Shoei GT-Air Helmet is a Marvel

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A Shoei helmet with the finest features all-in-one? This is the case with the Shoei GT-Air Helmet. Years of research, product development and feedback have culminated in a lid that encompasses the best qualities of Shoei’s Qwest, Neotec, and RF-1200 yielding the all new Shoei GT-Air Helmet, essentially any rider’s dream come true.

Shoei GT-Air Cog – TC-9

The motors are turning and the engines are ready for the new Shoei GT- Air Cog to be on the road. The graphics will add a nice spark and amplify your full throttle ride.

Shoei GT-Air Grandeur – TC-6

The Shoei GT-Air Grandeur gives the rider wings to fly with the wind like an angel. The light visual adds an elegant touch for any ride.

Shoei GT-Air Revive – TC-5

The Shoei GT-Air Revive is a reborn legend with its mythical design of a phoenix. Ride through your deep, dark fantasy with this new helmet.

These new graphics for the GT-Air give an epic addition to portray your thrill seeking ride. With the top-notch complex features and amazing designs, you can ride in style and like a legend with these new helmets!

 

 

 

 

 

Marc Marquez Madness

2014 MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez receives Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year award

Marc Marquez made history on March 23, 2014 when he beat nine-time world champion racing veteran Valentino Rossi at the MotoGP in Qatar. At twenty-one years old, Marquez is the youngest-ever champion to secure such a title. It doesn’t stop here though, at the 2014 Laureus World Sports Award ceremony in Malaysia, Marquez was also awarded the distinguished Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year award. Marquez continues to make headlines in motorcycle road racing and our hearts.

Take a look at these SHOEI helmets made in his honor.

Shoei X-12 Motegi Marquez

Shoei RF-1200 Marquez

Shoei X-12 Montmelo Marquez

Shoei X-12 Helmet – Marquez 2

 

Wherever your head’s at, we’ve got it covered.

-Helmet City

Nolan N-104 vs Shoei Neotec

Both Nolan and Shoei are known for making premium helmets and now they are releasing their version of what a modular/flip-up helmet should be.  With the upcoming release of the HJC RP-Max this spring, it should be a great year for modular helmets.  See our comparison of the Nolan N-104 and Shoei Neotec below!

Shoei has already released their Neotec modular helmet and they are going fast!  The Neotec is available in 7 solid colors including: black, matte black, anthracite, white, light silver, wine and brilliant yellow.  The Nolan N-104 is available in solids too but is also offered in 17 stunning colors!

Both helmets are chock full of amazing features but the choice is made easier by the difference in fit. According to webBikeWorld.com, “…the Neotec [has an] internal shape and fit (“neutral” to “slightly round”), while the N-104 is neutral to “slightly narrow”. Riders who have already established brand loyalty by fit should have an easy time choosing.

Shoei Neotec Modular HelmetSHOEI NEOTEC FEATURES:

  • Flip-up chin bar & face shield
  • Noise-reduction design
  • Stainless steel components within pivot locking system
  • 3 Shell sizes
  • XS-XXL sizing
  • Internal sun shield (QSV-1)
  • New CNS-1 shield (wider and taller than the previous CX-1V shield)
  • Pinlock anti-fog shield & lens system included
  • Fully removable 3D interior liner
  • Interchangeable cheekpads to customize comfort & fit
  • Channeled dual-layer EPS liner enhances ventilation
  • Features EPS liner in chin bar
  • Breath guard and chin curtain included
  • D.O.T.

Nolan helmets continue to improve with every model released.  This March the new N-104 modular helmet will be released in solids and graphics.  That’s right, the N-104 will be available in graphics which gives riders more options.  Just to give you an idea of how amazing Nolan helmets are, all manufacturing and painting is done in house at their facility in Italy. The Nolan N-104 has also received praise for its enlarged eye port which gives the wearer an increased field of vision.

Nolan N-104 Modular HelmetNOLAN N-104 FEATURES:

  •     Injected polycarbonate GE Lexan shell
  •     2 shell engineering allows Nolan to offer sizes from 2XS to 3XL
  •     Dimensionally correct sizing allows ample cubic volume in chin/nose area
  •     Ultra-wide eye port opening is the largest on any Nolan helmet for superior vision
  •     So unique that faceshields are sized to fit the 2 shell sizes
  •     Centromatic chin guard opening mechanism
  •     Shield is changed by a simple push button mechanism
  •     Pinlock shield included with each helmet
  •     New VPS System
  •     VPS lens is scratch and fog resistant
  •     New AIRBOOSTER ventilation system
  •     Removable, washable interior is anti-fungal and anti-microbial
  •     New Microlock2 retention system
  •     Factory ready for the new B4 N-com system
  •     Meets or exceeds D.O.T. standards

Shoei Qwest available today!

