Little brother to the Full-9, Bell's Transfer 9 is not small on features or protection. Using its unrivaled moto experience, Bell designed a helmet that protects your noggin at about half the price.
You'd expect that for half the price, the Transfer-9 would have halve the features. But, this is far from the truth. Instead this CE, CPSC, and ASTM certified helmet was designed using slightly heavier materials than the Full-9. Whereas the shell of the Full-9 is carbon, the Transfer uses a composite material — it adds about 150 grams to the weight of the helmet. In the grand scheme, however, 1200 grams is still very light for a full coverage helmet. It won't make you feel like a bobble-head or tire out your neck muscles. The biggest plus is that it drops the price. The profile of the two helmets is nearly identical with extra padding and coverage in the back. Added to the Transfer-9 is a breakaway camera mount that doesn't compromise the integrity of the helmet. The visor also features breakaway screws.
To ensure that the helmet fits your head, the 3D-formed quick-snap cheekpads and interior padding are adjustable. Additionally, the Transfer-9 includes the Eject helmet removal system which allows emergency crews to remove your helmet without risk of further injury, should your day go awry. The padding is removable and washable.
The design of a full-face helmet inherently means that there are fewer vents than a standard helmet. Bell combats this using the Overbrow ventilation, which places three large vents at the forehead to move air back through the helmet. Finally, so that you can hear your favorite tunes while on the trails, the Transfer-9 uses Soundtrax speaker pockets. These integrated pockets hold your earbuds so that you don't need to modify the structure of the helmet.
- Advanced full-face protection that won't break the bank
- Composite outer shell is lightweight but tough
- Downhill certified so you're ready to get rowdy
- Overbrow ventilation keeps you cool during midsummer laps
- Integrated speaker pockets for distraction-free tunes
- Breakaway camera mount for safely capturing footage
- 3D-formed padding is adjustable for optimal fit
- Emergency removal system in case of a serious crash
Shell Material: Composite
Fit System: -
Chin Bar: Fixed
Safety Features: -
Certification: CPSC, ASTM F1952 (DH), ASTM F2032 (BMX)