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MET Crossover, a helmet for everyone? | CyclingShorts.cc
As the name suggests, this is described by the Italian manufacturer as a unisex helmet suitable for both road bike and mountain bike use, and has some features that would appeal to commuters too, but is it a case of 'Jack of all trades, Master of none' ? I have owned this helmet for 6 months, and wear it on my daily commute and on my longer weekend rides. Features: Light weight, it is the lightest helmet I have owned so far, weighing only 262 grams for the universal size (52-59cm). (MET state that the helmet weighs 270g) Good ventilation, when riding on frosty/cold mornings I have to wear a warm cap underneath, I have never had to do this with any of my previous helmets. Longevity, the box states that it comes with a three year warranty, and unusually its lifespan is between 8-10 years! Price: Models vary from £30 to £60, click here to buy. The advice given by most manufacturers is to replace a helmet after 2-3 years of use, depending on its exposure to UV and the damage