Kids' bicycle helmets review and compare

All models passed our impact tests.
 
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03.Product profiles

Profiles - the best

 # FLITE 900

Price: $33

  • It has a nape strap but no visor
  • It's marketed with a wide variety of patterns, such as cartoon and movie characters
    # Now replaced by identical model 900C

MET Super Buddy

Price: $60

  • Scored best for ease of use
  • It has a nape strap, a non-detachable visor and an extra set of padding, though we found the nape strap a bit hard to adjust
  • It’s covered by a three-year crash replacement program: if it’s damaged you can send it back (with the original receipt) for a replacement helmet at half the current retail price plus $10 freight

# GIRO Rodeo G116

Price: $50

  • It has a nape strap, a non-detachable visor and comes with extra padding

# ADURA Dragster HG-EDG

Price: $44

  • It has a nape strap, and has the most ventilation of all the tested models
  • It has a non-detachable visor
    # Current model has an upgraded shell

# NETTI Pilot TR-1

Price: $36

  • It has a nape strap and a non-detachable visor

# BELL Amigo US75B

Price: $50

  • It has a nape strap and a detachable visor
  • It’s also the only model that advises helmets should be replaced after three years

Profiles - the rest

CYCLOPS Profile 1.0 62010

Price: $10

  • It has no nape strap and didn't score as well as the top models for ease of use

ROSEBANK Tiny Tot TT2000

Price: $30

  • It has no nape strap, but comes with an extra set of padding

HUFFY HX1.1 63000

Price: $22

  • It has no nape strap, but comes with an extra set of padding

HEADSTART Skins Flame 325

Price: $13

  • It has no nape strap or extra padding

BIG W No Limits MF-II

Price: $15

  • It scored poorly for ease of use
  • It has no nape strap, no extra padding and its straps are hard to adjust
  • It's also quite heavy for a kid's helmet, due to its hard shell
 

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