POC Reviews and News


POC Octal Raceday helmet review


The relative importance of fashion versus function will go a long way as to how you feel about the POC Octal Raceday helmet. if you place highest value on air flow, adjustability, comfort, and safety, this helmet should be on your short list when it comes time to pull the trigger on a new brain protector.

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Fashion Show: Exciting new cycling jerseys for 2016


Custom designs, ultra light weight kits, aero fit, club fit, even printable base layers. It’s all here in our round-up of some of 2016’s most exciting cycling jerseys.

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Hit List: This week’s best road bikes, components, gear and apparel


Knight’s 35mm carbon wheels, Specialized S-Works Turbo tires, Shimano Dura Ace pedals, Bontrager XXX road shoes, and the Polygon Bend CX cyclocross bike are among our picks for this week’s best road bikes, components, gear and apparel.

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First Look: POC Fondo casual cycling apparel


Following its safety-first AVIP collection and slim-trim Raceday apparel, the new Fondo line is more about the all-day adventure — with a few coffee stops along the way. The Fondo line places emphasis on fit and design cues are more casual.

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Best of Interbike: The coolest new bike products for 2016


What’s the best thing you saw? It’s the No. 1 question we hear after every trade show. And here is our answer. The following — in our collective opinion — represents the newest, coolest and most interesting stuff our RoadBikeReview crew came across throughout the course of the 2015 Interbike trade show.

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Interbike 2015: POC lights up night with prototype vest


Apparel utilizes printed light technology to increase visibility without compromising comfort or aesthetics.

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POC launches Raceday kit


Swedish helmet, sunglasses and apparel makers says new collection is focused purely on performance and aerodynamics.

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POC unveils new Do Half Blade cycling sunglasses


Features include Improved vision and fit, replaceable Zeiss lenses, and adjustable nose piece.

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News: POC and Volvo team up to improve cycling safety


Prototype car technology alerts driver when a collision is imminent. Helmet does same for cyclists.

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Function over Fashion: New apparel focuses on safety first


Gone are the days when what you wore while riding had more to do with fashion than form. Today’s top-end cycling apparel boasts a host of functional features that protect riders from the wind, weather, cars and crashes.

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Best in Show: 30 cool new bike products for 2015


Best in Show: See the coolest new bike gear for 2015 as our crew of editors picks the best bikes, accessories, apparel and more from Interbike and Eurobike.

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New Gear: POC Octal AVIP MIPS road helmet


Multi-directional Impact Protection System helps reduce rotational forces to the brain in the event of an angled impact.

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Hot new road products from the Sea Otter Classic


New bars and ‘cross gearing from SRAM, new saddles from Velo and Ergon, and some styling new shades from POC are just some of the new and cool gear spotted at the 2014 Sea Otter Classic.

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Five eye-catching jerseys from Sea Otter


Fashionable and functional tops for racing, taking on a charity ride, or simply riding with friends.

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Daily coverage from the 2014 Sea Otter Classic Day 2


Welcome to Day 2 of RoadBikeReview’s daily coverage of the 2014 Sea Otter Classic. We’ll be continually updating this page with photos and beta on all the latest in road bike technology.

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POC and Garmin-Sharp Partner Up


POC and Garmin-Sharp have inked a three-year partnership that will see the Swedish company provide helmets and eyewear to the World Tour team.

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Review: POC DID Sunglasses


After winning the 2012 Giro d’Italia, Garmin-Sharp’s Ryder Hesjedal had great aspirations for the 2013 Giro and Tour de France. But crashes, illness and other maladies laid waste to his hopes. However, the Canadian still made a tremendous impact in France with his choice of eyewear.

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Interbike 2013: POC Launches New Road Helmet, Apparel Line


With a nod toward safety first, Sweden’s POC has made a big plunge into the road cycling market.

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POC Enters Road Market with Tempor


The Tempor is POC’s first step towards entering the highly contested road racing market. The unique aero helmet was developed with Sweden’s Gustav Larsson, using extensive simulations including advanced aerodynamics and kinetics.

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