The LifeBEAM DIY Kit reads heart rate at the forehead then broadcasts it to Garmins or smartphones in ANT+ and Bluetooth Lazer has perhaps more helmet accessories than any other brand, from its Cappucino ultra-low-security helmet lock to a DIY helmet heart-rate monitor kit to an inclinometer for time-trial lids to help riders stay in the most aero position. What we’re most excited about is perhaps the simplest: LED lights that integrate into helmets.
For 2016, Lazer has some new helmets and some new pricing on things like the LifeBEAM DIY kit we reviewed in December . Lazer Tonic road helmet
If the $350 / £259 pricetag for the Z1 with LifeBEAM sits outside your budget, then perhaps the $80 / £49 Tonic will strike you as a bit more reasonable.
The (claimed) 230g road lid comes in three sizes and six styles (white, black, yellow, orange, red/black, red/blue).
We like the add-on four-LED dial that doesn’t stand out by day but offers a little extra safety at night. The new tonic road helmet ($80 / £49): the new tonic road helmet ($80 / £49) The Tonic also comes in a MIPS option for $100 / £N/A. MIPS is a thin yellow […]