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Specialized Gambit helmet

If the extra weight, bulk, and feeling of confinement puts you off wearing a full-face helmet, then let me introduce you to the Specialized Gambit. Just a few hundred grams…

Score 9

Scott Tago Plus helmet

The Tago Plus CE is new from Scott, it drops right in at the top of the brand’s range and features good features and tech that bump it right up…

Score 9

Giro Merit Spherical helmet

Sharing loads of safety technology with Giro’s flagship Manifest helmet, this Merit Spherical lid saves you £50 by omitting a few features. Like me, you can probably live without a…

Score 8

Dainese Linear 03 MIPS+

This 03 is the open-face model and it shares some design attributes with Dainese’s Linea 01 – currently the world’s lightest DH-certified full-face helmet. Available with or without MIPS, it…

Score 8

Abus Mo Drop mountain bike helmet

This extended coverage MoDrop helmet is part of Abus’ latest line-up of three open face lids. The German brand might be better known for protecting bikes from thieves than noggins…

Score 8

Troy Lee Designs Flowline MIPS Helmet

For an entry level helmet, the new Flowline MIPS from Troy Lee Designs is pretty darned pricey. Compare it to the all open face that preceded it though, the £220…

Score 8

Alpina Rootage Evo front view

One of a handful of half-way house helmets on the market, this Alpina Rootage EVO blends the cheek, chin and teeth protection of a full face with the more minimal…

Score 7

Lazer Cage Kineticore helmet

Lazer’s all-new full-face helmet uses a fibreglass shell with carbon fibre reinforcements and clocks in at under 900g in a size large, which is bang on the money compared to…

Score 7

Giro Insurgent right front view

Targeting enduro riding and racing, backed up with design input from EWS Champion Richie Rude, Giro’s Insurgent is 200g lighter and a claimed 50% more breathable than the brand’s Disciple…

Score 8

Specialized Tactic 4 MIPS helmet

The Specialized Tactic 4 MIPS trail helmet is a solid, well-made and good-looking helmet for the price, certified for electric mountain bike use, and while it’s not perfect for the…

Score 8

100% Trajecta Fidlock 2022 front right view

100%’s Trajecta is one of a growing breed of modern full-faces designed for e-biking and aggressive all mountain riding, rather than full-on downhill racing. As such, it’s lighter, airier and…

Score 8

POC Kortal helmet

When you think of Scandinavian firm POC, you likely think of a premium, safety-first brand with the high-end price tags to match. That’s fair comment considering this stylish Kortal lid…

Score 8

Fox Proframe RS right front view

Fox’s DH-certified lightweight full-face lid has already been a top-scoring helmet at MBR in its previous generation, so has Fox made it even better with this RS version, or has…

Score 9

100% Altec Fidloc helmet

The Altec is 100%’s only half-shell helmet and it has been around for a couple of seasons already. It boasts Fidlock’s rapid-to-fasten magnetic chinstrap buckle to boost what’s already a…

Score 8

Leatt MTB 4.0 Enduro helmet V23 right front view

Leatt’s snap-together convertible MTB 4.0 Enduro helmet is one of only a couple of helmets with full DH certification that can still multitask as a lightweight open face trail lid…

Score 9