Smith Persist MIPS Helmet - Unisex 6012-468

Smith Persist MIPS Helmet - Unisex

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They say cool heads prevail, they probably regularly crush their PRs too. With 21 strategically placed vents the Persist helmet helps keep you cool when you put the hammer down.

  • MIPS® technology (Multi-directional Impact Protection System) reduces rotational forces in an oblique impact. An inner shell sandwiched between the foam and the padding reduces the rotational torque on the skull.
  • AirEvac™ system pulls warm air away from your sunglasses for reduced fogging.
  • Pass-through channels to store glasses on the front.
  • 21 vents.
  • Quick drying liner wicks away moisture.
  • VaporFit™ dial adjustment system offers 270-degrees fit adjustment for dialling in the perfect fit.

Tech specs

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Weight 300g (Medium)
Ideal for
  • Sport road cycling
  • Cycle commuting
  • Cycle touring
  • Gravel riding

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
Shell material Polycarbonate
Fit system Adjustable dial
Inner material EPS (expanded polystyrene)

The internal circumference determines the size head that the helmet will fit.

  • 51-55cm (Black Cement Small)
  • 55-59cm (Black Cement Medium)
  • 59-62cm (Black Cement Large)
  • 61-65cm (Black Cement X-Large)
Vents Yes
Approved for

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).

Safety rating

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).

  • CPSC
  • EN 1078
Made in China