The wait is finally over! The brand new Shoei Qwest Snell M2010 full face motorcycle helmet is now available in several great solids and graphics! The Shoei Qwest features a brand new design and comes in several great styles for men and women.

Here’s a few of the great features you’ll be able to enjoy when you put on a new Shoei Qwest motorcycle helmet:

  • Several intake vents including an upper air vent which helps maximize air flow and performance as well as a lower vent which helps reduce shield fog while increasing helmet ventilation
  • Five different shell sizes! This helps ensure the comfort of a variety of head shapes and sizes.
Qwest Shell Sizes

Qwest Shell Sizes

  • Removable cheek pads (as well as replaceable)
  • An air spoiler which helps reduce drag while relieving pressure from the riders neck
  • Snell M2010 and DOT approved
  • and several other great features. >>Read More

The new Shoei Qwest graphics include the Airfoil, Ethereal, Goddess and the Neuron. The Shoei Qwest is also available in the following solid colors: Black, White, Anthracite, Light Silver, Matte Black and Matte Deep Grey. If you’re looking for a women specific helmet, try the new Qwest Goddess.

Shoei Qwest Airfoil TC-5

Shoei Qwest Airfoil TC-5

If you’re looking for Shoei’s latest and greatest you won’t be disappointed with the new Qwest full face helmet. Whether you’re a new rider or a Shoei exclusive rider, this helmet will live up to all you standards and then some! Try a new Shoei Qwest helmet in solids or graphics today!

Check out Shoei’s new RF-1100 and X-12 Graphics that were just recently released.

Find your perfect motorcycle helmet today!

Whether you’re looking for a full face, open face, shorty or flip up helmet we’ve got the helmet for you! We carry a wide variety of brands ranging from HJC to Arai and AGV to Icon.

Come check out all the colors, prices, brands and types of helmets and see why we put our name to  good use. At Helmet City we guarantee you’ll be able to find what you’re looking for. If you’re searching for that one helmet that talks to your soul and suits your riding needs you won’t find anything less.

Here’s a list of a few of our favorite motorcycle helmets.

1. The Full Face Helmet – Perfect for your everyday street rider. A helmet with full coverage and protection of the face. Brands we recommend: HJC, Shoei, Icon, Arai and Scorpion.

HJC IS-16 Helmet - Scratch MC-1

HJC IS-16 Helmet - Scratch MC-1

The HJC IS-16 is a brand new HJC Full Face. The HJC IS-16 is a great full face helmet and one of the most affordable full face helmets on the market.

The HJC IS-16 includes the following features:

  • Lightweight, superior fit and comfort using advanced CAD technology
  • Aerodynamic shell with large eyeport for greater visibility
  • Impact absorbing, multi-density EPS liner
    “ACS” Advanced Channeling Ventilation System
  • ACS Advanced Channeling Ventilation System provides flow-through ventilation
  • Multi-stage intake vents and exhaust vents allow full front to back fresh airflow that flushes heat and humidity out of the helmet
    SilverCool Interior
  • Moisture-wicking and odor-free interior with advanced SilverCool antibacterial fabric
  • Comfortable, removable and washable
    Rapidfire Shield Replacement System
  • Quick, secure, tool-less shield removal/installation system
  • Aerodynamic, flush-mounted shield fit for reduced turbulence
    SunShield Visor System
  • One-touch integrated smoke-tinted SunShield deploys and retracts quickly and easily
  • Adjustable to three positions
    HJ-09 Accusight Anti-Fog Shield
  • Anti-fog, scratch-resistant hard coating
  • Optically correct 3D design
  • Rated to block 95% of harmful UV radiation
    Nylon Strap Retention System
  • Neatly secures chin strap
    Built-In Communication with Speaker Pockets
  • Standards: DOT-218
  • Arai Profile Helmet - Hot Rod White

    Arai Profile Helmet - Hot Rod White

    Check out the great selection of Arai full face helmets. The Arai profile helmets is one of our most popular full face helmets, but also check out the Arai RX-Q and Corsair V as well.

