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POC Ventral Air SPIN Road Helmet Prismane Red Matt
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POC Ventral Air SPIN Road Helmet

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Sitting at the top of POCs road cycling lineup, the Ventral Air SPIN isn't just a clever name. With precise ventilation ports and internal channels to control air intake and release at both low and high speeds, the Ventral Air SPIN provides maximum cooling over the whole head. The fully wrapped unibody shell construction and EPS liner give the helmet a great balance of light weight and safety while the aerodynamically optimized trailing edge of the helmet has been specially designed to reduce turbulence giving the Ventral Air SPIN an aerodynamic advantage over many road cycling helmets. Aside from the aerodynamics engineered into the helmet, POCs SPIN (Shearing Pad Inside) technology has been designed to absorb energy and exert less acute stress on your brain during an impact, so its no wonder that the Ventral Air SPIN won the coveted Design and Innovation Award 2019.



Features & Specs:

  • ~270g (size M)
  • Precise ventilation ports and internal channels for maximum cooling
  • Fully wrapped unibody shell for optimum construction
  • SPIN technology for superior protection

Sizing (in head circumference):

  • Small: 50-56cm
  • Medium: 54-59cm
  • Large: 56-61cm

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Head Circumference19½"-22"21¼"-23¼"22"-24"   

Mfg PartNum: 106711037LRG 

Uranium Black Raceday - Small

Mfg PartNum: 106711035SML 

Uranium Black Raceday - Medium

Mfg PartNum: 106711035MED 

Uranium Black Raceday - Large

Mfg PartNum: 106711035LRG 

Zink Orange AVIP - Small

Mfg PartNum: 106711211SML 

Zink Orange AVIP - Medium

Mfg PartNum: 106711211MED 

Zink Orange AVIP - Large

Mfg PartNum: 106711211LRG 

Uranium Black Matte - Small

Mfg PartNum: 106711037SML 

Uranium Black Matte - Medium

Mfg PartNum: 106711037MED 

Uranium Black Matte - Large

Mfg PartNum: 106711037LRG 

Hydrogen White Matte - Small

Mfg PartNum: 106711036SML 

Hydrogen White Matte - Medium

Mfg PartNum: 106711036MED 

Hydrogen White Matte - Large

Mfg PartNum: 106711036LRG 

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Reviewed 6/2/2022
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Western NC
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POC Ventral Air Spin Helmet is on of the most comfortable helmets I've owned.

I use this helmet for road rides. I honestly have no complaints. It fits great, & its very cool in hot weather. I actually have 2 of this helmet. My only complaint is I wish it would come in more colors.

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Reviewed 5/5/2022
by Anonymous
Salt Lake City
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Great helmet with excellent airflow

I live in the high desert and need good ventilation and this helmet fits the bill.

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Reviewed 5/5/2022
by Anonymous
Salt Lake City
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Great helmet with excellent airflow

I live in the high desert and need good ventilation and this helmet fits the bill.

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Reviewed 9/13/2021
by Nate
Cycling Enthusiast
Seattle
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1 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
Good helmet, Bad Straps

I really like the helmet portion of this helmet. But the portion of the straps that hang below your ear are not adjustable, and they are too big for me (I don't have a small head). They catch me right on my jaw line in an uncomfortable way. For this much money, I think the straps should be adjustable in this regard.

The helmet itself is awesome, though. I bought it because I wanted a helmet that would stay cool even when climbing at very slow speeds, and this does that as well as I could have hoped!

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Reviewed 8/20/2021
by BigHill
Sacramento
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Outstanding ventilation

Ventilation is the best I�ve had in my 20+yrs of riding

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Reviewed 8/5/2021
by MightyG
Competitive Racer
Beverly Hills, CA
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
ABOVE AVERAGE HELMET...

Experienced expert level cyclist and I've worn most of the top tier helmets through the years. Purchased the POC "Ventral Air Spin" to replace my well used "Octal". Notice slight improvement in air flow with the Ventral compared to the Octal and the Ventral looks less bulky and more contemporary, if that matters to you. Oakley and Rudy Project eye shades fit relatively snug, providing you don't shake your head too much. On the negatives; the Ventral fit is smaller than the Octal. Size (M) Octal is perfect, whereas Ventral (M) is almost at max adjustment and I cannot wear a cycling cap under the Ventral, where I can easily with the Octal. Tried Ventral size (L) and way too big on my head. Rear strap location on the Ventral is terrible compared to the Octal, The strap angle is poor and causes straps to touch back of ear...they work, but not great. I don't think the newly designed POC head restraint pads are an improvement over MIPS and contribute to the fit issues. So, overall the Ventral Air Spin is decent. I'll wear it through the summer and then give it away and find something nicer.

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Reviewed 6/17/2021
by csummerson
Cycling Enthusiast
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
I love this helmet

I've been mulling over a new helmet for a while and the Ventral Air Spin was at the top of my list. I'm wary of ordering helmets online but grabbed a great deal here on BTD so I figured I'd give it a shot.

Overall, I'm very pleased with this helmet. It's incredibly comfortable and vents exceptionally well. My biggest complaint about it is the same that I have with most helmets---the included pads just aren't very absorbent, so sweat is dripping into my eyes within half an hour in the southern U.S. heat. I have a separate sweat-absorbant helmet liner (Sweathawg) that works well here, so it's an easy fix.

Past that, the helmet has been worth every penny. I'd definitely recommend it to anyone who's on the fence.

