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Giro Kids' Scamp Cycling Helmet

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Are you concerned about your child face-planting at high speeds on their balance bike? If you’re looking to prevent a trip to the dentist for this reason, a toddler-friendly full-face helmet like the Strider ST R is an excellent choice. Ultimately, you’re going to see helmet visors much more often in off-road applications like mountain biking than on the tarmac, where cyclists tend to opt for sunglasses. How We Selected The Best Bike Helmets Kids have something about being stubborn and hesitant to wear helmets. Well, that only happens when it is not Giro Scamp. The Scamp comes in a selection of child-appealing colors and has a design and fit that makes them want to keep it on a little longer, even after a ride. Helmet Construction

It is essentially a two-layer helmet protection system in which the interior layer is a low-friction liner that rests on the rider’s head and results in less force transferred to the brain in the event of impact. The technology is still somewhat controversial, but we personally like the err on the side of extra safety when it comes to our son’s noggin. To learn more, read our article about MIPS in kids helmets. made by Mips. Warning: the Mips system in a helmet has been positioned in accordance with specifications

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The Giro Scamp kids’ bike helmet has eight large vents that help with proper airflow within the helmet. Its inner padding has a sweat absorption capacity, which helps keep the kids’ heads dry for a long time. Notably, the non-MIPS helmets, the plastic liner does not cover the vents nor lets any sweat adhere to it. Hands down, the Giro Scamp youth helmet beats all the other helmets for preschoolers and toddlers. Thumbs up for the Giro Scamp helmet for being a trendy, durable, safe, and fairly-priced kids’ bike helmet. Your cargo is precious, and if that helmet doesn’t fit, it can’t protect your baby! Baby helmets can especially be hard because there aren’t a ton of helmets that are small enough to fit small baby heads. The Giro Scamp and Schwinn Infant bike helmet are two of the smallest helmets on the market. The Smith Wilder Jr. and Zip Jr. are identical helmets except that the Wilder comes with a visor, while the Zip doesn’t. It’s a purely stylistic choice! They also come in different colors, so that may sway your decision as well.

Finance is subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. Performance Cycling Limited FRN: 720557 trading as Tredz are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. We are a credit broker not a lender – credit is subject to status and affordability and is provided by Mitsubishi HC Capital UK PLC. Terms & Conditions Apply. The interior pads are typically machine-washable, so wash them occasionally to prevent odor from building up. Don’t put them in the dryer, though, since that will break them down fast. Let them air dry instead. The Schwinn Infant helmet is a perfect example of a seemingly decent helmet that is almost impossible to adjust properly. The chin straps never stay in place, which results in the helmet moving around too much, which greatly affects the ability of the helmet to protect a child in the event of a crash. As a result, when at all possible, we highly recommend paying the extra money to upgrade to the Scamp. The Scamp’s optional MIPS technology adds an additional layer of safety to kids’ helmets. The foam core of a helmet protects a child from direct impact but does not protect from rotational injuries. Comparatively, another smaller helmet would be the Schwinn Infant helmet, which is best for head sizes of 44 cm and onwards. However, compared to the Scamp XS, the Schwinn Infant is of relatively low quality. Shape and DesignOn the other hand, the Roc Loc JR Fit system is a durable, simple, dial-fit system designed to match the curvature of children's heads. After years of testing and research, such a shape was developed.

In our tests, we found that the plastic liner of MIPS, which sits close to the skin, does tend to slightly limit the overall breathability of the helmet. While the plastic liner DOES NOT cover up any vents, sweat does tend to adhere to it. As a result, for those living in really hot climates, the non-MIPS version may be worth considering. Its exterior is carefully molded to have smooth edges, which fuse with the interior foam lining. Such construction assures your child of reduced resistance to air. The foam core of the helmet in the interior and the plastic shell stand the harshest weather. You can wear it even in the scorching Florida sun, and it will remain intact. It is also trendy, we must say! Visor and Coverage We’ve tested the Scamp on many kids, and XS is a perfect first helmet for many babies and toddlers while the size Small typically fits our testers from ages 2.5 to 5. At its smallest setting (45 cm), the XS was ideal for our 12-month-old tester to use in the trailer and child bike seats, but by the time she was 2.5 we had to move her up to the Small size.

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The lightweight Giro Tremor is now available in a smaller size! Designed to fit the smaller heads of baby shredders, the Giro Tremor Child has a 47 – 54 cm head circumference range, and is more narrow and a bit less bulky than its big brother. FEATURES: Dial-adjust fit, soft sport-material padding, in-mold construction, 18 vents, fixed V side straps for easier fit The Little Nutty is very similar to Nutcase’s baby bike helmet but is wider on the sides, is a tad heavier, and is dual-certified for skateboard use. Between the Little and Baby Nutty, it can be a bit hard to decide since they are designed for the same 48 – 52 cm head circumference range. Even though they have less material, these helmets must still meet the same safety standards as all others, and the increased cost is mostly the result of deeper structural engineering to make every gram of foam count.

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