POC Ventral SPIN helmet review

POC Ventral SPIN exploits the Venturi effect with outstanding ventilation and aero helmet pedigree, regardless of your riding preferences

POC Ventral SPIN helmet
(Image: © Graham Cottingham)

Cyclingnews Verdict

The POC Ventral SPIN is almost faultless in performance and fit, proving that aero doesn't have to come at the expense of other features

Pros

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    Effective air channelling gives breezy ventilation across the head

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    SPIN gives unobtrusive protection against rotational forces

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    Lightweight

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    Straps sit close and comfortable against the face

Cons

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    Retention sits high on the head

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    Price

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POC says that, by harnessing the Venturi effect and using carefully sculpted aero trailing, its top-tier Ventral is a road bike helmet that excels in aerodynamics and ventilation without sacrificing rider safety. POC however, has chosen not to release any test data leaving us to quantify its claims via our usual real-world test protocol.

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