Why Arai?

So, we’ve told you a little bit about the Arai Corsair V Five, but what about the other Arai motorcycle helmets? Don’t worry, Helmet City has you covered. The top three (drum roll, please) Arai motorcycle helmets of the month are:

  1. Arai Quantum II
  2. Arai Profile
  3. Arai VX-Pro III

Helmet City blog is here to give you the ‘low down’ on why these three models top our list. Whether you love your graphics or you’re a stick to the basics solid kind of rider, we’ve got some great options of both.

Arai Quantum 2 Swirl Orange

1. Arai Quantum 2 Swirl Orange

One of the many Arai Quantum II graphics… Tell me you don’t look at that helmet and think to yourself, “Wow, that’s the best use of Orange I’ve seen on a helmet! Where can I get one of those?” In case, you’re thinking that Orange is a little on the wild side for you — the Arai Quantum II Swirl motorcycle helmet is also available in Blue and Red.

Some of the great features all of the Arai Quantum II motorcycle helmets offfer are:

  • Round-oval fit
  • Brow Vent Faceshield Ventilation System provides cooling air in upper face area without holes in critical forehead area of the shell or in the impact-absorbing liner material
  • Optically-correct pre-formed faceshields better vision, UV ray protection with less distortion
  • De-Mist Lock faceshield tab pushes forward to open the shield slightly help clear fogging
  • Shell incorporates smaller gap between shield and shell to reduce wind noise, same breathguard as found in the RX-7 Corsair
  • Shell is Super Complex Laminate Construction (Super CLC), redesigned aerodynamic shape with molded details to add character, increase shell strength, and enhance the performance of the upgraded side exhaust vents
  • Chin Spoiler
  • Top mounted (TD-4) vent design is recessed into the shell for a clean look
  • Uses SAJ shield side pod like RX-7 Corsair and Astral for easier operation, uses the single span, dual pivot hinge chin vent as found on the RX-7 Corsair
  • Fully removable washable interior, cheek pads are the same as RX-7-RR4, Astral and Astral-X
  • Meets or exceeds Snell and D.O.T. standards

The Arai Quantum II includes other great graphics such as “Spike”, “Jungle” and the ever so popular “Hayes Jolly Roger”. The great Arai Quantum II Solid colors available are Aluminum Grey, Aluminum Silver, Black Frost, Grey Frost, Pearl Black, Silver Frost, Sport Blue, White, Sport Yellow and Race Red. All Solids available at Helmet City for $457.99-$467.99, graphics available from $524.99-$566.99.

Arai Profile - Sport Blue

2. Arai Profile - Sport Blue

The Arai Profile has the familiar Arai style with slightly different features from the Arai Quantum II motorcycle helmets. Check out the slight differences between the two helmets… you might find out that the long oval fit of the Arai Profile offers a better more custom fit for you.

  • Long-oval fit
  • Brow Vent Faceshield Ventilation System provides cooling air in upper face area without holes in critical forehead area of the shell or in the impact-absorbing liner material
  • Optically-correct pre-formed faceshields better vision, UV ray protection with less distortion
  • De-Mist Lock faceshield tab pushes forward to open the shield slightly help clear fogging
  • Removable Breathguard reduce fogging by deflecting breath away from faceshield
  • CLC (Complex Laminate Construction) shell fiberglass composite is stronger and lighter allows use of softer, less-dense liner materials inside for increased rider comfort
  • FFS (FreeFlow System) reduces wind turbulence while increasing the exhaust of hot air from the facial area
  • Dual Intake / Dual Exhaust Ventilation dual TDF-2 top intake vents and DDL-3 bridged exhaust vents designed to draw significant volume of air from helmet interior
  • Multiple-Foam Interiors for comfort
  • Rear Exhaust Channel and Vent adds a racy look while drawing hot air from helmet interior
  • Fully removable liner and cheek pads
  • New enhanced pull down chin spoiler, increases exhaust of hot breath to minimize shield fogging
  • Meets or exceeds Snell and D.O.T. standards

The Arai Profile Solid motorcycle helmet is available in Aluminum Grey, Aluminum Silver, Grey Frost, Black Frost, Pearl Black, Race Red, Silver Frost, Sport Blue, Sport Yellow, White and Glass White from $457.99-$467.99. The Arai Profile graphics include “Sinister”, “Force”, “Hot Rod”, “Okada Dragon”, “Yuki Takayashi”, “Sensu”, UK and Italy “Flags”. All Arai Profile Graphics available for $566.99.

