Troy Lee Designs A1 Helmet

4.67/5 (3 Reviews)
MSRP : $200.99

  • Store Price
    Buy Now
    Buy Now
    Buy Now
    Buy Now
    Buy Now

Product Description

After five years in development, the Troy Lee Designs A1 Helmet has been revealed. TLD's timing is perfect, as enduro racing gains traction in the U.S., the A1 will be the lid to rock this summer.

Review Options:  Sorted by Latest Review | Sort by Best Rating

Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by dgw7000

Date Reviewed: May 21, 2014

Strengths:    Just the best mtb helmet you can buy, attention to detail, great finish, great design!! Fits better than any other helmet I have had. Vents work great and is very light on my head, also your head goes all the way in and not just on top of your head. The visor has real alloy nuts to hold in place, did I tell you it's the perfect helmet. It really is !! Love it!!

Weaknesses:    Not cheep, but well worth the price. You get what you pay for.

Bottom Line:   
Just get one, they come in so many colors.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by motomech

Date Reviewed: January 31, 2014

Strengths:    The first thing that I noticed was the fit.
Very comfortable in fact I would say the most comfortable helmet I have ever used.

Weaknesses:    Not in to flashy color schemes ie old dude.
Personal preference would be a helmet in all white

Bottom Line:   
I know the price may put some off but if you are looking for a helmet that you can wear on long rides you have to try one of these.
The internal padding is very complex and well thought out.
This helmet fits so well that if it was stolen tomorrow I would buy the exact same one again.

Expand full review >>

Similar Products Used:   Giro

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Johnny RC a All Mountain Rider

Date Reviewed: April 20, 2013

Strengths:    Most comfortable helmet I've ever worn. Good straps and fit system. Easy to adjust. Extremely light.

Weaknesses:    Outer shell is too soft. I don't think the helmet will have long term durability.

Bottom Line:   
Tried on lots of helmets, wore a Protec Cyphon for the last 3 years, and the A1 has put all others in the all mountain category to shame. The internal pad/suspension system feels like a cloud. The visor works well, does not impede vision. I wore the A1 for 2 solid days of riding in Moab, and on one occasion bounced my head off of a low hanging branch, which punctured the outer shell! I have hit my head much harder w the Cyphon, with no similar effect. The helmet is still viable, but this makes me think it won't last too long. I think the outer covering is thin to save weight, but I would certainly take another 5oz to get a tougher covering. Otherwise I Really like the helmet, but when this one wears out I will probably buy something else. $165 for a helmet, I want it to be durable.

Expand full review >>

Favorite Trail:   Whole Enchilada

Duration Product Used:   Few days

Price Paid:    $165.00

Purchased At:   Chile Bike Shop Moab

Similar Products Used:   Protec Cyphon, Xen,

Bike Setup:   Titus El Guapo

Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

Review Options:  Sorted by Latest Review | Sort by Best Rating

TLD A1 Helmet

Very satisfied with the purchase :thumbsup: [ATTACH=CONFIG]815822[/ATTACH]Read More »

Specialized Hotrock A1 24" Build

I think I encountered the same issues most of you will when you start the "build a better 24" bike" thought process. I found several posts in this forum on builds similar to this one. I do have to say it is a complete pain in the butt. I had two goals: build a bike that rides better and shed as much ... Read More »

Poc Trabec Race or Trabec Race MIPS or Troy LEE a1 helmet

I am considering to buy a second helmet I am thinking to get POC Trabec Race, Trabec Race MIPS Version or Troy Lee A1. Do you think the POC Trabec MIPS version worth the money and what do you think about the protection level that Troy Lee A1 compared to POC Trabec Race/ MIPS?Read More »

TLD A1, Fox Doss and the Yelli

Just got the TLD A1 Helmet for my bday and a Fox Doss Dropper and took them and my Yelli out for a ride. Awesome helmet and post!!! [ATTACH=CONFIG]806747[/ATTACH] [ATTACH=CONFIG]806748[/ATTACH]Read More »

'96 Specialized Stumpjumper A1 FS never assembled

Won this on ebay last night. No other bidders. With shipping it was still less than half the cost of what it was 17 years ago. [IMG][/IMG]Read More »

Read More »




Interbike Featured Booths

Check out the hottest mountain bike products from these brands!

See All Interbike Coverage - Click Here »


MTBR on Facebook