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Three words: safe, safe, and safe. The Envy incorporates Scott’s Biomex design—an aluminum roll cage that ups the integrity of the ABS shell—and shock-absorbing d3o material, which hardens upon impact for additional protection. Scott’s M-R.A.S. fit system keeps the helmet in place, preventing unseemly gaper-gap and, more important, maximizing your safety. Scott’s active S-Vent system pulls air over the crown of your head while the G-Vent system moves air across your goggle lens to keep your windshield fog-free. You can also customize your helmet-goggle integration with single- or triple-point lockdown.21 oz.
The aerodynamic form fulfills your need for speed while the Conehead Sandwich core provides shock absorption for when you make that one mistake. 17.9 oz. [$130; head.com]
Pastel colors and smaller sizes do not a women-specific helmet make. POC has tailored the Skull Light to the dimensions of women’s heads, finally giving ladies a model that truly fits. 18.4 oz. [$165; pocsports.com]
Sandbox’s classic skateboard look and clean profile have a minimalist vintage appeal. New color options include Rasta and smoky translucent. 16 oz. [$100; store.sandboxland.com]
Bern introduces a new hand-wrapped carbon shell for extra protection on several of its top models. Carbon available in the Macon, Watts, and Baker models. 12.2–12.8 oz. [$200; bernunlimited.com]