Made of a tough, multi-layered fiberglass shell with EPS foam liner, the Bellistic features full-face coverage, an adjustable retention harness, adjustable visor and large eye port to accommodate goggles, and 15 built-in vents.
Strengths: A good and solid helmet that isn't expensive
Weaknesses: Heavier then more expensive gear, but it was never an issue for me.
I had a rock impact on the weekend that destroyed the visor and made me glad I was wearing a helmet, I didn't even feel the impact... Got up and finished the ride stoked. The helmet lasted over a decade of use, well worth the investment.
Just picked one of these up in blue.
Fit is right on, (medium), and with the first time buyer coupon, shipping is free. 930 grams on my cheap scale. Has a clip chinstrap for easy on and off, and wore it with sunglasses for 4 hours last week with no issues.
It has 13, not 15 vents, but there a ... Read More »
I have roughly a 22.7-23in head size and was wondering what size to get since I am right on the border. do they run small or large for there size? anyone with a similar head size know what size i should get?Read More »
I'm looking at a Bell Bellistic and the medium runs up to 59cm, and the large starts at 59cm.
My head measures just about 58.5cm.
So [I]technically[/I] that puts me in a medium.
Anyone know if they run particularly small or large for theirs listed sizes?Read More »
If this is the wrong place to post, please say so and I'll try again in the right place.
I've tried to figure this out, but all I can see is one is heavier and more expensive than the other, plus may have a higher safety rating.
I haven't found a Drop to try out yet, but the Bellistic in Large ... Read More »
Wondering if there's any other better deal? I think this sale (medium size) is for today only. Performance also has olive color in small size for $40.Read More »