Beating the Wind with the New ABUS GameChanger 2.0


Germany’s 99-year-old safety tech firm, ABUS has upped the ante and adjusted the sport for his or her new aero helmet the GameChanger 2.0. ABUS is looking this the right “final aero helmet for skilled cyclists, triathletes, and bold athletes within the battle for watts and seconds”.

ABUS GameChanger 2.0 rider side shot
Photograph c. ABUS

The earlier mannequin, GameChanger 1.0, has confirmed itself in numerous kilometers at races just like the Tour de France and the Giro d’Italia. The brand new GameChanger 2.0 is predicted to comply with and has been developed in shut cooperation with the pro-riders of the Movistar Staff.

The ABUS GameChanger 1.0 raised the bar of aero helmets to a brand new stage, being trimmed for max aerodynamics and optimum air flow. Primarily based on the success and efficiency of the 1.0, ABUS has developed a totally new aero helmet, within the 2.0.

The GameChanger 2.0 has been improved on the essential factors of aerodynamics, air flow, consolation, and security.


Assembly essentially the most trendy necessities for high-speed aerodynamics, the GameChanger 2.0 has a wider Kamm-Tail. For people who don’t know (I certain didn’t), which means that the digital aero profile created by the helmet is 11% longer.

With wind tunnel and observe testing periods being achieved within the vary of at the moment’s racing speeds (between 46 and 52km/h), the GameChanger 2.0 confirmed “a decisive aero benefit on account of its tailored aero form”.

ABUS GameChanger 2.0 in the drops

With the 8 levels decrease Kamm-Tail, the GameChanger 2.0’s angle optimizes the rider’s place whereas within the “race-position with the pinnacle down and directed downward” within the drops.

The central AEROBLADE within the higher space of the GameChanger 2.0, leads air effectively away from the pinnacle utilizing the interior air flow channels by the helmet. Whereas on the identical time optimizing aerodynamics.

Air flow

GameChanger 2.0 has improved aerodynamics over the 1.0. The Airboost entrance inlet together with the Eyebrow Vents direct 32% extra air into the helmet as properly present an ideal storage choice for eyewear.

The Acti Cage struts direct air into the helmet at increased speeds, and with a form like a shark fin, takes the remaining airflow and redirects it up and over the helmet to help in aerodynamics.

Together with the Eyewear Ports within the entrance of the helmet, the Airport vents within the rear are additionally suitable with common curved sports activities eyewear, giving the rider two handy eyewear storage options.

Bear in mind, as extra air goes right into a helmet, extra has to return out. With the Airflow Star Design, 20% increased air outlet is achieved with the revised, wider rear diffuser that has enlarged air shops. These bigger air shops use the revised air channels to optimize the airflow out of the helmet.

ABUS has succeeded in optimizing the air flow channels of the brand new GameChanger 2.0, serving each aerodynamics and rider consolation by correct airflow by the helmet.

ABUS GameChanger 2.0 movin'


When the rider is snug they go sooner. What’s the purpose of subtle airflow management and aerodynamics if the helmet merely doesn’t match? The GameChanger 2.0 rear strap system, Movement Straps Professional, has 12mm extensive straps and a wider V-shape, serving to to maintain the two.0 within the optimum place in your noggin.


The central Zoom Professional retention system with the brand new slider system, guides each straps and the adjustment system into an individually optimum place always.


The GameChanger 2.0 makes use of the MIPS Air Node system. As well as, the MIPS model of the two.0 comes outfitted with the Fidlock buckle system, a system that’s synonymous with quick, intuitive, easy-to-use helmet closures.

ABUS GameChanger 2.0 front rider

Additionally, all GameChanger 2.0 helmets are QUIN-ready, that means that they’re ready for the usage of QUIN Crash Detection Know-how. The two.0 present one other security contribution, particularly on these solo rides. The QUIN port for charging the sensor is accessible – within the type of a micro USB port contained in the helmet.

GameChanger 2.0 Colours

The ABUS GameChanger 2.0 is available in three sizes, (S, M, and L). It’s supplied in two variations MIPS and non-MIPS, with a complete of 11 completely different colours.

Weight: S- 260g, M- 265g, and L- 275g