Smith Ignite Triathlon bike helmet
Comfortable! Not long after you have left for your bike training, you no longer have the idea that you are wearing a helmet. The helmet offers a lot of safety with both Koroyd and MIPS. Adjustment is easy and together with the padding this ensures a great fit.
When you're riding further and faster you want a helmet which not only offers a high degree of protection but cooling airflow too. To strike the perfect balance of these two requirements the Ignite MIPS Road Helmet features an aerodynamically efficient Aerocore™ construction, a system which maximises head cooling airflow while still offering the very best in impact protection. It's the combination of EPS and Koroyd®, an innovative material with incredible impact energy absorption and an open cell structure, which have allowed the team at Smith to boost vent size without compromising on crash protection. When this is combined with MIPS, a system to reduce damaging rotational impact forces, you have the very best protection levels without sacrificing airflow.
Smith don't just hope airflow will get to your head either, instead, 8 carefully optimized AirEvac vents create an integrated system of ventilation whereby channels force warm moist air away from the head to create a comfortable climate within the helmet space. With XT2 anti-bacterial lining you can be sure of a comfortable ride, even when the pace and temperatures are at their most intense.
What is MIPS?
- MIPS is a Brain Protection System
- Rotational motion can cause brain injuries
- The low friction layer allows a sliding movement of 10–15 mm, in all directions, reducing rotational motion to the brain during impact
- MIPS adds protection