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First Look: POC Otocon Race MIPS sets new enduro full-face helmet benchmarks

First Look: POC Otocon Race MIPS sets new enduro full-face helmet benchmarks

POC’s all-new Otocon full-face mountain bike helmets might make you rethink enduro protection, combing top-level safety tech with a secure yet comfortable fit, one I…

Wednesday, Mar 23

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POC’s all-new Otocon full-face mountain bike helmets might make you rethink enduro protection, combing top-level safety tech with a secure yet comfortable fit, one I feel is unparalleled. Blending POC’s highest safety ratings with high ventilation and low weight, the new POC Otocon is a more versatile full-face helmet, from enduro to bikepark to full-on DH racing… POC Otocon enduro full-face helmet

c. POC The new POC Otocon & its more advanced Otocon Race MIPS variant extend the Swedish protection company’s full-face helmet line-up beyond the more gravity-only, multi-impact Coron helmets . Now shifting to equal protection in a lighter, more ventilated helmet for those enduro rides that involve some pedaling, the Otocons are much more versatile mountain bike helmets… c. POC …and the new protection of choice for the Ibis Enduro racing team. c. POC Tech details

Ventilation was a key focus of the new Otocon, so it gets deep internal airflow channels like POC road & trail helmets. Secure fit was another core point. POC includes a new Race Lock dial retention system that ratchets the inner liner securely (and comfortably) around your head. Then, adjustable 2-point straps like on a half-shell secure a light chinstrap. And lastly, removable cheek pads give extra stability, but can easily be popped out for more airflow on the climbs. To build a light, open, yet still durable gravity helmet, the Otocon uses conventional in-mold polycarbonate shell with one-impact EPS foam protection in its upper half, and multi-impact EPP foam protection […]

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