Urge Endur-O-Matic helmet review

Quirky mountain biking helmet

Our rating 
3.0 out of 5 star rating 3.0
GBP £79.99 RRP | USD $99.95
Urge Endur-O-Matic helmet

Our review

A good cross-over option between trail and gravity lids, though some changes needed
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Combining pisspot inspired extended rear coverage with low weight and a stab at usable venting, the 302g Endur-O-Matic attempts to bridge the gap between trail and gravity.


Does it work? Surprisingly well, actually. The venting is minimal by cross-country standards (you get eight) but large, wicking pads mop up sweat and the overall effect isn’t as steamy as you might expect – except possibly on extended climbs.

The large visor isn’t adjustable but does a decent job of keeping rain and sun out of your eyes, though we can’t understand why Urge have added a large hole in the middle of it for 2012.

The flat rear is a good place to park goggles – useful for gravity enduros – and the straps are simple to adjust, although we’d prefer lockable junction buckles.


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

Product Specifications


Name Endur-O-Matic (12)
Brand Urge

Clothing Sizes Available L/XL S/M
Available Colours Various
Weight (g) 302
No of Vents 8