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Pro-tec City Lite bike helmet

Recall notice

In September 2017, this bike helmet along with the similar Street Lite model were recalled due to the chin strap buckle failing to meet current federal safety standards. This poses a risk of head injury. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and return them to Pro-Tec for a full refund. If you do not have access to another helmet and need to ride your bike, it's better to use this helmet rather than no helmet, but replace it as soon as possible. For more information see the CPSC recall notice:


The Pro-tec City Lite is part of the Bike helmet test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Bike helmet models like the City Lite are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Magnetic buckle Magnetic buckle Indicates whether the chin strap buckle is magnetic.
Visor type Visor type Indicates whether or not there is a visor and if it is permanently attached or removable.
Adjustable retention strap Adjustable retention strap Indicates whether the retention strap can be shortened, lengthened and re-positioned to help customize the helmet's fit. The retention strap is made up of the chin strap and under-ear loops that help secure the helmet to the head.
Locking side-slides Locking side-slides Indicates whether the tabs that secure the under-ear loops of the retention strap, can lock to secure the adjustment.


Style Style Identifies the look of the helmet. Bike - a traditional road bike or mountain bike look with plenty of ventilation. Multi-use - a skateboard look with full coverage and minimal ventilation. Commuter - a full coverage urban look for every day commuting.
Sizes available Sizes available A listing of the available sizes for the model.
S, M, L, XL
Dimensions Dimensions The head circumferences available, which correspond to the helmet sizes.
54-56, 56-58, 58-60, 60-62
Weight (g) Weight An average weight of multiple samples. Size medium is weighed for helmets with multiple sizes. If medium is not manufactured, a large and small sized helmet is used to determine the weight.