Cratoni C-Flash helmet - in brief review£69.99

Lightweight, vented helmet for cross-country riding

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The Cratoni C-Flash’s in-mould construction helps keep the helmet light, while 19 air vents do a good job of keeping your head cool on hot days. The three main front vents also contain insect protective mesh, although we haven’t found any flies stuck in them yet. 

Although not adjustable, the visor is high enough to be out of the way, while the retention system, although a little fiddly, works well. Being a light, airy helmet does point it more towards the cross-country crowd. 

The ratchet type buckle with chin pad unfortunately gives the feel of a cheaper lid, but is easy to use.

This article was originally published in Mountain Biking UK magazine, available on Apple Newsstand and Zinio.

Freelance Writer, UK
Jake comes from a downhill background but now spends most of his time smashing shorter-travel trail and enduro bikes down those same downhill trails. He's well known for pushing components and gear to their limits, and a little further.
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 170cm / 5'7"
  • Weight: 75kg / 165lb
  • Discipline: Mountain
  • Preferred Terrain: Any type of razzing, anywhere, on any bike!
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