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Finally, an urban lid that’s as high-tech as it is cool looking. Calling on their 26 years of experience crafting some of the finest race and enthusiast helmets available, Giro has paired a new, lower-volume foam with a shape that tapers at the edges to build a helmet that’s CPSC-approved but still plenty trim. The Reverb has lots more vents than most city helmets, uses Giro’s quick and easy Auto Loc adjustment system, and tacks on a removable visor that looks just like a cycling cap. Best of all, it comes in 11 different color options and will sell for a very reasonable $60.
The Giro Reverb was one of our editor’s five picks for Gear of the Show at the 2011 Interbike show. Click here to see the rest.