Different activities demand different helmets. Road racing and XC riding need lightweight, aerodynamic helmets. For aggressive MTB, look for extended coverage and a visor. Commuting? Prioritize comfort, weather protection, and style.
Your helmet choice depends on your goals. Racing needs lightweight, aerodynamic designs. Long rides require comfort. Commuting and weekend adventures benefit from versatile helmets.
Safety is paramount. Ensure your helmet is certified to your country’s standards. Look for features like Mips for added protection.
Consider your local weather. Hot and humid? Prioritize ventilation. Cold and rainy? Look for insulation. Hilly terrain? Adjustable vents help. Rainy? An integrated visor is handy.
Choose a helmet with Mips to reduce rotational forces during angled impacts.
Measure your head circumference and adjust chin straps, buckles, and dials for a snug, safe fit.