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For damp and cooler weather—and possibly improved aerodynamics—Ag2r-La Mondiale cyclists have actually a covered version of the Ekoi Corsa Light helmet at their particular disposal during 2016 journey de France. Ekoi helmets aren't now available in the US.
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Giant introduced a new aero-road helmet when it comes to journey. The Pursuit ($230, offered this autumn) weighs about 250 grms and incorporates large front side ports and inner channeling for air flow. Aerodynamics are managed partly by an original scallop into back of helmet.
3/27 Matt PhillipsRiders on Tinkoff, Astana, and Etixx—Quick-Step had been using a brand new form of the Specialized Prevail helmet. They company has not yet introduced full details of the Prevail II (they need to come any time), but an instant assessment revealed dual-density foam (designated by different colors), sleeker shaping, and revised ports, most apparent from backside.
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Limar’s offering in aero-road helmet category could be the 007 Superlight ($239). Basically the organization’s Speed King Superlight TT helmet without ear flaps, the 007 doesn’t seem to have great ventilation. Reported fat is 320 grams, also it’s offered in one universal size.
5/27 Matt PhillipsGiro’s Air combat will continue to ignite heated debates about its look, but its arrival from the scene in 2012 helped kick off the aero-road helmet phenomenon. Though Giro’s Synthe helmet is a lot more favored by Giro’s cyclists, the atmosphere Attack consistently see usage. A medium Air Attack weighs in at about 300 grams and retails for 0.
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The Synthe is Giro’s top-of-the-line roadway helmet. It’s almost since aerodynamic once the Air Attack, but less heavy (reported weight 270 grams). In addition it offers definitely better ventilation, and a less-polarizing profile. It retails for 0, or 0 with MIPS.
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MET provides two variations of the identical helmet: The Manta, shown, has a lot fewer ports and a smoother profile, therefore it’s the more aerodynamic of the duo. Its sibling may be the Rivale, which MET says continues to be an aerodynamic helmet, just less so since it has actually many larger vents. Based on information supplied by a MET agent, the Rivale saves 3 watts at 50kph; the Manta saves 10 watts at 50kph, “compared to other comparable roadway helmets.” Claimed loads for the CPSC variations are extremely reduced: the Manta, 265 grams, the Rivale 260g. MET helmets are now actually for sale in the usa. The Rivale sells for around $200; no United States price for Manta was offered.
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Though Specialized premiered a Prevail helmet within journey, the Evade aero-road helmet (5) remains a popular helmet with cyclists, especially on flatter phases. Over 3 years old now, the Evade is amongst the earliest helmets into the group, and, using the Giro Air Attack, aided popularize the trend. The Evade is used by Etixx—Quick-Step, Astana, and Tinkoff. World Champ Peter Sagan, shown, gets a custom-painted Evade to suit his nice bike.
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The FDJ group wears the BBB Icarus, a low-profile helmet with an ample helping of ports: 29 in most. Not available in the US, the Icarus is a mid-priced helmet which comes in at about 280 grms. BBB offers its version of an aero-road helmet, labeled as Tithon; but FDJ cyclists demonstrate a clear inclination the Icraus.
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In america, ABUS is known mainly as a lock business. It is less-well-known that brand name now offers a complete distinct helmets. Bora-Argon 18 cyclists are mainly seen using the Tec-Tical professional v.2, a 260-gram helmet with 31 ports. Group riders also provide usage of the variant shown, which closes down many of the forward vents for enhanced aerodynamics.
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Fortuneo-Vital Concept bikers put on Spiuk’s Dharma, a mid-priced (about $100 in US dollars), mid-weight (260 grams reported) helmet with 20 vents. Spiuk’s products are at this time not sold in america, however the brand name provides a thorough range of value-priced services and products.
12/27 Matt PhillipsFor days when aerodynamics would be the concern, Cannondale-Drapac riders reach for POC’s Octal Aero. Essentially, this really is POC’s Octal roadway helmet with a cover glued over a lot of the vents. Reported fat is 285 grams (dimensions method), plus it’s available in four colors for 0 to 0. Shown could be the Octal Aero in POC’s tenth anniversary yellow.
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Bell supplied Lotto-NL Jumbo’s cyclists with a fresh helmet for Tour. Bell won’t supply any details until the helmet formally launches in late August, but predicated on an on the job examination, it's called the Zypher, it's MIPS, and a form of Bell’s fit system called Float Race, which will be level and diameter flexible. Additionally interesting could be the brow pad, which has a tongue which wraps throughout the forward rim of this helmet and runs ahead.
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Lotto-Sudal’s cyclists carried on to use Lazer’s existing Z1 roadway helmet for most phases. Riders wore yellowish helmets on-stage two to designate their place as leaders for the group category. The Z1 offers for $270, $310 with MIPS, and is offered in three sizes and 10 colors.
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Trek-Segafredo riders tend to be using the Bontrager Ballista aero road helmet the Tour’s flatter stages. Advertised become one of many quickest aero roadway helmets, Bontrager in addition claims it really is among the best ventilated. For sure it’s one of many least expensive, offering for $175. The Ballista emerges in three sizes and five colors.
16/27 Matt PhillipsWith regards to’s an appartment stage while the team is planning to lead on sprinter Andre Greipel, Lotto-Soudal cyclists wear the Lazer Z1 Quick. This helmet is definitely the Z1 road helmet with a glued-on address blocking the ports, which improves aerodynamics. Lazer offers a removable address when it comes to Z1 roadway helmet which basically transforms the Z1 in to the Z1 Quick. However, considering one of many UCI’s gear laws, racers in Tour cannot use a helmet with detachable cover—it must certanly be glued positioned. The Z1 Fast sells for $280 and it is offered in three sizes plus one shade.