New Helmet

Discussion in 'Components, Accessories and Clothing' started by Glasgow44, 8 Feb 2018.

  1. vickster

    vickster Legendary Member

    You can get it cheaper if you have a Small head only
  2. Cycleops

    Cycleops Guru

    Accra, Ghana
    I’ve found that you can save quite a bit on some helmets by buying an unpopular colour. The Specialized Airnet I bought recently in Matt black was about thirty quid cheaper than the same in white or blue/white.
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  3. ADarkDraconis

    ADarkDraconis Cardinal Member

    Ohio, USA
    I bought last year's color of my Bontrager Stavos on the clearance rack at my LBS for half off! Not the color or style I would have chosen but it fit the best and is well constructed.

    I very much agree with everyone, try them on first! It is so hard, even within the same brand the same sizing can fit differently (I could not wear a Bontrager S/M in the one model I tried because it was too small, but the one I ended up with was a Small that felt bigger?!) I must have tried on a dozen helmets and was going to give up before I walked past the discontinued table.
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  4. OP

    Glasgow44 Senior Member

    What is the difference between these two helmets, one is with MIPS and one without but what does that actually means in terms of function, safety, etc:

    I already have the red one and I can honestly say its the best helmet I've ever owned in terms of fit, so much so that I'm thinking of buying the blue one - I'd just like to know what the difference is.

    Thanks in advance for your help.

    Last edited: 12 Feb 2018
  5. vickster

    vickster Legendary Member

    Last edited: 12 Feb 2018
  6. OP

    Glasgow44 Senior Member

    Thanks for that - I've added a bit to my question - already got the red one and it fits great, so thinking of getting the blue one.
  7. srw

    srw It's a bit more complicated than that...

    I suggest you read the extremely long helmet thread, as long as youre prepared to have preconceptions challenged.

    TL;DR? The answer is Absolutely None.

    And four offs? Bloody hell! What are you doing?
  8. vickster

    vickster Legendary Member

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