Reevu MX1 Rear Vision Helmet bumps up motorcycle safety manyfold
One of the biggest issues motorcyclists face while riding has been that of knowing what is coming up behind them. While conventional rear view mirrors give the rider a decent amount of visibility, they become too much of a distraction at higher speeds, with their visibility too taking a severe beating due to the vibrations that creep in through the handlebars.
Reevu, a helmet manufacturer based out of England has come up with a terrific helmet called the MX1, that actually let’s you watch your back, well literally. How do they do this? They do so with a small window built into the rear of the helmet. The window projects the visual scenery of the road to a trio of attached reflectors.
These reflectors work in tandem to project the image of the visuals from the motorcycle’s rear to a little reflector mounted inside the helmet, a little above the rider’s eye level. The entire system is fully adjustable and can be This system works just perfectly just like a car’s rear view mirror while being non intrusive and enabling the rider to watch his back at all times. For Euro 249, the mirror is certainly a steal for the amount of safety it manages to bring to the table. Like always, we’ve been the first Indian auto blog to bring this cutting straight to you.
To buy one of these, you can contact the helmet’s makers here. Meanwhile, we’ve lined up a video which explains how the helmet works while demonstrating it’s effectiveness in real world conditions.