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Kali Invader Open Face Helmet Goes Big, Interceptor v2 Brings all the Features

kali OF invader open face trail to enduro mountain bike helmet
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Going big but not that big? Or just prefer the added ventilation and easy-drinking style of an open face helmet instead of a full face? The new Kali Invader open face helmet delivers deep coverage without sacrificing great breathability and all of the unique protective features Kali’s known for.

kali OF invader open face trail to enduro mountain bike helmet shown on riders

The OF Invader has their Composite Fusion shell, which uses a thinner shell fused to the EPS foam underneath to create a one-piece structure.

kali OF invader open face trail to enduro mountain bike helmet

Inside is their RHEON low density cushioning layer that pulls double duty. First, it mitigates low-speed impacts with a softer material, and does so better than standard pads found in most helmets.

Second, it provides non-linear and rotational impact protection because it can squirm and bend, letting the helmet move more than your head and thus potentially decreasing the impact forces that make it to your brain.

kali OF invader open face trail to enduro mountain bike helmet

It comes in matte black only, with an adjustable visor and Fidlock magnetic buckle closure. Two sizes are offered, each with three sets of cheek pads so you can fine tune the fit (and pull them off to wash them).

Claimed weight is 640g and it’s aimed at aggressive trail and big mountain riders, but is not ASTM rated for downhill riding. MSRP is $225 and includes their Lifetime Crash Replacement guarantee.

Kali Interceptor 2.0

rider wearing the kali interceptor 2 trail MTB helmet

Coming in a lot lighter at 390g, the Intercepter 2.0 updates one of their best trail mountain bike helmets with RHEON padding, swappable standard and bug mesh padding, gripper panels to hold your sunglasses, and more.

kali interceptor 2 trail MTB helmet

The Interceptor 2.0 also gets Kali’s Bonehead Nano Fusion tech, which uses dual density EPS foams inside the shell, with cone-shaped patterns that help spread impact forces across a broader area to dissipate them before they reach your head.

kali interceptor 2 trail MTB helmet

It also gets the Fidlock magnetic buckle and has deep rear coverage, but is open over the ears and has a ton of vents for great air flow. MSRP is $180 and comes in two colors and two sizes, S/M and L/XL.

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Nox
Nox
7 months ago

Sjo, looks like an XC helmet and a hockey goalie helmet had a baby.

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