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The CrossHelmet is a next generation motorcycle helmet with sound control & 360° visibility that will transform your riding experience.
The CrossHelmet is a next generation motorcycle helmet with sound control & 360° visibility that will transform your riding experience.
The CrossHelmet is a next generation motorcycle helmet with sound control & 360° visibility that will transform your riding experience.
346 backers pledged $344,336 to help bring this project to life.

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 Motorcycles have evolved faster than helmets have. The CrossHelmet brings state of the art technology to a safety staple that has remained stagnant for years. Our product combines integrated head-up display with 360° range of vision, sound management, and Bluetooth features to riders. It is the smartest motorcycle helmet ever.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

360° VISIBILITY

We believe rear vision is an essential part of increasing rider safety. That’s why the CrossHelmet is equipped with a rear-view camera. The camera is combined with a wide-view visor that allows more road-vision and eliminates blind spots, allowing for optimum, 360° views.

HEAD-UP DISPLAY

Working demo from our prototype
Working demo from our prototype

With an high definition displayed packed into each side of the HUD, you can clearly see the situation behind you.

RIDE DATA

With the CrossHelmet, riders can easily access relevant journey information, like weather, temperature, and compass direction. Stats like network connectivity and battery level are also shown, plus step by step waypoints, distance and time to destination.

Sound Management

CROSS-SOUND CONTROL

CrossSound Control, CrossHelmet’s unique noise control system, is a first for the motorcycle industry. It’s designed to reduce or enhance environmental sounds, depending on the rider’s needs. Riders can limit road, engine, and wind noise in urban environments, sound which are often responsible for rider fatigue.

CrossSound Control simulation
CrossSound Control simulation

GROUP TALK

The Group Talk features lets riders start a conversation with other members of their group, sharing locations, routes, photos, and videos. This extends to include members without a CrossHelmet.

BRING SIRI, GOOGLE ASSISTANT ALONG FOR THE RIDE

A one-touch assistant activation allows for voice control.

PLAY MUSIC, PODCASTS & PHONE CALLS

You can listen to music, radio, podcasts, and make/receive calls with high quality sound through the interior speakers.

Smartphone Functions

The CrossHelmet pairs your phone through Bluetooth for seamless and safe connectivity. 

TOUCH OPERATION

Carry out essential smartphone and HUD functions through the helmet’s discreet touch panel for easy, safe, and intuitive usage. We've included a capacitive sticker add-on so you can use your favorite pair of gloves.

MOBILE APPLICATION

Our dedicated smartphone app, available on iOS and Android, provides effortless access to the CrossHelmet’s many features. 

 

 

 

Safety

SAFETY COMPLIANCE

We've collaborated with our manufacturing partner, with experience, resources, and advanced facilities, in order to ensure the CrossHelmet meets the safety standards required in each country that we ship to. In order to improve the structural strength of the CrossHelmet, our team has also incorporated variable thickness and advanced architecture in our shell, techniques that are currently used in the automotive racing industry.

ULTRA SAFE BATTERY -Solid-state Lithium-Ceramic Battery-

Using state-of-the-art battery technology, our Lithium-Ceramic Battery (LCB) is completely risk free. No leakage, smoke, fire, or explosions after physical impact, puncture or thermal damage.

LED SAFETY LIGHT

LEDs, mounted on both sides of the helmet, increase visibility while riding at night.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The CrossHelmet comes in 2 sizes with 3 padding options to ensure it fits perfectly on our riders.    

 

The unique and functional design of the CrossHelmet is what sets it apart. Our team has years of combined experience working on world-renowned products like the Yamaha MT-09 and the Walkman - experience they’ve applied to our product.

AERODYNAMICS

The unique shape of the helmet and visor, designed to the highest aerodynamic standards, creates better ventilation and wind resistance for a stable and comfortable ride.

INTERIOR SPACE

The unique wide-angle visor is an innovation all of its own. Compared to traditional motorcycle helmets, the CrossHelmet X1 has a 30% larger field of view. The inside of the helmet is more spacious than traditional helmets, built for long lasting comfort and greater movement.

 

 

Our team has been hard at work for the past three years to bring the CrossHelmet from ideation to reality. We've created six prototypes, all at different stages of finish. We've made so much progress since we started, and we're so excited to share our final iteration, a design we're proud to call our own. 

