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Top 4 Commuter Helmets

Carol Ching

Check out our top 4 commuter bike helmet picks for 2021. With picks from every price point, there's a bike helmet for everyone.
Top 4 Commuter Helmets

Top 4 Commuter Bike Helmets

Suns out, Bikes out! Whether you are a daily commuter or looking for a bike adventure on the weekends, safety is key to enjoying your ride. Check out our top 4 bike helmets for all around riding.

Bontrager Solstice MIPS Helmet

Bontrager Solstice MIPS Helmet

Price $89.99
Size S-M, M-L
Fit System Easy-adjust Headset SL II fit system
Ventilation 8 vents
Contruction In-Mold Construction with MIPS Brain Protection System
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The Solstice MIPS helmet is proof you don't have to spend a lot of money to get a great fitting, great looking, and easy-to-use bike helmet. Featuring MIPS, Multi-directional Impact Protection System, it includes a sleek built-in brim with plug ports for a clean look when the additional visor is removed. Great for riders looking for simple design packed with safety features.

Pros
  • Reflective sides
  • Removable Visor
  • MIPS technology
Cons
  • Fidlock system can be tricky to use
  • Helmet adjustment system uncomfortable for some head shapes

Specialized Centro LED MIPS Helmet

Price $104.99
Size OS
Fit System Headset SX fit system
Ventilation 17 vents - 4th Dimension Cooling System
Contruction In-molded shell with MIPS
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 Specialized Centro LED MIPS Helmet

The Specialized Centro Winter LED helmet is designed for cruising the city with safety features and a streamlined design to make it functional for everyday riders. With one-size fits all design, warm inner lining and integrated LED taillight, the Centro Winter LED helmet has the offerings to make it attractive to year-round riders.

Pros
  • Built for cold conditions
  • LED tailight for increased visibility
  • Clip on visor
  • Reflective webbing
Cons
  • LED tailight is non-rechargeable
  • One size fit all
  • Less ventilation in the back due to tailight
  • Not as lightweight and nimble

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Bontrager Quantum MIPS Helmet

Price $134.99
Size S-XL
Fit System BOA
Ventilation 14 vents
Contruction In-mold polycarbonate shell with MIPS
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The Quantum Mips Helmet by Bontrager is built for trails but is also a great commuter helmet. This helmet offers MIPS technology combined with ample padding and a BOA system for micro adjustments, the perfect one helmet fits all activities.

Pros
  • Removable Visor
  • Compatible with glasses
  • Ample padding
Cons
  • Minimal ventilation
  • Slightly heavier than a commuter helmet

Specialized Tactic 3 MIPS Cycling Helmet

Price $99.99
Size S-L
Fit System HairPort II micro-dial
Ventilation 21 vents
Contruction In-molded shell
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Specialized Tactic 3 MIPS Cycling Helmet

All-Mountain riding demands a helmet that's light, cool, and inspires confidence. The Tactic 3 delivers with large, optimized vents, extended rear coverage, and in-molded construction that maximizes strength and keeps weight to a minimum. This makes the Tactic 3 a perfect dual purpose bike helmet that provides all day comfort for cruising around town.

Pros
  • Removable visor
  • Lightweight
  • Affordable
Cons
  • Trifix straps provide no adjustability around ears