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Roundup: Protection for your head and face from Thousand, Garneau, & Tifosi

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It’s important to protect your best assets. Fortunately, there are a ton of option when it comes to protection for your head and face and now there’s even more with a few new items from Thousand, Garneau, and Tifosi.

Thousand gets ready for summer

Thousand Helmet Summer Ready

Thousand Helmet Summer Ready
photos c. Thousand

Thousand released 2 limited edition Summer Ready colorways of their heritage helmet. They keep all of the features that make their heritage helmets great such as the lock port for securing the helmet during storage, a magnetic buckle for one-handed use, a dial adjustment knob, and 7 minimalist vents. The $90 Summer Ready helmets come in Daybreak Red, and GT Stripe and are available in sizes S – L.

Garneau launches the Equipe helmet

Garneau Equipe Helmet
photo c. Garneau

The latest protection out of Garneau is the Equipe helmet. It has an in-mold shell with 33 vents and MSB reinforcement technology. And it uses their new Spiderlock Duo harness system which claims to offer the perfect fit with one hand adjustability. As for the chinstraps, their new V-lock divider locks the straps in place for set it and forget it fit. The $100 helmet also has antimicrobial pads and weighs in around 260g. Men’s and women’s options of the Equipe are available in grey, black, white, and blue in sizes S – L.

Tifosi designs for modern performance

Tifosi Aethon Sunglasses

Tifosi Aethon Sunglasses

Tifosi Aethon Sunglasses
photo c. Tifosi

The latest pair of shades from Tifosi is the Aethon. It offers wrapped protection from the sun and debris with a modern active look. They tout features such as polycarbonate lenses, Grilamide TR-90 frames (durable and shatterproof), hydrophilic rubber on adjustable nose and ear pads, and UV protection. Each $80 pair includes a hard case and vented interchangeable lenses. The Aethon is available in 3 sizes M – XL and blue, black, white, and smoke colors. The smoked grey color has a Fototec lens that adjusts to the ambient light.

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