Specialized s-works prevail helmet

Fast facts:

  • medium weighs 218g;
  • very comfortable and adjustable retention system;
  • good protection around the back of the ears, side of the lower skull;
  • visor from S3 helmet fits, although prevail does not have the retaining indent. It does however, have the slot. Retention seems enough even without the indent. I use a couple of small zip ties for extra security;

Related articles:

Specialized s-works crank arm tool

Half-way through a recent 200km mountain bike epic, by s-works cranks started to come loose.  They bolt that joins the two cranks in the middle via the Hirth joint came undone.  Fortunately, I was ...

Specialized branded Novatec rear hub

This hub has the big S on it, but its clearly a rebranded Novatec.  Quick stats:

Specialized s-works carbon mountain crank arms

175mm cranks arms

Helmet light with ashperical lens

I started with this:

Specialized 142+ hub in Banshee Spitfire

In Specialized's infinite wisdom, they decided to make a 142mm wide hub where everything on the drive side was spaced 2mm further out.  This means the cassette (and cassette lockring) are 2mm closer to the driveside dropout....

Limar Pro 104 Ultralight Helmet - World's Lightest Helmet