Helmets Reviews and News


New helmets, shades, and padding from Sea Otter

From helmets to eyewear, the exhibitors at the Sea Otter Classic were showcasing a number of new and exciting products to help keep you safe on the trails.

Read More »

TLD A1 helmet with MIPS spotted

Are MIPS equipped TLD helmets in the works? Based on this helmet we caught Troy Lee wearing, we think the answer might be yes.

Read More »

Sneak Peek: Kali Lunati – affordable trail helmet

Kali’s new trail helmet features 20 vents, a camera/light mount and a low price point. Also, if you attend the Sea Otter Classic, be sure to check out their trade-in program!

Read More »

Urge Archi Enduro R.R. full face helmet launched

The newest full face helmet from Urge is intended to make life easier (and cooler) for enduro racing specialists — or anyone who wants a little extra protection on the trail.

Read More »

Six revolutionary new helmet technologies

Helmet technology is evolving rapidly. Here are six new technologies you should consider before buying your next brain protector.

Read More »

Three things you need to know about helmet technology

While many safety advocates have compared the current state of ours helmet to cars from the 1970s, change is coming. Click through for a brief history on how our helmet standards originated and how they may change as our understanding of the brain progresses.

Read More »

Troy Lee Designs 2016 helmets

The D3 is one of the most highly regarded full face helmets on the market. This year, TLD gave it a few minor updates to help improve both fit and function. They also launched a dozen new drool-worthy designs.

Read More »

Ultimate winter apparel for truly arctic rides

Dressing for wintertime rides is tricky business. The right outfit for that long chilly descent may be too toasty when the trail turns back uphill. Here’s a round-up of apparel that will keep you warm on truly arctic days.

Read More »

Lazer’s new Revolution and Roller helmets for 2016

Three helmets from Lazer are highlighted here including the all new for 2016 Revolution, an all mountain/enduro helmet with removable side pods and forthcoming removable chin bar.

Read More »

Art’s Cyclery 2015 Mountain Bike Gear of the Year

Here’s a look at some of the mountain bike products that made riding more enjoyable these past 12 months.

Read More »

Bell unveils Super 2R Helmet with integrated 4k camera

Bell’s new Super2r prototype features an integrated 4k camera capable of capturing 360 degree-panoramas. What else can it do?

Read More »

Best new protective gear of 2015

Before you utter the words “hold my beer,” here are eight protective items you should consider wearing.

Read More »

BRG launching helmets with built-in 360-degree video tech

The days of clunky POV camera mounts cluttering our MTB helmets could be numbered. BRG Sports, parent company of Giro and Bell, has announced a partnership with 360-degree camera innovators 360fly, with plans to develop a line of new helmets featuring 360fly’s single-lens 4K 360-degree video capture technology.

Read More »

Hit List: This week’s best MTB components, gear and apparel

This week’s Mtbr Hit List includes 2.35 Michelin tires, Pearl Izumi X-Project shoes, the MRP Stage fork, Bontrager’s Foray shorts, grips and gloves from Ergon, a Bell helmet, and one very cool tool.

Read More »

POC sold to global investment corporation for $65 million

Swedish helmet and apparel maker changes hands again, this time joining a portfolio that already includes Helly Hansen and Dainese.

Read More »

Interbike 2015: POC launches Tectal trail and Coron DH helmets

Following the success of its original trail/enduro specific helmet, the Trabec, POC has added to its MTB brain protection portfolio with the new Tectal trail and Coron DH helmets. These also have some new MTB specific shades.

Read More »

Interbike 2015: 6D ATB-1A trail helmet with damper technology

Known for revolutionizing moto helmets and full-face helmets, 6D is bringing their impact dampening helmets to the wider audience with a half-lid All Mountain helmet.

Read More »

Kali Protectives Interbike 2015

The Tava is a new aero road helmet from Kali Protectives which features innovative materials and technology that are brand new to the market.

Read More »

Bell Interbike 2015

Bell Helmets highlights their newest Star Wars edition helmet, women’s Joyride line, and series of new youth, commuter and performance oriented helmets with MIPS integration.

Read More »

Interbike 2015: FOX launched all new extended coverage Metah trail helmet

When the FOX Flux was launched over five years ago, it quickly became one of the most popular trail helmets on the market. With the introduction of the new Metah, Fox seeks to recapture that audience with unique styling and improved safety functionality.

Read More »

Interbike 2015: Bollé’s new One helmet is four helmets in one

Long known for their quality sunglasses, Bollé’s new innovative helmet offers customization suitable for mountain biking, commuting, road and aero uses.

Read More »

Meet the new Met Lupo helmet with rear light built in

The new Met Lupo (wolf in Italian) helmet is claimed to offer a balance between aggressive styling, breathability and comfort.

Read More »

Interbike 2015: 100% shows off new Aircraft full face helmet

Among the most well-ventilated full face helmets now on the market (25 vents), 100% went to great lengths to increase air flow in its first foray into head protection.

Read More »

Eurobike 2015: New Leatt hydration packs, gloves and helmet

Safety has always been job No. 1 at Leatt, and that hasn’t changed a bit with its latest round of new products, which include new hydration packs with CE level 1 or 2 protection.

Read More »

First Look: Urge Endur-O-Matic 2 All Mountain helmet

When first introduced, the Urge Endur-O-Matic looked different from the rest as it seemed to come from a full-coverage, dirt jumper scene with highly stylized All Mountain modifications. It receives a major update here in its second iteration.

Read More »