New Bell Helmets: Transfer 9, Stoker and Intersect

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Bell has been very active lately with the recent launch of their Full 9 full face helmet and the Super enduro style helmet. Not one to rest on their laurels, Bell is showing 3 new helmets for 2014 at Interbike. The Transfer 9 follows in the footsteps of the Full 9, but at half the price ($200). The Stoker is a more affordable all mountain helmet than the Super (the Stoker retails for just $70). The new urban style Intersect($60) follows the skate style Segment.

In this video, Bell Brand Manager Niki James shows us some of the highlights of these 3 new helmets.

Transfer 9

With many of the same features as the more costly Full 9, the Transfer 9 offers a great value and great protection.


  • 3D-Formed Quick Snap Cheekpads
  • Breakaway Camera Mount Attachment
  • Flying Bridge Visor™ with Breakaway Screws
  • Integrated Compatibility with Eject® Helmet Removal System
  • Overbrow Ventilation
  • Padded chin strap with D-ring closure
  • Removable
  • Washable XT-2® Extended Wear Interior
  • Soundtrax
  • Velocity Flow Ventilation

Weight: 1200 grams
Available: December 2013
MSRP: $200


As an all mountain helmet, the Stoker offers more protection but doesn’t cost a lot. It is loaded with great features and comes in 7 colors/designs.


  • Airflow Brow Band
  • Blade Visor
  • Cam-lock Levers
  • Channeled Ventilation
  • Coolmax® Padding
  • Fusion™ In-Mold Microshell w/Lower Strap Anchor Shell
  • Goggle Compatible
  • SpeedDial™ Fit System

Weight: 316 grams
Available: October 2013
MSRP: $70


Taking queues from it’s brethren, the skate style Segment, the Intersect offers urban riders protection, comfort and style. Available in 4 solid colors.


  • ABS Hard Plastic Shell
  • Integrated Rear Light Port
  • Removable Friction Fit Visor
  • Segmented EPS Liner

Weight: 450 grams
Available: January 2014
MSRP: $60

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About the author: Gregg Kato

Gregg Kato studied journalism and broadcasting in college while working many different jobs including deejaying, driving a forklift and building web sites (not all at the same time). Kato enjoys riding local Santa Cruz trails. Besides being an avid mountain biker, he is also a motorcycle fanatic. Two wheels, one Passion.

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  • Fabricio says:

    I was waiting for the Transfer 9 but it will tke a while to get in stock, so I had to go with the TLD D3, maybe in another moment, but I love my Bell Super also

  • Brian Johnson says:

    I’d really like to see more helmet producers integrate the MIPS system into their helmets for a truly new, safer product. All this “new” stuff is just new color, cheaper (or more expensive) materials and the new thing? GoPro mounts… how sad.

  • Kevin says:

    Helmet manufacturers are overlooking the need to put in some vents (symmetrical would be nice) to allow the attachment of a helmet light.

  • Boat Mike says:

    Did anyone else notice it’s spam at the first comment?
    You’ve been a naughty girl, you let your knickers down!

  • teddy atienza says:

    i am a BELL boy … i am using sequence and variant a very good investments

    but i am waiting for the Stoker

  • dude says:

    MIPS is overrated in mountain bike helmets, much more necessary in things like football helmets

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