Ratings Overview - Mountain Bike Helmet

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Troy Lee A1

 Troy Lee A1
The Troy Lee A1 took home the top prize for our mountain bike helmet review, making it the easy choice for our Editors' Choice Award. It beat out a competitive field of six other modern, extended...  read more >
$139

Editors' Choice Award
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83
Comfort - 9 of 10
9
Adjustments - 9 of 10
9
Weight - 6 of 10
6
Ventilation - 7 of 10
7
Features - 8 of 10
8
Durability - 9 of 10
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 Bell Super 2R MIPS
The Bell Super 2 R MIPS is a unique mountain bike helmet aimed at enduro races where you want the protection of a full-face helmet on the decent and the ventilation of a half-shell on the climbs...  read more >
$220

Top Pick Award
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75
Comfort - 6 of 10
6
Adjustments - 10 of 10
10
Weight - 4 of 10
4
Ventilation - 3 of 10
3
Features - 10 of 10
10
Durability - 8 of 10
8
The Bell Super 2 MIPS in Matte Black White Viper.

 Bell Super 2 MIPS
The Bell Super 2 has replaced the original Super as Bell's aggressive enduro helmet. Bell made a number of changes to this version, making the Super 2 an even better helmet. Most notably a chin...  read more >
$155

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74
Comfort - 6 of 10
6
Adjustments - 9 of 10
9
Weight - 5 of 10
5
Ventilation - 5 of 10
5
Features - 9 of 10
9
Durability - 8 of 10
8
Giro Feature in Red

 Giro Feature
The Giro Feature earns our Best Buy Award for mountain bike helmets by scoring highly in all of our tests while retailing for just $75. The Feature just edged out the other sub-$100 helmet in our...  read more >
$75

Best Buy Award
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73
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Adjustments - 7 of 10
7
Weight - 8 of 10
8
Ventilation - 7 of 10
7
Features - 8 of 10
8
Durability - 6 of 10
6
Giro Xar in Hightlight Yellow Blockade.

 Giro Xar
The Giro Xar is the lightest and most ventilated helmet in our test, which makes it our top recommendation for cross-country riding and racing. The Xar is an updated version of Giro's iconic Xen...  read more >
$130

100
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71
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Adjustments - 6 of 10
6
Weight - 9 of 10
9
Ventilation - 8 of 10
8
Features - 6 of 10
6
Durability - 7 of 10
7
The Bell Stoker in Matte Glow Green.

 Bell Stoker
The Bell Stoker is the little brother of Bell's flagship dirt helmet, the Super. The Stoker retails for about 55% of the retail price the Super, but we found that it shares about 75% of the things...  read more >
$75

100
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71
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Adjustments - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 8 of 10
8
Ventilation - 7 of 10
7
Features - 6 of 10
6
Durability - 6 of 10
6
Smith Forefront

 Smith Forefront
The Forefront is a lightweight helmet with a unique aesthetic. At 10.8 ounces, it's the lightest mountain bike helmet we've ever tested. The Forefront is a recent addition to the mountain bike...  read more >
$220

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70
Comfort - 6 of 10
6
Adjustments - 7 of 10
7
Weight - 10 of 10
10
Ventilation - 6 of 10
6
Features - 7 of 10
7
Durability - 7 of 10
7
POC Trabec in Bohrium Red.

 POC Trabec
Due to its popularity, the POC Trabec was the most anticipated helmet by our testers. Unfortunately it proved to be the most disappointing helmet in our test. Its biggest disappointment is the rear...  read more >
$150

100
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62
Comfort - 6 of 10
6
Adjustments - 5 of 10
5
Weight - 7 of 10
7
Ventilation - 7 of 10
7
Features - 5 of 10
5
Durability - 8 of 10
8
Fox Flux in Red Black

 Fox Flux
The Fox Flux is the lowest scoring half-shell mountain bike helmet in our test. It is the second heaviest helmet and has a one of the least user-friendly retention bands. Though, the Flux holds up...  read more >
$100

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59
Comfort - 7 of 10
7
Adjustments - 5 of 10
5
Weight - 5 of 10
5
Ventilation - 6 of 10
6
Features - 5 of 10
5
Durability - 7 of 10
7
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