Gear Break: Giro Eclipse Spherical helmet, GCN Castelli pro team kit, Shimano releases Force Vector upgrade for Dura-Ace R9200 and Ultegra R8100 power meters, Thor Hushovd receives new Fara Cycling F/RD signature series bike, Zealios: Complete range of personal care products and KASK Valegro ‘Tour de France’ – official product for La Grande Boucle 2022.
Giro Eclipse Spherical Helmet – $250 Giro’s newest helmet was released at the beginning of March, but because of worldwide supply chain issues, it took until now for PEZ to get its hands on one. For those of y’all who still can’t find one at your LBS, consider this a sneak preview of sorts.
Specs: Chuck Peña PEZ sez: First generation aero helmets had one thing in common: not a lot of (if any) ventilation. But the newest aero helmets are both aero and vented. According Giro, the new Eclipse Spherical: is the fastest road helmet and coolest aero road helmet in the peloton.
makes zero compromises in cooling, comfort, or style as it introduces a new standard in speed.
is the fastest road helmet we’ve tested.
I can’t verify these claims, but do think the Giro Eclipse Spherical is a pretty cool (no pun intended) looking helmet — especially compared to first generation aero helmets, which looked borderline dorky, i.e. , more like skateboard helmets, IMHO. The overall shape is sleek, which befits a helmet that’s supposed to efficiently slice through air.It’s not yet the dog days of summer […]