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With a cat-eared motorcycle helmet, you can let the fur fly

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Forget all of those other custom motorcycle helmets — Batman, Attack on Titan, Iron Man, assorted superheroes — these cat-eared helmets are probably the ones you want, at least if you’re Selina Kyle, a sci-fi superhero, the pilot of a large mecha or a famous DJ.

The Neko-Helmets were introduced in 2011 by Russian company Nitrinos motostudio, which has since developed four styles that come in a range of colors and patterns. You can choose from the sleek single-color model (let’s call that the “Daft Punk”), the two-color, the three-color or, if you’re feeling particularly wild, the complex “aerography” design (with eyes, fur patterns, mouth, the works).

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For the safety-minded Batpod rider: a helmet with Bat-ears

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If you’re going to be cruising around on your Batpod, the only real choice for protective headgear is the HD100 helmet, which despite what the generic name suggests, is made for the Gotham streets. (It was initially referred to as the Dark as Night helmet, but perhaps Helmet Dawg feared drawing the notice of Warner Bros.)

The Department of Transportation-approved full-face helmet boasts interchangeable clear and tinted visors, adjustable vents and, best of all, soft and flexible Bat-ears.

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