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Troy Lee Designs has released its first NTA 8776 Certified helmets; the Flowline and Flowline SE. Both half-shell helmets are aimed at eBike riding, designed to protect against higher impact speeds while covering a larger part of the head as compared a helmet designed for regular mountain biking. The two helmets share the same full-wrap in-mold construction, but there are key differences that set them apart.
Here’s a closer look at Troy Lee Designs’ eMTB Helmets. Troy Lee Flowline & Flowline SE eMTB Helmets
Troy Lee Designs’ latest mountain bike helmets are the first to be officially recognized as safe for eMTB riders. Specifically, the Flowline and Flowline SE helmets conform to the relatively new NTA 8776 standard, a Dutch standard that comes with its very own safety requirements that go above and beyond the test requirements for CPSC/USA certification, or EN 1078 Certification. The Standard was created for helmets of speed pedelec riders, where the speed pedelec is capable of providing assistance up to speeds of 45 kph. For more specific information on the test requirements for the different standards, and cool videos of helmet destruction, check out our explainer article here .
Both the Flowline and Flowline SE Helmets receive the MIPS B-Series liner to improve protection in cases of rotational impact. They differ on price, use of EPS, chin strap closure and at the comfort liner. While the more affordable Flowline uses […]
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