POC Ventral SPIN helmet review

Featuring an aerodynamic design that maximises breathability and one of the best sunglasses-retaining systems out there

POC Ventral Air Spin helmet
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Cycling Weekly Verdict

The POC Ventral SPIN is an aerodynamically optimised helmet which, by virtue of its design, also offers great ventilation. Its fit is comfortable and secure, while the addition of fabric grippers in the vents keep a secure hold of your sunglasses. Although quite expensive, it doesn’t put a foot wrong – in all, it’s a great helmet.

Reasons to buy
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    Comfortable and secure fit

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    Highly breathable

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    Aerodynamic design

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    Excellent sunglasses-retaining feature

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    Wide range of colours

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    Protection from rotational impacts

Reasons to avoid
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The Ventral SPIN is POC’s range-topping aerodynamic helmet and includes a host of innovative features as well as being respectably lightweight.

The Swedish company was founded over 15 years ago and has a reputation for manufacturing some of the best bike helmets, eyewear and apparel including cycling shorts for both snow sports and cycling.

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