Sweet Protection Introduces 2019 Model Line

BROOMFIELD, Colo. (BRAIN) — Norway's Sweet Protection has released its 2019 model year collection, which includes the brand's long-awaited convertible full-face helmet, the Arbitrator MIPS. The Arbitrator MIPS is a downhill certified full-face helmet that easily converts into a trail bike helmet with the removal of the chin bar. "We started out with the objective to make a full-face helmet and trail helmet in one with as little compromise as possible. Further, we defined this as the helmet should be able to meet both EN 1077, CPSC and ASTM downhill MTB standards in both 'modes.' At the same time the helmet needed to be lightweight and ventilated for Enduro racing," said Sweet Protection's director of design and development, Staale Moeller. Sweet Protection met the goals by developing a proprietary internal Zytel skeleton with in-molded anchors. The main shell is attached to the skeleton and the whole assembly is in-molded with ...

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