|Aesthetics wise, black with a dash of a primary color can never really go wrong and the gloss finish on the Evo AM was easy to keep clean compared to some of the matte finish helmets out there. There's also no white anywhere in sight so grubby marks are thankfully, well disguised. Riders with narrow faces who loathe the mushroom-head look may want to pass on the Evo AM, as the shape of the helmet is pretty wide. That said, my peers remarked positively about the styling and shape.|
I had no problems using glasses or goggles with the Evo AM and there was plenty of flat real estate at the back of the helmet for a goggle strap to fit. The addition of a magnetic buckle was nice to see and a cinch to use.
The BOA system gives a great all-around fit, as the head is secured by the adjustable band and is not entirely dependent upon the internal padding. The ratcheting dial makes fitting the helmet a one-handed operation. While the Evo AM should fit any head shape well, (including those with an unkempt mane like me), there is no vertical adjustment for the retention band and while I had no problems with that, one test rider said that the helmet would get pushed forwards when he looked upwards on steep trails due to the BOA sitting too low on his neck. All things considered, SixSixOne's Evo AM is a well-styled helmet that promises above-average safety. - Paul Aston
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