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Item # GIR0273

The Giro Hex Helmet handles all the cranium-protecting duties and lets you focus on riding.

Hit the trail without worrying about your lid. The Giro Hex Helmet handles all the cranium-protecting duties and lets you focus on riding. The new RocLoc 5 adjustment system allows for simple horizontal and vertical adjustment without taking the helmet off, so you can get it dialed quickly and get pedaling. The adjustable visor helps keep the sun ot of your eyes, and 21 vents keep your brain from overheating on the climbs.

  • All-mountain riding
  • In-Mold construction
  • RocLoc 5 adjustment system
  • 21 vents

Tech Specs

Shell Material:
Impact Foam:
in-mold EPS (foam)
21 vents
Fit Adjustment:
Roc Loc 5
yes, P.O.V.
Recommended Use:
trail, all-mountain

Size chart


Adult Cycling Helmets
 SS/MMM/LLXLAdult UniversalWomen's Universal
Head Circumference 20 - 21.75in
(51 - 55cm)
20 - 22.5in
(51 - 57cm)
21.75 - 23.25in
(55 - 59cm)
21.75 - 24in
(55 - 61cm)
23.25 - 24.75in
(59 - 63cm)
24 - 25.55in
(61 - 65cm)
21.25 - 24in
(54 - 61cm)
19.75 - 22.5in
(50 - 57cm)
Head Circumference 20 - 20.75in
(51 - 53cm)
21.25 - 22in
(54 - 56cm)
22.5 - 23.25in
(57 - 59cm)
23.5 - 24.25in
(60 - 62cm)
How to Measure:
For best results, use a tape measure to measure around your head where your hat would fit comfortably.

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5 5

Helmet Upgrade!

  • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share

For years my good friend used a ski helmet (sans liner) as a mountain bike helmet in the summer. I just couldn't have them sweating up a storm like a goober any longer under my watch. Thankfully I give great birthday gifts, like this helmet! My frequent riding buddy is now styling and stoked! This helmet is very light, vents well, and the adjustable fit makes sizing a breeze!

4 5

Great Helmet

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

I really like this helmet, tons of air flow and looks pretty cool. The Roc Loc 5 system is really solid and hugs my head perfectly. With a couple clicks the helmet is perfectly snug and won't fall off of my head even if the straps aren't on (although obviously you should use the straps).

Avg. ride time: 4h 6m per week
  • Average ride time is based on Strava activity over the last 3 months. Give your reviews credibility by connecting your account.
5 5

Love it!

Had this helmet for 2+ years (an older color but same one) and I absolutely love it. Super comfortable, cooling, stays in place, no issues, cool colors. I'm cooler wearing it than not! And it's a really reasonable price compared to other helmets.

4 5

Can fit a big noggin'!

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

I went with an XL because my hat size is 7 7/8. I happy to say that I actually had to tighten it a little to get a proper fit. The only issue I have is how the velcro is adhered to the helmet - it could be stronger, but as long as you're careful removing it, you won't have any issues.

4 5

Almost perfect...

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

This helmet is awesome. It fits great, is very light, offers excellent airflow, and is well padded.

The ONLY concern is the split in the pads in front. I sweat a lot, riding here in AZ, and it runs into my eyebrows. I don't love that about it but everything else is stellar.

5 5

Comfortable AND light

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

Solid like the other Giro helmets I've had. Light, comfortable and vents well. Big win!

5 5

Great helmet, very comfortable, good air

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

Rode with this helmet a few times now, very comfortable, keeps your head safe and cool and looks decent

5 5

Great helmet for the price.

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

Love the fit and finish of Giro helmets and this one is no different. Well made and comfortable. Pretty bright though, so beware of the green if you're going for stealth. On the flip side your easier to see on evening rides!

4 5

Protect your dome

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

Great helmet, stays in place, not the lightest but has great ventilation.

Does this helmet fit true to size?

Does this helmet fit true to size?

4 5

Good helmet

This is a good all-around mountain bike helmet that has plenty of vents and a good fit. The rear RocLoc 5 adjustment works well to ensure proper fitting of the lid, but there are indeed better half shells out there - just not at this awesome price.

5 5

Giro Hex - Best I've owned

  • Gender: Male
  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

I've ridden with the Hex about 20 hours, and I'm still impressed with the amount of air this thing pulls in. Just above walking speed I can feel my head cooling. Easily the best cooling of any helmet I've used in the past. The fit is also impressive - I have a very large head, most helmets and hats simply won't fit, or are uncomfortably tight. The Hex feels great, even at the end of a ride. Easy size adjustment with a simple twist of the knob.

I can't think of a single negative! Buy one!

4 5

Very comfy.

Especially the chin straps. It's nice to have a set of chin straps that aren't so heavy. The helmet itself is light and well ventilated. The support cinch on the back doesn't get in the way (even if you have lots of hair, like me). And the pads hold in the sweat well.

I had to block a few outreaching branches with the helmet on my last ride. Solid smacks on the noggin, too. To my surprise, nary a scratch on the plastic. I consider that a good sign.

Will I buy another Hex if smash up this one? Yeah, probably.

5 5

Best Bang for the buck

I've had this helmet for years and love it. For the price it's light and the ventilation hangs with any top dollar lid. I have the black one and just got the white one for my wife and it fits her well. If Giro ever stops making the Hex I plan to stock up on em because I'm not sure I want to use anything else.

4 5

This is a nice helmet

I really like this helmet. It is great for the price. It is much more ventilated than my last one, its fairly light, and I think its actually pretty cool looking. Just a couple drawbacks that I noticed about it though...
-It tends to wobble a bit from left to right, especially with a camara on top, and also pulls back a little bit. Not a big deal though and probably just a sizing issue.
-The chin strap is a little weird and hard to adjust correctly so it doesnt feel funny.
Overall this is a good helmet for the price.

5 5

Giro Hex Helet

The helmet is great. It has vents that open to the front to take in air. I ride in Texas where it's really hot. This helmet is noticeably cooler than my last one. I like the matte finish too.