    The Arai Profile Hot Rod includes the following features:

    • 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 I/C top intake vents and Double Delta 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 cheekpads
    • New enhanced pull down chin spoiler, increases exhaust of hot breath to minimize shield fogging
    • Meets or exceeds Snell and D.O.T. standards

    2. The Flip Up Helmet – A nice blend between full face and open face. Want to chat with your fellow rider? Easy… with the push of a button your full face flips up and makes communication a breeze. And who doesn’t need some help communicating – we’ll take what we can get!

    Shoei Multitec Helmet - Black

    Shoei Multitec Helmet - Black

    The Shoei Multitec is the ultimate flip up experience. If you’re looking for comfort and beauty you won’t be disappointed with the Multitec!

    The Shoei Multitec includes the following features:

  • Designed to minimize wind noise and drag
  • Advanced Integrated Matrix Plus(AIM+) shell
    Flip-Up Chin Bar and Face Shield
  • Single-button release allows chin bar/face shield to be opened with one hand
  • Central locking mechanism can easily be operated with either hand
  • Flip-up chin bar makes communicating with your helmet on easier and wearing glasses more comfortable
    Adjustable Flow-Through Ventilation
  • Upper “Air-Scoop” ensures maximum air intake and excellent aerodynamics
  • Lower vent directs airflow upward across the inside of the face shield reducing fogging and turbulance
    3-D Interior Liner
  • Removable interior cheek pads and chin strap cover
  • Interior design reduces wind noise and provides a comfortable fit
  • Communication system compatible
    Anti-Fog System
  • The lower air intake provides air flow that helps to diminish shield fogging
    CX-1V Face Shield
  • Q.R.B.P. (Quick-Release Base Plate) – allows tool-less shield removal and eliminates side covers for a flush, quiet fit
  • 3-Dimensionally curved face shield for optical clarity
  • Scratch-resistant coating
  • Adjustable Base Plates ensure an “Air-Tight” fit
  • 100% protection from harmful UV A & B Rays
  • One-piece injection-molded for consistent fit
  • Optional (CF-1V) racing shield with tear-off posts
  • 3. Open Face Helmet – the perfect helmet for the Cruiser. Riding Sunday morning with the guys has never been so easy or comfortable, it’s like you’re not even wearing a helmet. We recommend open face helmets from Arai, HJC, Bell, Shoei and Scorpion.

    Scorpion EXO-200 Helmet - Gloss Black

    Scorpion EXO-200 Helmet - Gloss Black

    The Scorpion Open Face helmets are a great option whether you want a face shield to protect you from the bug splatter or you want to tell those bugs I don’t even care if you hit my face and risk it without the shield – go for it!

    The Scorpion EXO-200 includes the following features:

    • The EXO-200 is an all-new open-face helmet design with easily interchangeable faceshield and sun visor. Visor and EverClear faceshield included with every EXO-200.
    • Advanced composite engineered shell: Quiet, aero-tuned design for wind-tunnel-tested comfort.
    • EverClear no-fog faceshield and sun visor both included.
    • SpeedShift quick-change shield/visor system: Easy, secure, tool-less faceshield changes in ten seconds or less (patent pending). Swapping shield for sun visor is quick and easy too.
    • KwikWick moisture-wicking breathable helmet liner and cheek pads: Cool and dry in warm weather, warm in cool weather. Easily removable and washable.
    • Aero-tuned faceshield: Optically-correct clear shield with downdraft leading edge for quieter performance. Anti-Scratch hardened coating.
    • Aero-tuned rear spoiler: Reduces lift, creates vacuum to maximize airflow through helmet.
    • Ventilation system: Adjustable, indexed front and rear vents for max airflow in summer, max warmth in winter.
    • Snell/DOT Certified.

    These are only three different motorcycle helmet options in a vast world of helmets don’t stop here if you still haven’t found what you’re looking for! Check out our great selection of motorcycle helmets – it’s easy to browse by brand (if you already have a favorite) or by type (if you know you like full face but don’t know much else). Stop by today and experience the wonderful shopping experience at Helmet City!

    Shoei RF-1100 available in solids and graphics!

    Shoei recently updated their inventory to now include the RF-1100 solids and graphics. The Shoei RF-1100 is the updated version of the highly rated and popular RF-1000. The Shoei RF-1100 includes new graphics as well as updated versions of the RF-1000.

