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Abus launches new line of commuter-focused helmets

Published November 30, 2016
The Abus Urban-I v.2 helmet in use.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Abus' new commuter-focused helmet line includes features like an integrated LED light, rain covers and magnetic chin strap closure. 

The German brand has offered helmets since 1993 and is now expanding its helmet offerings in the U.S. market.

The new line includes the Hyban, a model that Abus said "fuses high-end performance with a robust design to withstand the day-to-day abuse of the urban cyclist."

The $69.99 Hyban features a Precision Zoom Evo micro-adjustable headring that adjusts with a twist of a dial. It has 18 air vents, a removable visor, multiple reflectors and a high-mounted rear LED light. It available in several colors and three sizes.

The Urban-I v.2 helmet is designed for city riders, commuters, everyday riding and touring. The $99.99 helmet features an in-mold construction; a magnetic lock system on the chin strap that Abus says "secures the helmet into place for all day comfort without the need to readjust while riding"; an integrated LED rear light; 12 air inlets and five outlets for ventilation; removable interior padding; adjustable soft-touch strap; removable visor; and optional Toplight Rain Cap and Winter Kit. It comes in two sizes.

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