Helmets Reviews and News

Spotted: New Bell Super 2R trail/enduro helmet with removable chin bar

Spotted: The new, yet-to-be-released Bell Super 2R helmet with a removable chin bar has been spotted “in the wild” at the Winter Park, Colo. stop of the Enduro World Series this weekend.

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Review: MET Parabellum helmet

The bottom line on the MET Parabellum is it has everything the All Mountain rider needs with good coverage, ventilation, fit, features and light weight.

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Review: Smith Forefront helmet

The Smith Forefront aims to push head protection technology with completely new materials and design on their first helmet. Read on to see if they succeed or not.

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Sea Otter Video: 2014 iXS Trail RS helmet, Dagger knee guards and Flow elbow pads

A run-down of the iXS Trail RS helmet, Dagger Knee Guard and the Flow series knee and elbow pads.

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Review: Mavic Notch Helmet

Mavic is going big with a full line of apparel designed for All Mountain riding and Enduro Racing and the Notch Helmet is a big part of this line.  The helmet is a clean design with understated black graphics on black color.

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Review: Troy Lee Designs A1 helmet

Troy Lee, a brand with rabid customer loyalty and a long tradition in downhill clothing and helmets sought out to make their first half shell helmet with the A1. They gave it full coverage, an adjustable visor and excellent padding and ventilation.

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Review: Troy Lee Designs A1 Drone Helmet

The A1 was a good helmet but the A1 Drone is a lot better looking and a lot less expensive. That makes it a good choice in the face of stiff competition in this popular fit. In the end, good looks is brought home by good coverage and awesome fit and comfort.

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Review: Bell Stoker Helmet

The Bell Stoker is one of the surprise gems of this Helmet Shootout. It wins by sticking to core values and carefully choosing what NOT to offer.

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All Mountain / Enduro Helmet Shootout

All Mountain helmets have come of age as a new crop of helmets have been introduced that are more optimized for more aggressive descending and Enduro racing. First and foremost, there is more coverage.

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Review: iXS Trail RS Helmet

The Trail RS helmet is a light, attractive, full coverage helmet that can be had for $119. Read on and see if it’s right for you.

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Review: POC Trabec Race Helmet

It’s not the lightest or the most full-featured helmet around and it can get rather expensive at $220 for the MIPs model. But a distinctive design, attention to quality and a commitment to safety research is making this one of the most popular helmets in the All Mountain scene.

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Review: Giro Feature Helmet

The Giro Feature provides an excellent wrap around design with deep rear coverage, which offers great stability and security. The helmet is comfortable, decently padded and their In-Form retention system offers lots of adjustability for any head size or shape.

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Review: Urge Endur-O-Matic Helmet

The Urge Endur-O-Matic looks totally different from any other helmet out there. But can it pull it off with few ventilation holes and no rear retention system?

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Review: Bern Morrison Helmet

I found the $100 Bern Morrison to be comfortable, well-balanced, and it felt like it was part of my head, greatly due to their low-profile design. The well-padded snap-in liner is a real highlight in this nicely crafted helmet, and it’s easy to pop out for cleaning or swap in their optional winter liner.

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Review: Bell Super Helmet

The Bell Super is one of the new breed of helmets solely designed to the demands of All Mountain riding and Enduro racing. Some of these needs are for more coverage, a better and more flexible visor system, and compatibility with goggles and even Gopro POV systems.

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ice. Introduces High Tech Crash Sensor and Alert System

We have some updates and additional info from iceDOT about their innovative product. iceDOT makes a high tech crash sensor that attaches to your helmet and works in conjunction with an app on your smart phone to send out text alerts in the event of a crash.

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Interbike 2013: Giro Shoes and Helmets

Giro has added the new Terraduro Enduro shoe, affordable Cipher helmet, new clothing line up, and the urban oriented Aspect helmet and Republic shoes.

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New Bell Helmets: Transfer 9, Stoker and Intersect

Hot on the heels of their recently released Full 9 and Super helmets, Bell is showing their new 2014 helmets including the Transfer 9, Stoker and Intersect.

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Featured: Uvex Quatro Pro All Mountain Bike Helmet

Uvex follows up their XP-100 with a modern helmet that is functional, light and is suitable for All Mountain riding.

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Eurobike 2013: Met Parabellum Enduro Helmet

We’re happy to see Met come in the All Mountain helmet segment as we love their styling, venting and lightweight construction found in their other helmets. The Parabellum fulfills all those requirements with its attractive design.

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Video: Bell Full 9 – Review and Design Team Interview

Designed and tested with top engineers and the best downhill riders, the Full 9 helmet will give you the protection and the comfort you need.

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Review: Mavic Notch Helmet, Shoes and Apparel

While there are no mandatory gear requirements for enduro racing, cycling companies are making a big push with lots of new enduro-specific gear. Here we take a look at Mavic’s complete Notch line.

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Brian Mullin’s Walkabout – Sea Otter 2013

This is a short synopsis of my wanderings during the Sea otter 2013 festival, and captures some products that I found interesting…

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Video: Bell Super Enduro and All Mountain Helmet

We’ve used the Bell Super for a few rides now and are pleased with its performance. The integrated GoPro mount is neat as it sits low on the helmet near the front.

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Review: uvex xp cc helmet

Uber comfy and lightweight, with great rear protection! The uvex xp cc is a comfortable, lightweight, durable, and well made helmet, which has an excellent fitting and adjustability system.

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