Gear Pick: Bell Vortex Band Helmet

The Vortex is yet another helmet high quality helmet by Bell that is chock full of features and innovation. Some highlights include: Velocity Flow Ventilation with FlowAdjust, Nutrafog II anti-fog shield, a ClickRelease shield swap system and Snell M2010/DOT certification. Coming in at a light, 3.96 pounds and with a reasonable price tag, this is a helmet you should definitely take a look at.

Price: $179.95

Bell Vortex Band Helmet Bell Vortex Band Helmet

Why We Like It: The Vortex is a surprisingly affordable helmet for how many features it comes with. It has ample ventilations control, a removable and washable liner, integrated speaker pockets and a noise reducing wind collar. Couple that with its DOT and Snell certification and you have yourself an excellent helmet for daily use that won’t break the bank.

Less Expensive Competitor: At $156.95 the Icon Alliance Torrent Helmet is a DOT and ECE certified helmet for a bit cheaper than the Vortex.

You Should Also Check Out: The Bell Star is the older brother of the Vortex. If don’t mind spending $649.95 then you should absolutely check out the Star.

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