Endura launches two new road helmets

Pro SL helmet uses a Koroyd shell for increased crash protection

Endura’s new Pro SL helmet uses Koroyd protection in place of EPS foam. It has had an MTB helmet using Koroyd for some time and the system is also used by Smith for its high end helmets. Koroyd’s open cell structure is designed to be more collapsible than EPS and Koroyd claims that its tech offers significantly better crash protection than that required for CE certification.

Priced at a penny under £150, Endura says that the Pro SL helmet is also lightweight and particularly well vented, with the open structure of the Koroyd shell and the large vents helping airflow.

Koroyd shell is claimed to provide better crash protection than EPS foam

Endura sells the Pro SL helmet in three sizes, with fit being adjustable via the multiple position retention system and micro-adjuster dial. There’s an antibacterial wicking inner liner, with Endura supplying a spare set in the box. There’s a glasses dock at the front of the helmet for when you want to ride without your sunnies on.

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Endura sells the Pro SL in white, black and high viz blue, which matches the 2018 Movistar kit.

FS260-Pro helmet

Endura’s second new road helmet is the FS260-Pro. It claims that a small helmet weighs under 200g. you don’t get the Koroyd shell, but there is plenty of venting in the shell, with channels directing airflow over the head. As with the Pro SL helmet, there’s multiple adjustment of the helmet’s cradle. You get a spare set of bug net padding with the helmet.

Priced at £89.99, the FS260-Pro comes in three sizes and white, black or hi-viz green.

FS260-Pro helmet weighs under 200g for a size small

Launched alongside the Pro SL and FS260-Pro road helmets, there’s a new SingleTrack II MTB helmet too.

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Paul started writing for Cycling Weekly in 2015, covering cycling tech, new bikes and product testing. Since then, he’s reviewed hundreds of bikes and thousands of other pieces of cycling equipment for the magazine and the Cycling Weekly website.

He’s been cycling for a lot longer than that though and his travels by bike have taken him all around Europe and to California. He’s been riding gravel since before gravel bikes existed too, riding a cyclocross bike through the Chilterns and along the South Downs.