    Shoei RF-1100 Firestrike Helmet

    Shoei RF-1100 Firestrike Helmet

    The Shoei RF-1100 Firestrike is available in Red, Blue, Yellow and Black. All Shoei RF-1100 helmets include the following features:

  • Aerodynamic properties are maximized through extensive wind tunnel and professional riders’ feedback
  • Dual Layer EPS liner enhances impact absorption and ventilation
  • Five shell and six EPS liner sizes present increased fit options that help to comfortably fit most head sizes
  • A third generation Tail Fin, integrated into the bottom rear beading in combination with the Shell-Integrated Spoiler, allows smooth airflow that reduces drag and lift
  • Upper Air Intake Vent is positioned to maximize air volume into the helmet interior
  • Top outlet vent is separate from the Shell- Integrated Spoiler, allowing it to be positioned for optimum flow-through ventilation
  • Four rear outlet vents allow for adjustment of airflow based on riding position
  • Enlarged lower air intake/defroster vent reduces shield fogging and increases ventilation
  • The rear/neck outlets allow for effective air exhaust
  • Breath guard and chin curtain included
  • High performance fiber materials are combined with extremely elastic organic fibers to create a shell structure that is ultra lightweight, rigid and resilient
  • The entire interior lining (cheek pads, crown liner and chin strap covers) is easily removed to allow cleaning
  • Each component of the inner liner is ergonomically designed to offer the ultimate in safety, fit and comfort
  • Eyeglass compatible interior
  • Neatly secures chin strap
  • Q.R.S.A. (Quick-Release Self-Adjusting) base plate allows for tool-less shield removal and installation. The springloaded base plate (U.S. patent pending 11/799935) pulls the shield back to contact the window beading evenly and ensures a proper seal
  • The CW-1, three-dimensionally curved shield is both wider and taller than the CX-1V it replaces
  • Optional, CWF-1 two-dimensional racing shields with tear-off posts are available
  • Scratch-resistant coating
  • 99.9% protection from harmful UV A & B rays
  • Optional, CW-1 Pinlock prepared shields are available to accommodate Pinlock Fog Free Inserts
  • A pre-set lever can easily lock the shield in place to prevent the shield from opening unexpectedly, as well as prop the shield open to increase airflow
  • Shoei RF-1100 Solid Helmet - Anthracite

    Shoei RF-1100 Solid Helmet - Anthracite

    The Shoei RF-1100 is available in several great solid colors: White, Black, Monza Red, Matte Black, Axis Yellow, Pure Orange, Light Silver, Wine Red, Black Metallic, Anthracite and Pearl Grey. The Shoei RF-1100 graphics available include Diabolic Revelation, Firestrike, Hadron, Monolith, Sever 2, Strife 2, Sylvan and Warlord.

    Check out a Shoei RF-1100 Full Face helmet today! For cutting edge technology with a reminiscent personality of the RF-1000. The Shoei RF-1100 helmets are the best top of the line helmets on the market. Shop at Helmet City today for the best selection of Shoei solid and graphic helmets.

    Ride in style with Shoei

    Shoei is one of Helmet City’s top selling brands. With one of the biggest names in the motorcycle industry it’s no surprise that these helmets are superior to many of their competitors. Some of your favorite Shoei models have just had price reductions and are going quickly. Don’t miss your chance to get a great deal on this years Shoei models!

    Shoei X-11 Graphic E-Boz TC-2

    Shoei X-11 Graphic E-Boz TC-2

    This particular graphic has seen the most drastic price decrease. The Shoei X-Eleven E-Boz TC-2 is available for only $449.99 while supplies last. The Shoei X-Eleven graphic features include:

    • Aerodynamic Shell Design
    • Hyper Dual-Liner II Ventilation System
    • Lightweight,Advanced Integrated Matrix (AIM)
    • Anti-Fog System
    • 3D Full Support Interior,Type 3
    • Standard Chin-Strap Clip
    • CX-1 V Shield and Lock System
    • Scratch-resistant coating
    • 100% protection from harmful UV A &B rays
    • A pre-set lever can easily lock the shield in place to prevent it from opening unexpectedly
    • Standards: DOT 218, Snell-M2000
    • Construction: AIM (Advanced Integrated Matrix) materials
    • Weight: 3.2 lbs /1450 grams (approx.)

    All other X-Eleven graphics have been reduced to $547.19! Don’t miss out on this great Shoei deal!

