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Troy Lee Designs A2 MIPS Helmet

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    Hit the trails.

    Full-faced helmets have their place on rowdy lift laps and jumps, but some days aren't as extreme, so it's good to have a Troy Lee Designs A2 MIPS Helmet waiting in the wings. Building on a well-earned reputation for hard-hitting motocross and gravity protection, the A2 transitions protection to lighter duty trails with massive venting, ample coverage, and MIPS technology to keep you cool under duress.

    With 25% more ventilation than that found on TLD's venerable A1 helmet, the A2 MIPS promotes cooling airflow and encourages constant air movement across your dome. A removable, soft and plushy X-Static Pure Silver liner sits comfortably against your head, fending off the stink produced by bacteria and drying quickly to keep you cool. Not to ignore fit, the A2 MIPS helmet incorporates a three-position adjustable retention system for a custom, easily dialed fit.

    • A lightweight helmet built for all-day trails
    • MIPS technology reduces rotational force in certain crashes
    • EPS and EPP foam mix absorbs low and high speed impact
    • Extended coverage at back and temples increases protection area
    • Large vents promote cooling airflow
    • Highly adjustable retention system dials in the fit
    • Visor fends off branches and glaring sun
    • Item #TLD00VY

    Tech Specs

    Impact Foam
    EPP and EPS co-molded
    Ventilation
    large vents
    Fit Adjustment
    Rear Stabilizer Fit System
    Visor
    yes
    Certifications
    CPSC 1203, CE EN 1078
    Claimed Weight
    [size M/L] 350g
    Recommended Use
    mountain bike
    Manufacturer Warranty
    1 year

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    Great helmet with MIPS!

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    I am often in between a medium and small in bike helmets with a 56 cm head circumference. I chose the small (54-56cm) helmet and it has worked out great. I can still dial it in for a snug fit. The ventilation on this helmet is good, it's feather light, comfortable during long rides, and has a great low profile look(for a bike helmet). The only issue I could find is that the visor is not easy to adjust, otherwise, it's superb. The A2 is a bit on the higher end of helmet pricing, however, with the added MIPS protection, good ventilation and not so bulky style this helmet is a great choice.

    Great helmet with MIPS!

    Best fit for my head shape

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    Unlike Smith helmets don't cup my head very well (they seem to be more shallow), Troy Lee Designs fits perfect. I love the redesign of the A2 which fits sunglasses easier under the cap.

    Protect your Brain!!!

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

    After getting a concussion, I did a lot of research and purchased this helmet. I think it is the best helmet for the brain and skull. It's the only one I could find that has dual density foam, which helps absorb energy. It also has MIPS which is good for rotational forces. It is lighter than the 6D and looks great. I am going to purchase the same helmet for my kids.

    Another Great helmet from Troy Lee!

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

    I've been wearing TLD helmets for years, and while fit is a very personal thing I find that there helmets fit my head shape the best.
    I was previously wearing a TLD A1, which I really like and it saved me big time in an over the bars crash.
    Since replacing it with this, I have been nothing but impressed. The A2 does everything the A1 does, just better. I find that it breathes it significantly better, and you can see that just by looking at it. It's filled with large vents. That combined with exceptional coverage for a trail helmet make it the best helmet out there for.

    Looks great, but didn't work for me.

    • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it

    I've got a wierd melon. At 23 inches I'm on the big end of a medium and the small end of a large. With a sweat band the medium is too small, but the large looks like I should be cast on spaceballs. Ended up returning it.

    Amazing Helmet

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    This is by far the best helmet I've ever used. If you like the A1 then you will love this helmet. Same great fit with awesome venting and style. Tons of color options to choose from too. Hard to beat!

    Looks Awesome

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    Troy Lee always looks awesome and works great. This helmet is no different. It does have some adjustments on the back to dial in the size and chin straps. Has mips and feels great. I would recommend this helmet to anyone who bikes and is looking for safety and style.

    Excellent Helmet

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    This is the best MTB helmet I have ever owned...it's the third one I've bought in the last four years. Great quality. Very lightweight and adjustable. I'm really glad I decided on the A2.

    Great helmet

      This is far and away the best helmet I’ve ever worn in my 30 years of mtn biking. The fit is fantastic, very comfortable and light yet you just feel totally protected. I bought a second one to have where I spend about a week a month and have my old bike.

      Fantastic!

      • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

      I was recently inspired to invest in a better helmet after the death of a mountain biker on one of our local trails... It didn't take long for me to decide on this Troy Lee helmet when shopping around. This model came in XL--perfect for my fat head. .. As I was unpacking, my first impression was that this helmet has been meticulously engineered and designed for safety. It looked impressive just sitting in its box! Today was the first day that I wore it on a ride, and I can say without a doubt that this is the best mountain biking helmet I have ever owned. The difference between a $135 helmet (this one) and a $65 dollar helmet is truly insane. What you get for $135 will not only possibly save your life one day, but also make you feel good that you are doing the best you can to protect your precious melon! Buy one!

      Great protection but some limitations.

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
      • Fit: True to size
      • Size Bought: M/L
      • Height: 5'9"
      • Weight: 150lbs

      Bought this after my re-entry into mountain biking. The fit is great and the protection I can attest to - crashed pretty heavily and the helmet was "dented", but protected my noggin' as it should have. It is comfortable and light and vents fairly well in the hot New Mexico climate. The only reason I deducted a star is that the helmet does not have a lot of clearance for glasses. I find that after some time descending a rocky trail that the helmet starts to push down on my glasses. I'm constantly having to readjust the helmet and glasses which gets pretty gnarly in technical descents. If you don't wear glasses this is a non-issue, but if you do, beware. The helmet fits great when you first try it on but take it out for a ride before you plunk down the cash.

      Troy Lee Designs A2 MIPS Helmet

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times

      Loved the look of this helmet when I first saw it! I did a bunch of research before I would even consider spending this kind of dough on a helmet. Arrival day, was super stoked on the looks and the way it fit my head. Even more stoke was present when I took it for the first ride. The helmet seemed super light and was like air conditioning for my melon. I barely noticed the helmet on my head while riding. All the features of the helmet are designed well and work for what they are intended. I was very hesitant about spending this kind on money on the helmet but super glad I pulled the trigger in the end. Hopefully I never test the durability during a crash to see how the shell and the MIPS performs. I'm a father of 3 on a budget and don't regret buying this at all. Definitely the best helmet I've worn to date in my 23 years of mtn biking.

      How much does this helmet weigh~
      Thank you..........Terry Mitchell

      Hello Terry!



      TLD claims this helmet to weigh 350 grams in size M/L. Honestly once you try it on, you won't care as this is one of the most comfortable and well ventilated mountain bike helmets on the market. Feel free to reach out to us with any other questions you may have.



      Cheers!

      I'm a size 22 and have a hard time getting a good fit, usually get a medium and have to tighten it all the way down. Would the XS/SM in the A2 be the correct size to go with? Thanks