Rapha offers helmet based on Giro Synthe

By Stephen Frothingham

LONDON (BRAIN) — The Rapha helmet has colors to match Rapha clothing and sells for the same price in the U.S. as the Giro Synthe helmet, which it is based on.

The Rapha helmet is sold in four colors: Black, White, Yellow and an Rapha Cycling Club edition.

Besides colors, the Rapha helmet has some subtle changes from the Synthe. Rapha updated the insert along the sides, added reflective straps, pulled the grid from the rear vent and added a some sparkle in the paint.

The helmet weighs 270 grams in CPSC Medium and features Featherweight Webbing with Slimeline buckle, Roll Cage internal reinforcement, Ponytail compatible, and MIPS. It has 26 Wind Tunnel vents with internal channeling.

Available in three sizes. MSRP is $270.

More information: pages.rapha.cc/feature/rapha-helmet.