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 Post subject: Re: S-WORKS Evade
PostPosted: Sun Jul 14, 2013 7:30 pm 
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TashkentTerror wrote:

At speed the cooling is great, even in +25C I can feel the air flowing over my head. (Buzz cut)
In long climbing situasions in hot climate I would go with something with more vents.


I have the shield version for the track because it is the perfect omnium helmet. A bit more aero than road helmet, and (way) more ventilation than a Casco. Perfect compromise, right tool for the job. It seems like the perfect crit helmet as well. And while I agree that it would not be my choice for long climbing in hot weather, I was pleasantly surprised when I wore it during a track event in San Jose last month during a heat wave (high 90's), with no noticeable issues.

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The shield is in my opinion a bigger advance than the aero thing, hope someone comes up with a magnetic visor for a vented helmet.


Agree that the shield version is the way to go. While I have yet to see some solid data, I suspect the shield will end up providing nearly as much of the aero benefit (if not more) as the lack of vents. Besides, it looks kind of like a mushroom cap without the shield and pretty badass with one. :thumbup:


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 Post subject: Re: S-WORKS Evade
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 Post subject: Re: S-WORKS Evade
PostPosted: Mon Jul 15, 2013 9:18 pm 
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I think my packing tape is lighter than a shield. I wonder when Specialized will reveal weight numbers for the Evade.

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 Post subject: Re: S-WORKS Evade
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djconnel wrote:
I think my packing tape is lighter than a shield.


That's apples and oranges. The aero benefit I was referring to with the shield itself has nothing to do with the vents, rather the cleaner air around the rim of helmet and face -- which, with standard road helmet (or even non-shield Air Attack) and sunglasses, I suspect is particularly turbulent. Again, I have yet to see the data, but I am inclined to bet this is at least as beneficial as the lack of vents.


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 Post subject: Re: S-WORKS Evade
PostPosted: Wed Jul 17, 2013 12:56 am 
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My large is 310g.

dj, given it's not being marketed as a 'light weight' helmet I'd say weights will come later.

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 Post subject: Re: S-WORKS Evade
PostPosted: Wed Jul 17, 2013 1:30 am 
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Are the evade out? If not how did you get one?

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 Post subject: Re: S-WORKS Evade
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@angryasian says 278 g for CPSC version...medium, I think.

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 Post subject: Re: S-WORKS Evade
PostPosted: Fri Jul 19, 2013 2:47 am 
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cajer wrote:
Are the evade out? If not how did you get one?

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TP was at the 2014 Specialized laucnh so got his hands on one there.

TP- did you get to keep it?

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 Post subject: Re: S-WORKS Evade
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Correct.

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Talking to my mate here who works in a Specialized store reckons Evade more than likely will arrive in Australia in September..

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I was told November.

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Arts Cycling (USA) are saying they are expecting stock July 30th on their website - so September - November for Au and NZ is a long wait.

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Oh and one shop I have spoken to has put the RRP in NZ around the same price as the S Works Prevail - $400! Eeek! And they wonder why people buy shit online from overseas instead

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 Post subject: Re: S-WORKS Evade
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Tinea Pedis wrote:
I was told November.


He wouldn't give me a definitive date, but told me he was expecting them to arrive with the 2014 range of bikes.

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 Post subject: Re: S-WORKS Evade
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Supposedly August 3rd in the UK

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I'll be evade-ing as well.. I see no reason to change from my Giro Atmos & Prolight.


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