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Giro launches new Aries Spherical helmet

Lightweight, cool and compact

On Thursday, Giro announced the launch of the Aries Spherical helmet. The Aries is lighter and cooler than its predecessor, the Aether, and features Spherical Technology.

The helmet keeps riders cool by using Giro’s DryCore sweat management system. DryCore uses an internal silicone bead to redirect moisture away from your brow.

This feature also ensures you won’t get sweat dripping in your eyes on a hot ride.

“A new high-end road helmet from Giro is always is big news, but the Aries Spherical is like nothing before,” Peter Nicholson, Giro brand manager said. “As cycling-helmet gains become incremental, Giro engineers truly make the difference with all the resources at their disposal here in Scotts Valley at our Dome R & D facility.”

The Aries has a small and sleek shape, which explains its lighter weight. The lid comes in at 265 g for a size medium.

The ball-and-socket design with a MIPS (Multi-directional Impact Protection System) creates additional protection. Upon impact, these features redirect energy and reduces forces on the brain. The interior frame moves so that impact is absorbed more on the outer.

Fitwise, the helmet features the tried-and-true Roc Loc system to ensure the helmet sits firmly on your head.

Key Features

  • Spherical Technology
  • MIPS brain protection system
  • Progressive layering nanobead EPS foam
  • AURA II Reinforcement Arch
  • 24 vents and deep internal channelling
  • DryCore sweat management
  • In-mould construction
  • Full lower hardbody coverage
  • DryCore sweat management
  • Ionic+ anti-microbial padding
  • Sizes: S, M, and L
  • Price: $430