Helmet for 59cm head

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mrfish
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by mrfish

Was set on the Specialized Evade, but with my 59cm head the M fitted nicely apart from being 3-5mm too short front to back. Then the large looked like an upturned boat. Looking to retire my ancient Giro Prolight large which is comfy but a bit wide.

Any suggestions?

TobinHatesYou
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by TobinHatesYou

Try Lazer, Giro/Bell or Kask. My head is around 58.5cm and I find some brands’ mediums binding on my forehead. The ones I mentioned fit nicely.

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Kurets
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by Kurets

I have the same size head and find that Lazer fits very well. No excess room in size M minimizing the mushroom effect.

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micky
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by micky

Im a 59cm and I fit into a Kask medium (Protone/Valegro).
It depends more on the head shape.

Js2
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by Js2

micky wrote: ↑
Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:21 pm
Im a 59cm and I fit into a Kask medium (Protone/Valegro).
It depends more on the head shape.
I agree, I'm around 58cm~ and my head shape is slightly more on the rounder side. Kask Helmets fits me like a glove, Giro/Spesh and others I've tried pinches on the side and too long on front and back. Give different brands a try!

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bikerdan
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by bikerdan

Had same problem. Tried Giro, Bell and a few others
Ended up with POC Octal as there the M goes up to 60cm

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by outnumbered

Kask seem to fit well on many different head shapes.

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