Best bike helmets for 2022


VBike has a helmet for every kind of rider!

“As the weather starts to clear up and you spend more time riding outdoors, it's important to make sure you have a good (and stylish) helmet to keep you safe while riding."

Since the pandemic not only cycling but leisure riding has become increasingly popular as people look to find ways to get outside. Drivers-turned-riders are riding on two wheels to avoid crowded public transportation, bypass indoor gyms, or just as a fun way of getting around. Regardless of your riding skill or where you'll be riding—city streets, mountain trails, or protected pathways in public parks — accidents can happen so having the right safety gear is very important, most importantly a good helmet.

Depending on what type of riding you’re doing you should choose your helmet accordingly. If you just ride down to the shop each day a full face helmet may be a little unnecessary, but vice versa, if you’re riding down steep trails a light weight helmet might not be enough to brace you if you fall.  

Curious about the most important factors to consider and safety technology when purchasing a helmet? Read on for all of our picks for the best bike helmets. 


The Giro SYNTHE MIPS II bike helmet gets great reviews for impact absorption and simplicity of use, as well as a very good rating for ventilation. If you're a road or gravel rider and you're looking for a light helmet with good ventilation, the Giro SYNTHE MIPS II might be the perfect bike helmet for you. While this stylish helmet offers top-of-the-line protection, it is reasonably priced, providing riders with serious bang for their buck. 

Price: $349.90  -  ON SALE: $279.90

Riding style: Road/Gravel Cycling



Oakley ARO5 Helmet

Bike commuters expect a helmet that keeps them cool when navigating pavement, gravel, roads, or all the above on their way to work or wherever they might be heading. With its multi vented road design, it's no surprise that reviewers adore the Oakley ARO5. It is remarkably light and breathable for its class. A variety of vents channel air to keep you cool and your glasses fog-free. There is also a channel that makes it very easy to store your glasses.

Price: $349.90  -  ON SALE: $279.90

Riding style: Road/Gravel Cycling


Giro Radix MIPS

This low-cost helmet has excellent ratings for impact absorption and ease of use as well as very good ratings for it’s ventilation. It is lightweight and equipped with MIPS technology. With greater ventilation and beautiful aerodynamics, seasoned bikers love the Giro Radix MIPS. Another critical aspect of the design is the arch that runs across the top of the helmet as it adds structural reinforcement to the helmet.

Price: $189  -  ON SALE: $151.20

Riding style: Mountain/Leisure 



Giro Disciple MIPS


The Disciple MIPS helmet has a fiberglass shell, plush interior padding, and ventilated brow ports for comfort. This Giro Best Buy gets high scores for impact absorption, ventilation, and ease of use. It has an easy-to-adjust strap for its retention system, a pinch prevention system, and a simple magnetic buckle. This full face helmet will keep you or your kids safe especially on those steep and/or fast trails.

Price: $449

Riding style: Mountain/Downhill



Make sure you wear a helmet that is perfect for the kind of riding you do, fits well, and is also worn correctly. Moreover, buying a helmet is about more than just meeting basic safety standards. There are a few key aspects to consider when it’s time to shop for a lid.

  • Know what kind of riding you want to do.
  • Make sure the helmet fits.
  • Consider the features that would enhance your ride.

You also need it to set a good example for other cyclists, enhance your overall aesthetic impact, and have the utmost visibility on the road.

If you're still not sure what helmet is best for you, feel free to get in touch (PH: 09 215 2136  or Email:, visit us down at 23 Westhaven Drive, Westhaven, Auckland, or, view our entire collection of helmets online.

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