Giant Ixion helmet review

Sub £50 all-rounder

Our rating 
3.0 out of 5 star rating 3.0
GBP £45.00 RRP | USD $79.00
Giant Ixion

Our review

A nice all-rounder at less than £50 with some good attention to detail
Skip to view product specifications

Putting metal into a helmet might not sound like a good idea, but that’s what Giant have done. Yep, there’s an aluminium alloy V-shaped strip that runs around the front part of this lid.

Advertisement MPU reviews

It’s clear that this is designed to keep the front section of the helmet together in the event of a large impact, essentially tying the two halves together – but putting metal into a helmet still seems like an odd choice to us.

That aside, this is a very good helmet for the money. It’s a higher profile cross-country style lid, but it fits and feels like a lower profile trail helmet. There are two thicknesses of pads included, and the cradle system works as well as any other.

Advertisement MPU reviews

The quick-release buckles have a small micro-adjust lever section on them, so once you have the perfect fit you simply flip the levers closed and they stay in place – so no more loosening the straps every time you put your lid on and off.

Product Specifications


Name Name, 0, 10, Name, Ixion Helmet
Brand Brand, 0, 20, Brand, Giant

Available Colours Available Colours, 2, 0, Available Colours, Black Blue Orange Silver
Weight (g) Weight (g), 2, 0, Weight (g), 337
Sizes Available Sizes Available, 2, 0, Sizes Available, L M S