Product Comparison: Giro Hex vs Giro Xar


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General Specifications
About the Product
The Hex™ combines rugged style and durability with the coverage and ventilation you want on the trail. It’s stocked with all the features you need for a day on the dirt, including the comfort and stability of Roc Loc® 5 and our patented P.O.V.™ visor that doesn’t require any tools for adjustment.
All-mountain riding demands gear that is versatile, lightweight without sacrificing durability, and comfortable enough to ride for four to five hours in varying conditions. If you’re riding bigger, faster and farther than ever, the Xar™ is fit to roll with you.
Brand
Giro
Giro
Model
Hex
Xar
Origin
USA
USA
Key Specs
Type
Mountain bike
Mountain bike
Construction
In-mold
In-mold
Shell Material
Polycarbonate
Polycarbonate
Liner Material
EPS
EPS
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Giro Hex Mountain Bike Helmet
  • It also feels pretty light and I don't notice that I'm wearing it once I get riding.
  • This is very light, hardly noticeable while wearing.
  • This is my fist bike helmet. It fits great and its extremely light.
  • The most comfortable helmet I tried and also the lightest. Worth the extra cost over others.
  • Very light, you hardly realize you're wearing it. Vented well, my melon never overheated.
Giro Xar Matte Black Lime Mountain Bike Helmet Size Large
  • Light, great fit, and looks good on my giant head. I use it for XC and my daily commute.
  • The lid itself is great, it is robust, light and well designed.
  • Construction is top notch with the foam enclosed all the way round and a clean unfussy style.
  • The helmet is light, of course, and goes on easily.
  • The helmet is light, it's airy, and has well designed vents to cool the head.
Size & Weight
Height
8 in.
7 in.
Weight
1.4 lbs.
1.6 lbs.
Width
14 in.
14 in.
Depth
10 in.
9 in.
Features
Color
Matte Iceberg Reveal Camo
Matte Black
Visor
Yes
Yes
Ventilation System
22 Wind Tunnel™
17 Wind Tunnel™
Fixation System
Roc Loc® 5 fit system
Roc Loc® 5 fit system
MIPS System
No
No
Sizes
Small: 20" - 21.75", Medium: 21.75" - 23.25", Large: 23.25" - 24.75"
Large: 23.25" - 24.75"
Extras
P.O.V.™ Visor
P.O.V.™ Visor, X-static padding, Roll-cage reinforcement
What customers say about "Features"
Giro Hex Mountain Bike Helmet
  • This HEX is used mainly on my observed trials bike and it is VERY comfy and VERY air-flow oriented. just look at those large vents.
  • The Giro Hex - a great well ventilated well crafted helmet. Bell helmets and Giro are the same company and Bell is legendary in head protection.
  • Found this helmet and have been very happy. It's cooler than the Ambush and fits as well.
  • I bought this helmet because it fits me great. There are many adjustable helmets out there, but this one doesn't seem to wiggle at all when I move my head around.
  • The strap system and harness is easy to adjust, fit can be fine-tuned, and the removable visor (typical feature of quality gear) is a nice touch.
Giro Xar Matte Black Lime Mountain Bike Helmet Size Large
  • I never get on my bike without my helmet and really value this one as it fits really well and you hardly notice its on.
  • I've found it easy to adjust, pretty light and all round visibility is good too
  • The rear wheel ajustment is spot on and the ventilation is very good.
  • Due to the good fit and high quality, really trust the helmet and would definitely buy the same again.
  • The fit is great, the strap ajustment is easy and makes the helmet sit well.
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications
CPSC
CPSC
Manufacturer warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
80.00 $


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