2. Valentino Rossi Double Face


Is this the front or the back? That’s the beauty, and hilarity, of Valentino Rossi’s “Double Face” helmet design he used for winter testing this year. Thanks to the shape of the AGV Pista, the rear section of the lid has a profile that’s similar to the front. Noticing this, Rossi, ever the jokester, spotted an opportunity to have designers paint over this section with a mockup of his own face from inside the helmet: hazel eyes, puffy cheeks and all. I think the result is hilarious, but I really shouldn’t be surprised considering how funny some of Rossi’s helmets have been in the past. AGV recently announced it would produce a limited number of the Double Face helmet, so you too can join in on the joke.