It seems I’ve accumulated quite a number of helmets in the last few years. My husband keeps asking me why I don’t give some of them away but they each serve a specific purpose. For rides to work through rush hour traffic I like to wear my GMAX OF77.
It has an LED brake light in the back for safety in heavy traffic and a mirrored face shield that makes me look tough. For weekend rides around the countryside, I wear my Bell RS-2 helmet because it’s the most comfortable and for long distance riding I wear my RPHA 10 flip-up because it’s convenient and quiet.
Unfortunately, my RPHA is getting a little long in the tooth. It doesn’t fit as snug as it once did and as a result, it’s quite a bit noisier. So I was pretty stoked when a new Shark EVO-One 2 helmet arrived on my doorstep. Perhaps this is the one helmet that will do it all?
About Shark Helmets
Shark is a French brand with its headquarters in Marseille. They have over 30 years of experience and make over 300,000 helmets per year distributed in 70 countries via upwards of 5,000 distributors. The EVO-ONE 2 is an evolution of the Evoline Series 3 modular helmet and an upgrade from the original EVO-ONE with smoother chin bar action, enhanced locking mechanism and an updated auto up and down face shield.
Right out of the box I was impressed with the clean lines and substantial feel of this helmet. All the pieces and parts seem to operate smoothly and feel quite robust. The helmet interior is thickly padded and the helmet has several unique features I don’t believe I’ve seen before (more on those later). Also included in the box was a Pinlock Max …read more