Bicycle Helmets & Riding Gear

Dec, 01, 2022


Kabuto will release two team replica models, "IZANAGI BGT" and "IZANAGI MTR," as part of the "IZANAGI" lineup, which stands at the pinnacle of the Kabuto brand.
The "IZANAGI BGT" and "IZANAGI MTR" models will be available in limited quantities in the TEAM BRIDGESTONE Cycling*1 and TEAM MATRIX POWERTAG*2 team colors, respectively.

The new colors are the same as those worn by the teams currently competing in the J-Pro Tour, Japan's premier category of the All Japan Cycling Federation.

The BGT-22 is white with a black and red layout. The "MTR-22" is boldly decorated with green and blue.

Available in three sizes: XS/S, S/M, and L.

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A UCI Continental team (Third Division*) based in Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan, with a history of over 50 years, founded in 1964 as the Bridgestone Cycle Cycling Club. 2021 saw a total of seven wins in the J-Pro Tour and a second place finish in the annual team ranking.
*1 The third of the four UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale) sanctioned race categories, after UCI World Team/UCI Pro Team.

A UCI Continental team based in Takaishi City, Osaka. The team has several international riders and had been the overall individual and team champion in the J-Pro Tour from 2019 to 2021. In 2022, the team has also participate in the Japan Cycle League.

■about IZANAGI
Kabuto's original development operation "Kabuto CONCEPT", which specializes in specific performance and delivers the best performance depending on the application in cycle races held under various conditions, has been combined with the three major elements of "coolness", "light weight", and "aerodynamics" to create the IZANAGI. The IZANAGI is a real-world helmet designed to stand at the pinnacle of performance in the harshest of environments.

Scheduled to go on sale in late November 2022
*Sales are only available at some stores, please contact each shop for availability.

New Color: BGT-22、MTR-22

Size (approximate head circumference / reference weight): XS/S (54-56cm / 210g), S/M (55-58cm / 225g), L (59-60cm / 240g)

Standard : JCF (Certified by the Japan Cycling Federation)

・The flagship model that combines high performance with the ultimate feeling.
・The "floating structure" interior design maximizes the two elements of air cooling and fit.
・Large air inlet. Large air inlet.

・Rainforcement bridge for both efficient air introduction and strength.
・Kabuto's air-route design takes into account the hot and humid Japanese summer.
・KBF-2 adjuster with Boa® fit system.

・A new headrest mechanism with two-step adjustment on both sides and an eight-step vertical adjustment function.
・The chinstrap is made of MOFF®, an instant deodorant fiber, with added water repellency.
・Three types of practical interiors to choose from according to your needs.
・"Ultra Sweat Pad-03" to prevent sweat from penetrating the forehead to the eyes.
・Non-slip rubber to keep eyewear in place.


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