I would love to find out who the first UK rider was seen racing on any circuit in England Ireland or the IOM
wearing a full face helmet for the first time that came on the market approx early seventies.
Prior to the full face was the open face which covered the ears and of course the half or pudding base helmet
which was used for a long time.
I read the Albert Pagani in 1969 was the first rider in Italy to wear a AGV full face helmet.
It was the beginning of a new era as riders started to wear non black leathers and started to place sponsors
names on their bikes.
Bell helmets were famous brand and might even could have been a rider from the USA - would apprciate your help.