At Urge, if there’s a discipline that really talks to their hearts and for which they think they have expertise and legitimacy, it is for sure Enduro racing. Thats why the came up with a new full face helmet, the ARCHI ENDURO R.R. Find all information in the official press release:
Let’s be clear straight away, we are very proud of our brand new ARCHI ENDURO R.R. ARCHI still because it was the first full face helmet dedicated to Enduro racing. R.R. because its evolution had one goal in mind: a Ready to Race helmet. Our belief is that Enduro is the ultimate racing discipline. In its maturity it combines the speed and precision of a top “gravity” racer with tactics and patience to continue at that pace through several longer stages. We used the feedback from years of experience of EWS riders from the Canyon and Rocky – Urge teams, with top riders like Fabien Barel and Flo Nicolai. Our first priority was to satisfy their needs in terms of safety. This was the starting point to create the ultimate enduro racing helmet.
We then had to work hard, especially to develop a unique fiber in order to obtain a highly safe helmet while being light enough to be worn during the long racing days. The comfort, fitting, and ventilation were also high on the priority wish list. The result is here, a design fundamentally driven by the demands of top level enduro racing. This helmet is the helmet any enduro racer can wish for, it will answer all his needs and it’s the result of our convictions when pushed to their limits.
This material is meticulously laid out in order to obtain a multi-axial fibre with outstanding benefits that guarantees a better spread and diffusion of the shock waves more on the helmet than on the skull. Our performances during the crash tests highly exceeded the legal requirements for the different norms (CE 1078 – CPSC 1205 – AS) and outperform ABS, traditional and carbon fibres shells. The focus was put on the chin guard in particular to obtain the best ratio between rigidity and necessary distortion to absorb impacts. The essential wide opening of the chin guard for optimal ventilation benefits from a high density polyurethane upper part. The obtaining of the ASTM F1952 norm, the only one that tests the chin guard, validates without a doubt the safety features highly sought-after.
The structure of the EPS has been designed to complete the unique features of the outer shell. Thanks to this exclusive combo, our helmet is lighter than the existing carbon top of the range models. We have created one of the safest helmets in this category with a weight under 1kg making it among the lightest.
Sizes: XS (53-54cm), S(55-56cm), M(57-58cm),L(59-60cm), XL(61-62cm)
Colors: silver/orange/white, white/black, blue/red/white, black/yellow
Norms: EN 1078, CPSC 1203, ASTM F1952, AS / NZS 2063
Outer shell: glass fibre (80%)/natural linen fibre (20%)
Weight: 990 gr
Entirely detachable and washable inner padding | Includes a helmet bag
Words and photos: Urge PR
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