Spiuk Nexion

Our rating 
3.5 out of 5 star rating 3.5
£59.00
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The 324g Spiuk is a good fit for many riders, but still hot and heavy for the money. The Nexion is another lid trying to bluff its way with a ‘one size fits all’ shell, but at least this one is shaped well enough to avoid obvious rock and wobble.

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The twin tab ratchet strap also works okay and avoids occipital pressure points, but it still looks like something off a helmet half the price.

Bigger front vents force more air into the lid, but there’s still not much inner channelling, and you only get exhaust ports on the ¾ flanks. The one-piece pad and mesh liner cuts internal air flow dramatically, leaving you with a damp, sweaty hat rather than whistling wind.

Like the LAS you get a beard guard, but the shared Y-stap adjusters don’t have a lever mechanism so are a pain to adjust. Happily, there’s a peak for wet weather and the hardshell wraps right under the whole helmet so can absorb a little kitbag battering. You get  a choice of 13 colours, too.

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Contact : Spiuk 08700 420894 www.spiuk.co.uk