I personally like the looks of the helmet. It’s reminds me a bit of Stealth fighter jets, with its hard edges and hard appearance. Looks are only skin deep however so I was very pleased that the comfort was also at the top of the class. The 360 BOA system allowed for quick and easy adjustments whether I was climbing a long fire road on a hot day, or about to drop into a challenging descent.
Although the SixSixOne Evo has many great attributes, I do wish it had the ability to adjust the visor. On sunny evenings I wasn’t able to get much protection from the dipping sun. Also, if you’re that type of bro, an endurbro, then you may have some issues with your goggle storage on climbs or transition stages. Beyond those minor critiques, the lid is definitely one of my favorites. It’s a simple, understated helmet that simply fits well and does the job.
Although this may not be a name brand helmet with tons of flash or pizzazz, I have found myself wearing it more than most of the helmets on the test shelf. The SixSixOne Evo AM fits my head better than most, offering a very secure feeling inside the deep shell. I like the sharp, Stealth-like edges, strong look and comfort. I do wish it had an adjustable visor but beyond that, it’s a really solid helmet that I’ve already recommended to plenty of friends. If you’re in the market for a new open-face helmet, this one should be on your list.