Helmets Reviews and News


Lazer Impala helmet launched


Helmet manufacturer Lazer has released details of a new addition to its off-road helmet line. The Lazer Impala is the company’s new top-tier helmet for aggressive trail riding. Features include extensive coverage and ample ventilation.

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Bontrager WaveCel helmet first look


Trek and Bontrager have unveiled a new helmet technology called WaveCel, which they claim is proven to be up to 48x more effective than standard EPS foam at preventing concussions from common cycling accidents.

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Best Giro Bike Helmets


Giro has been true helmet development pioneer, as witness by their recent launch of the MIPS Spherical technology and the Giro Switchblade with removable chinbar. Here is a look at some of the best Giro helmets.

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Best Commuter Bike Helmets


Helmets save lives — especially when you’re dodging in and out of traffic. That means enhanced safety — along with a little style — are important factors. Here are 10 of the best commuter bike helmets.

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Lazer Coyote helmet launched


The new Lazer Coyote helmet aims to deliver solid performance without denting the wallet. Priced at just $80, this new brain protector features 21 vents, a large fixed visor, and deep rear coverage for increased protection on the trail.

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Best Bell Bike Helmets


Whether your riding centers around enduro, downhill, road, or just commuting to the coffee shop, Bell has a bicycle helmet to fit you and your needs. Here are 10 of the best Bell Bike helmets.

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Review: Bell Sixer MIPS helmet


The Bell Sixer promises skull cradling protection in a robust package. Has Bell created your next helmet for aggressive trail riding?

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JensonUSA is Having a Huge Tire Sale—Up to 80% Off


We found huge deals on bike tires and other gear via JensonUSA.

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Leatt DBX 4.0 Full-Face Helmet Debuts


Mountain bike protection gurus Leatt have launched yet another high tech helmet. The new Leatt DBX 4.0 is a full-face offering that’s aimed at the aggressive all-mountain/enduro crowd.

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Black Friday Rolls Early—Save 30% at PerformanceBike Now


This Performance Bike sale gets a jumpstart on all the Black Friday madness, offering huge savings on bikes, frames, gear, and more.

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Best Mountain Bike Helmets


Perhaps no other piece of cycling gear offers a more bewildering array of choices than mountain bike helmets. Here’s a primer to help you sift through the litany of options.

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Leatt DBX 2.0 review


Leatt has done a solid job with their $100 DBX 2.0 helmet. It fits well, looks good, has excellent ventilation, and includes rotational impact safety features.

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Bontrager Rally MIPS review


The Bontrager Rally MIPS is redesigned for 2018 using a Boa closure and a magnetic Blendr mount, while still managing to drop 30-50 grams depending on size.

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Rudy Project Protera helmet and Sintryx sunglasses


Rudy Project, an Italian maker of cycling helmets and eyewear, has announced a new mountain-bike specific helmet and performance sunglasses combo for 2018.

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Bell and Fasthouse launch moto-inspired helmet designs


Bell Helmets and Fasthouse have worked together on the moto side. Now they are bringing that popular collaboration to mountain bikes.

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Leatt DBX 2.0 helmet at Sea Otter


The Leatt DBX 2.0 trail helmet shares many of the same features as the DBX 3.0 — but costs $70 less.

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Bollé Trackdown enduro helmet launched


Features include Bollé’s Avid Progressive EPS technology to maximize ventilation and save weight. Fit is enhanced with their click-to-fit 360° retention system and full strap to create the perfect fit for most head shapes.

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Giant unveils two new MIPS performance helmets


Giant is expanding its lineup of performance helmets with two new models featuring the MIPS brain protection system.

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POC Coron Air Carbon SPIN helmet debuts


POC has launched the Coron Air Carbon SPIN, calling the new brain protector a highly ventilated and lightweight DH and enduro specific full-face helmet.

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Bell releasing limited edition custom helmets


Bell Helmets has announced its new MTB partnership with Fasthouse by releasing a limited edition line of mountain bike helmets for Spring 2018.

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Sweet Protection 2018 MTB apparel and helmets


Norwegian maker of bike, ski and whitewater equipment is starting to come on strong in the U.S. market.

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100% Launches Spring 2018 Bike Collection


The brand that’s long been synonymous with motocross Americana is taking a significant plunge into the bike world. This week, 100% introduced a new wide-ranging lineup of gear for the spring season.

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Best of 2017: Saris’ Top Gear Picks


Here are the top 2017 gear picks from former Mtbr tech editor Saris Mercanti, including a helmet, cassette, multi-tool and more.

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Bell boosts support for collegiate cycling in 2018


Bell Helmets has announced an expansion of its support of collegiate cycling for 2018, partnering with four collegiate cycling programs: CU Boulder, Piedmont College, Lees-McRae, UC Santa Cruz.

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Lazer Revolution FF helmet review


ASTM DH certified helmet toggles between full face and half shell mode, and allows for high degree of color customization.

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