Louis Garneau X-Lite Helmet

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Louis Garneau X-Lite Helmet
Louis Garneau has created a masterpiece of design, performance comfort in their X-Lite Helmet -- not only Louis Garneau's lightest helmet, but the lightest helmet on the market at 195 grams. Through patent pending U-Bar technology, U-shaped ribs that are folded six times create a complex exoskeleton in the shell to reinforce the helmet's structure while Super MSB technology along the perimeter further enhances the helmet's strength. Ventilation is superb via 37 vents and the ultra-lightweight SpiderLock SL retention system can be fully adjusted using only a single hand. Ergonomic, durable, and washable Airdry padding ensures all-day comfort and the ultra-light cam locks make dialing in the strap position a simple endeavor.
  • The lightest helmet on the market at 195 grams
  • In-Mold construction reduces weight without compromising strength
  • Super MSB technology provides ring-shaped plastic protection at the base of the helmet to reinforce the perimeter
  • U-Bar technology utilizes U-shaped ribs to act as an exoskeleton in the shell to reinforce the helmet's structure
  • 37 vents deliver world-class ventilation, moisture evacuation, and cooling
  • SpiderLock SL retention system is ultra-light and adjusts on-the-fly using a single hand
  • Small and light cam-locking devices to quickly adjust strap position
  • Sealed Airdry padding ensures optimal comfort and is washable
Louis Garneau X-Lite Helmet
  • WEIGHT 195g
  • VENTS 37
  • RETENTION SYSTEM Spiderlock SL
  • SIZING S(20.5-22"), M(22-23.25"), L(23.25-24.5")
  • Rating 5

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Louis Garneau X-Lite Helmet
 
4.8

(based on 4 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable fit (4)
  • Good ventilation (4)
  • Lightweight (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Road biking (4)
  • All-around (3)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      100% 

      (4 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
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5.0

Super light and great ventilation

By Marcus

from Rochester, NY

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Pros

  • Comfortable Fit
  • Good Ventilation
  • Highly Adjustable
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All-Around
    • Commuting
    • Long Rides
    • Road Biking
    • Warm Weather

    Comments about Louis Garneau X-Lite Helmet:

    I have been doing ~75-90 mile rides for the past few weekends and often forget I'm even wearing a helmet at all. My neck is much happier since I switched from my much heavier old helmet. The helmet has very little internal padding, but it doesn't really need any since it's so light.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Very Nice Helmet

    By the Dartman

    from Middle Haddam, CT

    About Me Competitive Cyclist

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    Pros

    • Comfortable Fit
    • Good Ventilation
    • Highly Adjustable
    • Lightweight
    • Tough

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All-Around
      • Mountain Biking
      • Road Biking

      Comments about Louis Garneau X-Lite Helmet:

      Comfy, light; seems perfect.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      4.0

      Nice helmet but not as light as stated

      By MP

      from Modesto, CA

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      Pros

      • Comfortable Fit
      • Good Ventilation
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Long Rides
        • Road Biking
        • Warm Weather

        Comments about Louis Garneau X-Lite Helmet:

        Purchased at lighter helmet at suggestion of a friend to solve tired and sore neck after long rides. Overall really like it although it's not as light as stated. Have medium and out of the box it weighs 240g. Otherwise it would have been a 5 star.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        can't go wrong with Louis

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        By eric

        from Omaha, NE

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        Pros

        • Comfortable Fit
        • Good Ventilation
        • Lightweight
        • Tough

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All-Around
          • Road Biking

          Comments about Louis Garneau X-Lite Helmet:

          Freaking sweet lid! fits great, super light, vents well, killer price! I've owned this helmet for one season so far, and it has treated me well. Bonked my head on the concrete with this helmet in a 20mph crash, and it is totally intact as well as my melon.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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