Three of the coolest items I saw at Interbike 2016 were the OTTOLock cinch lock, KOO Open eye glasses, and KASK Protone helmet - all shared smart design features that warranted this closer look.
New head gear from Bell, and Lazer. Smart Helmets from Lumos, Sena and Babaali. And sound from Domio. 2016 seems to be the year that smaller and more agile helmet manufacturers all decided it was time to bring cycling head gear into this century…
PEZ reports from Day 2 of Eurobike 2016, and another jam-packed day checking out the latest cool gear from Ritchey Logic, Lezyne Engineered Design, Bell Helmets, and Konstructive Cycles.
We review the Lazer Z1 +LifeBEAM helmet, a cooperative effort from Lazer and LifeBEAM, two companies that make things for people that go much-much faster than a bicycle… Lazer are at home at 200+ MPH on moto helmets and LifeBEAM’s head gear additions travel around at speeds that start with the word “Mach”, which is fairly quick…
Can staying cool and looking cool co-exist in an aero helmet? Bell says yes, and submit the StarPro as Exhibit A.
The Kask Mojito scores some high marks for fit, cooling, and comfort, but gets and extra nod in the colors of this Maratona dles Dolomites special edition colors.
Louis Garneau started making cycling apparel after a long and successful career on the bike. That depth of knowledge and experience put a priority on feel and function and has guided the brand for the past 32 years. That focus helped create what is easily their best effort to date in helmets with the new Course…
Lazer have been knocking out protection gear for 96 years. They sharpen the existing Blade a little, keep the form factor similar to their top line lid (the Z1) and do it all for a dollar less than the number of years in business.
Very few have the cycling helmet knowledge to rival Giro. Already known for high safety and performance levels, Giro have partnered with MIPS to add some slippery, concussion mitigating tech to the new Savant.
Billed as the world's fastest and most aerodynamic Aero-Tri helmet the Rudy Project Wing57 has a big reputation. Our racer in France, Chris Selden recently got his hands on one for this extended test.
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