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The Switchblade™ MIPS is Giro's new ASTM downhill certified full face helmet with a removable chinbar. Everything about the Switchblade is optimized for the descent, and that’s why it’s certified to CPSC, EN-1078 and ASTM-1952-DH with and without the chinbar. The chinbar is easy to remove—just push the buttons under the chinbar, rotate up, and remove—and it’s just as easy to reinstall. The Switchblade MIPS features the new Roc Loc® Air DH fit system, which has a bumper around the dial to prevent accidental adjustments if your helmet contacts your backpack or neck brace—all while keeping you cool. When the chinbar comes off, Wind Tunnel cheek pad ventilation adds even more cooling power as you start to climb. Plus, the full-cut style gives this helmet an aggressive look and provides ASTM certified coverage even when the chinbar is removed. When your ride is all about descending, your helmet should be too, and the Switchblade MIPS is the only removable chinbar helmet that is truly built for the down.
P.O.V. Plus™ visor
Spare visor with camera mount
Hydrophilic x -Static anti-microbial padding
Certified to CPSC, EN-1078 and ASTM-1952-DH with & without chinbar
The Switchblade MIPS features a removable chinbar that it is extremely easy to remove—just push the buttons under the chinbar, rotate up, and remove—and it’s just as easy to reinstall. Once you get the hang of this motion, you’ll be able to take the chinbar on and off within seconds.
The Hyrdrophilic Pad can absorb up to 10 times its own weight in water, helping you manage sweat while riding. The pad retains moisture to prevent sweat from dripping into your eyes, and then dries quickly. The antimicrobial, X-Static lining helps to reduce odor, keeping your helmet fresh.
Construction: In-mold construction
Fit System: Roc Loc ® Air DH system
Ventilation: 20 vents with internal channeling, Wind Tunnel cheek pad ventilation
This product was added to our catalog on December 14, 2016