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POC Trabec Helmet


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    88 Reviews


    Full coverage for big mountains.

    As mountain bike technology has progressed, we’ve all benefited, and by benefited, we mean that we’ve all gotten a lot faster. Improved suspension, better tires, and stronger wheels all add up to more speed over rougher terrain. One place that hadn’t kept up, until recently, was helmet design, and it’s helmets like POC’s Trabec that have really changed what we look for in a helmet.

    It starts with the shape — if there’s nothing there, how can it protect you? The Trabec extends much further down the neck and the sides of your head than other helmets, which means better protection even at the most basic level. POC’s aramid structure inside the foam, which holds the foam together in the event of an impact like rebar in concrete, and the super-tough polycarbonate shell that disperses impact force across the EPS foam to reduce the amount of impact your dome has to handle, are the helmet equivalent of a seven-inch bike you can pedal anywhere.

    • Aramid net inside EPS foam layer
    • Super-tough polycarbonate shell
    • 16 vent holes
    • Adjustable visor
    • Extended protection over typical helmets
    • Adjustable fit system
    • Item #POC0106

    Tech Specs

    Shell Material
    Impact Foam
    16 vent holes
    Fit Adjustment
    EN 1076, CPSC 1203
    Claimed Weight
    Recommended Use
    cross-country, cyclocross, downhill, enduro, gravel, mud/sand/snow, trail
    Manufacturer Warranty
    1 year

    Tech Specs

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    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    Been using this helmet over the past couple of months and really have enjoyed it. It fits my large head well, but doesn't look particularly large. It's lightweight and comfortable , too. Strongly recommended.

    Solid Choice for a Helmet!

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    This helmet is perfect! It gives the protection you need, while not being bulky or cutting off your vision. It also has great ventilation so you don't overheat on the uphill. My wife has a pretty small head and the small fits really well.

    Favorite Helmet

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    This is my 2nd Trabec after replacing my old one due to age. I am partial to the fit of this helmet compared to Giro and Bell. While a little warm in the summer months, its been my staple helmet for MTB and CX for the last 4 seasons.

    Great fitting helmet

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    Helmet fits great with easy and quick adjustments. It feels a little bulky but I like the coverage down the back of the head so it's worth it.

    Great Lid!

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share

    I got this helmet for my wife and she is stoked on it. She has a smaller head and loves the fit/look of the helmet. She unfortunately took one sliding crash and the helmet held up well. The visor popped off without damaging the attachment pieces too.

    head saver

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size

    Buying our second Trabec in 6 weeks. helmet #1 saved my son in a hard hit on a rock. He wound up with good scrapes and a severely broken wrist along with a broken helmet. But when you can take a fall like that and your head comes out without a scratch you get that helmet again.

    Fits very well - My favorite helmet

      The fit is the best on any helmet I've ever owned. It is super comfortable and sits on my head very well. It's not too big and I don't even notice it on the trail. I haven't crashed yet, but I am super confident that it will do its job very well. I love this helmet and definitely will be sticking with it for a long time. I would strongly recommend this helmet for trail riders of all kinds.

      Great helmet!

        Great mountain biking helmet with easy adjustments and overall comfort. The color is great since it's not stark white, not grey, and not bright blue. Subtle light blue tint is great for a little more of feminine tint.

        Doesn't fit my noggin

        • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
        • Fit: Runs small
        • Size Bought: XS/S

        I wanted this helmet to fit so badly but alas it is sometimes hard to find a helmet that works for everyone. Based on my head measurements I got a XS/S but it ended up being way too small and a weird shape for my head. BUMMED!!! The red color is really rad and bright as you can see in the photos Karissa posted below. I think that POC really works well for a lot of people but for me, not the fit I was looking for. I think that this helmet would fit someone with more of a round head much better than me but for now, Ill keep searching for the perfect helmet!

        I love my Trabec!

        • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

        I've had my Trabec for about a year and a half now, and still love it. It's a comfortable fit, and I really like the style of it, plus it protects your cranium, while you look cool and feel good in it!

        Mine is bright blue, which is true to color in the photos.

        I really dig the way POC does their helmet sizing in general. As opposed to the S,M,L or S-M, L-XL that a lot of brands run, they offer a M-L, which is perfect for me, as I have an "extra medium" head that needs something in between most medium and large helmets.

        I love my Trabec!

        Quality Helmet

        • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share

        This was a gift for my son who rides the mount trails in Utah. Visibility to non-riders (hence the Bohrium Red color) and rider safety were my priorities. He has a POC ski helmet that provides great head protection and fit; it's great to find the same quality in a bike helmet. Ordered an X-LG and the fit is good; also like the adjustable piece in the back for a better fit, but wonder about durability.
        Most of all, the customer service at is excellent! (tired of spending hard earned dollars and not getting good service over all) Great shopping experience and thanks again folks at!

        A No Brainer

        • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

        Comfy, protective, fits great, bright colors! What more do you need! Can get a little warm in the summer months but far from a deal breaker. Would buy again.


        • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

        lets face it, the main reason people hate their helmet is it doesn't fit right. The POC has an adjustable fit that makes this a non-issue. Get one of these, protect your head and have a good ride.

        POC for my wife

        • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

        Shes very happy. Lightweight helmet and she loves the color! as always POC helmets super confortable and the most important protects your gray matter!!!

        It Works!

        • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

        Used the helmet for two years. Very comfortable and secure in all riding conditions. Walked away after a wreck from death wobble landing head first. Torn pectoral and bicep tendon but not even a headache worth mentioning. Great product. Bought another.

        Does this helmet have MIPS technology?

        Hey Michael, this helmet will not have MIPS. Helmets that do have incorporated MIPS technology will have it listed in the title or description. If you have any other questions feel free to reach out to me directly via the information listed above.

        Unanswered Question

        A coworker who's does a lot of biking recommends your brand helmet. I really like the Trabec and was hoping to purchase right away. My head is 23" exactly. Why does this not come my size. Or what size do you recommend.

        Unanswered Question

        I have this helmet, now that it's winter I'm looking for a rain cover that will fit. Any ideas of something that will fit this helmet (not including a shower cap)? Thanks

        anyone used this with goggles? do they...

        anyone used this with goggles? do they integrate well and not slip in the back?

        Best Answer

        Hey Harry,

        Just a quick word of caution, we wouldn't advise you to use this bike helmet for skiing or snowboarding. (Not sure if you meant 'snow goggles' from your question). Because ski and snowboard crashes tend to happen at slower speeds than bike crashes, the helmets are engineered to comply with very different sets of standards.

        Just a heads up there!

        Anyone have any issues with glare from the...

        Anyone have any issues with glare from the underside of the visor on the white or other light-colored models? I like the white, as it seems like it would be cooler in the So Cal heat, but I'm concerned about glare...

        Best Answer

        Funny you should mention it... I have just gotten the light blue and on the trail today I noticed the visor more than I ever have noticed a visor on other helmets.

        Didn't think of it at the time but all my other helmets have had black visors.

        Maybe a little after-market paint modification is in order? ;-)

        Can anyone give me the scoop on how these...

        Can anyone give me the scoop on how these helmets fit... do they run true to size, large or small? I'm at 59.6cm which says xl/xxl... seems big to me. Just curious.

        Best Answer

        I bought one of these in the Black/Grey in M/L (I wear a medium in most helmets and a 7 1/2 or 7 5/8 in fitted ball caps) and the fit is perfect.

        The sizing was initially strange in that there was no S/M or L/XL, but I didn't need those, so no biggie.

        What is the difference between the POC...

        What is the difference between the POC Trabec helmet and the POC Trabec Race helmet?