During a hot, long ride, an open face helmet can offer you the comfort and ventillation you need to fully enjoy your experience. Our friends at Schuberth offer their new Metropolitan 1 helmet (M1), with the attention to detail that makes Schuberth stand head and shoulders above the others. Looking for a modular helmet? Check out our review on the Schuberth C3 Pro W, the only helmet designed specifically for women.
Right out of the box, the M1 is visually stunning. The matte black paint and titanium vents give it a futuristic look. It includes an optical class face shield, drop down sunvisor, built in boomless mic and headphones. The optional SRC System snaps easily into the back of the helmet to activate the built in components. The M1 also has customizable options, including air vents and sun visors.
The M1 fits great. It’s not too snug in the crown and the antibacterial, breathable cheek pads are very comfortable. The sizes range from XS to XXXL, ensuring you’ll find a perfect fit, no matter what your head size. Coming in at 3 lbs, The helmet is light and airy. You’ll love the light feel on a long distance ride. On the road, the wider, longer visor seems to open up the world around you. You’ll notice a huge increase in visibility. The visor drops below your chin, and helps to quiet the wind noise. The air vents at the top and back allow for plenty of fresh air to circulate. With it’s top of the line SRC System, featuring a boomless mic, this promises to be a favorite helmet during our summer rides!