Safety for helmets

Our mission is leading the world to safer helmets. Here’s everything you need to know about helmet safety. 

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Checklist for choosing a helmet

There are many factors to consider when choosing the perfect helmet.
Here are some important ones to think about. 

  • What type of activity?

    Cycling, snow sports, or moto? Equestrian, climbing, or hockey? Whatever sports and activities you love most, there’s a helmet equipped with a Mips® safety system made for the way you move.  

  • Competition or fun? 

    Bike racers often think first about ventilation and weight. Skiers, snowboarders and moto riders might seek maximum protection. Some helmets are all about performance gains, others focus on comfort and fit.

  • Safety

    This is what matters most. You can look for safety features and functions for your activity, but the first step is to make sure it’s certified to standards in your country, such as General Product Safety Regulations (GPSR) in Europe and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) in the U.S. 

  • Climate

    Consider the weather you’re in most often. If it’s heat and humidity, ventilation is key. For snow sports like skiing and snowboarding, consider an insulated liner. Vents that open or close add versatility, and an integrated visor can shield your eyes from rain or bright sunlight. 

  • Rotational management

    This is the reason Mips exists. We have done the research. We have the data. Studies show that when you crash and hit your head, it’s most often an angled impact. So, this part is easy: Choose a helmet equipped with a Mips® safety system, which is intended to help reduce rotational forces to the head when falling at an angled impact.

  • Comfort and fit

    Everyone has their own unique head shape and fit factors. It’s important to consider everything from sizing to retention systems and straps. A poor fit isn’t just uncomfortable, it can also compromise safety.

Team Mips
Meet our ambassadors

Read more about our Team Mips ambassadors

Henrik Harlaut

Skiing / Freeski

Team Mips member since september 2020.

Meet Henrik

Brandon Semenuk

Freeride Mountainbike / Rally

Team Mips member since december 2020.

Meet Brandon

Kate Courtney

XC Mountain bike

Team Mips member since march 2021.

Meet kate

New Team Mips riders

Multi MXGP World Champion Tim Gajser and Australian Star Mitch Evans Join Team Mips in HRC Sponsorship Deal FIM Motocross World Championship, Team HRC MXGP.

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Featured helmets

Here’s a list of our featured helmets, try to tab, scroll and drag to see more.