Spotted: new helmets from Smith Optics for 2018

We’ve stumbled onto some previously unseen lids from Smith   Smith has updated the Forefront trail helmet for 2018     Smith Optics has been a long time player in sunglasses and goggles, and a few years back the Sun Valley, Idaho based company released its range of road and MTB helmets with the unique Aerocore Koroyd construction. Smith’s new Attack and Attack Max use magnets for speedy lens changes Smith Rover helmet first ride review Best bike helmets: a buyer’s guide to help you find what’s right for you Now, Smith has quietly lifted the veil on a few previously unseen road and MTB lids. Notably there are some budget-friendly models sans Koroyd and the brand appears to have put an emphasis on internal channeling in an effort to improve airflow. At this time, there is no pricing information available. MTB Forefront 2 Smith has updated the Forefront trail helmet for 2018 Smith’s Forefront has been a very popular full coverage trail/all mountain lid for the past few years, and for 2018 it’s getting an update. The new version sees the Koroyd extended into the back of the shell to fully encompass the helmet for max protection. To keep your melon as safe as possible, in addition to the Koroyd, the Forefront 2 will be available in MIPS and standard versions. With 20 vents the Forefront 2 loses a vent over its predecessor, but the vents themselves have increased drastically in size. Smith also says the AirEvac channelling has been upgraded to promote airflow through the helmet. Claimed to weigh 320g, the new lid drops 13g over the...