POC engineered the Octal helmet to be light, ventilated, and safe. It's unique shape uses a unibody construction that provides more coverage to the temples and the back of the head. It's EPS liner is strategically thicker in sensitive areas, and it's all covered with a durable outer polycarbonate shell. The Octal delivers massive front vents and uses Coolbest padding to reduce the temperature between the helmet and your head. The huge vents even make a great place to store your sunglasses. A classic cotton cycling hat and scannable ICE tag are also included.