Suomy was born in Italy in 1997, as a line of racing helmets by will of Umberto Monti. The activity of the Italian company is tied closely to the racing world where it gains valuable insight and information for the development and creation of helmets
In 2000, Suomy sighed a partnership agreement with Ducati to develop various aspects of the PR and communication co-marketing and Ducati Superbike rider are starting to use Suomy helmets
In 2001, Suomy reached its highest level winning 3rd place in the World GP 500 series with Max Biaggi.
Suomy instantly became an identified "cool brand" among motorcycle enthusiasts.
The Company continues to invest in technologies and product development using teamwork with the racers. Working closely with the racers allows Suomy to collect valuable information and suggestions that can then be transferred to the end product. This helps both the racers and the road users because the helmets worn on the track are the same as the models sold in stores.
The Extreme helmets was born in this year and would be the top of the Suomy range for years to come.
A futuristic helmet at that time made in 3 shell sizes with a completely customisable liner and made in Alcantara, hydrophobic anti-fog and scratch resistant visor, visor safety lock system, ventilation designed for exasperated use on the track that keeps the head cool even at high temperatures and a D ring closure.
This model was a real success among the public who found the inside safe and comfortable.