Helmets Reviews and News


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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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First Ride: Giro Montaro and Montara helmets

To complement their affordable Feature All Mountain helmet, Giro introduced the premium Montaro and Montara helmets that provide superior ventilation, goggle compatibility and MIPS protection.

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Kali Protectives Launches New Viva helmet for dirt jumpers or park riders

The Viva combines skate-lid style with real bike helmet protection at an affordable price.

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Sea Otter: New helmets from Giant, Lazer and Smith

Today’s brain protectors offer a variety of high-tech functionality, solid styling, and most importantly, protection in case of a crash. Here are four new lids that caught our eye during the Sea Otter Classic.

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First Look: 2015 Troy Lee Designs A1, D2 and D3 helmets

As founder Troy Lee struggled through a 2014 racked with injuries, 2015 promises to be a better year with a line-up filled with exciting improvements and designs.

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News: Kali Protectives Launches New Maya Enduro Helmet

Deep coverage helmet boasts excellent safety, camera and light mounts, and amazing price. Watch the video showing Jeff Kendall Weed rockin’ his Maya.

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Kali Protectives Interbike 2014

Kali Protectives lightest motorcycle certified helmet, the Shiva DH and Maya, Maraka and Chakra Plus helmets are featured.

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Interbike: Smith Overtake helmet with MIPS technology

Smith released their new Overtake helmet with Koroyd and MIPS technology.

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Eurobike: Bell Full Flex and Reflex multi-impact skate-style helmets

Bell’s new Reflex and Full Flex skate-style lids flex and rebound for true multi-impact protection, comfort.

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First Look: Giro Quarter helmet and Blok goggles

Giro introduces a full-featured $40 skate and pump track helmet. They also redesigned the Blok goggle to optimize it for all mountain biking.

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Video: 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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Video: Kali’s Rookie Marvel – Nicholi Rogatkin

18 year old BMX wizkid turns FMB star and heads to Crankworx. Watch this video as Rogatkin hits the biggest stunts and jumps at Highland Mountain Bike Park.

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First Look: Bontrager Rally and Lithos all mountain helmets

Bontrager releases their long-awaited All Mountain helmets with an excellent price point Rally model and an innovative Lithos lid.

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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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