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MET Anaxagore Helmet

4.63/5 (27 Reviews)
Weight : 280 grams


Product Description

  • 21 Vents
  • In-molding


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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Super Dave a Weekend Warrior from WALES

    Date Reviewed: March 28, 2005

    Strengths:    Light weight
    Cool orange/blue colours,
    Vented for your pleasure,
    fits snug,
    etc!


    Weaknesses:    Had an extra bit of moulding in the front which dug into my head through the padding - had to adapt it a lil bit - adjusters kept unadjusting (added a stitch to keep in place) apart from that
    these dont really count as a weekness (as every helmet ive had ive had to do this to!)
    SO NO WEEKNESSES!


    Bottom Line:   
    NO LONGER AVAILABLE :(
    YOU SHOULD HAVE BOUGHT ONE!

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    Favorite Trail:   Local coast paths

    Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

    Price Paid:    $80.00

    Purchased At:   Halfrauds (halfords) UK £££

    Similar Products Used:   Some blue thing - fell off about 30mph (being towed by motor bike! and thats the only thing that broke!)

    Bike Setup:   GT 1999 XCR 4000 with a few extras ;)

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by Pete a Cross Country Rider from Melbourne, Australia

    Date Reviewed: March 25, 2005

    Strengths:    Great ventilation, so much so that I have to wear a skull cap in winter. Excellent fit system. Great looks that stand out from the crowd

    Weaknesses:    Big top vents cause some sunburn on my sparse bonce.

    Bottom Line:   
    This has been a very comfortable helmet in all sorts of conditions, even the heat of a 41deg summer trip. Always a comfortable fit and really easy to setup straight from the box. My head hit the hard clay very heavily in a recent dump that has left me with a broken hip and collarbone. Head is fine. The helmet has a small crack in the EPS foam. Have replaced it with the new Anaxagore 2. MET helmets are great.

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    Favorite Trail:   Dry Diggings Track

    Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

    Price Paid:    $104.00

    Purchased At:   Freedom Machine

    Similar Products Used:   Bell Image & Tsunami, various others right back to the original MSR

    Bike Setup:   Giant Sedona rigid MTB tourer
    Giant XcX NRS dual supension

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Tommi Bass from U.K

    Date Reviewed: November 13, 2003

    Strengths:    I's got to be the best lid out there guys!

    Weaknesses:    Don't be soft!

    Bottom Line:   
    This is about the 5 element helmet, i had a very bad crash two weeks ago...and i'm still alive. In the crash i smashed my wheels(mavic d521 rims) bent my easton monkey bars, i was off work for a week with bad ass cuts and bruses. As the crash was very fast about 38mph, it seemed to happen in slow motion' i can remember bashing my hed a couple of very hard times as i rolled down a nasty bad ass decent. The helmet more than did a good job, not even a sore head... amazing.. if you ride like a twat you must get one of these babys for sure! Lifes to short and all that..keep on riding.. a get yourself a good lid, or it's baby food for the rest of your life! THIS LID IS THE BEST OUT THERE TWENTY STEAMING VINDALOO CHILIS!

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    Favorite Trail:   ya sisters house!

    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Price Paid:    $100.00

    Purchased At:   Halfords bike hut (u.k)

    Similar Products Used:   only met they are the best!

    Bike Setup:   sic bike now made for droppin of sets of stairs!

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Tommi Bass a Cross Country Rider from U.K

    Date Reviewed: August 29, 2003

    Strengths:    It's the best!

    Weaknesses:    None!

    Bottom Line:   
    This review is for the Fith Element Helmet, its light and it looks the mutts nuts. 29 huge vents...sic. Do ya barnet a favour and get this puppy!

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    Favorite Trail:   ya sisters house!

    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Price Paid:    $80.00

    Purchased At:   Halfords bike hut (u.k)

    Similar Products Used:   A cardboard box!

