Giro Atmos: 9.7 / 10
- Solid fit
- Excellent airflow, ventilation
- Cool design
Although a little expensive, Giro's Atmos is the favorite helmet of many cyclists I know. It's cheaper than the Giro Ionos helmet, which is Giro's top of the line for the time being. If you compare it to the Ionos, the first thing you'll notice is that Giro didn't include the winter kit in the Atmos package. And that's partly why the Atmos is cheaper.
The Giro Atmos helmet has a total of 26 vents. It will keep your head cool even on the hottest summer days. In fact, your head will be cooler when wearing this helmet than without it. This is what Giro likes to refer to as Wind Tunnel Ventilation, their own proprietary system. The number of vents also has a positive effect on the weight of the Giro Atmos, which is 275 grams. You will barely feel it on your head.
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Giro Atmos is available at Amazon and ChainReactionCycles. There are several colors to choose from. If you get this helmet, drop me a comment and tell me how you like it! You can also rate it at the end of this article.
Giro Atmos Helmet Product Specifications:
- Vents : 26
- Sizes :
S (20”-21.75” / 51-55 cm)
M (21.75”-23.25” / 55-59 cm)
L (23.25”-24.75” / 59-63 cm)
- MSRP : $175
- In-Mold Construction
- ROC LOC 4 Adjustment System
- Super Fit Engineering
- Wind Tunnel Ventilation
- Weight : 275g
As I always say, all helmets are equally safe, as they must comply with safety standards, no mater in which country they're being sold. If you are low on cash, I have good news for you: you don't have to pay a lot of money to be safe on the road. But when choosing a helmet, comfort is important, and you get what you pay for. Giro Atmos is one of the most comfortable helmets in the market.