The New Fox Metah helmet can hardly be described as a subtle creature, but does it’s bold logos and chunky styling result in a lid we’re stoked to ride on the trails.

Our first look on the new Fox Metah All Mountain helmet
Our first look on the new Fox Metah All Mountain helmet. Price: $ 150 | Weight: 400 g (S/M)

Our first impressions of the new Fox Metah

With the big logos you can tell it’s a Fox from a good way off and it’s not low profile in either style or fit, with many people commenting on the striking Moto looks and the large visor. Fox have incorporated a new EPS liner with ‘Varizorb’ technology – a network of strategically position cone-shaped insert of a variable density with the intention of dispersing the energy and impact of a collision. We will be giving this helmet some hammer on the trails and it’s sure to take some knocks.

The Metah is available in 3 unicolors
The Metah is available in 3 unicolor and 2 multicolor versions

A lot of focus has been placed on venting in the Metah, it feels light and cool when we first popped it on. It’s not a small helmet, the deep rear cover means it feels very ‘encompassing’, and our heads feel very well wrapped and protected inside the helmet; it feels like a good lid for full gas fun!The quality and ease of use of the helmet are as you would expect for a high end helmet, nothing revolutionary has been attempted in the cradle or strap adjustment but they work well, there is sometimes no need for revolution when they system is working! We will be bring you a full review when we have put some trail time in, but as fans of Moto styling the new Metah brings a refreshing look to the ‘more aggressive’ helmet sector!

Design & Function

  • First Fox All Mountain helmet with lower coverage on back of head for added protection
  • 10 Big Bore vents provide improved airflow and reduced weight
  • Fox Varizorb multi-density impact reduction system provides superior protection
  • Fixed anchor Y-Strap system offers simple on and off and improved fit
  • Premium liner with sealed edges for increased comfort and moisture management
  • Single hand dial actuated retention system provides easy adjustment

For further information visit the Fox website

Words & Photos: Trev Worsey, Fox PR

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