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MET Stradivarius Helmets

4.74/5 (19 Reviews)


Product Description

  • 24 Vents
  • In-molding construction
  • Weight: 270 grams


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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Wayne a Road Racer

    Date Reviewed: January 29, 2008

    Strengths:    Style, fit, lightweight, ventilation

    Weaknesses:    None

    Bottom Line:   
    I received the latest Strad as a replacement after a being hit by a car. My previous helmet sustained a terminal crack and saved my head at the same time, Yeah for helmets! This is a great piece of safety gear.

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    Favorite Ride:   DISC



    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:2
    Submitted by ar1981 a Recreational Rider

    Date Reviewed: November 27, 2007

    Strengths:    comes with MET helmet pod.
    Light in weight.
    Kevlar straps


    Weaknesses:    Sits too high on your forehead (A weakness in my opinion)
    Can give you a mushroom head look


    Bottom Line:   
    First of all, this is the MET Stradivarius 199 in white/carbon.

    I wasn't sure about this helmet... from photos It looked to give the mushroom head syndrome appearance... When I received it the first thing that hit me was how snugly it fits... Its almost tight! (You can't move the thing on your head AT ALL) it just sits Straight onto your head) If you like to tilt your helmet down to avoid showing too much forehead, this isn't the helmet for you! It's physically impossible to do so.

    However, the helmet has grown on me. I now think it looks quite good. Apart from the fact that finding glasses that suit this helmet is kind of hard (Oakley M-Frames are out in my opinion)

    It is light, extremely well vented and you don't even have to really tighten the chin straps.. it sits tight on your head

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    Price Paid:    $300.00

    Bike Setup:   07 Cannondale Prophet


    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Kresho a Road Racer

    Date Reviewed: February 13, 2007

    Strengths:    Good looking, ventilation, nice colors, light

    Weaknesses:    Pads from inside could drop but nothing serious

    Bottom Line:   
    The price of this helmet was reduced from 120 euros to 85 eurom. That's the price I couldn't refuse. Bought it in red color to match my jersey.


    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Kresho a Road Racer

    Date Reviewed: February 13, 2007

    Strengths:    Goodlooking, light, good ventilation

    Weaknesses:    Pads form the inside could drop. Nothing serious.

    Bottom Line:   
    Bought it at sale - the price was reduced from 120 euros to 84. That's the offer I couldn't resufe.


    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by Noel Crosbie a Commuter

    Date Reviewed: July 20, 2006

    Strengths:    1. FIT
    2.Style,Style Style!!!!(ITALIANO)
    3.Coolness
    4.3 year warranty


    Weaknesses:    1.Wee bit overpriced
    2.No team Graphics
    3.No Helmet bag or pod like GIRO


    Bottom Line:   
    I was lucky enough to purchase MET's Stradivarius II after my BELL Aquila was destroyed after been hit by a motorist.After seeing what the bitumen does to the microshell on these helmets i decided to buy THE BEST.I nearly bought the old Stradi firstly being lured by it's aero,jet fighter good looks but decided on the Stradi II after comparing the two side by side.The Stradi II has better positioned retaining straps & the back of the helmet comes lower which protects the back of the head not just the top it also is a more compact helmet than the legendary Stradivarius I with larger cooling vents but shorter length on top of the head unlike the old one which was longer & swoopier similar to the TT helmets but not as exaggerated.the elongated vents on the Stradi II seem to let more air in without the wind noise of the old one.Both helmet fitted my bonce perfectly and are extremly comfortable.the new one was a beautiful peacock blue & the Oldie a stylish Blue/Navy Fade
    Price of old Stradi $200AUD

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    Favorite Ride:   Early morning anywhere

    Price Paid:    $279.00

    Purchased At:   City Centre Cycles R

    Similar Products Used:   Eskylid,Headway,Bell

    Bike Setup:   TREK 1500 Disco team colors
    Ultegra Groupset
    Bontrager select wheelset
    carbon seat stem & Forx



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