Product Comparison: Bell Gage vs Giro Aeon


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General Specifications
About the Product
You're not on a bike to pose in front of the coffee shop. You're on a bike to ride. Rain and our - bad roads be damned. You're committed. Just like the Gage: Classics-born, pro-proven and every ounce a Bell. Featuring our two-way adjustable TAG fit system odor-eliminating X-Static padding and svelte rigging - lightweight webbing, buckle and cam-locks - so there's no excuses.
You wanted a lighter helmet, a cooler helmet, a better helmet—so we created one. Starting with a full roster of our best features, we optimized every component in the Aeon™ including the shape of the helmet itself, reducing weight by 28 percent compared with its predecessor.
Brand
Bell
Giro
Model
Gage
Aeon
Origin
USA
USA
Key Specs
Type
Road bike
Mountain bike
Construction
In-mold
In-mold
Shell Material
Polycarbonate
Polycarbonate
Liner Material
EPS
EPS
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Bell Gage Stripes Bike Helmet
  • After a minute you forget you are wearing it, because it's so light. It's very durable and after tossing it around it never nicked up.
  • The Bell Gage is a high quality, top-notch helmet. It is a very, very nice helmet.
  • When it comes to weight, this is a light helmet. Not to mention it looks pretty cool.
  • Love this helmet and only use it for triathlon races utilizing a different helmet during training. It is light, fit well, and easy to adjust.
  • This is certainly a high quality helmet. It's made of good materials, breathes well, and looks great.
Giro Aeon Helmet
  • The fit and finish are first class and it is very light yet sturdy.
  • It's very light, but sturdy and the occipital lock keeps it in place.
  • The molding is high quality and super lightweight! Even after hours of biking, you can hardly tell that its on, which is what you really want in a comfortable helmet.
  • The inside has EPS sweat absorbing liners, which are removable so they can be washed between rides.
  • This helmet is lightweight, has excellent ventailation, looks slick, and extremely comfortable.
Size & Weight
Height
7 in.
8 in.
Weight
1.4 lbs.
1.42 lbs.
Width
14 in.
15 in.
Depth
10 in.
10 in.
Features
Color
Black
Matte Black
Visor
No
No
Ventilation System
26 Vents
24 Wind Tunnel™
Fixation System
TAG fit system
Roc Loc® 5 fit system
MIPS System
No
No
Sizes
Small: 20.50" - 22.00", Medium: 21.625" - 23.25", Large: 22.75" - 24.375"
Small: 20" - 21.75", Large: 23.25" - 24.75"
Extras
Cam-Lock Levers, X-static padding
Thermoformed SL Roll Cage reinforcement, Slimline webbing, X-static padding
What customers say about "Features"
Bell Gage Stripes Bike Helmet
  • Feels great on my noggin, but Bells have always fit well.
  • Lightweight and good ventilation. Retention system feels great and new strap material is a nice change.
  • It is very lightweight. I ride in very hot weather now and it is no difference in comfort either with a helmet or without - the ventilation is very good indeed.
  • My head is 56 cm, and I bought S! It fits very well.
  • This helmet has a nice adjustable system on the back like most high-end helmets do. You can fine-tune your fit by adjusting the tightness around your head.
Giro Aeon Helmet
  • The ventilation is unreal on this helmet, at least in my experience.
  • Wearing it for a couple of rides I find the wind easily brushes over you head through the helmet's many generous gaps.
  • It was comfortable and it also felt cool to wear both literally and figuratively.
  • The RocLoc 5 system is a vast improvement over the older systems. It lets you micro dial-in the tension adjustments.
  • Hitting downhill speed at 45mph and tucked, I noticed the airflow channeling effectively.
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications
CPSC, EN 1078
CPSC
Manufacturer warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
200.00 $


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