Bolle’s new Trackdown helmet is their first model specifically designed for mountain biking. Featuring MIPS protection, the Trackdown stands out from the other helmets in our garage with features unique to Bolle. Features AVid Progress EPS foam MIPS Protection Removable 3 position visor Click-to-fit system Sunglasses garage Includes Winter Kit containing Vent Caps and Winter […]
Leatt’s newest edition to their helmet line up is the DBX 2.0. Maintaining the aesthetic Leatt has become known for and the emphasis on safety, the feature-packed 2.0 comes in at an affordable $99 price point. Leatt’s DBX 3.0 and the full face convertible DBX 3.0 enduro v2 model have been a frequent go-to for hard […]
Leatt’s long awaited convertible full face helmet is here and we’ve spent the last few months charging the trails with it. Two helmets in one, it packs twice the punch. Since the initial tease last season, we’ve been looking forward to its release. It is everything we hoped for?
There are a lot of great helmets available to choose from at the moment, but the Kask Rex makes a lot of extremely compelling arguments as to why it should be on your short list of helmets to consider. Light for its class, the Rex provides the additional head coverage found in the majority of […]
Leatt makes some of our favorite protective gear and accessories, so it was unsurprising to find the new DBX 3.0 All Mountain hemet living up to lofty expectations. Earlier this spring, we joined a number of other bike media types in Monterey for a pedal to the pub crawl where the kind folks at Leatt […]
Riders looking for additional head impact protection are about to have another great option to select from with the release of the new Leatt DBX 3.0 Enduro helmet. Made with a polycarbonate outer shell, it’s light weight and equipped with a removable chin bar as well as 18 vents to keep the temperature down under exertion. […]
Bolle is best known for sunglasses, but the French brand also offers a line of snow sport and cycling helmets. The Bolle One is a versatile and unique take on the all season helmet. Suitable for road and XC/ endurance mountain biking cyclists, the One comes packaged with interchangeable winter and summer linings, removable aero shells and an […]
The Metah helmet, Fox’s long awaited follow up to the Flux is now available. Featuring additional coverage, airflow and upgraded impact protection, Fox uses multiple densities of cone shaped EPS foam in various layers for to maximize impact absorption.
Contemporary trail bikes are more capable than ever, making higher speeds much more easy to attain. It also means choosing to have a bit more protection is a prudent decision. Fortunately, helmet manufacturers have stepped up to fill the gap in the last few seasons with companies like Bell releasing models specifically to meet the increased […]
Bell and Giro have long been leaders in progressive helmet technology, and their headwear has saved my noggin more than once. With companies like POC, Scott and Smith touting new helmet technology featuring the MIPS Brain Protection System, it was just a matter of time before Bell/Giro responded with offerings of their own. With contemporary […]
When I first wore the Kali Avatar helmet, I mistakenly thought it was a carbon helmet. Turns out I was wrong, but that first impression was a testimony to its light weight. Based just south of the Bay Area in Morgan Hill, Kali is a relatively new helmet company that has quickly made some waves […]
Some days you don’t want to load the car with two different helmets when just one will do the job. These are the days I reach for the Watts helmet from Bern. A dirt jump helmet offers a significant amount of protection over a standard trail lid, and although there is a weight penalty, being […]