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Old 03-24-19, 07:33 AM
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Helmet suggestions? [MIPS]

Want to get a MIPS helmet. I need a 'L', but most large look huge on my head. Any suggestions for a compact large helmet [stupid as that might sound] which has MIPS?

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Old 03-24-19, 07:59 AM
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Bell Z20 Ghost helmet with MIPS. Looks good, fits great, and has room for your sunglasses.
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The Kask Protone does not make my huge head look like
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Kinda depends on the shape of your head, unfortunately. I have the same issue, but, I'm wearing a Lazer Helium Mips now and it's a nice fitting, not too large helmet (in size L)
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Old 03-24-19, 05:52 PM
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Originally Posted by deepakvrao View Post
Want to get a MIPS helmet. I need a 'L', but most large look huge on my head. Any suggestions for a compact large helmet [stupid as that might sound] which has MIPS?
Look for EN certified helmets....they won't have the protection of CPSC helmets (AKA larger ones)...but they'll more likely satisfy your vanity.
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Old 03-24-19, 06:16 PM
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With the cycling breakthrough of the century from Trek, the choice should be obvious.
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Or forget the MIPS and go for the full Aero look.



https://mikedanishracing.wordpress.c...-aero-helmets/
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Old 03-24-19, 11:46 PM
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Ditto the current lineup of Bell MIPS. I got a Formula MIPS last summer. Same basic design as many of the current lineup of Bell MIPS helmets. It looks a little smaller than my previous Bell helmet -- less of the finned protrusions at the rear. But it fits fine and is comfortable. year 'round.

The Giro I tried at the same time were very similar in size and fit.
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Old 03-25-19, 06:16 AM
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Bontrager Ballista MIPS got best marks for safety testing
I like mine, but it does not have quite as good ventilation as other helmets, the LG Course helmet being my gold standard for ventilation
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Old 03-26-19, 10:45 PM
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You havnt heard?!

Trek has changed cycling forever with their radical new helmet design. You might as well wear a cardboard box if you dont buy their gadgets.
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I have a large head (to hold my large, superior brain of course ).

The Lazer Z1 MIPS has a nice shape.
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With MIPS, there's really no way to avoid "mushroom head." Own it. And feel safe.
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Originally Posted by bikingtotown View Post
Trek has changed cycling forever with their radical new helmet design. You might as well wear a cardboard box if you dont buy their gadgets.
There it is.
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There it is.
Haha. Trek should stick to making bikes. Not wearing a Trek helmet.
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Originally Posted by motosonic View Post
Haha. Trek should stick to making bikes. Not wearing a Trek helmet.
They are smart. The safer they keep riders the more people will buy their products. I got one of the new helmets and really like it
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