Cheap bike helmet deals: Save on HJC, Specialized, Giro and more

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The Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are over. But Cyclingnews is turning its attention to the best upcoming Christmas and Boxing Day sales deals, and in the case of this article, the best cheap bike helmet deals that are available right now.  

Helmet deals are often among the best deals available, but if you're looking for something else, check our round-up of the Best bike deals

When shopping for a cheap bike helmet, be that for when you're out on your road bike or your daily commuter, we recommend you look at a model from one of the bigger, reputable brand names. This could be one of the more budget options on offer or getting a great deal on a performance helmet in the sales. 

Every bike helmet has to pass rigorous testing procedures, so as long as you buy from a helmet brand whose products pass these tests then you can rest easy in the knowledge that the money you save won't compromise on safety features or build quality. 

More expensive helmets come with additional upgrades such as rotational impact protection technology, extra ventilation, and lower weight while maintaining the same strength. You can do some research on the best road bike helmets but if you want to keep things more cost-effective, then keep exploring this bike helmet deals sales list. All the helmets listed represent great deals that offer excellent value for money. 

Navigating tedious website sales and discounted sections can be tiresome, but fear not as we have done a lot of the hard work for you already. The page is broken up into USA and UK sales deals and is ordered by price for easy navigation. 

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Deals checked: Wednesday, December 20 14:47

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Cheap bike helmet deals in the USA

Specialized Echelon MIPS| 55% off at Competitive Cyclist$99.99

Specialized Echelon MIPS| 55% off at Competitive Cyclist
Was $99.99 | Now $44.99
When it comes to budget helmets, Specialized's Echelon II MIPS packs quite a punch, with rotational safety built-in, an ergonomic design, and a fit system that can be paired with the brand's ANGi crash sensor.

Bontrager Starvos WaveCel | 54% off at REI Coop$105.00

Bontrager Starvos WaveCel | 54% off at REI Coop
Was $105.00 | Now $47.93
Over half price for this black helmet from Bontrager, with the fit intended for a rounder head shape. WaveCel is the safety technology used here to reduce rotational motion to the brain during impact. It's only available in a size Small/Medium.

Giro Caden MIPS| 50% off at Competitive Cyclist$94.95

Giro Caden MIPS| 50% off at Competitive Cyclist
Was $94.95 | Now from $47.48
The Giro Caden is a stylish commuter-style helmet with MIPS technology and a removable soft brim to block the sun or rain. A helmet with MIPS technology is a great buy and the matte grey option has 50% off in three sizes. 

Scott ARX Plus | 40% off at Competitive Cyclist$99.99

Scott ARX Plus | 40% off at Competitive Cyclist
Was $99.99 | Now $59.99
The Scott ARX plus helmet is the first road helmet from the manufacturer to offer MIPS technology and the MRAS3 fit system. 40% off for a MIPS-equipped helmet for under $60 is a solid deal. Only available in white size Small.

Specialized Propero MIPS| 57% off at Competitive Cyclist$149.99

Specialized Propero MIPS| 57% off at Competitive Cyclist
Was $149.99 | Now $64.99
This helmet from Specialized offers another great deal to get access to MIPS technology at just $65.00. The Propero is available in only the black colour now.

Smith Network MIPS | 50% off at Competitive Cyclist$170.00

Smith Network MIPS | 50% off at Competitive Cyclist
Was $170.00 | Now $85.00
The Network from Smith is another versatile lid which doesn't compromise on protection. Multiple sizes and colour options for this helmet have a discount.

$159.95

Giro Cinder MIPS| 55% off at Competitive Cyclist
Was $159.95 | Now $71.98
The Cinder is a solid lightweight option from Giro with MIPS technology for added safety in the event of a crash. It's available for 55% off in the black colourway.

$319.95

Giro Aether Spherical | Up to 55% off at Competitive Cyclist
Was $319.95 | Now from $149.98
Giro's range-topping lid comes with its unique MIPS Spherical tech, in which the MIPS sliding layer is integrated between two layers of the shell. Providing great protection along with aerodynamics, comfort and ventilation. It's one of the more expensive helmets in the guide but if you are a size small there are three discount colour options.

Smith Trace MIPS| 50% off at Competitive Cyclist$250.00

Smith Trace MIPS| 50% off at Competitive Cyclist
Was $250.00 | Now $125.00
Here's another nicely discounted MIPS helmet in the form of the Smith Trace. The 50% discount is in the orange and matte bone colours. The helmet features MIPS safety technology, 18 large vents to keep you cool and shade storage.

