Hercules - a brand that has been long associated with affordable and durable bicycles in the Indian Market has recently launched a range of accessories across various categories. Unarguably, the most important and necessary accessory to buy with a bicycle is a helmet. We got the opportunity to check out the Cycling Helmet launched by Hercules. Read on for our thoughts.
This Cycling Helmet from Hercules is made using an In-mold PC Shell that makes it lightweight and functional. This helmet has 29 vents across its surface, ensuring that the rider gets sufficient ventilation even on a warm humid day. The adjustable Chin strap ensures a snug fit, and a plastic buckle that locks into place under the rider’s chin ensures that the helmet stays safely fastened. The helmet has a ‘CE EN1078’ Certification.
The Hercules Cycling Helmet has a unisex design and is available in a wide range of colour options available - Black, White/Blue, Black/Red, Silver, Neon Green and Black/Blue. This helmet is available in three sizes - Small(50-56cm), Medium(54-58cm) and Large(58-61cm) that weigh 210 grams, 225 grams and 230 grams respectively.
This helmet is ideal for beginners looking for basic protection for urban commutes and leisure riding. The helmet is not heavy duty and is not ideal for fast paced rides or off roading, where there is an increased chances of risk.
The Hercules Cycling Helmet is priced at Rs.1,599 (as on 16th August 2019) and is a functional entry-level helmet that is ideal for beginners. The helmet offers sufficient protection for usage on leisure rides and commutes.
Prices and Specifications/Components are subject to change by the brand, without due notice.