By John Marsh, Editor & Publisher
Catlike Launches Helmet Graphics Customization
With most of the stuff that hits my inbox, I make a very quick determination of whether the product is something I think might be of interest to RBR readers. Most often, it’s not and goes quickly into the trash folder.
Sometimes, though, something catches my eye and I even spend a couple minutes researching or otherwise looking into the product to share some news about it with you. Such was the case last Friday when an email from Catlike (maker of one of my two all-time favorite helmets) came in. I was intrigued, and I checked it out. Here’s what I found:
Catlike just launched a new function on their website that lets you customize the graphics on their helmets – across a range of shell color options, inside foam (what they call “cork”) color, strap and retention system colors, and even adding your own logo and text in a couple of different places.
It took a minute for the function to load, but it was quite easy to figure out how to use it. Just click on the various icons across the bottom of the screen, then choose the color option, then move on to the next one.
I created this RBR custom helmet, complete with my name on the back, in a couple of minutes – just for fun. (It looks to me that Catlike is not charging any more for the customized lids than they do for their regular, non-customized models, on their own website. However, you can definitely get a non-customized model elsewhere online for less. Still, the price for a customized model direct from Catlike is not at all out of the range for similar-quality helmets.)
Here’s the link to the new customization page: http://catlike.com/custom-helmets/index.php
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