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Magnus Cort in the Tucker helmet at the Volta ao Algarve
(Image credit: Getty Images)

2024 may be the year of the dragon in the Chinese zodiac, but in cycling, it’s proving to be the year of the aero helmet. 

Already, we’ve seen some big tech trends emerge on top of riders’ heads, notably Kask’s new ear-cover helmet, and a smattering of time trial lids in the peloton.  

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