Wednesday, August 15, 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
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
Cons
Some thought the helmet was a little bulky; short warranty; pricey
" Can't adjust ventilation "
Expensive with short warranty; limited information online; limited sizes available
Gender
Unisex
Women
Men
Price (MSRP)
$80
$70
$169
Warranty
1-year limited warranty
2-year limited warranty
1-year limited warranty
Sizes
Small (52 - 55.5cm) / Medium (55.5 - 59cm)
XXSmall (53-54cm) / XSmall (54-55cm) / Small (55-56cm) / Medium (57-58cm) / Large (58-59cm)
Medium (54-58cm) / Large (60-64cm)
Weight
13.5 oz (380 g)
17.63 oz (500 g )
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Shell
Half shell with in-mold construction and high impact EPS liner
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
Lining
Liner is not removable.
Beanie convertible lining that is removable for easy cleaning
Features a SHREDry liner, which is a breathable material that controls temperature, odor and static.
Ventilation
Features 15 vents with Velcro Weatherstrip plugs that you can use to adjust airflow and temperature in the helmet.
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.
Earflaps
Yes, it has fleece earflaps that are removable for easy cleaning.
Yes, it has faux fur earflaps that are removable for easy cleaning.
Yes, it has padded earflaps.
Goggle Lock
Yes, it has a rubber goggle lock.
Yes, it has a goggle lock.
Yes, it has an interchangeable goggle lock.
Adjustability
Yes, it features the In Form Fit System, which uses outrigger arms and a rear adjustment wheel for perfect fit.
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.
Audio Capabilities
N/A
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.
Product Design
It is available in multiple colors/styles.
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.
Certifications
ASTM F2040 and CE EN1077
CE-EN1077 and ASTM F-2040
CE EN1077 and ASTMF2040
 
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