    The Shoei RF-1000 graphics have recently been reduced in price. Check out all our RF-1000 graphics or go to our selection of RF-1000 solids!

    Shoei RF-1000 Diabolic Zero TC-5

    Shoei RF-1000 Diabolic Zero TC-5

    The Shoei RF-1000 Diabolic Zero TC-5 has been reduced to $378.99 and is only available while supplies last. If you love this graphic don’t miss this great opportunity to get it for an incredibly low price!

    The Shoei RF-1000 graphic features include:

    • Aerodynamic Shell Design
    • Hyper Dual-Liner II Ventilation System
    • Lightweight,Advanced Integrated Matrix (AIM)
    • Anti-Fog System
    • 3D Full Support Interior,Type 3
    • Standard Chin-Strap Clip
    • CX-1 V Shield and Lock System
    • Scratch-resistant coating
    • 100% protection from harmful UV A &B rays
    • A pre-set lever can easily lock the shield in place to prevent it from opening unexpectedly
    • Standards: DOT 218, Snell-M2000
    • Construction: AIM (Advanced Integrated Matrix) materials
    • Weight: 3.2 lbs /1450 grams (approx.)

    Check out our great selection of Shoei Motorcycle helmets at Helmet City! Some of our top Shoei models include: RF-1000, X-Eleven, Multitec and TZ-R.

    We also carry some top of the line off-road helmets from Shoei.

    Shoei VFX-W Helmet, Scimitar TC-5

    Shoei VFX-W Helmet, Scimitar TC-5

    The Shoei VFX-W is available in solids and graphics. The Shoei VFX-W Scimitar graphic is available for $478.09! The Shoei VFX-W graphic features include:

    ADVANCED INTEGRATED MATRIX PLUS (AIM+) SHELL

  • Aggressive new design with incredible styling
  • Fiberglass and organic fibers combine to create the perfect balance of lightweight and optimal rigidity
  • Brand new forming technology utilized to achieve aggressive angles with consistent shell thicknesses
  • Larger eye port to facilitate today’s larger-framed goggles
  • Aggressive new design with incredible styling
  • Fiberglass and organic fibers combine to create the perfect balance of lightweight and optimal rigidity
  • Brand new forming technology utilized to achieve aggressive angles with consistent shell thicknesses
  • Designed to exceed stringent demands of Snell and DOT
  • Four shell sizes ensure the perfect fit
  • DUAL LAYER EPS LINER

  • Dual layer liner yields enhanced impact absorption by adjusting thickness and density in key areas
  • Inner liner features air channels for efficient cooling
  • Impact-absorbing EPS liner throughout the entire chin bar
  • V-430 “SLEEK” VISOR

  • Developed by Shoei’s sponsored riders
  • Lengthened for additional protection from sun and roost
  • Adjustment slot lengthened for greater versatility
  • Plastic hardware is utilized for easier visor breakaway during impact
  • Includes a matte black strip to reduce glare
  • 3-D MAX LINER SYSTEM

  • Polyurethane foam pads are three dimensionally formed for a perfect fit
  • Proprietary synthetic fiber absorbs and exhausts sweat 2X faster than conventional nylon
  • Liner is removable, adjustable, and washable
  • EMERGENCY QUICK RELEASE SYSTEM (EQRS)

  • Mechanical tabs disengage cheek pads for easy removal by emergency medical personnel
  • Helmet can be removed with minimum load to rider in emergency situations
  • VENTILATION SYSTEM

  • Improved air intakes are located in mouthpiece, forehead, and through scoops directing air into EPS liner
  • Seven exhaust ports dispel hot air from the rear of the helmet
  • Vent openings are covered by wire mesh to prevent dirt from entering liner
  • “SLEEK” MOUTHPIECE

  • Wire mesh screen helps prevent roost from entering the mouthpiece
  • A strip of AIM+ shell material reinforces mesh screen and helps to reduce chances of larger intrusions
  • Sleek mouthpiece directs cooling air through a removable and washable foam filter
  • The Shoei VFX-W is one of the best off-road helmets around. Ride in style and get the protection you need from an off-road helmet with all of Shoei’s VFX-W line.

    Stop by our Clearance and Sale! page to see our selection of Shoei helmets at a discounted price! Our inventory is always changing so don’t miss out on getting a great deal on a top of the line Shoei motorcycle helmet!