Helmets Reviews and News


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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Just In: Catlike Leaf Enduro/All Mountain Helmet

Spanish brand Catlike has a new MTB helmet for 2013 called the Leaf that features an adjustable visor, light and airy design, distinctive styling and best of all it’s a bargain!

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Cratoni Back in the USA with All New Rocket MTB Helmet

Cratoni Helmets is back in North America thanks to SKS USA! Check out their latest happenings and all new ultralight XC helmet called the Rocket that weighs in at 200 grams!

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Just In: Troy Lee Designs A1 Enduro Helmet

Troy Lee Designs has developed an all new from the ground up Enduro/All Mountain helmet called the A1. Like most TLD products, the style and quality are top notch. Check out the hot features of this “moto” lid.

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Review: Lazer Oasiz All Mountain Helmet with Built-In GoPro Mount

I have been riding with the Lazer Oasiz All Mountain helmet for several months now and it is a solid choice if you are looking for an all mountain style helmet that offers a bit more protection than a standard XC type lid. Like the Giro Xar or Hex or the Fox Flux, the Oasiz […]

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Troy Lee Designs Introduces the New A1 All Mountain Helmet

Troy Lee Designs has a long history in the world of two wheels. They have a huge (and successful) Supercross team and have been one of the most popular brands for the freeride and DH set. Their apparel and protection products have always had great style. I had the opportunity to talk to Stikman (aka […]

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POC 2013

The Swedish based POC gravity sport protection company has some new treats for 2013, including a new freeride helmet, revamped gloves, and new DH VPD armor. The new Crane helmet is for multipurpose usage, and it will be at home with freeride, BMX, dirt jumpers and bike park users.  The helmet uses an EPS sandwich […]

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Giro 2013

Giro has a handful of new products for 2013, including the Chamber, Jacket and Rumble shoes, and a new Women’s helmet series. There is not any real change in the helmet lineup, except for a couple of models that come in a XL sizing for big noggins. Giro Chamber The Chamber is a Freeride and […]

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Giro 2013 Sneak Peek – Womens Series and new shoes

Giro released a few tidbits of their 2013 product line for the Eurobike and Interbike shows.

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Lazer Eurobike 2012 Preview

There is a lot going on for Lazer in 2013 and we are excited to show it all to you. Below is a preview of what we have going on during the show and a look at some of what we have that is new! New MTB Helmet – Lazer ROX! Introducing the new MTB […]

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Kali Protectives Maraka XC and Avana Helmets

Kali Protectives is a company that is best known for its DH and gravity oriented full face helmets and armor. This year, they have really stepped up the game with the XC/AM crowd and they are even offering a road cycling version of the helmet. Both road and mtb models are identical with the addition […]

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Lazer Nirvana and Oasiz Helmets

Lazer Sport showed off several new features on familiar models. On the MTB side of things, there were some updates to the XC-style Nirvana as well as the all-mountain Oasiz (with built-in GoPro mount). The hi-viz Flash Yellow is quite the rage these days with even some clothing manufacturers featuring the “eye-catching” color in their […]

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New Airoh Fighter DH Specific Helmet First Look

At the moment we feel that we should be able to get the Fighter on the market by Mid May 2012. We haven’t got solid a retail price as yet because we are still considering a few options like: offering a helmet bag, rain kit and an extra helmet peak (all in the same helmet […]

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MIPS Technology Now Available in Children’s Helmets

For the First Time Ever – MIPS Safety Technology Now Available in Children’s Helmets, only from Lazer Sport! Lazer and MIPS have collaborated to make one of the safest children’s helmets ever available. The Multi-directional Impact Protection System (MIPS) is now available in the United States in the Lazer P’Nut and Nut’Z Children’s helmets making […]

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Lazer Sport E-Newsletter: Google+, 2012 Helmet Preview

Greetings from Lazer Sport! Hello Helmeteers! We are fast approaching the new year and we have lots of exciting things that we are working on here at Lazer Sport! We can talk about some of them, the rest you will find out about soon enough my friends. But rest assured that you are going to […]

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POC Trabec Race Helmet Review

The Swedish based POC gravity sport protection company recently released the trick Trabec mountain bike helmet, which comes in two flavors, the Trabec Race and Trabec. The helmet extends down the back of the neck, and it uses Aramid filaments combined with an In-mold Expanded PolyStyrene (EPS) foam liner for maximum protection. The three-piece outer […]

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2012 Cannondale Ryker Mountain Biking Helmet

Michael DeLeon shows us the new 2012 Cannondale Ryker mountain biking helmet. Cannondale Ryker Helmet Takes Cannondale’s approach to form, function, saftey, comfort and overall usage Dual density foam – impact is dispersed and redirected Cone shaped foam act as “crumple zones” and allow for added safety and protection Cones are in the front and […]

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Giro XAR Review

The stylish All Mountain helmets are comfortable, with smooth and rounded lines, has good coverage and adjustment systems, and a trick and superb adjustable visor. The helmet incorporates some innovative safety features, such as a three piece shell and a reinforced foam liner, and has a well engineered ventilation system, with 17 vents. In comes […]

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Urge Endur-O-Matic Review

The helmet is sort of a cross between a full faced and normal design, offering excellent rear and side coverage, supreme comfort, and some unique features, especially in regard to safety. It uses the industry standard In-mold EPS foam construction, with a durable high gloss outer polycarbonate shell, and meet the US and European certification […]

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Kali Avita Carbon Review

The Kali Avita Carbon helmet is a stunning looking helmet, that was comfortable, durable, and full of innovative safety designs and materials. Kali and POC are some of the protection companies that are at the forefront of a new wave of helmet safety performance, and the aptly named Avita, which in Sanskrit means “protected” certainly […]

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