    Bike Setup:   Merlin 7005 xc, wth stablizers and a bell

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Skauch a Cross Country Rider from Nova Gorica, Slovenia

    Date Reviewed: March 6, 2003

    Strengths:    -ventilation
    -weight
    -cool colors (2002 serie)
    -price
    -waranty


    Weaknesses:    -little space for stickers

    Bottom Line:   
    Very good helmet for the price. Its ideal for xc riding and racing. Very popular helmet. Havent had the chance to try a Giro yet, but in my opinion Met are the best helmets. The 3 year warranty just ads the fifth flamin' chili.

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    Duration Product Used:   6 months

    Price Paid:    $52.00

    Purchased At:   local shop

    Similar Products Used:   Momo

    Bike Setup:   Lee Cougan Revenge Pro 2002, lx/xtr, formula b4, rock shox duke sl

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Gumpf a Weekend Warrior from Brisbane

    Date Reviewed: November 28, 2002

    Strengths:    For the price, its a very light helmet thats got really good ventilation. The harness is also very good and extremely comfortable.

    Weaknesses:    The padding seems very thin up top, but so far, it hasn't caused any sort of concerns.

    Bottom Line:   
    Its the best helmet that I've had so far. Well ventilated, light weight, great fitting, looks good and is very well priced. Plus not many people wear them over here, so its different and people seem to notice it!!
    What more can I say?

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    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Price Paid:    $80.00

    Purchased At:   Victor Cycles

    Bike Setup:   GT Avalanche 3.0 (Upgraded to Deore)

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Tom M. a Cross Country Rider from Germantown, MD, USA

    Date Reviewed: October 10, 2002

    Strengths:    This is actually for the Met V Element, but it's not on the list. It's comfortable, easy to adjust, 29 vents (!), non-average looks (not a cookie-cutter helmet).

    Weaknesses:    None that I can see. Is a little wider around the base (If you're bothered by that).

    Bottom Line:   
    Cheaper than both my Giro helmets, but lighter and more comfortable. Don't get me wrong; I liked the Pneumo and it saved my head when I got introduced to a Toyota, but I'm glad I ordered the Element. They won't sell the helmet in the US because they're afraid of idiots suing them if they get hurt wearing a Met. I had to order mine from London, but it was worth it. It definately stands out in a crowd. Wish I could give it more Chilis! If you heat up easy or live in a hot environment, look at this helmet first.

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    Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

    Price Paid:    $135.00

    Purchased At:   Bikepark, UK

    Similar Products Used:   Giro Pneumo & Exodus

    Bike Setup:   Giant AC1 w/XTR

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Squatter a Cross Country Rider from Warsaw, Poland

    Date Reviewed: September 30, 2002

    Strengths:    Weight, design, ventilation, unisize, price.

    Weaknesses:    Every 4th xc biker in Poland is wearing it.

    Bottom Line:   
    I have 2 OTB in this helmet (including 1 serious one) and I'am fine as well is Anaxagore. This helmet is the best product on the market for this price you can find, and you don't need anything else anyway...

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    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Price Paid:    $67.00

    Purchased At:   local store

    Similar Products Used:   anaxagore 1999

    Bike Setup:   giant atx 850, lx, bomber mxc air & cannondale m900

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Annino O'Reilly a Weekend Warrior from Sydney, Australia

    Date Reviewed: June 22, 2002

    Strengths:    One of the most comfortable helmets I've ever tried. Fits nice and snug and I sometimes forget it's there.

    Weaknesses:    None that I've experienced.

    Bottom Line:   
    Great helmet and definately worth getting. I had a huge crash last weekend and bashed my head about three/four times off rocks. Helmet is still going strong and so is my head.

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    Favorite Trail:   The Oaks, NSW, Oz.

    Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

    Price Paid:    $75.00

    Purchased At:   Northside Cyclery

    Similar Products Used:   A few Gyro's and MET's.

    Bike Setup:   GIANT XTC NRS 1. Factory setup with Shimano Wheel set and upgraded any Deore components to LX.

