Valentino Rossi Winter Test Replica AGV Helmet Now Available
Each year MotoGP holds a preseason test at the Sepang circuit in Malaysia, and while the test is generally known as a “winter” test, the temps in Sepang are usually blistering hot.
Nonetheless, Valentino Rossi took the “winter test” concept to heart, arriving with an AGV helmet sporting a humorous wool-beanie graphic—complete with symbols like snowflakes, deer and snow-covered trees. Now, AGV USA has a limited-edition Winter Test replica Corsa helmet in stock, and this time the season is actually appropriate.
From the AGV press release: “The Corsa was developed using AGV Extreme Standards, which employs Finite Element Analysis (FEM) to simulate impacts and virtually test the helmet’s strength prior to creation of a mold, achieving tangible, measurable improvements in protection, fit, comfort, reliability and environmental friendliness. It also has a carbon fiber/fiberglass/aramid fiber shell, an Integrated Ventilation System (IVS), and a wide field of vision. Best of all, each helmet comes with a special matching beanie!”
The AGV Rossi Winter Test replica Corsa helmet retails for $999.95 and is in limited supply. Visit the AGV website for more details.
Troy's been riding motorcycles and writing about them since 2006, getting his start at Rider Magazine. From there, he moved to Sport Rider Magazine before finally landing at Motorcycle.com in 2011. A lifelong gearhead who didn't fully immerse himself in motorcycles until his teenage years, Troy's interests have always been in technology, performance, and going fast. Naturally, racing was the perfect avenue to combine all three. Troy has been racing nearly as long as he's been riding and has competed at the AMA national level. He's also won multiple club races throughout the country, culminating in a Utah Sport Bike Association championship in 2011. He has been invited as a guest instructor for the Yamaha Champions Riding School, and when he's not out riding, he's either wrenching on bikes or watching MotoGP.
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