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POC Ventral Air MIPS NFC Helmet
Reviewed 7/20/2023
by CYinPA
Competitive Racer
Overall Rating
Incredible helmet - NFC is a huge bonus

Picked this up on closeout, I wanted something with better ventilation than my current helmet, and a better fit. I have a huge head for a scrawny climber build kind of guy, so the Large was my size. I have a 59.5cm head, and the helmet fits me perfectly. I have some wiggle with the dial to wear a winter skull cap if needed, and it cinches plenty tight in the warm weather.

Which is a great transition to the vents. It's awesome. Air flows through great, if you ride in blazing sun, this helmet definitely lets the air through. Watch the sunburn factor, the vents are that large. But, now I can get the bees out easier (or maybe they get in easier?).

Helmet fit is subjective, but for my not round/not oval head, it doesn't move. I like how it comes down lower in the back too, it actually helps support the helmet as well as gives me more coverage.

The NFC feature is an added bonus. I didn't think I'd care, but once you set it up (download an app, put in info, upload to helmet), it's actually pretty reassuring to know it's there. If you scan it (or anyone for that matter), the NFC will pop up with an option to open the info in your browser of choice, and there it shows the person whatever you have entered. Name, birthdate, any notes, emergency contacts, etc. I think that's an awesome feature, I just hope people see the NFC symbol and know to scan it if someone finds me in a ditch.

Seems pretty light too, nothing noticeable yay or nay. Also, the sunglass parking spot, holds steady, and you don't need POC glasses for it to work either, tried it with 2 different pairs and they stayed put even with me full on headbanging trying to get them to move.

Caught a sale, love getting new helmets, and am super happy with this one. It's the same as the Ventral Air Lite, just with NFC, so other than lack of color options, it's the same helmet.

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POC Propel Sunglasses
Reviewed 7/9/2023
by Matthew
Cycling Enthusiast
Southern California, CA
Overall Rating
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Very Sharp Looking Glasses

POC makes great glasses - period. I have a pair of their "Elicits" that are perhaps the best wind-stoppers on the market. I bought the "Propel" model after I saw Neilson "KOM" Powless and his team from EF/EasyPost wearing them during the first week of the Tour de France (2023) and I thought that they looked pretty damn sharp - in fact the best-looking glasses in the peloton in my opinion. I took them for a 59-mile ride today and I am very happy with my purchase. POC includes a pair of Zeiss clear lenses as well for night riding. POC makes quality products, and I know I will being buying their next pair of glasses that impress me.

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POC Propel Sunglasses
Reviewed 5/23/2023
by Corbin S
Overall Rating
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Massive benefits for contacts, Probably Aero too

I bought these for the ability to keep wind out of my eyes because of how the "aero design" works. They do it far better than the average pair of sunglasses where air circulates back around to the corners of your eyes and dries out contacts. Proof the claimed aero channeling works in the way it's advertised. Unsure if it translates to actual speed but they look and feel fast and my eyes thank me

I have a slightly bigger face than the average cyclist and these fit well proportioned too

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POC Tectal Race MIPS NFC MTB Helmet
Reviewed 2/9/2023
by Naked Monkey
Competitive Racer
San Clemente,CA
Overall Rating
The Perfect MTB Helmet ?

Finish and construction is high end for sure.

Relatively light for this style of helmet.

Size Med. is perfect for my head.

Does not move when riding. Cools well.

MIPs is a plus. And being able to program my personal and medical info into the helmet could save my life.(providing Emergency responders know how to access the app in helmet :>)

Only con I have is the helmet sits a tiny bit low on the brow so my large Frame sunglass's hit the helmet and push on my nose. Smaller frame glass's are fine.

I ordered an additional SPIN Interior foam kit which raised the helmet several MM on my head and solved the large frame sunglass problem.

Now the Helmet is Perfect.

I highly recommend this helmet.

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