Walter takes in the View
Home FREE Newsletter Blog Forum FAQ Glossary / Dictionary Submissions About this Site

You CAN Ride a Bike
10 Ways to Be Safe
Latest Pictures

Most Popular:
Learn to Ride
10 Ways to Be Safe
Picture Galleries
Salvage Yards
Women on Bikes
Seat Heights
Pics of the Week
Latest Pictures
User Reviews
Road Tests
7 Things Bikers Know
10 Motorcycle Myths

Motorcycle Equipment Recall - Tegol INC Outlaw V-5 Helmets

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  17E015000
Component:  Equipment
Manufacturer:  Tegol, Inc.
Recall Date: 03/12/2017
Potential Number of Units Affected: 11,487
Defect Summary:
Tegol, Inc. (Tegol) is recalling certain Outlaw V-5 Series helmets, in all sizes. These helmets may not adequately protect the wearer in the event of a head impact during a motorcycle crash. Additionally, the helmets may not stay secured to head during a motorcycle crash. As such, these helmets fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 218, "Motorcycle Helmets."
Consequence Summary:
A helmet that fails to meet the safety requirements can increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Tegol will notify owners and will refund owners the price of the helmet, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 20, 2017. Owners may contact Tegol customer service at 1-866-371-0281 or by email at

Back to Last Page

Back to Recalls

Walter's Books:
Click Picture for Walter F. Kern's
Kindle, Paperback, and Audible Books

More about motorcycles

Walter's Audiobooks:
© 2017 Walter F. Kern. All rights reserved.