Giro Switchblade Mips MTB Helmet | Matte Black*
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Everything about the Giro Switchblade is optimised for the descent. That’s why in addition to mandatory standards it’s also certified to ASTM-1952 DH with and without the chinbar.
The chinbar of the Giro Switchbalde is easy to remove – just push the buttons under the chinbar, rotate up, and take off – and it’s just as easy to reinstall. Another boast-worthy feature on the Switchblade Mips® is the Roc Loc Air DH fit system, which has a bumper around the dial to prevent accidental adjustments if your helmet contacts your backpack or neck brace – all while keeping you cool.
When the chinbar comes off, the Giro Switchblade Wind Tunnel cheek pad ventilation adds even more cooling power as you start to climb. Plus, the full-cut style gives this helmet an aggressive look and provides ASTM certified coverage even when the chinbar is removed. When your ride is all about descending, your helmet should be too, and the Switchblade Mips is the only removable chinbar helmet that is truly built for the down.
Key Features of the Giro Switchblade
- Hydrophilic Padding
The Hydrophilic Pad on the Giro Switchblade can absorb up to 10 times its own weight in water, helping you manage sweat while riding. The pad retains moisture to prevent sweat from dripping into your eyes, and then dries quickly. The antimicrobial, X-Static lining helps to reduce odour, keeping your helmet fresh.
- Hardshell with In-Mould Hardbody Lower Wrap
The two-piece shell combines a tough outer hard shell with a polycarbonate lower shell permanently fused to the liner for durability without excess weight.
- Integrated Mips Brain Protection System
The Giro Switchblade is designed to reduce as much energy as possible while meeting and exceeding stringent safety standards. The goal of Giro’s integrated Mips-equipped helmets is to reduce rotational forces while enhancing fit and comfort by combining the Mips slip plane with the helmet’s adjustable fit system. Giro believes that helmets equipped with the technology can reduce the amount of rotational force that may be transferred to rider’s brain in certain impacts.
- P.O.V. Plus Visor
Our P.O.V. Plus visor features an adjustment mechanism that lets you move the visor up and down in indexed steps. These steps included three riding positions plus a high position for goggle storage above your brow. The design allows you to easily adjust your visor with one hand while riding.
- Roc Loc Air DH Fit System
This revolutionary fit system adds a new dimension to helmet performance by enhancing cooling, as well as fit comfort an stability. Using a patented design that suspends the helmet just slightly off the top of the skull, Roc Loc Air DH allows cool airflow to pass directly over your head, further enhancing the performance of vents and internal channelling that exhaust heat out of the helmet. Fit and feel adjustments mimic the Roc Loc 5, allowing you to easily custom tune fit tension and for-aft tilt of the helmet in seconds using a single hand.
- Wind Tunnel Ventilation
Giro helmets are developed utilizing our proprietary Wind Tunnel ventilation system. This elaborate design combines active vents in the helmet’s shell with exhaust channels inside the helmet that thrust fresh, cool air over and around the rider’s head while forcing heat and stale air out. It’s the most effective cooling system available, and a difference you can feel every time you ride.
|ADULT SUPER FIT SIZE||CIRCUMFERENCE|
|S||51 – 55 cm|
|M||55 – 59 cm|
|L||59 – 63 cm|