Customize the airflow. Add the visor when you want to shield your eyes. Adjust the flaps. Remove the liner and wear your own beanie underneath. This helmet has options.
- Lightweight half shell construction combines a hard shell with an EPS liner for shock-resistance.
- Active air system has 3 positions for regulating airflow. Grids prevent snow entry.
- Quick-drying liner is removable and washable. Contouring in the back fits a ponytail.
- Visor and ear pads are removable.
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|
|Inner material||EPS (expanded polystyrene)|
|Removable ear liners||Yes|
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).