Specialized S3, 229g review

Specialized, CA helmets test 2013
Cycling Weekly Verdict

Beaten only by the Cratoni Bullet when it comes to weight, the brilliant S3 quickly became my favourite.

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When it comes to versatility and fitting most head shapes, Specialized has got it nailed with its ‘Mindset' cradle.

With five positions to move the cradle downwards to achieve the right fit on the back of the head along with a ratchet mechanism that gives a huge range of adjustment for a given size (between 54 and 60cm for a size M), you're unlikely to struggle to find one that fits perfectly.