August 13, 2022

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British bike helmet producer Ruroc has solely been round since 2019 however is now set to launch the fourth technology of its Atlas full-face helmet.

The corporate claims its ECE 22:05 and DOT FMVSS218 authorised, carbon-fibre Atlas 4.0 helmet will likely be even quieter than the final mannequin.

I reviewed the Atlas 3.0 helmet in October 2021 and located it fairly snug and filled with helpful options, however nonetheless had points with noise and the shortage of air flow management.

Firm spokesman Ben Conie says they’ve once more listened to rider suggestions in updating the helmet.

Modifications embody “upgrades to the inner acoustics” (no matter which means), shell construction and air circulation.

The Atlas 3.0 is my go-to helmet in summer season for its air flow, however in winter it is likely to be too “recent” as the one vent you’ll be able to shut is the chin vent.

Now all 4 vents within the chin, sides and high could be managed. Which may additionally scale back wind noise because the aspect vents are near the ears.Ruroc Atlas 4.0Ruroc Atlas 4.0

Additionally they say the “totally re-engineered inner construction suits seamlessly towards the decrease helmet trim, lowering turbulent air-flow inside liner gaps” to scale back noise.Ruroc Atlas 4.0

The Atlas 4.0 will likely be launched on February 18 when extra particulars will likely be accessible.

To date there isn’t any phrase about value, however the Atlas 3.0 helmet began on the identical value because the Atlas 2.0 at $A630.

Nevertheless particular graphic choices can takes the value to $A810 for the Nebula Carbon and Liquid Carbon fashions.

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I additionally hope they preserve the very good boxing which includes a contoured foam pad to put your helmet on when it isn’t in your head.

It even features a groove to carry your spare Pinlock-ready wraparound visor which is available in a spread of choices together with new Chrome and Pink iridescent.