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Description

Manufacture d'Articles Vélocipédiques Idoux et Chanel has specialized in wheels and rims for decades. But, did you know Mavic has done a bit of "this and that" across the cycling world? It even developed the first electronic drivetrain. In the past few years though, much to our delight, Mavic has turned its engineering talent to apparel and protection, giving us the peloton-ready Plasma SLR Helmet.

Mavic's engineers took a long hard look at designing a helmet that is both lightweight and well-ventilated, yet protective. First, Mavic looked at optimizing the actual shape of the helmet. It conducted cranial mapping tests as to ensure that its helmet shapes closely match typical head shapes. This involved identifying and accounting for all of head's natural pressure points and contours. Accordingly, the interior shape of the helmet consequently flows along with the curves of the skull. And while the helmets are designed around the average shape, Mavic knew that no two heads are the same. So, Mavic developed what it calls its Ergo Hold System. Basically, this system allows for as much as six centimeters of one-handed size adjustment.

For the final touches on fit perfection, as well as excellent moisture management, Mavic has included its Ergo Fit Pro Pad with X-Static. It might not seem like much when you look at it, but the Ergo Fit Pro Pad is a low density, open cell foam that wicks moisture away from the skin for a rapid evaporation. Featured in the material are the anti-stink, X-Static fibers. Although it was developed for industrial and medical products, it didn't take long for commercial manufacturers to see how well it would work in athletic equipment. As a fiber with a layer of 99.9% pure silver, X-Static keeps odors to a minimum, while reducing irritating static.

With your head comforted on the inside, Mavic took a hard look at what it could do for the exterior of the helmet. First, Mavic fashioned a sleek profile that has a low-volume construction. Then, looking towards ventilation, Mavic developed its Ergo Protec Carbon. This material makes it possible for Mavic to build in huge frontal vents without compromising any of the helmet's crash protection. Additionally, the aggressive shape aids in aerodynamics, while channeling the comforting wind through the vents. Finally, Mavic included reflective highlights in order to increase your visibility to motorists in low-light conditions.

The Mavic Plasma SLR Helmet is available in the sizes Small, Medium, and Large and in the colors Black, White/black, and Mavic Yellow/black.

Tech Specs

Material:
Ergo Protec Carbon
Adjustable Vents:
no
Fit Adjustment:
Ergo Hold Retention
Multiple Impact:
no
Recommended Use:
road cycling
Manufacturer Warranty:
2 Years

Size chart

Fuji Bicycles

 

Geometry Chart

 

Altamira LTD
 

Seat Tube

(c-t)

Effective Top Tube

(eTT)

Stack

(S)

Reach

(R)

Standover

(SO)

Head Tube

(HT)

Head Tube Angle

(HTo)

Seat Tube Angle

(STo)

Bottom Bracket Drop

(BBD)

Chainstay Length

(CS)

Wheelbase

44 44.0cm 51.5cm

51.7cm

36.3cm 72.1cm

12.0cm

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

52.8cm

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

101.0cm

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Do you have the weight specs. On this...

Do you have the weight specs. On this helmet ? Is it true the sizing on these helmets run small? I measured in @ 22 1/4inch. So I was thinking of the medium. What's your recommendations on size? Thanks.

Best Answer

Hey JT. This Helmet in a size medium weighs 285 grams.



At 22 1/4 inches, a medium will be a perfect fit for you.

Unanswered Question

Does this helmet have an Aus standards...

Does this helmet have an Aus standards sticker on the inside.