Has an in-mould construction and comes with that distinctive yellow MIPS liner.

Product Overview

Overall rating:

Score 8

Sweet Protection Dissenter MIPS helmet


  • Comfortable.
  • Good build quality.


  • Not goggle friendly.
  • Awkward adjustment.
  • Fixed visor.


Sweet Protection Dissenter MIPS helmet review


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The Sweet Protection Dissenter plays second fiddle to the company’s top-end Bushwhacker, but it does have a similar in-mould construction and comes with the distinctive yellow MIPS liner.

The build quality is very good and the Dissenter is comfy too — really cradling the back of the head. We couldn’t feel any hot spots, apart from an uncomfortable hard edge at the front, but this did soften after a few rides.

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sweet protection dissenter

Forward brow vents channel air over the temples, but there’s minimal padding in this helmet to soak up the sweat.

Sweet’s fit system has a three-position height adjustment, and unlike the Bell Super 3 you can adjust this up and down easily on the move.

Unfortunately, the dial is not that easy to turn, as it’s recessed into the retention device.

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Sweet Protection also opts for a fixed peak on the Dissenter — it’s in the right place but it’s not goggle-friendly.

Excellent quality, but the awkward adjustment/fixed visor loses a point.


Sizes:S/M, M/L, L/XL