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Spree a Cross Country Rider from Sweden

    Date Reviewed: January 8, 2002

    Strengths:    It is a very cool helmet and it fits very good

    Weaknesses:    It doesen't have any weakness. Not for that price

    Bottom Line:   
    I don't have so much to say but i can say that if you don't want to put so much money on a helmet this is the one.

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    Favorite Trail:   Vilsta woods

    Duration Product Used:   6 months

    Price Paid:    $50.00

    Purchased At:   cykelcenter

    Bike Setup:   I have a corratec free ride lx with some upgrades. Rapid fire and xt stuff. RST 381r damper

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Dru a Weekend Warrior from Cape Town South Africa

    Date Reviewed: December 13, 2001

    Strengths:    Ventilation. Lightweight. Comfy

    Weaknesses:    Doesn't make me ride better.
    What is that visor for ?
    No room to put cool stickers


    Bottom Line:   
    Really comfortable, light, well ventilated helmet which you just put on and forget about. Until you hit about 50mph and then the roaring noise from the exhaust vents gets really loud. Joking, but it does vent well.
    Visor is use to neither man nor beast.
    I'm giving it 4 Extra Spicy Mopani Worms because I havn't crashed hard enough on my head yet to know for sure it will perform it's primary function. If I do and it does, it gets another worm.

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    Favorite Trail:   Harkerville

    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Price Paid:    $70.00

    Purchased At:   LBS

    Similar Products Used:   Giro. Bell.


    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by Clapper a Weekend Warrior from Darwin, Australia

    Date Reviewed: September 9, 2001

    Strengths:    Light, good ventilation, looks good, comfortable.

    Weaknesses:    Sits slightly high on the head. Left-side strap is not adjustable.

    Bottom Line:   
    Good helmet! Has very good ventilation and is tough and light. It's a good looking helmet to boot.
    I would strongly recommend this helmet.The weaknesses listed, are only minor, and does not really detract much from the excellence of this helmet.

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    Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

    Price Paid:    $95.00


    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Justin a Weekend Warrior from Brisbane

    Date Reviewed: August 30, 2001

    Strengths:    PLENTLY of AIRFLOW, light, great looks, secure visor, one size fits all. No need for a factory head, ie - Giro. 3 year crash warrenty.

    Weaknesses:    None, besides the colours that Met offers.

    Bottom Line:   
    Sweet as helment. Keeps your head cool and looking great on long rides in the mountains or the urban assuault. Get this helmet if you want one that looks good and works well. Another reason would be that you cannot fit into a Giro because of the factory head problem which many people have for wearing a Giro helment. It's worth you dollar! Not to mention that it's not commonly seen, so you'll be the centre of attention.

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    Favorite Trail:   ANY

    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Price Paid:    $80.00

    Purchased At:   TC's Bike Barr

    Similar Products Used:   Met Fireball, Met Parabellium, Giro Hammerhead, Bell Avalanche, Cratoni Maniac.

    Bike Setup:   Trek VRX, Full XTR with Marzocchi Z2 front fork (Fully Decked out bike).

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by Allen Leung a Weekend Warrior from Sydney,NSW,Australia

    Date Reviewed: August 26, 2001

    Strengths:    One size fit all and the vent works well

    Weaknesses:    Sit a bit high on the head

    Bottom Line:   
    It works, I had a bad crash last weekend, hit my head hard on the ground, cracked the left side of the helmet, and still able to get up after two mins, although I still have a headach from the crash, I am glad that it is the helmet got broken not my head.

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    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Price Paid:    $75.00

    Purchased At:   Clarence St Cyclery

    Bike Setup:   Trek 1999 VRS300 stock except front disk brake

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Olly a Cross Country Rider from Germany

    Date Reviewed: August 16, 2001

    Strengths:    loads of cool airvents, light, fits good, super price for what you get!

    Weaknesses:    A small totally unnecessary sharp obstacle at the back of the inside of the helmet. got rid of it by pushing it down.

    Bottom Line:   
    If you want the best helmet for a price under 100$ buy it!
    (it's as good as the giro ones over 150$)

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    Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

    Price Paid:    $70.00

    Purchased At:   local bikeshop


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