Huge Range of Bike Helmets
Beyond providing safety, you helmet should also be comfortable and suitable for the style of riding you'll be doing. At 99 Bikes, we carry a huge range of helmets from the best brands.
Most Popular Types of Helmets
When buying a kids bike helmet parents need to consider two factors - firstly, safety and secondly, picking a design that your kids will love to wear. 99 Bikes range includes; baby helmets, toddler bike helmets, kids helmets, and youth helmets.
Mountain Bike Helmets
Otherwise known as MTB helmets, these generally feature a front visor for extra sun protection and extra protection around the rear of the helmet for additional impact protection on those rougher trails.
Otherwise known as street bike helmets, these deliver both safety for stacks at the skatepark and style to make that landing look so much sweeter, with BMX and skate helmets being designed for safety, style and comfort.
If you’re donning the lycra and hitting the bitumen, look for road cycling helmets that are lightweight and have plenty of air vents to promote airflow around your head and keep you nice and cool on longer rides. Or, for the competitive rider our range of aero bike helmets are great in helping to reduce wind drag.
Full Face Helmets
Full face bike helmets provide the ultimate protection if you’re going to be doing any form of downhill mountain biking amongst unforgiving obstacles, they offer safety towards the front of the helmet and added top and back making them more expensive than traditional mountain bike helmets.
How To Find The Right Helmet
By law, every cyclist is required to wear a helmet which complies with Australia’s strict safety standards. Here’s a rundown on some of the main types of helmets and how to pick which model is right for you.
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What are the main factors that can help you become a stronger cyclist? Choosing the right bike for you is certainly one of them, as well as how much time and effort you are willing to dedicate to riding.
Bikepacking Gear Guide For Beginners
Bikepacking blends all the benefits of minimalist camping and mountain biking to give you a sense of freedom and adventure. You simply take your bike, add all of the gear you might need to camp and set off exploring, it's that simple.
Frequently asked questions
Our staff are well-known for being the most friendly, knowledgeable and professional bike experts, and will help you with any questions you may have. Here are some of the most common:
What size helmet should I buy?
A well-fitting helmet should be snug but not uncomfortable. To determine what size you’ll need, simply measure the circumference of your head using a piece of string placed about 3 cm above your eyebrows. As a guide, you can start with the below for the Azur L61, one of our most popular helmets:
Always check the sizing for an individual helmet under the Details tab on our pages, or check with one of our bike experts.
What is MIPS?
Multi-directional Impact Protection System (MIPS) is designed to reduce rotational motion that occur due to certain types of impacts. By allowing the head to move inside the helmet, the amount of harmful rotational motion is reduced. You can spot a MIPS helmet by the yellow liner beneath the pads when you look inside in the helmet.