Ecko Helmet and Quick Release Founder Bob Wright Passes

Bob Wright passed away on April 25th 2007 at the age of 74.

He and his wife, Kay were better known as Ma & Pa Ecko, having been a fixture in the BMX and freestyle-racing scene for more than two decades. In 2001 they were inducted into the ABA BMX Hall of Fame.

Better known in the motorcycle industry for the Ecko Chin Strap Quick Release that made the use of “D rings on helmets unnecessary. His wife and sons will continue the family business.

He is survived by his wife, Kay and their children, James Jordan and Charles and Christy Jordon and grandsons, River and Jesse.

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