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.

Mavic Kysrium Elite helmet £79.99 £59.99

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 £59.99

Giro Cinder road helmet £99.99 £59.99

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 £59.99

Giro Air Attack Shield £199.99 £160.99

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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 £160.99

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

Bell Gage helmet £139.99 £97.99

The Bell Gage is a performance level helmet, designed for the pro peloton. As a result, it has bags of tech.

For example, it comes with X-Static padding, and Bell’s TAG retention system. Plus, look at those vents, you’ll be kept plenty cool when out on the bike.

Buy now: Bell Gage helmet at Cyclestore for £97.99

Lazer Sport Z1 Helmet with Aeroshell £199.99 £119.99

Lazer Sport Z1 road helmet with Aeroshell best helmets

Using their Adavanced Rollsy System, Lazer give a great fit to their helmets and being both slim and well ventilated, it’s a great fit on the bike.

Buy now: Lazer Sport Z1 Helmet with Aeroshell at Evans Cycles for £119.99

Smith Overtake Women’s Helmet £184.99 £118.49

Smith Overtake Women's helmet

Using an integrated skeletal structure and carbon fibre reinforcements, Smith makes sure that your head is not only protected but its also not weighed down.

Buy now: Smith Overtake Women’s helmet at Chain Reaction Cycles for £118.49


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POC Octal Race Day road helmet £219.99 £197.99

Read more: POC Octal helmet review

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

Buy now: POC Octal Race Day road helmet from Cyclestore for £197.99

Giro Saga Women’s MIPS helmet £74.99 £52.49

Buy now: Giro Saga Women’s MIPS helmet from Evans Cycles for £52.49

The Saga is a neat little helmet, with many of the top end features you find on the Synthe, just at a lower price point. That includes MIPS, the ROC-LOC5 retention system and plenty of vents.

  • briantrousers

    “Traulled”? Spell check not working then?