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7Protection M2 BOA Helmet

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Product Description

As bikes become more capable and trail riding gets faster the M2 slots into the current generation of open face protection. Conehead™ technology utilises dual density foam to dissipate impacts more effectively giving you a safer ride. For 2019, we have added the Boa® Fit System.

The Boa® Fit System delivers a connected, fast, customized and durable fit, purpose-built for performance. Boa’s patented system consists of three integral parts: a micro-adjustable dial, a super-strong lightweight lace, and low friction lace guides and is backed by the Boa Guarantee.

Fit To Perform

Dial in the perfect fit. The Boa Fit System delivers a more even pressure distribution and better power transfer; so you can ride further, faster, longer, and stronger.

Ready For Anything

Fast, lightweight, and precise, the Boa Fit System is engineered to perform in all weather conditions — guaranteed.

Get Closer To Go Faster

The Boa Fit System allows you to customize your fit with instant micro-adjustments for effortless precision that better connects you to your gear.

Fit For Protection

Get all-day comfort and a custom fit that’s lightweight, low- profile, and micro-adjustable; the Boa Fit System seamlessly integrates into your helmet.

Key Features:

  • Open face all-mountain design
  • 19 vents
  • ConeHead™ Technology utilising dual density foams in impact absorbing zones
  • Full rear head coverage
  • Custom 7iDP liner for superior fit and comfort
  • Custom 7iDP adjustable visor
  • The Boa® Fit System
  • Rapid-adjust chin strap
  • Available in 6 colours and 3 sizes
  • Complies to CE, CPSC, AS STANDARDS
  • Sizes – XS/S,  M/L,  XL/XXL

Technical Details:

  • CE, CPSC, AS STANDARDS
  • Rapid-adjust chin strap makes dialling in the fit of the M2 easy. Just pop open adjust the strap and clip back into position.
  • Custom 7iDP liner is easily removed for washing and paired with the retention dial makes fit and adjustment easy.
  • Mesh covered front vents stop bugs and debris getting inside the M2 and the adjustable peak means goggles can be accommodated easily.

Occasionally, without notice, manufacturers change product design and/or specifications.

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7Protection Size Guide

7Protection Helmet Size Guide

 

 Youth MediumYouth LargeX-SmallSmallMediumLargeX-Large
inch 18.8-19.6 19.6-20.5 20.75-21.25 21.5-22 22.5-22.75 23.5-23.75 24-24.25
cm 48-50 50-52 53-54 55-56 57-58 59-60 61-62

Read our clothing size guide for more information on sizing. 

Please note, all size information is provided as a guide - if you're unsure or need any further assistance you can call us on 01792 799508 ... we're happy to help!

Mountain Bike Helmet Guide

 

Mountain Bike Helmet Guide

MTB Helmets

A mountain bike helmet needs to protect your head, while being comfortable enough to wear all day long. Fit and venting are key, and we will look into this further below. When it comes to protection, all our MTB helmets meet the minimum safety standard (CE EN 1078). Some go much further with enhanced safety features like dual density cores and MIPS.

Features to look out for in an MTB helmet:


Features

Shell

All mountain bike helmets have a hard shell covering the foam core. Nowadays most MTB helmets have in-moulded shells which are bonded securely to the core rather than just stuck on. Some MTB lids have more coverage around the back of the head and are designed for more aggressive trail and enduro riding. The shells on higher end lids overlap the edges to protect the core from wear.

MTB helmet shell

Core

Underneath the shell is the EPS foam core. This is the part of the helmet that will absorb the force of impact if your head hits the ground in a crash. Some higher end MTB lids have dual or multi density EPS cores which offer improved impact protection. Helmets designed for more aggressive riding may features additional ‘Roll Cage’ strengthening elements. These are moulded into the EPS core, and help to hold the structure of the helmet together under impact.

