MET Trenta 3K Carbon helmet review

MET's 30th anniversary continues with the Trenta 3K Carbon, which uses a carbon structure for improved safety, weight reduction and increased road performance over the standard model

MET Trenta 3K Carbon
(Image: © Graham Cottingham)

Cyclingnews Verdict

The Trenta 3K Carbon is very comfortable and well-ventilated but, for the price, it’s hard to justify over the standard Trenta or Trenta MIPS


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    Superb ventilation

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    Secure and even head retention

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    Carbon structure is claimed to improve safety


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    Cradle fouls on the inside of the helmet causing abrasions to the EPS

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    Better in moulding coverage to protect vulnerable areas of the helmet

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Met developed the Trenta to celebrate its 30th anniversary and the Trenta 3K Carbon, as the name suggests, introduces carbon construction to create a lighter and safer helmet that MET describes as 'the most advanced road cycling helmet we have ever made'.

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