A light, aerodynamic road helmet that stays firmly in place through long sessions. The Forte is well-ventilated and surprisingly affordable.
- Made of a polystyrene inner moulded to a polycarbonate shell.
- Lateral dividers position the straps correctly and keep them in place.
- Adjustable fit dial on the back works with one hand.
- Anti-allergenic interior pads help manage moisture and can easily be washed by hand.
Microshell helmets are made of a thin polymer sheet over a foam liner; Hardshell helmets have a hard polymer outer shell and a foam liner; when the liner is being bonded to the outer shell during the manufacturing process, it is Molded in the shell.
|Molded in the shell|
|Fit system||Adjustable dial|
|Inner material||EPS (expanded polystyrene)|
Most helmets are tested and certified for a specific sport. Some helmets are approved for multi-sports, but only after passing the safety tests for both sports (i.e., snowsports and cycling).
Cetification is established by a variety of governing bodies who set impact standards. Most helmets are certified or approved for a specific sport, except in the case of multi-sport helmets (i.e., a snowsports helmet might also be approved for cycling if it meets the cycling safety standards).