Non-crono visored helmets

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  1. cantunamunch

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    Time to replace the Giro Air Attack.

    I see the Kask Lifestyle and Casco Speedairo/Speedster. Any others on market?
     
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    Ooof that Bell is heavy, she's not going to like that. :(
     
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    It's coming down to between the Casco, Smith and new Giro Vanquish - the GVR looks nice and is deffo affordable but it has the exposed struts that have proven to be a failure mode for her.

    #NopointinpayingforMIPSifthehelmetstrutactslikeaskibrakebydiggingintoskull
     
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    Rudy project boost 01 is in the mix
     
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    Update on the Casco RS Aero

    Pluses:
    Vautron visor is very fast to change - faster than a lot of prescription lenses
    Vautron visor turns light enough to work on completely shaded paths and in twilight
    Internal suspension runs cooler than padded helmets
    Better venting than the Giro - by a lot.

    Downsides:
    Chin clip is a bit overdesigned, not clunky so much as ...involved is the word. The snap is structurally similar to the latches on old school ski safety straps with a flat resilient element and a hook that is pulled through. On the upside, it's less likely to break than squeeze clips.

    Visor removal and storage on the helmet kind of requires removal - the attachment points are not the giant, obvious self-centering magnets that the Giro has. Of course the upside is that the Casco is lighter.
     
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