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2012 Bell Gage Bicycle Helmet

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Brand spakin’ new at the Volkswagen Sea Otter Classic Powered by SRAM, protected from the heat at Bell’s booth set-up, sat the Bell Gage helmet designed for 2012. The helmet’s name was derived from the world’s first automotive speed shop’s location, 3633 Gage Avenue, in Bell, CA just outside of Los Angeles.

The Bell helmet features a number of hot selling points. For starters, a whopping 26 vents were used in its design to maximize ventilation. Bell added its Fusion In-Mold Microshell, TAG Fit System, and inner channeled ventilation to attract cyclist who dream at competing at a pro level. Weighing in at only 240g, the Gage is an ultra-light choice, furthering its comfort qualities, especially when the road is long. Also adding to its appeal is the models many colorways offered (images of each after the fold).

The 2012 Bell Gage bicycle helmet will be available in June at a…

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2012 Bell Muni Commuter Helmet

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Bell has released one of the most beautiful helmets for 2012 called Muni. Nicely designed, the 275g helmet has several nice features, first of which is its visibility. The Muni has standard equipment, which are an integrated pair of rear flashing lights to make it effectively visible.

To provide even more lighting, the helmet has an added rear strap just by clipping on a rear flasher. Moreover, there is a smooth and seamless perch that is put together into the Blade Visor Plus in order to have room for the Blackburn Flea front light, which is small but incredibly bright.

Ideal for riders who are looking for topnotch urban helmets is the 2012 Bell Muni Commuter Helmet. With its combination of first-class features, exceptional functionality, and refined design and graphics, the Muni is definitely an unparalleled piece of cycling gear.

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2012 Bell Meteor II Time Trial Helmet

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2012 bell meteor ii time trial helmet   2012 Bell Meteor II Time Trial Helmet

For riders who are looking for a high-quality helmet for triathlons in 2012, the Bell Meteor II is recommended. This 315g triathlon helmet has 10 vents. Two of its major technologies are the cam-lock levers and fusion in-mold microshell.

What the cam-Lock strap levers do is make it easy to adjust the straps around the rider’s ears. It works simply by opening the cam, setting comfortably, and closing the lever. As for the fusion in-mold microshell, the helmet is made stronger and firmer by connecting the microshell to its EPS foam layer.

Bell was the pioneer of shooting the EPS foam into the thin microshell cap when in the mold. With its reliable features and CE EN1078 certification, the 2012 Bell Meteor II Time Trial Helmet is the choice of Fabian Cancellara, a multiple-time world time trial champ.

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2012 Bell Venture Cycling Helmet

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One of the first-rate cycling helmets for 2012 is the Venture from Bell. Though it is at very affordable price, the Venture has first-class features, which includes easy-to-adjust cam-lock levers, channeled ventilation, ErgoDial fit system, fusion in-mold construction, and a snap-in visor.

Weighing in 312g, the helmet has cam-lock strap levers that facilitate straps adjustment around the ears and interior 23 vents to bring cool air. Moreover, the ErgoDial Fit System offers solid and comfortable stability while the fusion inmold microshell makes the helmet even sturdier.

Also adding to the topnotch features of the helmet is the snap-in visor, which is a simple but efficient solution to ruthless light conditions. With CE EN1078 and CPSC Bicycle certifications, the 2012 Bell Venture Cycling Helmet is ideal for cruiser, recreational mountain biking, and recreational touring.

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2011 Bell Sanction, Bell Drop Helmets

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Bell offers its 2011 helmets with the Sanction and the Drop. The Bell Sanction is a full-face helmet that’s lightweight and designed to fit young riders while the Bell Drop caters to adult sizes.

Ideal for BMX, all-mountain and Super-D riding, the Sanction has a fiberglass shell and adjustable three-point visor. Its full face design comes with a fully ventilated system, making it breathable and light. The 2011 Bell Sanction comes in 3 sizes and 6 colors with an MSRP of $85.

The 2011 Bell Drop helmet is aimed for downhill, four-cross, slalom, freeride or BMX. Makers of the Bell’s Moto-8 motocross helmet designed the hand-laminated Drop. Certified ASTM F1952 DH, the robust helmet has an integrated roost guard, flying bridge visor, 8 vents and a fiberglass shell. The 2011 Drop comes also in 3 sizes, 3 colors and with an MSRP of $130.

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Redfish Bike Computer + Speedometer + Bell All in One

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We know the big brand for bike computer like Garmin, Sigma Sport and Cateye, but what may go under the radar is Redfish, which has debut a computer, speedometer, and bell all in one!

Redfish designed the speedometer for urban cycling, using higher quality yet vintage looking leather, brushed metal and a retro dial gauge. Within the face is a clock, gauge showing the speed you are traveling, and a lever on the side that can tell you the total of miles traveled, or just the commute you are on at the time.

The arm on the side that displays the miles traveled, if pulled down will ring the bell. Not a traditional bell, but just a recording.

A wireless magnetic sensor is placed on the fork, with a silicone strap and battery opening. No word on availability just yet.

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2011 Bell Commuter Helmets

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2011 bell commuter helmets 1 300x223   2011 Bell Commuter HelmetsBell releases two new helmets for 2011 called the Muni and the Arella. With a tag line that says “King and Queen of the Street”, it’s possible that the Muni will be targeted for men while the Arella will be for women. Weighing approximately 275 grams, the Muni will be available in matte titanium (grey), matte white (weathered), matte black and safety yellow.

The helmets feature integrated water gutters and a ratchet buckle for micro-fit. It also has a mount for a rear-view mirror and comes with a visor to protect your eyes. It also has a light mount which is integrated on the helmet. You may place a Blackburn Flea front light for better visibility.

The Muni and the Arella also have integrated lights for the back of the helmet on the head retention device. Bell showcases its OneStep Plus Fit system on both helmets to make sure…

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