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Giro Helios Spherical MIPS Helmet

GiroHelios Spherical MIPS Helmet(Return to Product Page)

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more comfortable than I expected
by Bob
Cycling Enthusiast
Maine backwoods

I had been using a fairly high end helmet for several years and was pleased and surprised with how comfortable this Giro Helios Spherical MIPS Helmet feels. I hope I do not test the protection it provides, but it is clearly constructed differently from other helmets and that construction design does make sense to provide protection.

Reviewed 7/29/2021
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Safe as the Aether but with a more comfortable Giro like fit
by GrantCCC
Cycling Enthusiast
Central Coast of California
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

I really liked the protection and ventilation of my Giro Aether but I was never fond of the fit. I was on the largest size and it always felt a tiny bit too small, a different shape than my previous Giro helmets (Foray & Synthe) and it was constantly resting on my sunglasses. The new Helios is a bit lighter in the large size then my Aether and only just a little heavier than my non MIPS Synthe which is reasonable given the enhanced protection. On the ventilation side I haven't noticed much difference between the two but it's not gotten hot enough here to really tell, my guess is the Aether might be slighter better. On the general fit it's way better for me, no more sunglasses issue, a lot more comfortable especially on the 4+ hour rides. It also has the vertical adjustment on the Roc Loc which was missing on the Aether. Probably the only negative is it does not have the little sunglasses rest in the helmet but it still works fine you just need to be a bit more careful about placing them in enough.

Reviewed 5/3/2021
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Fits well, much cooler than my other helmet
by 2Slow
Cycling Enthusiast
Ohio

I'm a fast recreational rider, 2-2.5K miles a year, typically ride in the A group. Was running an aero helmet, because I'm all about aero (even my water bottles are aero!) But on hot says I suffered way too much and it impacted my performance. This combined with having gone down a couple times last year meant I needed a cooler helmet and one that provided the best protection I could get. Can't train with a brain injury!

The Giro has proved to have much better with ventilation for those KOM efforts. And I feel better going all out when I know that I have the latest in protection.

Reviewed 4/5/2021
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A helmet that is at the Head of the Class.
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Southern Oregon

Years of having what I would consider helmets has now been eclipsed by what is the very best helmet I have worn. Comfortable, adjustable and extremely light weight while still providing utmost protection. A perfect helmet!

Reviewed 4/2/2021
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Back to Giro
by canabasa
Cycling Enthusiast
New Hampshire
0 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

After many years of using a Catlike helmet, my wife returned to using Giro and the Giro Helios Spherical MIPS helmet didn't disappoint her as she really likes her new helmet. It is nice and lite. It fits really well. The adjustability is a simple dial in the back, making it easy when it is on her head.

Reviewed 3/15/2021
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Feels good and looks good
by Anonymous

Got the white one, does the job. Hopefully I won't actually get to test out the power of the spherical technology and the MIPS system but it's comfortable, easy to adjust, feels like I'm wearing nothing that's how light it is and I'm comfortable knowing I have a premium protection system on my head.

Reviewed 3/18/2021
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Does the trick
by Anonymous
Competitive Racer
Portland, Or
1 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

My previous helmet was a Giro Aether - so comfortable and light. This is a touch heavier and covers more skull. I'm still getting used to it and wonder how long this break-in period will last.

Reviewed 3/15/2021
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