Bell Stratus MIPS helmet review

The Bell Stratus MIPS helmet has lots going on, at a fraction of the price of its competitors

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Cycling Weekly Verdict

The Bell Stratus MIPs is simply excellent: it's comfortable, cool and most importantly not a bank breaker!

Reasons to buy
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    Great fit

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Reasons to avoid
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    Straps and retention dial aren't as finessed as other helmets

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The cycle helmet market is full to the brim, bristling with spectacular lids that offer neat design features or aero benefits that'll save you however many watts, or weigh this many grams – so full that you might easily overlook a helmet like the Bell Stratus MIPS with its understated design and lower price point. But to do so would be an enormous mistake.

Vents on the Bell Stratus MIPS

Loads of vents... 18 in total
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