Lightest helmet??

Discuss light weight issues concerning mountain bikes & parts.

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by xtr

hello,does anybody knows which helmet is the lightest?road or far i found giro eclipse at 256gr.i have in my mind catlike's but i can't find the weight.

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by koss

Louis Garneau's T-Bone 249g, 233g without the visor.

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by karlux

There are two kind helmets:
1. foam helmets
2. "band" helmets

I have Carrera foam helmet which weights 220g in L size
"Band" helmets are like caps and they will not protect you as well as foam, but they weight only 80-150 grams!
Light weight everything!

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by bladteth

My wife's Adura Edge helmet, size 52-55 cm, w/ visor weights 229 g.
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Rado bladteth Rzeznicki

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by asphaltdude

I used to have a Soffatti helmet, 230 grams.
Now I have a Met Ippogrifo, that's heavier but has better ventilation and fit.
Don't buy some stupid helmet just because it's light. Go for something comfy and well ventilated.
Whow! That's a pretty damn nice garage door!

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