 

 

 

 

For additional goods with your CrossHelmet, first choose your desired tier and add the amount below to your pledge. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are Borderless. Our team is made up of world class engineers and designers who have worked at Yamaha, Nikon, and Sony on products like the Yamaha MT-09 and the Walkman. We have extensive experience developing and manufacturing motorcycles and electronics in Japan, Europe and North America. 

The founder Arata has always had a passion for riding, he was 17 when he got his first motorcycle and currently rides a Husqvarna SMS630. Arata’s dream collection of bikes includes a Norton manx, BMW R32 and MV Agusta F4 Serie Oro. Before establishing Borderless Inc in 2012, Arata was a product designer at GK Design Group where he worked on a number of domestic and international projects for Yamaha Motor Co including designing the MT-09. He holds a degree in design and industrial design from Tokyo University of the Arts.

 

 

     

 

    
Special thanks to our partners:

Media outreach: Proper Propaganda
Social media outreach: Nuuk Crowdfunding
Video production team: november

We need your support to pave the future of the Helmet 

CrossHelmet entered development three years ago, It was first conceived by Borderless founder Arata Oono in 2011. At that time, when riders went touring, they would often lose their way or become stressed due to the noise. Even while riding with friends, communication methods were limited. According to international traffic accident statistics, around 1.3 million people die in traffic accidents every year and approximately 50% happen while riding on two wheels. In order to prevent these accidents, we believe that new product designs are necessary. Even with new styling, the same old helmets have been around the market since long ago. Because of that, we have been thinking of ways to utilize our design and technological powers to innovate helmets, as well as to offer new experiences to motorcyclists. Our team is resourceful with plenty of experience in consumer product development. We are a team that can produce outstanding products. Furthermore, as motorcyclists ourselves, we are able to see things from a customer's point of view, and create goods that offer truly useful functions, packaged in easy to use forms. And so, to bringing our dreams to reality, and for the future of helmet design, we ask for your support. Let us shape the new future of riding.

 

    

 

 

Risks and challenges

This our first Kickstarter project, but not the first product we've worked on. We know how much work is required of us and our focus is to deliver an excellent product in a timely fashion.

Bringing the CrossHelmet to market will be a complex task and we may face delays as we move from prototype to production. This could be anything from sourcing parts for manufacturing to controlling logistics to ensure your CrossHelmet is delivered on time and with care. Our team has extensive experience in designing, developing and manufacturing advanced consumer products and we are confident in our abilities to provide you with an innovative, effective and powerful product. We already have prices and timelines from delivery companies to support international shipping - see info in our FAQs.

We promise to rise to every challenge and are committed to keeping you up-to-date every step of the way. We hope you will support us on our journey.

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    EUR ~€4
    GBP ~£4
    AUD ~$6

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    Premium Cotton T-shirt

    Premium cotton t-shirt with an original CrossHelmet design by our design team.

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    EUR ~€40
    GBP ~£37
    AUD ~$60

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    Pit Crew Jacket

    Stylish and high quality softshell Jacket with an original design by our design team.

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    EUR ~€99
    GBP ~£90
    AUD ~$150

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    Early Bird

    Get our early bird price at 22% off retail!

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    EUR ~€1160
    GBP ~£1060
    AUD ~$1735

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    Launch Day Special Set

    A gift for our earliest backers.
    25% off retail!

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    EUR ~€1160
    GBP ~£1060
    AUD ~$1735

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    • CrossHelmet X1 (with clear or tinted visor)
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    Get your CrossHelmet at 11% off retail!

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    EUR ~€1330
    GBP ~£1210
    AUD ~$1980

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    Early Bird Twin Pack

    A helmet for you and a friend.
    Our early bird price at 25% off retail!

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    EUR ~€2245
    GBP ~£2045
    AUD ~$3345

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    Twin Pack

    A helmet for you and a friend. 14% off retail!

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    EUR ~€2575
    GBP ~£2350
    AUD ~$3840

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    Distributor's Pack

    For the distributors who want to their hands on the first CrossHelmets on market.
    Or for you and your crew :)
    23% off retail!

    VAT not included (EU Backers: 0% VAT)

    EUR ~€7145
    GBP ~£6515
    AUD ~$10660

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