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Item # FXR01BA

Description

At this price point it's typically one-size-awkwardly-fits-all, or else it's a simple helmet lacking adequate airflow and an effective retention system. Fox Racing, however, has an advantage unlike the competition, the Flux is built with attention to these all-important details.

This means fewer molds and resources tied up in multiple, overlapping designs. Due to this, Fox Racing focuses its collective efforts on making the Flux one of the lightest, best-breathing, and safest helmets in this bracket. In fact, it easily passes the stringent CPSC safety standard, complete with 20 large vents, and it comfortably balances a triple-beam under the 400-gram mark.

Those features contribute to the reason that many riders often have more than one Flux on deck. But there's more to it than that. Fox Racing was one of the first to forgo the industry's tradition of remarketing visor-clad, skinny-tire helmets to mountain bikers. Starting fresh, the original Flux successfully melded additional coverage with plenty of ventilation, leaving ultra-aero, minimalist helmets for gran fondos.

A Detox fit system is quick to adjust, and it comfortably wraps the head. The Flux is constructed from expanded polystyrene foam with an in-mold shell, and Fox Racing provides several finishes to complete any kit.

Tech Specs

Impact Foam:
EPS
Ventilation:
20 vents
Fit Adjustment:
Detox retention system
Visor:
no
Certifications:
CPSC, CE: EN 1078, AS/NZS 2063
Recommended Use:
cross country, enduro, all-mountain
Manufacturer Warranty:
1 year

Size chart

Fox Racing

Bike Helmets
Rampage
 XSSMLXLXXL
Head Circumference 20.9 - 21.3in
(53.1 - 54.1cm)
21.6 - 22in
(54.9 - 55.9cm)
22.2 - 22.9in
(26.4 - 58.2cm)
23.3 - 23.6in
(59.2 - 59.9cm)
24 - 24.4in
(61 - 62cm)
24.6 - 25.1in
(62.5 - 63.8cm)
Hat Size 6 5/8 - 6 7/8 6 7/8 - 7 7 1/8 - 7 1/4 7 3/8 - 7 1/2 7 5/8 - 7 3/4 7 7/8 - 8
Striker, Flux, Transition
 XS/SS/ML/XL 
Head Circumference 21.5 - 21.8in
(54.6 - 55.4cm)
21.9 - 23.1in
(55.6 - 55.7cm)
23.3 - 23.8in
(59.2 - 60.5cm)
 
Transition Hard Shell
  SML 
Head Circumference  20.5 - 21.3in
(52.1 - 54.1cm)
21.7 - 22.8in
(55.1 - 57.9cm)
23.3 - 24in
(59.2 - 61cm)
 
How to Measure:
Measure around your head where your hat would fit comfortably.

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5 5

Fits like a glove

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

So, if you're familiar with him, I'm basically MODOK in terms of head to body ratio. My dome is huge. Here's a shot of MODOK for reference: http://bit.ly/1IdKzK4 . On top of having a big noggin, it's also pretty long; like a banana, or an alien from Ridley Scott's classic.

Anyway, finding the right size helmet that stays securely snugged to my big melon is always a challenge. Most helmets, even the XLs, fit too tightly, and they don't adjust well for someone with a bigger, banana shaped head like my own. I'm happy to report that's not the case here with the Fox Racing Flux helmet.

There is plenty of room in this helmet for us cranially-well-endowed individuals, and the back straps make it easy to adjust to ensure it doesn't go flying off when our top-heavy bodies go flying from our bikes. The helmet is comfortable, light, and breathable as well. The wind cuts through nicely and keeps you cool on long climbs, and you don't feel tired from carrying a bunch of different weight on your head.

Overall build quality seems pretty good. This is a mid range helmet in terms of price to me, so I don't expect anything crazy in terms of quality, but the helmet is built well and nothing stands out as an issue on the build.