Giro Hex: 9.3 / 10
- Good fit
- Nice design
- Plenty of vents, great airflow
A couple of years ago, Giro Hex helmet didn't come in bright colors. Fortunately, Giro has fixed that now. New colors are released every year, but the helmet's design stays the same, overall.
Giro Hex has a removable POV visor. Just like Giro Xen's visor, it can be adjusted on the fly. There are a lot of similarities between these two models. In case you're interested, here are the main differences between the Giro Hex and Xen:
- Giro Hex has 21 vents instead of 17
- Giro Hex doesn't have Giro's Wind Tunnel Ventilation
- The two helmets look different
- Giro Hex is $45 cheaper (MSRP)
These are the main differences between the Giro Hex and the Xen. I should point out something though. The number of vents and the technology used make the two helmets almost identical in terms of ventilation. In other words, the number of vents makes up for the lack of the technology. In terms of safety these helmets are identical. They're certified, so theoretically they're all equally safe.
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You might want to take a look at the next, high resolution, image of the Giro Hex (the Matte Olive 45 Camo color). It's always nice to have a really good look at the stuff you're buying!
Giro Hex MTB Helmet Product Specifications:
- Vents : 21
- Sizes :
S (20”-21.75” / 51-55 cm)
M (21.75”-23.25” / 55-59 cm)
L (23.25”-24.75” / 59-63 cm)
- Certification : CPSC
- MSRP : $85
- In-Mold Construction
- ROC LOC Adjustment System
- Super Fit Engineering
- POV Visor
- Weight : 310g