Review: Bell’s brilliant Super DH MIPS convertible helmet really is 2-in-1

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Stemming from a long lineage of mountain biking lids from the 64-year old helmet brand, Bell’s flagship Super DH helmet represents the 4th generation of the popular Super model. The first generation Super debuted back in 2013, with its classic moto helmet-inspired looks and generous coverage winning it praise from trail and enduro riders the world over. Bell followed that up a year later with the Super 2R, which came with a removable chinbar that turned it from a regular half-face trail helmet, into a full-face helmet. Giro and MET had already had a crack at this idea over a decade ago, but it was Bell that reignited the convertible concept with the innovative and well-executed Super 2R. A couple of years later, that helmet then morphed into the Super 3R – a very popular MIPS-equipped helmet that still remains in the Bell lineup today, selling for just under 200 quid with the included chinbar. And now we have this addition to the range; the Super DH. Taking the convertible concept to the next level, the Super DH is the first of its kind to feature full DH-certification. As well as being useful for uplift days, that means you can use the Super DH for races where the rules specify that such a certification is required. There’s a whole host of other neat features that Bell has integrated into this high-end lid aside from DH-certification though, so let’s take a closer look eh? Bell Super DH MIPS Helmet Features Fusion...

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