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Score Product Price Our Take
90
$260
Editors' Choice Award
If you don't mind the price tag you'll be rewarded with top-of-the-line comfort, protection, and versatility
89
$200
One of the best helmets in this test, with good coverage, MIPS SL, excellent ventilation, and an impressively lightweight
89
$250
Top Pick Award
Fully-featured and high coverage, this is a protective new helmet from POC
87
$220
The combination of protection, comfort, ventilation, and lightweight make this one of our highest rated helmets
87
$170
Top Pick Award
This new model took us by surprise and was one of our top rated favorites
85
$225
Troy Lee Designs kept their classic looks but improved upon previous models with this fresh lid
83
$240
An updated version of Smith's popular Forefront helmet with the same comfortable fit and several improvements
83
$165
Top Pick Award
The Altec features a durable construction and ventilates as well as any model we tested
82
$220
This stylish, feature-laden helmet checks all the boxes but with a less versatile fit than our favorite models
82
$170
This model performs right alongside the best helmets in our test with just a little bit of added weight
80
$300
This fully-featured helmet comes equipped with Bontrager's WaveCel technology
80
$160
Top Pick Award
Loaded with innovations, this was our favorite full-coverage helmet
79
$160
A quality helmet option from Giro, though it was bested by the highest rated models in our review
78
$160
AC-level ventilation, generous coverage, and a forget-about-it fit are highlights of this helmet
78
$190
With a thick EPS shell and above-average weight, this heavy-duty trail has great coverage but a bulky fit
77
$169
Testers liked this helmet for its comfort, ventilation, and light weight
77
$100
Best Buy Award
This model is affordable and performs nearly as well as its more expensive competition
76
$110
Best Buy Award
This helmet is a competitive low-priced option
76
$200
Comfortable and protective with some unique design features, but it's heavy and has mediocre ventilation
75
$149
This helmet avoids frills and adeptly executes the basics
74
$200
Extra coverage and protection without breaking the bank
74
$75
Riders on a budget will find comfort and protection with this helmet
70
$210
A heavy and oversized trail helmet with an emphasis on safety and impact protection

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