Oakley Aro 3 Helmet
• Large mount to stow away sun glasses when not in use
• Size can be adjusted with BOA FS1-1 turn knob
• Lightweight, robust polycarbonate outer shell
• Shock-absorbing EPS inner shell
• Large vents
• Including helmet bag
• Including X-STATIC inside pads
• MIPS system reduces rotational forces
The fitting system was especially developed for use with sun glasses. It prevents earpieces and fitting system from getting into each other’s way and creates no pressure points. The BOA FS1-1 system is a 360° design for highly accurate adjustment, a soft surface and high flexibility.
The liner with fibres that contain silver comes with an antibacterial finish to reduce odour formation. The warmth-reflecting and breathable properties of the fabric allow for a pleasant climate.
MIPS (Multi-Directional Impact Protection System) is a slip-plane system within the helmet designed to rotate inside the helmet with the intent to potentially slow or reduce the amount of energy transferred to or from the head possibly reducing head injury from rotational impacts.
WHY IS MIPS IMPORTANT?
When a head rotates quickly and comes to a sudden stop, the rotational acceleration can cause the brain tissue to experience high levels of strain. This stretching of the tissue that can be caused by these motions can result in various types of brain injury. MIPS is designed with the intent to address rotational acceleration from impact.
HOW DOES MIPS WORK?
MIPS uses a slip-plane system that moves inside the helmet, mimicking the brain’s own protection system. This layer is designed to rotate inside the helmet with the intent to potentially slow or reduce the amount of energy transferred to or from the head. Science tells us that if we can reduce the strains associated with rotational acceleration, we might reduce the risk and severity of brain injury.