Giro Merit Spherical Dirt Helmet Review

The Giro Merit Spherical Dirt is a do-it-all trail helmet with something called 'MIPS Spherical' for added crash protection.

Giro Insurgent

Giro Insurgent Spherical Helmet review

Built around 'Spherical Technology', the Giro Insurgent claims to have 50% better cooling and 200g less weight than the Giro Disciple.

TSG Scope: do BMX smarts make a decent MTB lid?

The TSG Scope is the top end mountain bike helmet in its lineup, and it's a high coverage lid, aimed at riders who want to go fast, down.

Oakley DRT3 MIPS

Oakley DRT3 MIPS Helmet Review: Super Stable

The Oakley DRT3 MIPS is the newest of their mountain bike helmets, retailing at around £110 it is around £50 cheaper than the existing DRT5.

POC Otocon Race MIPS helmet review

The POC Otocon Race MIPS helmet is a full face lightweight helmet, certified for downhill competition, but designed enduro racing/riding.

POC Omne Eternal Helmet Review: Self-Charging Rear Light

POC Omne Eternal features new Powerfoyle technology to charge an in-built rear light, that knows when it's needed.

Fox Mainframe helmet review – MIPS on a budget

Want a helmet with MIPS but want to keep costs down? The Fox Mainframe does all that it needs to, and does it well.

Smith Engage Helmet Review: High-End Protection At A Low Cost?

Smith bolsters its helmet range with the Smith Engage, a price-conscious helmet with high-end features and protection. The Smith Engage, by eyewear and helmet brand Smith, was launched as a...

Troy Lee Designs A3 Helmet review

Troy Lee Designs A3 Helmet | Monday Mini Review

Released earlier in the year, the Troy Lee Design A3 helmet promises maximum comfort, ultimate style and all-over safety. What is it? The Troy Lee Designs A3 helmet is the...

Troy Lee D4 Carbon

Troy Lee D4 Carbon Helmet – The King of Helmets?

George has a long and happy history with Troy Lee helmets - will the D4 Carbon keep a smile on his face? Being 6’ 6” limits your ability to test…

Oakley DRT5

Oakley DRT5 Helmet – Eyewear compatible brain protection

Designed with input from Greg Minnaar, will the Oakley DRT5 helmet deliver more than just a designer branded head protector? What do you want from a helmet? Protection – definitely....

Smith Mainline

Smith Mainline | Lightweight Full Face Helmet – Reviewed

Smith enters the full face helmet market with the Smith Mainline - how does it compare to the competition? The Smith Mainline is the company’s entry into a DH certified…

First Ride Review – Giro Manifest Spherical

That's some big, sucky venting potential there. Whatever sort of mountain biker you are, you inevitably have special cycling shoes and a particular helmet you wear. Some riders want nothing…

3 Full Face Trail Helmets, Head To Head

We get George and his downhill buddies to put three full face helmets light enough for trail use to the test. I’d like to think that I was assigned this...

Alpinestars Vector Tech Pilot MIPS Helmet Review

Over the past few months, Andi has been rocking the bright red Alpinestars Vector Tech Pilot helmet with MIPS and he’s come away impressed! Alpinestars might be best known for...

Smith Forefront 2 Helmet | Tested, Crashed and Reviewed

Ross tests (perhaps a little too literally) the latest Forefront 2 helmet from Smith Optics The Smith Forefront 2, as the name suggests, is the updated version to Smith’s popular...

Review | The Bontrager Blaze is the first MTB helmet with WaveCel technology

Antony checks out the new WaveCel technology from Bontrager, as fitted into its Bontrager Blaze helmet. Recently, mountain biking has seen a big increase in the awareness of the long-term...

BELL SUPER 3R MIPS

Review | Bell Super 3R MIPS Helmet – the ideal ‘just in case’ full face?

The Bell Super 3R MIPS helmet is a (surprise, surprise) MIPS equipped lid with removable chin bar, but as a touch lighter than Andi’s Editor’s Choice Super DH MIPS helmet,...

661 EVO AM MIPS

Review | The SixSixOne Evo AM helmet comes loaded with MIPS, BOA and magnets

First released back in 2015, the Evo AM took the top spot in the SixSixOne (661) helmet range from its now-younger (and cheaper) sibling, the Recon. Since then, this broad-coverage...

giant rail sx mips helmet

Review | Giant’s latest Rail SX MIPS helmet has more coverage and clever goggle compatibility

Giant may be best known for popular mountain bike models such as the Anthem, Trance and Reign, but the Taiwanese manufacturer actually has a pretty huge array of components and...

leatt dbx 3.0 enduro helmet convertible full face

Review: The Leatt DBX 3.0 Enduro V2 Is a Transformer Helmet

The convertible helmet market continues to heat up, with Leatt throwing its hat in the ring with the DBX 3.0 Enduro V2, which converts between a half shell and a...

bontrager rally mips helmet specialized ambush

Helmet Review: Bontrager Rally MIPS vs Specialized Ambush

Both of these are what I'd refer to as 'trail' helmets. They're heavier than a XC race lid, though they do come with more coverage to add protection around your…

Met Roam Helmet Adele

Review: Met Roam Helmet – Keep cool and look cool

Described as ‘an all-mountain enduro helmet’, the MET Roam is designed to combine streamlined enduro styling and goggle compatibility with hours-in-the-saddle trail-riding wearability. Straight out of the box, and it’s...

661 reset helmet review

Review: The 661 Reset Helmet Is A Totally Tropical Full Face At A Great Price

After a bit of a hiatus 661 is back and with an all-new full face helmet named the Reset. As the name suggests, this updated lid shows a new direction...

bell super dh wil les gets goggles

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

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...

Endura Singletrack II

Review: Endura SingleTrack II Helmet

A few months ago I reviewed Endura’s MT500 helmet, and quite liked its fit and broad coverage design. So when the more affordable and similar-looking SingleTrack II helmet arrived at...

lazer roller helmet mips

Rachel wrecked two helmets to bring you this review of the sub-£100 Lazer Roller MIPS

When we sent out a Lazer Roller helmet to our resident pedal-head, Rachel Sokal, we didn’t quite expect her to ‘test’ it so comprehensively. Over to Rachel to explain further…...

bell sixer helmet wil

Review: Goodbye Bell Super Helmet, Hello New Sixer!

First shown off to the public last Autumn, the Sixer is a fresh top-of-the-line lid from Bell Helmets. Designed as a replacement for the venerable Super – one of the original...

giro chronicle helmet mips

Review: Giro’s Chronicle Helmet Brings Brain-Saving MIPS Technology Under 100 Quid

The Giro Chronicle is a purpose-built trail helmet with some clever features - and coming in under the magic ton

Lazer Ultrax helmet

Review: Lazer Ultrax Helmet

Rachel reports on two months under Lazer's Ultrax helmet.