Our pick of the best helmet deals the internet has to offer

While a helmet is primarily there to protect you in the case of a crash, you also want one that will fit properly, be comfortable, and have good ventilation to keep you cool when riding in hot weather.

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We’ve trawled the internet to bring you the best deals on cycling helmets, so you don’t have to break the bank in picking up a good one.

Giro Synthe £224 £134

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Read more: Giro Synthe review

We’re enormous fans of the Giro Synthe helmet, so much so that we reckon it’s probably the best aero helmet available on the market, and now it has almost £100 off the price.

Buy now: Giro Synthe at Evans Cycles for £134

Bell Stratus £99.99 £49.99

The Bell Stratus helmet carries all the same core design principles as the Bell Zephyr helmet, just at a lower price tag. That means aero efficiency and comfort technologies that won’t break the bank.

Buy now: Bell Stratus helmet at Evans Cycles for £49.99

Smith Route MIPS helmet £129.99 £109.99

According to Smith, the protection in its helmets is zonal, meaning you get greater protection when in areas that matter the most.

Buy now: Smith Route MIPS helmet at Chain Reaction Cycles for £109.99

Lazer Blade road helmet £79.99 £47.99

The Blade helmet comes with the same great style as the more expensive Z1 does, but at a lower price point. Saving youc ash while still making you the envy of your riding mates.

Buy now: Lazer Blade road helmet at Tweeks Cycles for £47.99

Mavic Kysrium Elite helmet £79.99 £55.99

Plenty of vents help keep the Mavic Kysrium Elite helmet lightweight and cool, so it’s a great upgrade option for the upcoming summer months. Mavic also has its own retention system so it should keep snug to your head.

Buy now: Mavic Kysrium Elite helmet from at Chain Reaction Cycles for £55.99

Giro Cinder road helmet £99.99 £49.99

Read more: Giro Cinder review

The Giro Cinder is basically the smaller sibling of the Giro Synthe, but that doesn’t mean it’s low on features.

In fact, the Cinder is almost a match for the Synthe, featuring Giro’s Roc-Loc5 retention system and 26 wind tunnel vents.

Buy now: Giro Cinder road helmet at Tweeks Cycles for £49.99

Giro Air Attack Shield £199.99 £149.99

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This could be a great opportunity to finally bag yourself that aero helmet you’ve always wanted. Besides, if you’re getting serious about time trialling then one of these could help shave precious seconds off your time.

Buy now: Giro Air Attack Shield at Tweeks Cycles for £149.99

Bell Star Pro road helmet £199.99 £114.99

If the Giro above wasn’t to your taste then perhaps the Bell Star Pro road helmet will be? That visor is easily removable and packable on the helmet if you don’t want to use it.

Buy now: Bell Star Pro road helmet at Tweeks Cycles for £114.99


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POC Octal Race Day road helmet £219.99 £137.99

Read more: POC Octal helmet review

Buy now: POC Octal Race Day road helmet from Cyclestore for £137.99

Sure, the POC Octal is something of an odd looker but it has great coverage and fantastic venting, keeping you cool on the road.

 

  • briantrousers

    “Traulled”? Spell check not working then?