Giro Nine MIPS
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Pros Great price to value ratio, covers all bases, lightweightComfortable, warm, vents well, style points, compatible with most gogglesToasty, comfortable, really well-builtComfortable, warm, well vented, great hearing ability, easy to adjustGreat interior fit, stylish look, warm
Cons Not flashy, nothing particularly innovativePriceyExpensive and a little heavyRuns a bit small, heavier than mostEar flaps can be noisy
Bottom Line No-frills, no problems, this helmet grants MIPS technology at a low priceA top shelf helmet for the die hard skierExpensive but worth itThis innovative helmet is full of new safety tech and styleA high-quality helmet at a more moderate price point
Rating Categories Giro Nine MIPS Smith Vantage MIPS Smith Quantum MIPS Scott Symbol 2 Plus D Giro Zone MIPS
Comfort (25%)
7
9
9
9
9
Warmth (25%)
8
8
9
8
7
Ventilation (20%)
7
9
9
9
7
Weight (10%)
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6
Goggle Compatibility (10%)
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Style (10%)
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Specs Giro Nine MIPS Smith Vantage MIPS Smith Quantum MIPS Scott Symbol 2... Giro Zone MIPS
Measured Weight (in ounces) 15.4 oz 17.7 oz 21.0 oz 19.8 oz 17.9 oz
Adjustment System In Form Fit System Boa Fit System Boa FS360 fit system RAS 2 system In Form 2 Fit System, Vertical Tuning
# of Vents? 14 18 22 44 14
Number of Sizes 4 3 4 3 3
Removable Ear Covers? No Yes Yes Yes No
Goggle Attachment? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Visor? No No No No No
Audio Compatibility? No Yes Yes No Yes
Certifications CE EN1077 ASTM F 2040, CE EN 1077 Class B ASTM F 2040, CE EN 1077 Class B EN1077:2007, Class B, EN12492:2012 CE EN1077
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