10 Best Road Helmets for January 2021

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Giro Fixture MIPS Adult Road Cycling Helmet - Universal Adult (54-61 cm), Matte Lime (2021)
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Giro Fixture MIPS Adult Road Cycling Helmet

Universal Adult (54-61 cm), Matte Lime (2021)

by Giro
What We like

UNIVERSAL FIT SIZING: Get the right fit, straight out of the box

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Product Features

  • RUGGED: In-mold construction
  • VENTILATION: 18 Wind Tunnel vents with internal channeling
  • MARKET-LEADING PROTECTION: Engineered in Giros category-leading helmet test lab
  • INTEGRATED MIPS: Utilizes the Multi-Directional Impact Protection System to redirect energy in a crash

Market-leading protection: engineered in Giros category-leading helmet test lab Ventilation: 18 wind tunnel vents with internal channeling Integrated mips: utilizes the multi-directional impact protection system to redirect energy in a crash Rugged: in-mold construction

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Giro Syntax MIPS Adult Road Cycling Helmet - Large (59-63 cm), Matte Black (2020)
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Giro Syntax MIPS Adult Road Cycling Helmet

Large (59-63 cm), Matte Black (2020)

by Giro
What We like

COMFORT: Easily adjust vertical position and tension with the Roc Loc 5 fit system

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Product Features

  • MARKET-LEADING PROTECTION: Engineered in Giros category-leading helmet test lab
  • VENTILATION: 25 wind tunnel vents with internal channeling
  • MIPS: Utilizes the Multi-Directional Impact Protection System to redirect energy in a crash
  • LIGHTWEIGHT: In-mold construction

Ventilation: 25 wind tunnel vents with internal channeling Lightweight: in-mold construction Mips: utilizes the multi-directional impact protection system to redirect energy in a crash Market-leading protection: engineered in Giros category-leading helmet test lab

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Giro Agilis MIPS Mens Road Cycling Helmet - Large (59-63 cm), Matte Black Fade (2021)
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Giro Agilis MIPS Mens Road Cycling Helmet

Large (59-63 cm), Matte Black Fade (2021)

by Giro
What We like

COMFORT: Easily adjust vertical position and tension with the Roc Loc 5.5 fit system

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Product Features

  • LIGHTWEIGHT: In-mold construction
  • VENTILATION: 32 Wind Tunnel vents with internal channeling
  • MARKET-LEADING PROTECTION: Engineered in Giros category-leading helmet test lab
  • MIPS: Utilizes the Multi-Directional Impact Protection System to redirect energy in a crash

Mips: utilizes the multi-directional impact protection system to redirect energy in a crash Lightweight: in-mold construction Ventilation: 32 wind tunnel vents with internal channeling Market-leading protection: engineered in Giros category-leading helmet test lab

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POC, Omne Air Spin Bike Helmet for Commuters and Road Cycling, Lightweight, Breathable and Adjustable, Zink Orange AVIP, Small
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POC

Omne Air Spin Bike Helmet for Commuters and Road Cycling, Lightweight, Breathable and Adjustable, Zink Orange AVIP, Small

by POC
What We like

ADJUSTABLE FIT: Lightweight 360 size adjustment system inside the helmet allows you to fine-tune the fit; One-handed dial for quick and easy adjusting

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Product Features

  • STREAMLINED DESIGN: Slim profile for a clean aesthetic; Lightweight and breathable construction for comfort and functionality on longer rides
  • SUPERIOR COMFORT: Easily adjustable precision straps are molded into the helmet liner for added safety; Extra comfort for longer rides
  • PROTECTIVE TECHNOLOGY: Optimized-density EPS liner for crash protection; Patent pending silicone pad technology system, SPIN (Shearing Pad Inside), uses innovative materials and design to complement POC's whole helmet approach
  • COMMUTING AND ROAD: All-around protection for everyday use; Multipurpose helmet designed for road cycling, from weekend rides to the daily commute

Commuting and road: all-around protection for everyday use; multipurpose helmet designed for road cycling, from weekend rides to the daily commute Streamlined design: slim profile for a clean aesthetic; lightweight and breathable construction for comfort and functionality on longer rides Protective technology: optimized-density eps liner for crash protection; patent pending silicone pad technology system, spin (shearing pad inside), uses innovative materials and design to complement POC's whole helmet approach Superior comfort: easily adjustable precision straps are molded into the helmet liner for added safety; extra comfort for longer rides

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Kask Rapido Road Cycling Helmet,Medium,White
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Kask Rapido Road Cycling Helmet

