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POC changes gears with new sub-200 gram Ventral Lite road helmet

Super light, extremely well ventilated, and very comfortable, but there's no MIPS to be found here.

MIPS' new product range better defines its brain-protecting technologies

New range of five classes provides better differentiation between Mips offerings, making it easier to choose which is right for you.

Lazer Sphere MIPS helmet review: 5 stars and great styling at a fair price

A more affordable helmet with good looks and top-rated protection

New Giro Helios Spherical helmet promises Aether safety tech at lower price

Giro made a big splash two years ago when it introduced its Aether flagship road helmet, together with its innovative MIPS Spherical safe...

Lazer Century MIPS helmet review: Heavy, but also slick and safe

Lazer seems to be making a habit lately of developing road helmets that have moving and/or interchangeable pieces in order to expand thei...

Virginia Tech add more helmets to tested list: MIPS still trending

According to Virginia Tech’s latest cycling helmet test results, helmets equipped with MIPS are still the king of the safest crown, and n...

Specialized may have an alternative to MIPS on the way

For the past year, Specialized has been the first and only company to use MIPS’ helmet pad-based slip layer technology. Dubbed MIPS SL, t...

MIPS on top, according to Swedish insurance company helmet safety test

Folksam, a Swedish insurance group, has released the results of its annual helmet safety test, finding that the best MIPS-equipped helmet...

A $75 MIPS helmet beats WaveCel in Virginia Tech rankings

Last week, Virginia Tech released the latest update to its list of independently tested helmets, adding a dozen or so models. That’s not ...

Head & heart: The helmet that changed everything

It's 1985, in a stuffy one-bedroom apartment in San Jose, and Jim Gentes has had a lightbulb moment. He's just reinvented the bike helmet...

Eurobike 2018: Hits and highlights, part two

The 2018 Eurobike trade show continues to give up its riches for intrepid attendees willing to wander the halls of the sprawling Messe Fr...

First look: New Giro Aether road helmet advances MIPS safety technology

Giro Sport Design has a new flagship road helmet. It’s elegant. It rotates. It's pricey. It’s called the Aether. It looks like Giro's Syn...

Eurobike 2017 live tech coverage, day two

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (CT) - Day one of the 2017 Eurobike bicycle trade show is behind us, and our team on the ground managed to cover...

Giro Vanquish MIPS aero road helmet first-ride review

Giro kickstarted the aero road helmet movement when it resurrected the Air Attack moniker in 2012. The smooth exterior, close-cut tail, a...

Origins: The story of MIPS, helmet technology for brain-injury prevention

MIPS, the Multi-directional Impact Protection System, is a pretty unassuming piece of gear -- a thin layer that sits within a bike helmet...

Bell Zephyr helmet review: Say goodbye to sweat in your eyes

Sweat management is one of the least-discussed aspects of helmet performance, and yet one of the most annoying when it isn’t done well. W...

July 2016 Product Picks: Lazer, Giro, Lizard Skins, Mio, OruCase, and Fabric

Product Picks heads back to CyclingTips’ U.S. base in Boulder, Colorado, covering a wide range of hard and soft goods for both bike and b...

Scott Cadence Plus aero helmet review

After four years of development, Scott has unveiled two new road helmets — the Cadence Plus and Centric Plus — that the company says maxi...

New Giro Aerohead TT/tri helmet launched at Amgen Tour of California

BMC rider Rohan Dennis used a mysterious new Giro time trial helmet on his way to winning the prologue at last year’s Tour de France. Fin...