We are always asked about eMTB helmets here at E-Flow Cycles...and we most often recommend the Giro Switchblade
. The Giro is DH approved, with MIPS, and has the versatility of a detachable chin bar for those lighter days out. However, there are many helmets to choose from...but you must do your homework! Safety is key!
RED BULL ARTICLE:
What makes a mountain bike helmet safe, who certifies it and, of course, if you drop it is it a write-off? We speak to Swedish protectives experts POC to get the lowdown.Mountain bikers pretty much all understand the need for a good helmet – whether from a low-hanging branch across the trail or a big slam, common sense says a decent lid is compulsory. But who declares a helmet as suitably safe before it's put on the market, what certifications exist, what factors are considered in certifying it, and – that age-old question – does stickering a helmet make it unsafe?