Helmets Reviews and News


Shred partnering with Kelly McGarry Foundation


In honor of Kelly’s legacy, Shred is partnering with the Kelly McGarry Foundation and debuting a collection of helmets and goggles that pays homage to Kelly.

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Mavic’s 2018 mountain bike range unveiled


Highlighted by the new Deemax Pro wheelset that Sam Hill rode to the Enduro World Series overall title, Mavic’s 2018 U.S. mountain bike range is an impressive collection.

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8 exciting new protection products


Check out the latest helmets, pads, and gloves from brands like 661, G-Form, Lizard Skins, and Kali Protectives.

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Leatt Interbike 2017


Step inside the Leatt Interbike tradeshow booth to learn about the brand’s most exciting new products for 2018, including the Trail Line Jersey and Jacket, the Core Hydration Pack, DBX 3.5 Neck Brace, and DBX 6.0 Knee Guards.

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Bolle Trackdown enduro helmet


Bolle is primarily associated with eyewear, but they’ve recently made a push into cycling helmets. Their newest is aimed at the enduro segment and has some unique features.

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Scott shows Nero Plus full-face helmet, new shoes


Swiss bike and gear maker Scott unveiled a bevy of new MTB gear at the recent Eurobike trade show. Here’s a rundown of the key highlights starting with a new brain protector.

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Bontrager’s debuts Flatline Shoes, New Rally MIPS helmet


While Bontrager makes some of our favorite tires, the brand does far more than cycling components. They also produce shoes and helmets.

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POC SPIN is MIPS safety tech competitor


POC brought MIPS to the mountain bike market back in 2008. They still believe strongly in the technology, but have developed their own version which they say increases comfort and reduces complexity.

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Leatt DBX 3.0 helmet review


Leatt’s DBX 3.0 trail helmet is a solid option for any rider interested in a little extra protection when bombing down the local gnar.

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Bell Super DH first ride review


The new Super DH is the downhill certified convertible helmet from Bell you’ve been waiting for.

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Kali Interceptor helmet review


Looking for an enduro helmet with advanced safety features? The Kali Interceptor could be the one.

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New protective gear from Alpinestars, G-Form, and Kali


Check out the latest from Alpinestars, G-Form, and Kali, including new trail-enduro gloves, burly kneepads, and a budget priced helmet.

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Sweet Protection Bushwhacker II MIPS helmet review


The follow-up to Sweet Protection’s original Bushwhacker, the latest enduro/trail helmet from the Norwegian company has a new retention system, revised interior, updated venting, and an adjustable visor.

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Kali Shiva 2.0 full face helmet launched


If DH, enduro or moto is in your future, the redesigned Kali Shiva 2.0 full face helmet should be on your radar. It’s geared toward riders seeking protection and comfort, and it incorporates LDL and Nano Fusion technology.

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Bolle One MTB helmet review


The One is Bolle’s first cycling specific helmet. It ships with a number of accessories, which make it easy to convert from trail to road use. How does it work in the real world?

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Bell Super 3R removable chinbar helmet review


Version 3.0 of this do-it-all trail helmet improves with better fit, lighter weight, enhanced safety, and a host of cool color options.

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10 new protection products to keep you safer on the trail


Here’s a round-up of the latest offerings from POC, Alpinestars, CamelBak, Leatt, Oakley, Julbo, G-Form and more.

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Leatt DBX 3.0 all mountain helmet details


Leatt has been on a roll lately, moving beyond their core strength of neck braces, and expanding into other types of protection and clothing.

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iXS Trail XC helmet sheds weight, increases ventilation


iXS has a new budget-priced trail helmet and two upper body protection options that slip on below your jersey.

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POC VPD knee pads and Tectal helmet details


POC highlighted three products for us at Sea Otter, the Tectal All Mountain helmet, the very lightweight and usable VPD knee pad, and a T-shirt style jersey that is much more than that inside.

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Fox Proframe full face helmet review


If your terrain is DH certified, your helmet should be, too. Enter the new Fox Proframe, which offers top-level safety and maximum ventilation for enduro and all mountain riders.

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How Bell changed the way riders look at head protection


Bell’s Super 2R trail helmet with removable chinbar helped usher in new era of head protection. Find out how it happened.

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Troy Lee Designs A2 helmet review


The A1 was one of the most comfortable helmets on the market, but it had some flaws. With the new A2, Troy Lee Designs addressed those issues and added a host of new safety technology.

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POC SPIN is new twist on MIPS-type safety


POC was one of the first brands to introduce MIPS to the MTB market. Now they’ve debuted their own unique energy absorbing helmet technology.

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3 Top Trail Ready Helmets


The Bell Super 3R blurs the line between trail and downhill helmets, and because of its success, the removable chinbar helmet segment has grown to include offerings from many major helmet manufacturers. Here are three of the best options.

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