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    Thumbs up MIPS Lined Helmets? No More. Welcome SPIN.

    Away with the complicated, heavy, wind noise inducing, funk traping MIPS liners and in with some fancy new padding instead. Yippee!!



    https://www.bikerumor.com/2017/08/17...e-new-helmets/





    In case you didn’t know, the folks at POC actually helped develop the MIPS system. While some companies are still getting on board with that idea, POC has already moved on to a whole new concept. Their unique SPIN technology will be featured in the new Tectal Race, Octal X and Coron Air MTB helmets.

    At a glance the SPIN helmets look like basic cycling lids. The surprising thing is that the benefits of the SPIN technology are all produced by the padding. Injected with silicone, the pads resist rotational forces by offering a specific degree of shear so your head will tilt or turn within the helmet during an impact.


    POC says SPIN equipped helmets have tested better than their equivalent MIPS versions, and they resist three different types of impacts. They must be pretty confident in the idea, as POC has decided not to produce MIPS helmets any longer…
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    I wish they would list a release date on thee helmets equipped with SPIN. I am in the market for a new one, and was looking at a few with MIPS. But it would be nice to get in on better, safer technology.
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    I don't get why helmet makers bother to continue using just pads. CASCO has a hammock system that is far more comfortable that permits the same thing.

    Actually I do...margins.
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    Very interesting.

    How do they prevent the helmet from tilting up in the headwind?

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    Only on XC, Enduro and DH helmets so far. But nice, though.
    They do anything just to win a salami in ridiculous races. I take my gear out of the car and put my bike together. Tourists and locals are watching from sidewalk cafes. Non-racers. The emptiness of those lives shocks me. It was the illest of times, it was the dopest of times. And we looked damn good. Actually the autobus broke down somewhere on the Mortirolo.

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    use a torque wrench

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    Quote Originally Posted by MMsRepBike View Post


    Too much information.
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    That's all there is for info.

    New road helmet from POC. Sort of aero, the new aero one?

    Here's the back of it:



    And another shot of the inside:

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