Helmet with EPS foam core

MIPS

A Multi-directional Impact Protection System (MIPS) is fitted between the helmet core and your head. This slip-plane technology reduces the rotational forces that result from certain impacts. Integrated into the fit system, MIPS is found on high-end MTB helmets and takes head protection to the next level.


Fit & Straps

Fit is also an important safety consideration. All MTB helmets have an adjustable fit system that makes sure the helmets stays securely attached to your head. Higher-end mountain bike lids often feature a retention system that wraps around more of your head. This helps to hold the helmet in place for a more secure fit as well as improved comfort. One handed adjustment dials make it easier to get the perfect fit. Chin straps are there to keep your helmet in place even if you take a knock on the head. These straps are fully adjustable on all helmets. Premium MTB lids often have easy fit buckles which make it easier to get your helmet on and off.

Helmet with a correctly adjusted chin strap

Liner

The padded liner is the bit of the helmet that connects directly to your head. If you ride a lot, then features to look out for are quick drying, hydrophilic and anti-microbial padding. These will help keep your head smelling sweetly on every ride. Some high-end lids have systems that the move sweat away from your brow to keep it out of your eyes and off your eyewear.

Some helmet liners use quick drying, hydrophilic and anti-microbial padding

Ventilation

Keeping your head cool as you ride is essential. All MTB lids have vents to keep the air moving over your head and cool you down. Overheating is more of an issue on the climbs as you are moving slowly while putting in a lot of effort. If your ride focus is on rapid climbing, then ventilation is a very important consideration. If you take it easy on the way up, to save your energy for the downs, then you won’t need as much venting. Generally speaking, more and/or larger vents will increase the amount of airflow over your head. While the size and number of vents is important, you should also consider their position. Vents close to the brow offer cooling where you need it most. Internal airflow channelling draws air in and circulates it around your head for more efficient cooling.

Mountain biker wearing a Bell Super 2 Helmet

Visor

Compared to road cycling, you have a more upright position on a mountain bike. This is why mountain bike lids come with visors, to keep the sun or rain out of your eyes. Many MTB helmets have removable visors as some riders prefer to cycle without them. You can raise and lower adjustable visors easily while you are riding. This means that you can move the visor out of the way, for unrestricted vision, when it’s not needed.

Mountain biker with a visor in a low position

Goggle Compatibility

Goggles are a great way to keep dust, and mud out of your eyes on rowdy descents. Some enduro style MTB helmets are designed to work with goggles. Strap grippers on the rear help to keep the goggle in place. High rise adjustable visors mean you can park them on your head when it’s time to climb up for another run.

Goggle straps on a Met Parachute

Action camera mounts

With a dedicated action camera mount, you can attach your GoPro securely to your helmet. Break-away mounts are the safest way to attach your action camera.

Mountain biker with GoPro mounted to a full-face helmet

Weight

A lighter helmet will be more comfortable on your head but may offer less protection than a bulkier lid. Extra head coverage and additional structural elements all add weight. That said even bulky enduro style MTB helmets are lightweight enough for you to wear comfortably on all-day-long rides.

Lighter weight helmets tend to offer more comfort

Sizing

It is important to get a helmet that fits correctly. Simply measure the circumference of your head and match it to the helmet size. Do this by placing a tape measure on the centre of your forehead and wrap it around your head above the ears. See our clothing size guide for more details.

Helmet sizing

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Please note that bulky products and bikes shipped to outlying UK regions are excluded from free shipping.

Please note that Pre-Order dates can sometimes change due to updated stock information.

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Returns & Warranty

It's easy to return a product with our 365 day, hassle free returns. 

We will give you a full refund or exchange on any item that is returned to us unused/unfitted, in a resaleable condition and in its original packaging (where possible).

Please note: For hygiene reasons, we cannot accept returns of facemasks, undershorts or underwear if the item has been removed/unsealed from its original packaging.

If your item develops a fault or arrives damaged, please contact us first so we can resolve the issue for you as quickly as possible.

For more information please visit our Returns & Warranty page.