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Pros Refined, comfortable, durableCrash detection system, lightweight, good ventilation, comfortable, adjustable visor, MIPS, good coverageComfortable, secure, airy, feature-richWell ventilated, lightweight, great coverage, SPIN system, comfortableEasily adjustable visor, secure harness, good sweat management, MIPS
Cons No rotational impact protection, fairly basicExpensiveOn the heavier side, non-adjustable strap splittersExpensive, visor is less user friendly than the competitionHeavier weight, average ventilation
Bottom Line The Trigger AM avoids frills and adeptly executes the basicsThe Specialized Ambush is one of the best helmets in this test, and it comes with a unique crash detection systemThis new model took us by surprise and was one of our top rated favoritesThe combination of protection, comfort, ventilation, and lightweight make this one of our highest rated helmetsThe Sixer MIPS performs right alongside the best helmets in our test with just a little bit of added weight
Rating Categories iXS Trigger AM Specialized Ambush with ANGi Fox Racing Speedframe Pro POC Tectal Race SPIN Bell Sixer MIPS
Protection (25%)
7
9
9
9
9
Comfort (20%)
8
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8
Ventilation (20%)
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Features (15%)
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Weight (10%)
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Durability (10%)
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Specs iXS Trigger AM Specialized Ambush... Fox Racing... POC Tectal Race SPIN Bell Sixer MIPS
Rotational Impact Protection System? None MIPS SL MIPS SPIN MIPS
Adjustable Visor? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Number of vents 19 20 19 15 26, 4 brow ports
Goggle or Sunglasses Guide No Yes, sunglass & goggle integration Yes Yes, Goggle Clip Yes
Weight 14.38 oz, 407g, size M/L 12.35 oz, 350g, size Large 14.4 oz, 407g size L 12.87 oz, 365g, size M/L 15.6 oz, 444g size L
Sizes S/M, L/XL S - L S - L XS/S, M/L, XL/XXL S - L
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