i ended up returning itby anonymous on 06/28/2017
So what drew me to the vega?
it's an EPP helmet at the $100 mark with a "carbon nano tech shell" which is supposed to be more durable than the vectors eps foam and polycarbonate shell. I use my gear hard and hard on my gear. I don't alway remember to baby my helmet after a 12hr push. That being said it's not the lightest in the $100 EPS/EPP category but sometimes there is a point when durability wins over a few ounces. Although what wasn’t apparent from the pictures of the helmet was that the shell doesn’t come down and wrap around the edges. This ultimately was what made me decide to return it. I was fine giving up a few grams for durability but the edges are surly going to get trashed, especially after I could see a few nicks on it right out of the box from factory handling.
-comes in a solid color/simple
-Adjustment wheel tucks away
-shell feels much stronger than the poly of BD and Petzl
-sits a smidge higher than my BD half dome