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Whether you're on an e-bike for commuting, a touring bike to discover new horizons or simply enjoying a gentle bike ride for leisure and fitness, the Downtown Helmet (MIPS) won't let you down should you have an unexpected tumble. The outer polycarbonate shell is tough and durable, fending off the knocks and scrapes of regular cycling. And this is directly moulded to a shock-absorbing EPS (Expanded Polystyrene) inner. Together they protect the head in a fall but remain light in weight so you'll barely notice it. You then have the addition of the brain-protecting MIPS-C2® system.
MIPS (Multi-directional Impact Protection System)
The Mips system is designed to provide added safety for helmets in many accidents. For certain impacts, the Mips system can reduce harmful rotational motion that might otherwise be transferred to the user’s head.
Rotational motion is a common cause of concussions in oblique hits to the head. In a crash, the Mips system is designed to move slightly inside the helmet to help redirect forces away from the head.
This system sits unobtrusively between the comfort padding and EPS core, boosting protection without affecting comfort or adding unwieldy bulk.
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So safety is first-rate but comfort is also outstanding. Central to that is a large number of vents, 17 in total, and in combination with internal channels ensure cool air can flow easily over your head. You'll certainly arrive at your destination feeling fresh. Inside, the 360-degree head belt provides a secure fit but prevents pressure points that would otherwise cause discomfort. This is adjusted by the Safe-T Twist 2 Fit System - a twist of the rear dial giving quick and easy adjustment. And with washable pads, you can easily keep the Dowtown feeling as good as new.
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We will happily refund any item purchased on Wiggle if returned to us within 365 days; excluding Wiggle gift vouchers, nutrition and customised products, except when faulty.
Please note: Bikes and other bulky items cannot be returned using our local returns service (where applicable). Please contact us and we can arrange to collect these from you using our discounted courier rates. There is a fee for all collections, except for faulty products.Returned goods must be unused and supplied with their original packaging, unless the goods are faulty. Wiggle will pay the return postage costs for any faulty items.