Friday, August 17, 2018

Ski Helmets: Compare


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Pros
Good durability and protection; adjustable fit allows your kid to grow with it; can close vents for greater insulation on cold days; cool graphics appeal to kids and parents who want to be able to spot them on the mountain
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
Some thought the helmet was a little bulky; short warranty; pricey
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
Unisex
Men
Unisex
Price (MSRP)
$80
$169
$100
Warranty
1-year limited warranty
1-year limited warranty
Limited lifetime warranty
Sizes
Small (52 - 55.5cm) / Medium (55.5 - 59cm)
Medium (54-58cm) / Large (60-64cm)
XSmall (52-54cm) / Small (54-56cm) / Medium (56-58cm) / Large (58-60cm) / XLarge (60-62cm)
Weight
13.5 oz (380 g)
Unknown
11.5 oz (330 g)
Shell
Half shell with in-mold construction 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
Liner is not removable.
Features a SHREDry liner, which is a breathable material that controls temperature, odor and static.
Unknown
Ventilation
Features 15 vents with Velcro Weatherstrip plugs that you can use to adjust airflow and temperature in the helmet.
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 fleece 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 rubber goggle lock.
Yes, it has an interchangeable goggle lock.
Yes, it has a removable goggle lock.
Adjustability
Yes, it features the In Form Fit System, which uses outrigger arms and a rear adjustment wheel for perfect fit.
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
N/A
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 multiple colors/styles.
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
ASTM F2040 and CE EN1077
CE EN1077 and ASTMF2040
ASTM F 2040, CE EN 1077:2007 CLASS B
 
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