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Reviewed 4/11/2022
by Anonymous
DC
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Good looking!

Love it. Beautiful. It's kind of a super white matte finish that's different than the others. Good ventilation for summer as well.

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Reviewed 1/10/2022
by Vintage Steel
Cycling Enthusiast
Northern Minnesota
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Great helmet

I thought about buying s POC helmet several times in the past but was put off a bit by the appearance. My son told me that POCs were great helmets & that I should give it a chance, so I bought one. Everything about the helmet - fit, ventilation, comfort, etc. are first rate. Probably the best helmet I've ever owned. I'm even starting to like the looks of the thing.

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Reviewed 2/14/2021
by Steve M.
Cycling Enthusiast
San Francisco Bay Area
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6 of 7 customers found this review helpful.
A Life Saved

How do you determine the value of a helmet? A week ago my wife hit a tree rut in the street hidden in shadows. Her bike flipped out from under her and she when down-hard. She landed on the back of her head where the POC helmet wraps around better than nearly every other helmet. It buckled. It split. But the ER nurse said that the design saved her life, and the nurse was going to buy the same helmet for her daughter and herself as soon as she got home.

For me this was the best value of anything I have ever purchased for cycling. I am now waiting for the same helmet for my daughter-in-law and two grandchildren. I already purchased a replacement for my wife to use when she can start riding again.

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Reviewed 12/13/2021
by Steve F
Saugus
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Fit and forget it's there.

Very comfortable helmet, like other reviewers I switched from the Giro Synthe, which is very good, but this one fits me better and I like the chin strap better as well. This helmet also feels a bit lighter and the large vents are very effective, I'm definitely happy with the purchase.

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Reviewed 12/6/2021
by spindragon
Cycling Enthusiast
San Diego, CA
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0 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Light, cool, and super bright!

I ride on the road about 6 days a week in sunny Southern California. This helmet is light, really well ventilated, and I feel like the AVIP orange really is very visible. Fit and adjustability are great, at least for my head shape, which is on the wide side, probably typical for asians. 3 stars for value is not particular to this helmet, I just don't see how any chunk of foam can cost this much :O

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Reviewed 12/14/2020
by SactoSomeone
Cycling Enthusiast
Sacramento
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
POC rules

This POC (Ventral Air) successfully checks the same boxes that had me raving about it's "lesser" sibling -- the (Octal). It's light, ventilation is good, and it's so damn comfortable. The only think keeping it from earning five stars across the board is the price, which is a bit steep, especially considering the Octal, in my opinion, is easily as good for $50 less.

My bottom line, having tried Giro, Bell, Kask, Bontrager helmets, I'd rate both of my POCs better than the whole lot of them.

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Reviewed 11/15/2021
by Peter
Cycling Enthusiast
Bermuda
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Light, airy and secure

This is a great helmet that fits well, is comfortable and has plenty of ventilation. Currently using it for road and mountain biking. I have not found any aspect of this helmet to be lacking so far and it is now my gold standard for helmets.

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Reviewed 9/30/2020
by Jon Tate
Daily Commuter
Nashville, TN
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POC Ventral Air SPIN (White/White)

This POC helmet fits a bit differently than the helmet I replaced, so the first longish ride was a little uncomfortable as I got a headache from the pressure it put on my forehead (I believe). It just took a little bit of adjustment in forward tilt of it on my head. I don't know why that wasn't intuitive or why it didn't feel natural for me to wear it that way, but it seems to have worked itself out. The shape of the helmet seems to be a bit more round than oval, so this might explain the different feeling of it. Anyway, all is well now and I have completed a handful of centuries wearing the POC Ventral Air SPIN with no problems whatsoever.

The venting is absolutely noticeably cooler. Tennessee summers are brutally hot/humid - like being zipped up in a wet sleeping bag in the blazing sun with hot moist cotton shoved up your nose - truly, it sucks here from mid June to September. I noticed the difference in ventilation to my noggin' immediately when I hit ~20mph or so. It was wonderful.

I got the pure white on white and it really stands out from a visibility aspect. I think it looks sharp and with the fit characteristics figured out now I can wear a cap underneath it on colder mornings this fall/winter. I'm very pleased with this helmet.

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Reviewed 10/16/2021
by Anonymous
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Good fit and finish

Solid summer helmet, nice fit and dial adjustment.

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Reviewed 9/16/2021
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Omaha, NE
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Great fit, love the air flow and different from the majors brands.

Bought this helmet because I wanted something different. Comes in a variety of colors so you can have some fun with that. Reviews were very positive on safety and protection. It fit so well a bought another one in a different color. Make sure you measure before you order. I usually where a medium in other brands but need a large in POC. Fit great!

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Reviewed 7/15/2021
by BigHill
Sacramento
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Outstanding ventilation

Ventilation is the best I�ve had in my 20+yrs of riding

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Reviewed 1/7/2022
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
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Outstanding comfort and ventilation.

This is the most comfortable helmet I've owned.

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Reviewed 7/1/2021
by Craigg
Cycling Enthusiast
Willamette Valley, Oregon
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great ventilation, the spin feature seems to let the shell move

I'm very pleased with this helmet. The spin feature lets the shell move while the lining remains in place, which I believe is how it is designed. My head might be a little narrow, so it seems like the shell might rest to one side ever so slightly (maybe 1-2 mm). It doesn't bother me and I don't think it is noticeable unless you're looking for it. Otherwise the fit is excellent and the ventilation is great.

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