And last on our list is the off road, open-face  Arai VX-Pro III motorcycle helmet.

Arai VX-Pro III Barbed Wire Silver

3. Arai VX-Pro III Barbed Wire Silver

The rough and rugged appearance of the Barbed Wire VX-Pro III graphic shows Arai’s helmet virsatility and goal to capture the personality of each rider that chooses to put an Arai helmet on their head. The Arai VX-Pro III features are the most from the Quantum and Profile:

  • Hypershark II peak with adjustable forced-air intakes
  • Fully Removable/Replaceable Dry-Cool® liner promotes improved moisture and heat removal Fully Removable/Replaceable cheek pads for a custom fit
  • Optional roost deflector
  • Chinbar area has a smooth radius to help reduce snagging or digging
  • Control ventilation system (delta duct toggle)–quick open/close control of forward intake and rear exhaust scoops
  • CLC (Complex Laminate Construction) shell–fiberglass composite is stronger and lighter–allows use of softer, less-dense liner materials inside for increased rider comfort
  • More efficient chinbar center vent shape
  • Large chinbar side exhaust vents
  • Meets or exceeds Snell and D.O.T. standards

Other VX-Pro III graphics available are the “Wingflame, “Barbed Wire”, “Milsaps”, and the “Hayes Jolly Roger”. The graphics are available from $529.99-$569.99. The VX-Pro III solids available are Black Frost, Aluminum Silver and White from $455.99-$465.99.

Bottom Line: Arai motorcycle helmets top our list because of the versitality and great features each helmet has to offer!

The New Arai Corsair V Five Helmet

The Brand new arrival of the Arai Corsair V Five Motorcycle Helmet has been long anticipated.
You might be asking yourself… what makes this motorcycle helmet so special? Why is it so great?
Some of the new features in Arai’s new motorcycle helmet will help put your mind at ease. Essentially, Arai kept the great features and took the good stuff and made it exceptional. You won’t be disappointed by this motorcycle helmet.
The Corsair V Five Shell Features:
  • Peripheral Belting — enhances shell strength and durability
  • Wider Eyeport — keeping the riders needs first
  • Series “I” Faceshield — a wider faceshield to protect the wider eyeport
  • Airwing — used to reduce drag and turbulence
  • Outward Flaring Hyper Ridge — helps rider take helmet on and off with more ease
The Corsair V Five Ventilation Features:
  • DF-10 Diffuser — increases airflow
  • Side-Vent Exhaust Ports — helps exhaust heat
  • New Brow-Vent Channeling — incoming air is no longer directed straight towards face
The Corsair Five V Interior Features:
  • Emergency Cheekpad Release System — easier access to injured rider, as seen in the VX-Pro III
  • Removable/Replaceable Vented Neckroll — creates another outlet of ventilation
  • Latest Dry-Cool Liner — allows for a more secure fit
Arai Corsair V Five Platinum Grey

Arai Corsair V Five Platinum Grey

The Arai Corsair V Five Helmet is available in Solid and Graphic Helmets.
Solid Colors Available are Black, White, Aluminum Silver, Black Frost, Silver Frost, Grey Frost, Diamond White, Diamond Black, Sport Blue, Platinum Grey and Racing Red.
Graphics available are Randy Red, Randy Blue, Randy Silver, Hopkins Monster, Dani, Nakano Sakura, Jolly Rogers Matte, Okada Ryu Matte, and Nicky-2.
Arai Corsair V Five - Randy Blue

Arai Corsair V Five - Randy Blue

Arai Corsair V Five Features:

  • Wider visor aperture offers more view through the bends
  • First motorcycle helmet offering the Peripherally Belted SNC outer shell construction
  • Emergency Release cheek pads offer increased personal safety in case of an accident
  • Famous SNC net material has become stronger to keep the shell shape intact even under extremely heavy loads and impacts.
  • Improved ventilation/Side Exhausts
  • MotoGP tested and developed Air Wing is easily adjustable, even with gloves on, in five different angles of attack positions to suit every riding position. The Air Wing reduces drag, turbulence and buffeting resulting in more comfort and additional top-speed.
  • New airflow spoiler directs the airflow around the bottom edge. Together with the new Power Intake Shutter chin vent and the FFS (Free Flow System) aerodynamics around the bottom are optimized.
  • The now famous anatomical shape of the helmet gives a clean and aerodynamical look and the actual width of the helmet opening is enlarged for easier putting on and taking off without sacrificing stability and low noise levels at high speeds.
  • Completely removable Dry-Cool interior lining and neckroll