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Does the Mavic Espoir Helmet look futuristic? Certainly. Was it designed with futuristic engineering techniques? Absolutely. And while we understand that terms like 'futuristic' and 'engineering' are typically attributable to marketing fluff, the forethought that went into the Espoir remains unparalleled.

Mavic based the Espoir's design around a simple principle -- comfort is king. Accordingly, the helmet has been given ample ventilation in order to maximize the effect of airflow's passage through the helmet. So, while you're inevitably sweating, you'll also be getting cooler as the moisture evaporates. More importantly, though, the Espoir makes use of Mavic's proprietary Ergo Shape system that accommodates around 25,000 head shapes -- perhaps this is where the Espoir gains its namesake of 'hope.' Hope for all of those that have never found an agreeable helmet shape. So, how was it done? Well, Mavic engineers performed cranial mapping in order to identify the pressure points and homogeneous contours of skull. Essentially, this translates to English as Mavic's designing the Espoir around a shape that addresses all of the human commonalities in regards to skull shape. As a result, Ergo Fit feels nearly custom on the head, providing a secure hold that doesn't berate your natural pressure points.

Securing this exceptional fit is where Mavic's Ergo Hold System comes into play. It allows for as much as six centimeters of one-handed, on-the-fly size adjustment. For the final touches on fit perfection, as well as excellent moisture management, Mavic also included its Ergo Fit Pad. At first glance, it might not seem like much, but the Ergo Fit Pad is a low density, open cell foam that wicks water away from the skin and transports it to where it can quickly evaporate. Additionally, its low-profile reduces weight, and eliminates the soggy-pad-feeling that comes after 50 miles of summer riding.

The Mavic Espoir Helmet is available in the sizes Small, Medium, and Large and in the colors Black/black, Silver Metallic, and White/white.

  • Ergo Hold Retention system
  • Ergo Fit Pad
  • Passive ventilation

Tech Specs

Fit Adjustment:
Ergo Hold Retention
Recommended Use:
Manufacturer Warranty:
2 years

Size chart

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Geometry Chart


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Seat Tube


Effective Top Tube








Head Tube


Head Tube Angle


Seat Tube Angle


Bottom Bracket Drop


Chainstay Length



44 44.0cm 51.5cm


36.3cm 72.1cm


72.0 deg 75.0 deg 6.9cm 40.5cm 97.1cm
47 47.0cm 53.0cm


37.0cm 74.1cm 13.0cm 72.5 deg 74.5 deg 6.9cm 40.5cm 97.7cm
50 50.0cm 54.5cm 54.0cm 37.0cm 76.0cm 14.0cm 73.0 deg 73.5 deg 6.9cm 40.5cm 97.6cm
53 53.0cm 56.0cm 56.0cm 37.9cm 78.3cm 16.0cm 73.5 deg 73.5 deg 6.9cm 40.5cm 98.6cm
55 55.0cm 57.5cm 58.0cm 38.9cm 80.1cm 18.0cm 73.5 deg 73.5 deg 6.9cm 40.5cm 100.1cm
58 58.0cm 59.0cm 60.1cm 39.7cm 82.1cm 20.0cm 74.0 deg 73.5 deg 6.9cm 40.5cm


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