Smith Network MIPS helmet review

Smith has a new lid for 2018 which still adopts the brand's unique style and uses Koroyd for multiple impact protection

Smith Network
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Cycling Weekly Verdict

The Smith Network helmet is a nice bit of kit that will allow you to have a one helmet to suit a number of different riding types; commuting, training or even racing. The straps are a little annoying but overall it is a comfortable helmet.

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    Great value for money

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    Mixed appeal in terms of looks

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Smith has found a technology to enhance impact protection whilst maintaining good levels of breathability: it seems the helmet and eyewear brand is focusing on safety as well as functionality. It divides opinion in terms of looks but does offer up a great, versatile helmet.

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Symon Lewis joined Cycling Weekly as an Editorial Assistant in 2010, he went on to become a Tech Writer in 2014 before being promoted to Tech Editor in 2015 before taking on a role managing Video and Tech in 2019. Lewis discovered cycling via Herne Hill Velodrome, where he was renowned for his prolific performances, and spent two years as a coach at the South London velodrome.