Of all the pieces of kit you’ll have with you out on the trail, a mountain bike helmet is quite possibly the most important. With the growth of new disciplines of the sport that emphasise downhill fun over pedalling efficiency– trail centre riding, All-Mountain (AM) riding, Enduro racing – has emerged a new category of MTB helmets that offer more protection and head coverage for a slight tradeoff in weight and ventilation. This is especially true in the case of the latest generation of AM lids that provide more coverage over the rear of the skull. One thing to look out for on all helmets is bug mesh in the front vents – it may seem like a small addition, but there are few things more irritating or distracting than an aggrieved insect trapped against your scalp.
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