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Giro Rift Helmet

3.8/5 (5 Reviews)
MSRP : $55.00

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Product Description

Giro Rift Bicycle Helmet is the choice for anyone who needs a rock-solid option for not a lot of money. Excellent full-coverage protection and ventilation that are normally found on helmets costing twice as much.

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Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:2
Submitted by gti2k2000 a Weekend Warrior from Port Byron , New York

Date Reviewed: August 7, 2011

Strengths:    Price, good ventilation

Weaknesses:    Strap system. looks and feels "bulky"

Bottom Line:   
I thought this helmet was instantly uncomfortable. There seemed to be no way to adjust the straps so they didn't feel twisted. I'm returning this one and I'll keep shopping.

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Favorite Trail:   Bear Swamp

Duration Product Used:   Tested or demo'ed only

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   Price Point

Similar Products Used:   Assorted Giro and GT helmets

Bike Setup:   Specialized Enduro

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by CSC a Cross Country Rider from Vancouver

Date Reviewed: May 24, 2011

Strengths:    good fit, buckle does not "self-adjust" while you wear it

Weaknesses:    visor seems to pop off too easily, though that's what it is supposed to do

Bottom Line:   
Great helmet for the price. good ventilation. Yes, one could buy a lighter, thinner helmet, but for much more money. For the average, all around rider, this is the helmet for you.

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Favorite Trail:   PNW singletrack

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $50.00

Purchased At:   gift

Similar Products Used:   other bell helmets

Bike Setup:   05 Hardrock Comp disc

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by jcspecv a Weekend Warrior from eureka, ca

Date Reviewed: July 31, 2009

Strengths:    well made, good coverage, comfy.

Weaknesses:    had a bit of trouble adjusting the strap to fit me right when first purchased (its a unisize), major mushroom head

Bottom Line:   
great value, good ratings with the crash testers, lots of colors to chose from, fits rounder larger heads well. My head fits well into medium sized helmets open up all the way, and large on the lowest setting is usually a bit loose, this helmet when snug still has room for a larger head. Buy it if you want a good value, have a large head, and only use your bike once in a while, if you ride every day get a size specific helmet that fits just right, test try, not just over the internet

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Favorite Trail:   lumbar hills

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $45.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   giro indicator, giro eclipse

Bike Setup:   48x16 fixed gear surly steamroller with front brake

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Pooolio a Cross Country Rider from SC, USA

Date Reviewed: July 27, 2009

Strengths:    Very light weight, can't imagine a helmet that is much more comfortable for the price

Weaknesses:    haven't found any

Bottom Line:   
This is def. the best helmet out there for around $40

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $22.00

Purchased At:   ebay.com

Similar Products Used:   Bell

Bike Setup:   09' Rockhopper Comp

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:5
Submitted by onegymrat a Weekend Warrior from Southern California

Date Reviewed: June 2, 2009

Strengths:    Very light, easy to adjust, nice coverage in the back compared to most helmets and looks great.

Weaknesses:    ACU adjust thingy loosens a bit during the course of a ride.

Bottom Line:   
Great light helmet with good ventilation. It runs with only one size so NOT for smaller heads. I use a Halo headband underneath to help with the sweat but fits snuggly with it. With the Halo, not as great. I got it for the nice look and the price.

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Favorite Trail:   Southridge

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   REI

Similar Products Used:   Giro Indicator, Fox Flux, Giro Semi-MX

Bike Setup:   '08 Intense 5.5 EVP

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