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POC Octal X MTB Helmet

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  • Trustpilot review 9.4 out of 51.659 reviews

Pros & Cons

  • Excellent ventilation because of the large vents.
  • Safe helmet because of the extra thick layer at the back of the head and the temples.
  • The straps feel a little inflexible under the chin.
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Specifications

Brand POC
Extra protection No
Ventilation ★★★
MTB Helmet Type Trail / Enduro
Weight 196 grams

Description

The Octal X helmet has been developed from the same technology and design as the award-winning Octal road helmet, notably the extreme ventilation, low weight, unibody shell construction and aerodynamic efficiency. To perfectly suit the needs of cross country mountain biking the Octal X has added robustness and protection. The inclusion of POCs proven aramid bridge technology adds structural integrity and guards against impact penetration. A fundamental feature in the Octal X’s improved performance and safety is the extended helmet shell, which covers more of the helmet liner ensuring that the helmet has enhanced strength properties with very little increase in weight.


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Reviews

9.5 / 10 Average from 8 reviews | Write a review

9.5 / 10

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Pros

  • Weight (1)
  • Alleged protection (1)
  • Ventilation (1)
  • Quiet (1)

Cons

  • Not cheep (1)
  • Eye garage is useless (1)
  • If you want to be mainstream, don t buy. (1)

Most recent reviews

9 / 10

Steven, 11 April 2019

A good light helmet which fits well

The helmet fits well and is comfortable. Seems to be well ventilated, and is not noticably noisy at speed. Extra pads are a nice addition. Is hard to slot spot sunglasses into vents, and the eye garage doesnt work with non-poc shades.

Pros

  • Weight
  • Alleged protection
  • Ventilation
  • Quiet

Cons

  • Not cheep
  • Eye garage is useless

10 / 10

Robert, 9 March 2019

High quality,comfiest and stands out

I have had giro synthe and bontrager ballista. Both have good ventilation, good looks and fit well. But this poc helmet exceeds them in all of those categories - also in safty. Sometimes i like to use classic looking helmets and other times i feel even proud to wear something that isn t THAT mainstream. Not every cool thing is mainstream! ☝

Pros

  • If you want to be cool, buy this

Cons

  • If you want to be mainstream, don t buy.

9 / 10

Matt, 5 April 2017

Superb and extra safe helmet

If you value your head and its contents, buy this helmet.

10 / 10

Henkjan, 7 June 2019

Comfortabel

Heerlijke pasvorm. Zit gelijk goed. Makkelijk in te stellen. Ventilatie is erg goed, en bandjes voelen fijn aan

Pros

  • Pasvorm
  • Ventilatie
  • Makkelijk in te stellen

Cons

  • Niet goedkoop

9 / 10

Jose Luis, 17 March 2019

Es muy cómodo y ligero

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Manufacturer description

The Octal X helmet has been specifically designed for XC mountain bike riding and developed from the same technology and design as the award-winning Octal road helmet, notably the extreme ventilation, low weight, unibody shell construction and aerodynamic efficiency. To optimize the helmet for the specific demands of XC mountain biking, the Octal X has added robustness and protection. The inclusion of POC’s proven aramid bridge technology adds structural integrity and guards against impact penetration. A fundamental addition to the Octal X’s improved performance and safety is the extended helmet shell, which covers more of the helmet liner ensuring that the helmet has enhanced strength properties with very little increase in weight. The Octal X compliments the existing POC helmet range and mountain bike riders will now have helmets to suit all their riding needs.

Manufacturer specifications

• EPS liner for optimal shock absorption
• Comfortable chin strap
• Strong single-piece construction shell
• Features POC's unique ventilation system
• EPS inner shell with two different densities: high density at the back and temples for added protection of particularly vulnerable areas
• Fidlock closure
• POC Eye Garage: comfortably stow your glasses
• Waterwicking properties