Medium, White

by Highway Two, LLC.
What We like

MIT Technology ensures better safety and more comprehensive protection with a polycarbonate layer that covers shell on the top, base ring and back of helmet

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Product Features

  • In-molding technology joins EPS Foam core to the outer polycarbonate shell to ensure better shock absorption
  • Expanded polystyrene shell optimizes crash impacts
  • Handmade in Italy - crafted with the worlds finest materials and hours of pain staking hand work
  • Up N Down retention system holds helmet in place by adjusting three different planes of movement at once

Expanded polystyrene shell optimizes crash impacts Handmade in italy - crafted with the worlds finest materials and hours of pain staking hand work Up n down retention system holds helmet in place by adjusting three different planes of movement at once In-molding technology joins eps foam core to the outer polycarbonate shell to ensure better shock absorption

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Bell Stratus MIPS Adult Road Bike Helmet - Matte/Gloss Gray/Infrared (2021), Large (58-62 cm)
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Bell Stratus MIPS Adult Road Bike Helmet

Matte/Gloss Gray/Infrared (2021), Large (58-62 cm)

by BELL
What We like

SWEAT GUIDE & OVERBROW VENTILATION - Sweat Guide pad design pulls moisture away from the brow pad and away from eyewear. Overbrow Ventilation features intake ports on the brow of the helmet to usher in cool air and push it through the air-channel matrix for full-head ventilation

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Product Features

  • MIPS-EQUIPPED - MIPS stands for Multi-directional Impact Protection System, which is a leading slip-plane technology inside the helmet designed to reduce rotational forces that can result from certain impacts
  • SPECIFICATIONS - Small (52-56 cm), Medium (55-59 cm), and Large (58-62 cm) Sizes; 18 vents; CPSC Bicycle Certification
  • LIGHTWEIGHT INTERNAL POLYCARBONATE ROLL CAGE FUSION, & IN-MOLD POLYCARBONATE SHELL - A process pioneered by bell bonds the helmet's outer shell to the eps foam liner to create a sturdier helmet
  • FLOAT FIT & NO-TWIST TRI-GLIDES - A minimalist, lightweight fit system with an easy-to-turn rubber over-molded dial for adjustments (integrated with MIPS). Quick-adjust fasteners that help keep straps flat and properly positioned

Lightweight internal polycarbonate roll cage fusion, & in-mold polycarbonate shell - a process pioneered by BELL bonds the helmet's outer shell to the eps foam liner to create a sturdier helmet Float fit & no-twist tri-glides - a minimalist, lightweight fit system with an easy-to-turn rubber over-molded dial for adjustments (integrated with mips). quick-adjust fasteners that help keep straps flat and properly positioned Mips-equipped - mips stands for multi-directional impact protection system, which is a leading slip-plane technology inside the helmet designed to reduce rotational forces that can result from certain impacts Specifications - small (52-56 cm), medium (55-59 cm), and large (58-62 cm) sizes; 18 vents; cpsc bicycle certification

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Giro Cinder MIPS Adult Road Cycling Helmet - Medium (55-59 cm), Highlight Yellow (2020)
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Giro Cinder MIPS Adult Road Cycling Helmet

Medium (55-59 cm), Highlight Yellow (2020)

by Giro
What We like

COMFORT: Easily adjust vertical position and tension with the Roc Loc 5 fit system

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Product Features

  • LIGHTWEIGHT: In-mold construction
  • MIPS: Utilizes the Multi-Directional Impact Protection System to redirect energy in a crash
  • VENTILATION: 26 Wind Tunnel vents with internal channeling
  • MARKET-LEADING PROTECTION: Engineered in Giros category-leading helmet test lab

Ventilation: 26 wind tunnel vents with internal channeling Market-leading protection: engineered in Giros category-leading helmet test lab Lightweight: in-mold construction Mips: utilizes the multi-directional impact protection system to redirect energy in a crash

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POC, Octal, Helmet for Road Biking, Uranium Black, L
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POC

Octal, Helmet for Road Biking, Uranium Black, L

by POC
What We like

VENTED: Temperature regulating Coolbest padding that is generously ventilated, using POC's unique ventilation design

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Product Features

  • STAY HEAD STRONG: High performance EPS liner that is optimized in density and fully wrapped in a unibody shell construction
  • ATHLETE APPROVED: Used and preferred by the Cannondale Pro Cycling Team
  • EXTRAS: Eye garage to keep your sunglasses securely in position when placed on the helmet
  • FIT FOR YOU: Size adjustment system, with straps molded into the liner

