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The designers across the pond at Lazer have shown they aren't afraid to resist trends and trust to their own innovative designs when creating high-end road racing helmets. If you're looking for a race-pedigreed lid to protect your cognitive functions as you fly around tight corners and bump elbows in your next criterium, but don't want to be confused for a time trialist or triathlete in an aero helmet, invest in Lazer's Z1 MIPS Helmet. The classic design will protect your head while giving you ventilation at a wide range of speeds from its 31 well-placed vents.
Not satisfied with the protection offered by traditional helmet shapes, Lazer updated the Z1 to include more coverage at the temples in the event of a crash, and it also added side-angle impact protection in the form of MIPS. MIPS, or Multi Directional Impact Protection System, refers to the Swedish technology added to the helmet in the form of a barely-perceptible inner basket. It's designed to move slightly upon impact to absorb the brain-damaging rotational energy generated by side impacts. Before you ride, use Lazer's Advanced Rollsys retention system to secure the helmet in place so it won't slide around or pinch, or to make easy on-the-go fit adjustments as you ride, and when the weather turns cooler, attach Lazer's aeroshell to the outside of the helmet to help conserve heat when you don't want the vents doing their job quite so well.
- MIPS protection
- ARS Advanced Rollsys retention system
- Adjustable straps
- 31 vents
- Item #LZR000Z
- Q & A
It's important that a helmet looks cool, has good ventilation, or aerodynamics, but the main purpose is to protect your head in the event of a crash.
I had a high speed, flip over the handlebars crash that saw this helmet get absolutely demolished, but prevented me from sustaining a serious head injury. I give this helmet a high recommendation.
By the way, it looks cool too!
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Does the Lazer Z1 MIPS come with the mudcap for the Z-LED light?
Do sunglasses fit in the vents easily (like for climbing)?
Does it come with the aeroshell? If not, where do you get that?
No its not included.
I measured my head circumference and it measured 57 cm just above my ears. What is the laser z1 size you would recommend?
David - you are perfectly in the middle of the MD. If you want MIPS it adjusts the sizing a bit so you would end on upper end of MD
Get the medium, it covers 55-59cm