com.
"Kurt was a loyal Bell athlete, proud of his association with Bell and the company's legacy of helmet safety innovations for more than sixty years," said Kurt's family, and also Kurt's professional ties at the Kurt Caselli Foundation. "The commemorative helmet is a very special way to continue Kurt's legacy, and helps further the cause of rider safety."
The Moto-9 features Bell's lightweight composite "Tri-Matrix" shell, as well as a Velocity Flow Ventilation system for maximum cooling. The limited edition commemorative Moto-9 will be available online only October 1 at www.bellhelmets.com.
Certification: Snell M2015, DOT
Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL
For more information on the helmet please visit www.bellhelmets.com.