For little road or mountain riders, this supremely affordable helmet does the business. It uses recycled content and dyes that are less toxic than painted coatings. It can be a source of silent pride as they cruise playgrounds and trails.
- Shell is made of hard ABS plastic, dyed for colour rather than painted. Inner shell is recycled foam.
- Logo is relief moulded to avoid the use of decals.
- Straps are recycled PET.
- Integrated visor with spare stickers.
- Internal venting channel for cooling.
|Ideal for||Urban cycling|
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.
|Fit system||Adjustable suspension system|
|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).