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 […]
I recently received a 2010 Giro Remedy carbon fiber full face helmet for testing. Carbon fiber full face- the stuff the racer boys dream of! Normally I don’t pop for the carbon fiber helmets, simply because I seem to destroy all my favorite gear. Coming from a motorcycle approved, DOT full face helmet, the typical mountain […]
The UPS man recently delivered some fresh new gear in for testing: a SDG Formula MT iBeam saddle and carbon post, and Giro Remedy CF full face helmet and goggles. The plan is to install and utilize the goods on my long term Trek Session 88 test sled, ride the best trails the Pacific Northwest […]