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BernFL-1 Pave Helmet

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Item # BRN005U

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Description

FL-1 Pave Helmet

The FL-1 Pave from Bern features the brand's signature style that's just as ideal trading pulls on a group ride as it is navigating the urban jungle on your commute into work. Bern claims the design queues are inspired by the leather hairnets of yore, offering plenty of ventilation with its 18 vents, a lightweight build, and unique looks. Unlike those helmets of old, the FL-1 stands a much better chance of protecting your head in the event of a crash.

The FL-1 Pave is available in 3 sizes and uses its BOA retention system to dial in the fit. BOA has pretty much cornered the cycling shoe market with its closures as the durability and micro-adjustments are second to none and those benefits are advantageous here as well. It's integrated into the liner and offers 360-degrees of adjustment. For extra resilience, Bern uses its In Mold technology to bond the polycarbonate outer shell to the EPS foam. Final details include a rear light mounting point for adding compatible Portland Design Works rear lights, helping to increase your visibility in low light.

  • A road helmet also at home crushing the commute
  • In-Mold construction bonds its polycarbonate shell to EPS foam
  • Boa 360 Fit system offers easy operation and micro adjustments
  • Rear light compatible with PDW/Bern unit sold separately
  • Eighteen vents keep your head cool
Warning

California Proposition 65

Warning:

This product can expose you to chemicals including Bisphenol A (BPA), which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Tech Specs
Shell Materialpolycarbonate
Impact FoamEPS
Ventilation18 vents
Fit AdjustmentBoa 360 degree retention system
CertificationsCPSC, EN 1078
Recommended Usecommuting, cruising, gravel, road cycling
Manufacturer Warranty1 year
Size

Bern

Helmets
Adult Non-Adjustable
 XSSMLXLXXL
Head Circumference

20.5 - 21.2in

(52 - 54cm)

21.2 - 21.8in

(54 - 55.5cm)

21.8 - 22.4in

(55.5 - 57cm)

22.4 - 23.2in

(57 - 59cm)

23.2 - 23.8in

(59 - 60.5cm)

23.8 - 24.4in

(60.5 - 62cm)

Hat Size

6 1/2 - 6 3/4

6 3/4 - 7

7 - 7 1/8

7 1/8 - 7 3/8

7 3/8 - 7 5/8

7 5/8 - 7 7/8
Adult Adjustable
 SML
Head Circumference

20.5 - 21.8in

(52 - 55.5cm)

21.8 - 23.2in

(55.5 - 59cm)

23.2 - 24.4in

(59 - 62cm)

Hat Size

6 1/2 - 7

7 - 7 3/8

7 3/8 - 7 7/8

Junior Non-Adjustable
 SML
Head Circumference

20.3 - 20.9in

(51.5 - 53cm)

20.9 - 21.6in

(53 - 55cm)

21.6 - 22.4in

(55 - 57cm)

Junior Adjustable
 S / MM / L
Head Circumference

20.3 - 21.4in

(51.5 - 54.5cm)

20.9 - 22in

(53 - 56cm)

Kid's Adjustable
 XXSXS / SS / M
Head Circumference

18.5 - 20.1in

(47 - 51cm)

20.1 - 20.9in

(51 - 53cm)

20.9 - 21.8in

(53 - 55.5cm)

How to Measure:
Measure around your head where a hat would fit comfortably.

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>Rating:

Does this one have MIPS? I know it can come with or without but I don’t see it in the description

Hi Kayla, This particular helmet does not come with a MIPS liner. You can find the Bern FL-1 Pave MIPS Helmet here: https://www.backcountry.com/bern-fl-1-mips-helmet

>Rating: 1

Poorly designed

Familiarity:
I returned this product before using it
Fit:
True to size

This helmet was either poorly designed or manufactured -- or both. The hard plastic strap retention system interface (clip) with the foam shell in the back is poorly placed and poorly padded. It feels like someone is sticking a paint scraper into your head. No matter how you adjust it you can't make it comfortable. I have a Bern ski helmet that I love, but I returned this bike helmet and ordered another at about the same price point made by a brand that has been making bike helmets for decades.