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Salomon Performance AF Reviews


Great Helmet


Pros: keeps the head warm and safe

I love my Salomon helmet! It's stylish, pearly blue. It's warm, but has vents so it's not too hot. The ear pads are comfortable too. I bought the headphone plug-in for it and it rocks! I can listen to my ipod without fumbling with headphones. I've only had one spill since I bought the helmet and felt glad I had it on. I caught on edge on flat spot and landed on the side of my head. Definitely hurt, but can't imagine how bad it would be without the brain bucket on.

Warm, comfy helmet, with sweet earpad upgrade ability


Pros: Removable earpads, vents, adjustable fit, warm, audio system

Cons: Audio system not very durable

This helmet has been a great addition since I purchased it in 2008. Light and comfortable, it's kept my head warm in all sorts of nasty conditions. The close-able vents above the forehead work just as they're supposed to, and Salomon includes Velcro inserts to close up the top vents for really cold days. The chin strap and ear pads are both lined with soft micro-fleece, and the AF version of this helmet means that the strap in the back of the head can be fitted to suit your skull exactly. Salomon's removable ear pad system also comes in handy. While the pads can be a little hard to remove (they clip in so tightly you might worry you'll break the pad before the clip comes out of the...
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