Leatt’s new 3.0 Enduro Helmet is one lid to rule all of them. Desire a easy half-shell, positive. Really feel such as you want a bit extra all-mountain protection to pair with a set of goggles, simply snap within the ear guards. Want full-on enduro safety for racing or a visit to the bikepark, simply pop the ears off and snap a chin bar as an alternative for a correct full-face.
Leatt 3.0 Enduro Helmet: convertible half-shell, 3/4 & full-face
We really acquired a sneak peek on the new Leatt 3.0 Enduro Helmet first final summer season, then a bit extra element on the begin of this yr. Taking their convertible MTB 4.0 Enduro full-face helmet to the following stage, the brand new 3.0 provides a 3rd mode in-between half shell & full face – a 3/4 safety helmet with detachable ear guards. And surprisingly, it does so at a decrease price-point.
The brand new 3-in-1 design “could be worn as a half shell open face helmet for gentle path using, or within the jet fashion with the addition of the over-the-ear guards for added protection, or clip on the complete chin bar for optimum safety. One helmet, three ranges of safety for any path.“
The convertible 4.0 was already common with enduro riders who might take away the chin bar for climbing transitions, then pop it again into place for racing levels. However there are lots of occasions in between the place you won’t really feel the necessity for full-face safety. In between a bit of additional over-the-ears safety will make you’re feeling extra assured choosing technical traces, and matches up properly with a pair of goggles for wraparound safety, whereas maintaining air move to your mouth and nostril unobstructed.
The Leatt 3.0 Enduro then is the completely satisfied medium, the place you possibly can customise your protection relying on how you’re feeling, and what the circumstances warrant.
Simply press the easier-to-use push-button system to securely add or take away the ear guards or chin bar.
The brand new helmet options a regular in-mold polycarbonate shell over EPS foam for cover, including a Powerbridge inside reinforcement on the prime of the helmet for higher influence pressure distribution.
Like different Leatt helmets, the brand new convertible 3.0 Enduro options 360° Turbine Tech pads to assist soak up power, scale back mind rotational acceleration, and isolate non-linear impacts. It will get top-tier dial retention on the again, and a premium Fidlock magnetic buckle for straightforward one-handed claspin, plus an adjustable visor and a sun shades docking port in its higher rear vents.
Identical to the 4.0, the Leatt 3.0 Enduro will get an ASTM DH-certified chin bar so that you could be positive of the very best stage of safety once you want it. And the bottom open-face half-shell is AS/NZS, EN & CPSC licensed by itself. It doesn’t seem there’s any particular middle-ground certification for when the ear guards are put in.
The half-shell alone is claimed to weigh simply 360g, whereas including the chin bar brings it as much as 700g.
Leatt 3.0 Enduro – Pricing, choices & availability
The brand new Leatt 3.0 Enduro helmet sells for $270 / 290€ together with each the detachable ear guards and chin bar, as commonplace. Journey it nevertheless you’re feeling most comfy, relying on the path.
The three.0 Enduro helmet is available in all-black, black & white, gray & black, and crimson with pine inexperienced with crimson detailing, in 3 sizes (S51-55, M 55-59 & L 59-63cm).
There’s additionally a Leatt 2.0 Enduro model of the identical precise convertible full-face helmet, minus the Fidlock buckle, offered a bit cheaper with out the brand new ear guards.