The lightest bicycle helmet receiving the ‘Best Available’ mark.

In collaboration with the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Virginia Tech University rates bike helmets using the STAR evaluation system. The Virginia Tech bicycle helmet impact test evaluates a helmet's ability to reduce linear acceleration and rotational velocity of the head resulting from a range of impacts a cyclist might experience. Helmets with more stars provide a reduction in concussion risk for these impacts compared to helmets with fewer stars.


This week Virginia Tech released the STAR evaluation of another set of 20 popular bicycle helmets on the market. The Lazer Z1 MIPS was included in this subset.


With a 5-STAR rating (Best Available) for the Lazer Z1 MIPS, this helmet became the lightest bicycle helmet ever receiving this top score, proving that safety and comfort can go together in one creation.


Building on a long tradition of innovation, Lazer decided to combine all elements of a high performance helmet and push each feature as far as possible. It is the lightest helmet Lazer ever made without sacrificing style, safety or comfort.

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Technical specifications:

Fit system: ARS Advanced Rollsys System retention system.

Construction: In-Mold.

Ventilation: 31 vents.

Certification: CE - CPSC – AS.

Sizes: S/M/L.

Weight (CE S): 190 gr (non-MIPS) 230 gr (MIPS).

Colours MY19: Matte Black, White, Red, Flash Yellow, Blue Black, Flash Green.

Colours MIPS version MY19: Matte Black, White, Flash Yellow.

RRP: €199,95 / $199,95 (non-MIPS). €219,95 / $219,95 (MIPS).

For more information on the Virginia Tech ratings visit

For more information on Lazer brand and products visit

Contact: Mike Smink, Nico Dierickx

Phone: +31 6 51198148, +32 473823154


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