Thursday, August 16, 2018

Ski Helmets: Compare


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Pros
Great protection; affordable; pony-tail compatible; built-in audio kit available; faux fur lining is cozy and removable for easy cleaning; cute, customizable design
Excellent protection; adjustable ventilation; audio system included; SHREDry lining; goggle fog reduction
Lightweight and comfortable fit; great protection; great peripheral vision; goggle fog reduction; multiple colors; lifetime warranty; built-in audio kit available
Cons
" Can't adjust ventilation "
Expensive with short warranty; limited information online; limited sizes available
Some customers reported issues with goggle lock; some customers felt the helmet lacked insulation; can't adjust vents (have to be fully opened or closed)
Gender
Women
Men
Unisex
Price (MSRP)
$70
$169
$100
Warranty
2-year limited warranty
1-year limited warranty
Limited lifetime warranty
Sizes
XXSmall (53-54cm) / XSmall (54-55cm) / Small (55-56cm) / Medium (57-58cm) / Large (58-59cm)
Medium (54-58cm) / Large (60-64cm)
XSmall (52-54cm) / Small (54-56cm) / Medium (56-58cm) / Large (58-60cm) / XLarge (60-62cm)
Weight
17.63 oz (500 g )
Unknown
11.5 oz (330 g)
Shell
Half shell design with injected ABS and high impact EPS liner
Half shell with lightweight in-mold polycarbonate construction and an impact-absorbing foam liner
Half shell with lightweight in-mold polyurethane construction and EPS liner
Lining
Beanie convertible lining that is removable for easy cleaning
Features a SHREDry liner, which is a breathable material that controls temperature, odor and static.
Unknown
Ventilation
Creates airflow through the helmet using 8 small vents.
Features the SHREDVent system (6 adjustable air vents) to offer temperature control and reduce goggle fogging.
Features AirEvac 2 Ventilation technology to offer temperature control and to reduce goggle fogging. The system is made up of 9 total vents in the shell with removable waterproof vent plugs.
Earflaps
Yes, it has faux fur earflaps that are removable for easy cleaning.
Yes, it has padded earflaps.
Yes, it has cozy Snapfit SL Ear Pads that are removable for easy cleaning.
Goggle Lock
Yes, it has a goggle lock.
Yes, it has an interchangeable goggle lock.
Yes, it has a removable goggle lock.
Adjustability
The convertible liner can be adjusted slightly for beanies and ponytails.
Yes, it features Shred's Soft Fit System, which is a device that uses Velcro to fit the helmet to your head size.
Not adjustable
Audio Capabilities
Optional - Wired, removable ear pad head phones with great sound are sold separately
Yes, it has the Shred Audio System, which includes standard audio jack and adjustable volume control.
Optional - Skullcandy Bluetooth and Twin-Tip Link Phone/Audio Systems Available are sold separately.
Product Design
It is available in solid colors with a matte finish, and you can customize it with badges.
It has an edgy, racer-inspired design and is available in green, black or white.
It comes in multiple colors/styles (typically available in a solid color with a small logo on the side).
Certifications
CE-EN1077 and ASTM F-2040
CE EN1077 and ASTMF2040
ASTM F 2040, CE EN 1077:2007 CLASS B
 
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