Friday, 13 March 2009
Anthropologists are running out of pigeon holes to put the kids of today in. Especially the Japanese. With blatant disregard for etiquette or politics or history, they are producing some 'interesting' concoctions. We consulted Dr Troy Vanstein about this Motoyan picture... BP
"The facemask in the photo is an AME BMX mask from the 80's (Looks like a copy since the goggles don't have the AME logo).
In the 70's and early 80's Scott was popular. There were others Oakley, Carrera, Seer. I think use of them had a lot to do with how crap full face helmets were at the time. Poor Vision, heavy, hard to breath in. The Bell Moto 3 was the start of the end of the face mask. It was light for it's day and better air flow and vision. Then the AMA made full face helmets mandatory and that was the end of the face mask I guess..."