Trek Velocis MIPS helmet review - a lightweight all-rounder

Generous ventilation and MIPS protection in a lightweight package - although there are alternatives which are even lighter still

Female cyclist holding the Trek Velocis MIPS road bike helmet
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Cycling Weekly Verdict

Finding a solid all-rounder helmet can be tough. However, if that’s what you've been looking for, then you're in luck. The Trek Velocis is a brilliant all-round helmet which offers effective ventilation and very high levels of comfort. Not only that, but it looks great too, coming in a range of colors to suit your personal style preferences. It’s definitely a strong contender for those wanting a solid, dependable, everyday helmet.

Reasons to buy
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    Great all-round helmet

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    MIPS Air system

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    Very comfy

Reasons to avoid
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    Lighter options on the market

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Originally designed to meet the everyday demands of Trek-Segafredo, Velocis is a excellent all-rounder which doesn’t have to be just for the pros. If stealth is your thing, but you struggle with overheating and don’t want to compromise on the aesthetics, then this helmet is a good option to consider.

This is one of Trek's lightest and best ventilated high-end options, although it is still a little heavier than the purest featherweights on the market. It's also a good option for safety, thanks to the MIPS (Multi-directional Impact Protection System) Air system. Meaning your head stays better protected in the event of a directional impact. We take a look at how it stacks up against the best bike helmets...

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