First Ride: Giro Cinder helmet


Home » News » First Ride: Giro Cinder helmet

FLIMS, Switzerland (VN) — At first glance, it’s easy to mistake the new Giro Cinder helmet for Giro’s popular Synthe, but the Cinder is a different beast entirely. For starters, this MIPS-equipped lid comes in at a much lower price point — $150, compared to $270 for the MIPS-equipped Synthe  — and there are a few subtle stylistic changes. The Cinder is a great choice for riders who love the Giro fit and aesthetics, but don’t mistake this helmet for a Synthe replacement, especially if you prefer lots of venting.

The Synthe MIPS is my go-to helmet, so I was excited to try out the Cinder and see how it compared. In terms of fit, the two feel very similar, likely due to the Roc Loc 5 retention system. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it here: Giro’s retention system is the best …

continue reading in source

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *