Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

The Tron-like Motorcycle Helmets

tron2.jpg
poor.jpg
tron-1.jpg
tron3.jpg

Quick, ask somebody what your name is. Unless ‘Jeff Bridges’ comes the reply, chances are the closest you’ll ever get to the dazzlingly exciting world of Tron will have to be from that dent in your sofa.

Although you might not think it when glancing in your rear view mirror at one of these specially designed motorcycle helmets - helmets which make it seem as if a Light Cycle is inching behind you on some pixelated racetrack between fiction and reality.

Produced by the fittingly named firm LightMode Electroluminescent, the noggin-protectors achieve their arcade friendly looks via light-up wires running out of a small control module wedged between the shell and padding.

What's more ,they're currently up for pre-order on Kickstarter, priced at £48 for a kit if you fancy designing your own (aqua, red, white, green, blue, yellow, and pink are the colours available) or going one better and buying a pre-installed helmets from £210.

The pack can be ran on AA batteries and the three different modes include constant glow, blink and off. Outside of daylight, we can’t see much point in the latter.

Kickstarter.com

Related

bandit.jpg

The Bandit9 Bishop Motorcycle

untitled-4.jpg

Lotus unleash futuristic C-01 motorcycle

bike2.jpg

The Honda 'Couch Surfer'

main1.jpg

Vintage Daft Punk Posters

arcade1.jpg

Awesome arcade watch

tron.jpg

Virtual Reality Powered Tron Light Cycle

Comments

More

Here's why closing inactive iPhone apps is actually a bad idea

Well now you know

by Matt Tate
25 Jul 2017

Man runs Football Manager for 1000 years and insane things happened

The future of football is a weird, wonderful place

by Dave Fawbert
18 Jul 2017

Robot is gifted with intelligence, immediately commits suicide

I NEVER ASKED FOR THIS [END TRANSMISSION]

by Gary Ogden
18 Jul 2017

Mario Kart VR is a real thing and it looks ridiculously fun

Imagine Rainbow Road

by Matt Tate
14 Jul 2017

People are freaking out over this totally stupid Super Mario puzzle

Who invented this?!

by Alex Finnis
14 Jul 2017

I went in search of the last trainers still hooked on Pokémon Go

Can the app still draw mass crowds one year on, or is it all just Pokemon G(h)o-st towns now?

by Hussein Kesvani
06 Jul 2017

You've been charging your phone completely wrong - here's how to do it

A phone battery is for life, not just for Christmas

by Gary Ogden
06 Jul 2017

The Crash Bandicoot remaster is a time machine to your childhood

Was it always this hard?!

by Matt Tate
05 Jul 2017

This 12-year-old CEO is here to show you how little you've achieved

He's also an actor and musician, and you probably hate him already

by Dave Fawbert
05 Jul 2017

Facebook are making it easier for you to find Wi-Fi

Here's how to use it

by Matt Tate
04 Jul 2017