Bell Reviews and News


New helmets, shades, and padding from Sea Otter

From helmets to eyewear, the exhibitors at the Sea Otter Classic were showcasing a number of new and exciting products to help keep you safe on the trails.

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Bell Joy Ride program kicks off with Ambassador meetup

The new Bell Joy Ride program seeks to help build and expand local riding communities by supporting the leaders of ride groups with the tools to be successful.

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Art’s Cyclery 2015 Mountain Bike Gear of the Year

Here’s a look at some of the mountain bike products that made riding more enjoyable these past 12 months.

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Bell unveils Super 2R Helmet with integrated 4k camera

Bell’s new Super2r prototype features an integrated 4k camera capable of capturing 360 degree-panoramas. What else can it do?

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Best new protective gear of 2015

Before you utter the words “hold my beer,” here are eight protective items you should consider wearing.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: For the all enduro all the time adrenaline junkie

Enduro (both the race format, and the idea in general) has had a significant influence on bike, gear, and apparel design. Here is a round-up of great “enduro” gift ideas that will keep the adrenaline junkie in your life riding (or racing) fast and safe.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: The best kid’s bikes and gear

For the little biker on your holiday shopping list, here are 15 great gift ideas ranging from balance bikes, fat bikes, and BMX bikes, to helmets, jerseys, and hydration packs.

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Hit List: This week’s best MTB components, gear and apparel

This week’s Mtbr Hit List includes 2.35 Michelin tires, Pearl Izumi X-Project shoes, the MRP Stage fork, Bontrager’s Foray shorts, grips and gloves from Ergon, a Bell helmet, and one very cool tool.

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Oddest of Interbike: Weird, wacky – and maybe pure genius

Best part of Interbike? Well, sure we love checking out all the latest and greatest gear and apparel. But just as interesting (or at least entertaining) are all the unique ideas and offbeat products that debut in Vegas. Some are pure genius, some not so much.

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Best of Interbike: The coolest new bike products for 2016

What’s the best thing you saw? It’s the No. 1 question we hear after every trade show. And here is our answer. The following — in our collective opinion — represents the newest, coolest and most interesting stuff our Mtbr crew came across throughout the course of the 2015 Interbike trade show.

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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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Video: Bell Built $100k winner announced

The three 2015 Bell Built finalist has been announced. Check out the winner and the finalists.

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Contest: Art’s Cyclery GoPro Hero 4 and Bell Super 2R Giveaway

Enter to win a GoPro HD Hero 4 Silver Cam and a Bell Super 2R MIPS helmet courtesy of Art’s Cyclery!

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Race: 2014 Taxco Urban Downhill Finals

Race Video: Check out the hair-raising GoPro footage from Team Incycle’s Jon Buckell’s Taxco Urban Downhill Finals Run.

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Best in Show: 30 cool new bike products for 2015

Best in Show: See the coolest new bike gear for 2015 as our crew of editors picks the best bikes, accessories, apparel and more from Interbike and Eurobike.

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Interbike: 9 super cool displays from Interbike

Interbike: Ho-hum just won’t do for these 9 Interbike exhibitors with super cool trade show displays.

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Eurobike: 6 awesome bike things for kids

Eurobike: Show proves that when it comes to childrens’ bike gear, there’s really no question about it–these kids got it good.

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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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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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Ultimate Base Camp: Santa Cruz mountain bike destination guide

Yep, we’re spoiled. Living near Santa Cruz, Calif. gives us access to nearly year-round awesome mountain biking. Check out our destination guide, then start planning your trip to come see us. You’re welcome.

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IMBA/Bell Built Central Region Finalist videos

See the Central Region finalist videos from the Bell Built trail grant program, pick one, and make it rain on their project.

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IMBA/Bell Built Video 4: Hobbs Hollow Flow Trail – Nashville, Ind.

The Hobbs Hollow Flow Trail in Nashville, Ind. wants your vote for the Bell Built trail grant. See if you think they deserve it.

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IMBA/Bell Built Video 3: Cottage Grove Bike Park – Cottage Grove, Minn.

The Cottage Grove Bike Park in Cottage Grove, Minn. wants your vote for the Bell Built trail grant. See if you think they deserve it.

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IMBA/Bell Built Video 2: Chapman Bike Park – Durango, Colo.

The Chapman Bike Park in Durango, Colo. wants your vote for the Bell Built trail grant. See if you think they deserve it.

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IMBA/Bell Built Video 1: Andres Bike Park – Carpentersville, Ill.

The Andres Bike Park in Carpentersville, Ill. wants your vote for the Bell Built trail grant. See if you think they deserve it.

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