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Rippin Rider Review:
Boeri Axis Rage Helmet
nothing like a rad helmet to show off your style on the slopes. Jake, from Tahoe,
broke into his Boeri Axis Rage helmet pronto. Age eight, Jake tested the helmet
on the slopes in the Tahoe area. Tahoe gets some warm weather so he had a chance
to test the unique Boeri venting system.
“It’s kind of a cross between
a ski helmet, snowboard helmet, and skateboard helmet, that’s how light it is,”
of product: The helmet is very functional. It is very apparent how
much research went into the design and features. The helmet is very lightweight
and has wonderful venting system. The air flows through the vents in the front,
cools the head, and exits the rear. And it works! For years Jake would take off
his helmet and have a wet, sweaty head. Now it’s dry, even on the warmest days.
As a matter of fact, he took it off the other day (after a full day of riding)
and his head was dry and the helmet was steaming!
it is made: Other features that are nice is the removable neck piece
that turns the helmet into a shortie (it Velcros on and off), a comfortable chin
strap, and very cool colors. The helmet has maintained it’s shine as well (what
a surprise when you see where these kids toss things).
The helmet is used two to three times a week and daily over vacation periods.
It still looks new. The lining (made of Outlast material) dries quickly and doesn’t
even get stinky! Featherlight, there are no complaints about wearing it.
Factor: Way cool. Functional for skiing, with the look of boarding
or skate boarding. Black Ghost color is wild.
it is made: Holding up well to kid abuse. Will last for many seasons.
While the venting is nice for warmer days, Jake did complain a bit that his
ears were cold on frosty, snowy days. A neck gaiter solved the problem, but the
helmet wasn’t quite as warm as the full length models.
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