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High-tech Skully helmet: A Google Glass that’s born to be wild

Taking the Skully heads-up display helmet for a spin

SAN FRANCISCO — The scariest thing about riding a motorcycle are the cars and trucks. To help riders deal with big, boxy, and often lethal vehicles, the Skully P1 motorcycle helmet sticks a Google Glass-style heads-up display, rear-view camera, and Bluetooth in the helmet. But isn’t that tech more distracting and dangerous?

It’s hard to imagine how hurtling yourself at freeway speeds down the road while dealing with what appears to be a Google Glass knockoff is a safe way to get wherever you’re going. It sounds extremely cool, and ridiculously dangerous.

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