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ABUS’ MoDrop QUIN and Moventor 2.0 QUIN sensible MTB helmets come to the USA


Would you’re feeling safer on solo rides in case you knew your helmet was looking for you? Know-how has at all times been an enormous a part of the biking business, nevertheless it’s nice to see firms like ABUS utilizing gear-integrated tech to maintain us safer whereas we journey.

ABUS has graced the MoDrop and Moventor 2.0 MTB helmets with their QUIN expertise, which might detect a crash and notify emergency contacts so somebody will know in case you’re badly injured and need assistance. Each the MoDrop and Moventor 2.0 QUIN helmets are already in use in Europe, however they’ve simply change into accessible to riders within the USA. Contemplating their built-in crash notification tech, each fashions are available in at fairly affordable costs.

ABUS QUIN System:

ABUS QUIN chip

ABUS’ QUIN System is a “crash detection and notification expertise”. The system just isn’t solely capable of determine when a rider has crashed, it’s additionally designed to inform specified contacts {that a} crash has occurred.

On the coronary heart of the QUIN system is a small unit that accommodates an acceleration sensor, a movement sensor, Bluetooth 5.0 chip, and a battery. This unit is built-in into ABUS’ helmets, and communicates with smartphones through ABUS’ app. As you journey, the unit continuously displays its sensors’ information so it could determine a sudden affect (a crash).

Riders can enter as much as three emergency contacts, who will probably be notified if the helmet detects a tough affect. Nevertheless, ABUS additionally inbuilt a intelligent and useful characteristic; As an alternative of immediately and robotically messaging your emergency contacts, the helmet begins a countdown after an affect is detected.  This fashion, in case you crash however don’t really feel the necessity to ship emergency messages for assist, you’ll be able to cancel the notifications. One vital factor to notice; because the system makes use of your smartphone for communication, you should be inside mobile vary for the QUIN system to ship notifications.

ABUS MoDrop QUIN:

ABUS MoDrop QUIN, black, side

Already one in every of ABUS’ hottest helmets in Europe, the MoDrop QUIN is an enduro fashion open-faced lid that gives beneficiant head protection. Its Multi-Shell In-Mould design means the outer shell is bonded to the shock-absorbing EPS liner, and its decrease shell can also be molded for additional sturdiness.

For air flow the MoDrop affords six consumption and eight outlet vents, that are all lined with bug mesh to maintain pesky bugs off your head. ABUS’ MTB particular height-adjustable Zoom Ace retention system ensures a strong match, and non-slip TriVider webbing distributors maintain your chin straps in place.

ABUS MoDrop QUIN, side, on rider

The MoDrop additionally incorporates a height-adjustable visor, and a GoggFit system that stashes your goggles on the helmet after they’re not wanted. Additionally, as a bonus for longhaired riders, the rear a part of the MoDrop’s shell is designed to accommodate a ponytail. Weight for a measurement medium MoDrop QUIN is listed at 335g.

ABUS MoDrop QUIN, rider climbing

The MoDrop QUIN retails at $99.99, or $139.99 with MIPS. S/M/L sizes can be found in Velvet Black or Polar White.

ABUS Moventor 2.0 QUIN:

ABUS Moventor 2.0 QUIN, side

The Moventor 2.0 QUIN is one other deep-coverage choice for path riders, boasting related building options to the MoDrop however with just a few extra vents. The Moventor 2.0 is constructed with ABUS’ Multi-Shell In-Mildew building, and incorporates a molded decrease shell. This mannequin affords 10 air inlet and 9 outlet vents to maintain you as cool as doable, however doesn’t embody a bug mesh liner.

ABUS Moventor 2.0 QUIN, rear, on rider

The Moventor 2.0 QUIN additionally comes with ABUS’ Zoom Ace retention system and TriVider strap buckles, plus the GoggFit system. Just like the MoDrop, the rear part of the shell has a cut-out to work nicely with ponytails. A measurement Medium Moventor 2.0 QUIN weighs in at 305g.

ABUS Moventor 2.0 QUIN, on rider

*Photographs c. ABUS

MSRP for the Moventor 2.0 QUIN is $169.99. It’s offered in S/M/L sizes, and shade choices are Shiny White or Velvet Black.

mobil.abus.com

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