Fantastic quality with a sleek in-mould construction.
Unlike previous Poc helmets we’ve tested, which had a rounded fit, the Poc Tectal is better suited to oval heads.
It sat up a little bit, and we could feel a couple of hot spots inside the back of the helmet, so our advice is to definitely try this helmet on before buying.
Poc helmets are expensive, but the Tectal is fantastic quality with a sleek in-mould construction, internal Aramid fibre grid, bottom-wrapping and metal visor screws.
The visor is adjustable, but doesn’t tilt enough to run a set of goggles underneath.
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To fine-tune sizing, the Tectal comes with a dial-operated fit system, but the dial is pretty hard to turn simply because it sits too far up inside the bottom of the helmet.
Attention to detail is first rate on the Poc Tectal, which someway justifies the high price tag, but it’s a little narrow, it’s not goggle-friendly and there’s no height adjustment on the retention device.