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Dustin Schaad

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Dustin is a former pro mountain biker and Red Bull Rampage participant (google his name for one of the worst crashes, ever). Heis also a professional ski guide and avalanche safety instructor.

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Fox Racing Rampage Pro Carbon MIPS

Fox Racing Rampage Pro Carbon MIPS

The Rampage Pro Carbon wins the Editors Choice Award for its striking details on style, ventilation, sizing, visibility and increased safety. The Pro Carbon was always the first choice of...
Bell Full-9

Bell Full-9

The Full-9 features a carbon fiber shell and boasts a high level of comfort. A built-in GoPro mount and excellent visibility are highlights while a rattling visor as a serious annoyance.
100% Aircraft MIPS

100% Aircraft MIPS

The Aircraft is one of the most stylish/sleek looking helmets in our test. But with that sleek look comes a tight fit. The location of space for the ears is just offset by just a little -...
Fox Racing Proframe

Fox Racing Proframe

The Proframe is the most unique helmet in our test. The Proframe offers huge advantages in breathability and weight savings compared to the other full-face helmets.
Troy Lee Designs D3 Carbon MIPS

Troy Lee Designs D3 Carbon MIPS

The D3 Carbon is Troy Lee Design's long-running flagship downhill helmet. The carbon version shaves a bit of weight off of the traditional composite version and adds even more comfort.
POC Coron

POC Coron

POC's Coron ranks high on comfort and protection. This stylish helmet stands out compared to some of the other lids that have louder and busier designs.
Bell Transfer-9

Bell Transfer-9

The Bell Transfer-9 wins our Top Pick Award for being the most comfortable full-face downhill mountain bike helmet we tested. It is lined with plush, dense interior padding in all the...
Bell Stoker MIPS

Bell Stoker MIPS

A great fit for a variety of head sizes, the Stoker offers a decent price point and is light and well-ventilated.
Smith Rover MIPS

Smith Rover MIPS

The Rover is a solid helmet that breathes well and holds its own in our entire fleet. Scoring exceptionally high in comfort, ventilation, and features, the Rover is a great helmet.
Giro Hex

Giro Hex

Loaded with features, the Hex is a budget-friendly contender that earns high marks across the board.

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