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Cheap bike helmet deals in the UK

£90.00

HJC Atara | 47% off at ProBikeKit
Was £90.00 | Now £47.49
HJC's helmets tend to be lightweight and the entry-level Atara is no exception with a claimed 210g. It's also been wind tunnel tested at HJC's own tunnel in Korea, where HJC has also honed air circulation to ensure you remain comfortable as you ride. This deal is only for size Large helmets in white now. You can also add another 20% off the sale price at the moment with the code EXTRA20.

POC Crane MIPS | 70% off at Wiggle£129.99

POC Crane MIPS | 70% off at Wiggle
Was £129.99 | Now £39.00
This durable helmet from POC is the perfect option for short rides to the shop or commuting, with MIPS safety technology able to reduce harmful rotational motion that might otherwise be transferred to the user’s head. It's currently 65% off and available in both XSmall/Small.

Abus Stormchaser| 61% off at Sigma Sports£140.00

Abus Stormchaser| 61% off at Sigma Sports
Was £140.00 | Now £54.00
This lightweight and durable Helmet from Abus is perfect for people with long hair and is excellently ventilated throughout, with airflow encouraged by the innovative vents system. This 61% deal only applies to the blue colourway in a size Small.

£100.00

MET Vinci MIPS | 34% off at Tredz
Was £100.00 | Now from £65.99
The MET Vinci is another MIPS tech helmet that's heavily discounted at the moment with just under 35% off. It's available as of now in black in a size small only. 

Specialized Echelon II MIPS | 20% off at Tredz£80.00

Specialized Echelon II MIPS | 20% off at Tredz
Was £80.00 | Now £63.99
When it comes to budget helmets, Specialized's Echelon II MIPS packs quite a punch, with rotational safety built-in, an ergonomic design, and a fit system that can be paired with the brand's ANGi crash sensor.

£114.99

Abus Aventor | £50 off at ProBikeKit
Was £114.99 | Now from £74.49
The Abus Aventor is available at ProBikeKit with a big discount. However, with such a popular deal, polar white is the remaining colour and only in a size Small. You can ad the EXTRA20 code here to save nearly another £15. 

Specialized S-Works Prevail II Vent Team Replica | 66% off at Cyclestore£239.99

Specialized S-Works Prevail II Vent Team Replica | 66% off at Cyclestore
Was £239.99| Now £79.99
This top-spec helmet from Specialized comes with MIPS as well as an ANGi detector, which identifies if you have had an accident and alerts your contacts. This is the team version available in SD Worx colourway in size small. 

£164.99

Endura Speedpedelec | 50% off at Cyclestore
Was £164.99| Now £82.50
If you are looking for something a little different, the Endura Speedpedelec has 50% off and is a unique aero road helmet with a removable visor. It's also covered by the Endura crash replacement policy. However, it is only available in size Small/Medium for the grey colour.

Giro Aether Spherical | 64% off at Sigma Sports£289.00

Giro Aether Spherical | 64% off at Sigma Sports
Was £289.00 | Now £104.00
This top-of-the-range helmet from Giro doesn't sacrifice safety for fit comfort or ventilation. Dual-density Nanobead EPS foam manages impact energies and the MIPS Spherical technology sits between the two layers of foam instead of against the head. This 64% off deal applies to both the matt black and white colourways, but only in a size Small.

Kask Mojito 3 WG11 | 22% off at Sigma Sports£139.00

Kask Mojito 3 WG11 | 22% off at Sigma Sports
Was £139.00| Now £109.00
The Kask Mojito 3 meets the Kask WG11 safety standard, exceeding the EU recommended standards by 48%. There is 22% off all three colours: black, white and grey, with sizes Medium and Large available for all three.

Josh Croxton
Tech Editor

As the Tech Editor here at Cyclingnews, Josh leads on content relating to all-things tech, including bikes, kit and components in order to cover product launches and curate our world-class buying guides, reviews and deals. Alongside this, his love for WorldTour racing and eagle eyes mean he's often breaking tech stories from the pro peloton too. 


On the bike, 32-year-old Josh has been riding and racing since his early teens. He started out racing cross country when 26-inch wheels and triple chainsets were still mainstream, but he found favour in road racing in his early 20s and has never looked back. He's always training for the next big event and is keen to get his hands on the newest tech to help. He enjoys a good long ride on road or gravel, but he's most alive when he's elbow-to-elbow in a local criterium. 

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