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Following the release of its open-faced MoDrop and Moventor QUIN helmets last year, ABUS has developed a new AirDrop full-face lid for DH or enduro riders. In addition to hosting ABUS’ optional crash-detecting QUIN sensor, the AirDrop includes other safety features like ActiCage shell reinforcement, collarbone protection, and Ambient Sound Channels. Beyond safety features, the helmet was designed to offer a solid fit and excellent ventilation.
The AirDrop is ABUS’ first full-face helmet, designed over the last few years with input from team riders Cedric Gracia, Richie Schley, and Gabriel Wibmer. The AirDrop is already on the European market, but it’s now available in North America. ABUS AirDrop Construction and Features
The AirDrop builds upon common in-mold construction by adding ABUS’ ActiCage system, which is a structural cage integrated into the EPS layer. Since the ActiCage system adds strength, it allows for larger vents around the helmet. Inside that shell, you’ll find all models equipped with MIPS systems to reduce rotational forces in a crash.
The AirDrop also offers an uncommon feature: collarbone protection. ABUS has positioned EVA pads on the underside of the helmet’s face guard to soften the blow should you take a nasty spill and crunch the helmet against your collarbones. To ensure a precise fit, ABUS has included its Zoom-Ace FF retention system to offer the adjustable fit of an open faced helmet in the full-face package. The AirDrop also comes […]
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