Stay head strong: high performance eps liner that is optimized in density and fully wrapped in a unibody shell construction Fit for you: size adjustment system, with straps molded into the liner Extras: eye garage to keep your sunglasses securely in position when placed on the helmet Athlete approved: used and preferred by the cannondale pro cycling team

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WONEIRA Bike Helmet, Bicycle Helmet with Detachable Magnetic Goggles and Rear Light for Adult Road/Biking/Mountain Cycling Helmet Men/Women CPSC Safety Standard…
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WONEIRA Bike Helmet

Bicycle Helmet with Detachable Magnetic Goggles and Rear Light for Adult Road/Biking/Mountain Cycling Helmet Men/Women CPSC Safety Standard…

by WONEIRA
What We like

Comfortable&ConvenientBiking Helmet in special aerodynamic design is super lightweight 0.58lbs, detachable and washable liner padding, effectively reduce air resistance, sweating, and keep cyclist cool.

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Product Features

  • Adjustable Size SystemEasy-use Dual Fit adjustable design, an adjusting knob at the back of the adult helmet and adjustable strap make it adjustable and suitable for different head size 22.44-24.41/57- 62cm, meeting the needs of most cycling riders both men and women.
  • Magnetic GogglesThe goggles can be used as sunglasses, which can protect your face from wind and sand erosion, and block strong ultraviolet rays. The cycling helmet can be suitable for urban riding or complex road and mountain bike riding.
  • Safety Rear LightThe adult bike helmet LED Light is with 3 Safety lighting modes - stedy, slow flashing and fast flashing. Warn Cars keeping a safe distance and help other riders behind you clearly recognized your direction,Safer and Brighter in Night Cycling.
  • Head Safety ProtectionThis bicycle helmet consists of high-density imported PC+EPS foam, meets CPSC&CE Standard. The integrated structure helps absorb impact and protect the head during a collision.

Head safety protectionthis bicycle helmet consists of high-density imported pc+eps foam, meets cpsc&ce standard. the integrated structure helps absorb impact and protect the head during a collision. Adjustable size systemeasy-use dual fit adjustable design, an adjusting knob at the back of the adult helmet and adjustable strap make it adjustable and suitable for different head size 22.44-24.41/57- 62cm, meeting the needs of most cycling riders both men and women. Magnetic gogglesthe goggles can be used as sunglasses, which can protect your face from wind and sand erosion, and block strong ultraviolet rays. the cycling helmet can be suitable for urban riding or complex road and mountain bike riding. Safety rear lightthe adult bike helmet led light is with 3 safety lighting modes - stedy, slow flashing and fast flashing. warn cars keeping a safe distance and help other riders behind you clearly recognized your direction,safer and brighter in night cycling.

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Bell Avenue MIPS Adult Road Bike Helmet - Matte/Gloss Black (2021), Universal Adult (53-60 cm)
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Bell Avenue MIPS Adult Road Bike Helmet

Matte/Gloss Black (2021), Universal Adult (53-60 cm)

by BELL
What We like

NO-TWIST TRI-GLIDES AND SWEAT GUIDE - Quick-adjust fasteners that help keep straps flat and properly positioned. Sweat Guide pad design pulls moisture away from the brow pad and away from eyewear

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Product Features

  • INTEGRATED MIPS (MULTI-DIRECTIONAL IMPACT PROTECTION SYSTEM) - MIPS stands for Multi-directional Impact Protection System, which is a leading slip-plane technology inside the helmet designed to reduce rotational forces that can result from certain impacts
  • ERGO-FIT LED - What was once ErgoDial now has an improved dial feel and function (no longer requires a push to turn) and is more sleek and less bulky
  • SPECIFICATIONS - Universal Women's (50-57 cm), Universal Adult (54-61 cm), and Universal XL (58-63 cm) Sizes; 16 vents; CPSC Bicycle, CE EN1078 Certification
  • FUSION IN-MOLD POLYCARBONATE SHELL - A process pioneered by Bell bonds the helmet's outer shell to the eps foam liner to create a sturdier helmet

Specifications - universal women's (50-57 cm), universal adult (54-61 cm), and universal xl (58-63 cm) sizes; 16 vents; cpsc bicycle, ce en1078 certification Ergo-fit led - what was once ergodial now has an improved dial feel and function (no longer requires a push to turn) and is more sleek and less bulky Integrated mips (multi-directional impact protection system) - mips stands for multi-directional impact protection system, which is a leading slip-plane technology inside the helmet designed to reduce rotational forces that can result from certain impacts Fusion in-mold polycarbonate shell - a process pioneered by BELL bonds the helmet's outer shell to the eps foam liner to create a sturdier helmet

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