Scott Groove II mountain bike helmet review

Lightweight and good value trail lid

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
GBP £59.99 RRP
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Our review

Stylish, well appointed lightweight trail helmet at a bargain price
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Scott are causing a stir with their 2010 helmet line. Models like the trail-ready Groove II blend top-end cross-country racer lid weight with the sort of excellent deep head coverage and protection that risk-taking trail riders demand.

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The internal shape is as easy on the skull as the Groove’s smooth lines are on the eye. The Velcro-backed removable pads are machine washable, to limit lid stink. Big well-positioned vents draw air over the head well to stop you sweating up too hard.

The retention strap is adjusted with a dial that some testers thought could be a bit lower, but it didn’t affect performance. The removable peak looks good and clips on and off easily, but we’d have liked it to offer a little up/down adjustment to cope with different head shapes and terrain styles.

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If you consider the remarkably light weight (254g), the immediate comfort and the crazy cheap price, we think this has to be a contender for your next lid.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Groove II(10)
Brand Scott

Clothing Sizes Available L M S
Available Colours Black Blue Red White
Weight (g) 254
Features in-mold frame, removable visor, Scott cam dividers
Protective Material In-Mould Hardbody
No of Vents 20
Helmet Sizes Available 54-61cm
Washable Internal Pads Yes