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Motorcycle Equipment Recall - Silverstone Ride Eazy Trimless Motorcycle Helmets

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  17E064000
Component:  Equipment
Manufacturer:  Silverstone Associates LLC
Recall Date: 10/24/2017
Potential Number of Units Affected: 620
Defect Summary:
Silverstone Associates LLC (Silverstone) is recalling certain Ride Eazy Trimless helmets in sizes S, M, L, XL, and XXL. These helmets may not adequately protect the wearer in the event of a head impact during a motorcycle crash. As such, these vehicles 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:
Silverstone will notify owners and will provide a replacement half helmet, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 1, 2017. Owners may contact Silverstone customer service at 1-410-696-7180.

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