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Shoei have been making motorcycle crash helmets in Japan since 1960, and now make helmets in two factories towards the North of Honshu, Japan's main island. These days, they're established as one of the foremost makers of great quality, high performance motorcycle helmets, claiming to sell over 60% of the World's premium quality helmets. As you'll see below, Shoei covers the entire range of styles, from open-faced to flip-ups, full-face to dirt helmets, and are generally regarded as being at the cutting edge of helmet design and technology. Below, you'll find all our Shoei helmets articles and reviews.

Latest Shoei Helmet Reviews & Previews

Below, you'll find Shoei retro, dirt, full face, open face, modular... you name it, we've listed them all together below. Use the table of contents at the top of the page if you're interested in a particular type of shoei helmet, or click load more after any section to load more helmets.

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Shoei RF-1400 review: a fantastic all-rounder Snell certified helmet.

Review of the Shoei RF-1400 sports touring motorcycle helmet. First up, there was the RF-1000 (great helmet). That was replaced in 2014 by the RF-1200 (great helmet). And so it's no surprise that Shoei's further developed the helmet and now we've got the RF-1400. It's designed as an evolution of the...
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Shoei’s top-dog dirt helmet: the Shoei VFX-EVO.

Review of the Shoei VFX-EVO motocross helmet. Shoei's latest motocross helmet, the VFX-EVO (called VFX-WR in Europe), aims to take - in Shoei's words - the motocross helmet to the next level. And when you look at the range of features, you can see why they'd say that. It uses Shoei's...

Shoei Neotec II: a sports touring flip-up helmet that owners love

Shoei Neotec II modular motorcycle crash helmet review. The old Shoei Neotec had been around for a good few years. If you're not familiar with it, it was Shoei's top-dog flip-front helmet, designed to offer outstanding comfort and build quality for everyone from commuters to cross-continent-blasters who want a quality modular...

Shoei J-Cruise: freedom of an open face helmet, comfort of a...

Shoei J-Cruise: open face 3/4 helmet full review. The Shoei J-Cruise is a 3/4 size open face helmet. It's Shoei's attempt to make a helmet that appeals to those who want an open face helmet but also want a bit more performance - improved head protection and improved weather protection than...

Shoei GT Air II: long-awaited successor to one of the best...

Shoei GT Air II touring helmet review. The GT Air II is Shoei's replacement for the original GT Air helmet that was launched around 2012. That was a highly rated sports touring helmet that owners seemed to like for more or less everything - everything that is except its average score...

The Shoei RF-SR full face helmet review

Review of the Shoei RF-SR full face crash helmet (Shoei RYD in the UK/EU) The RF-SR is Shoei's full face street helmet, designed to look both sleek and minimalist. It's also designed to be a jack of all trades - Shoei say it's suitable for short street rides or long tours - it's...

Modular/Flip-up Shoei Helmets

They're a big noise in the world of motorcycle helmets, but Shoei doesn't make too many modular helmet models. But you will find all Shoei's flip-front helmets below.

Shoei Neotec II: a sports touring flip-up helmet that owners love

Shoei Neotec II modular motorcycle crash helmet review. The old Shoei Neotec had been around for a good few years. If you're not familiar with it, it was Shoei's top-dog flip-front helmet, designed to offer outstanding comfort and build quality for everyone from commuters to cross-continent-blasters who want a quality modular...
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Shoei Neotech Crash Helmet Review

The Neotec is Shoei's top of the range modular/flip-up crash helmet and superceded the popular (and cheaper) Multitec. It's been designed to be the quietest and safest flip-up lid on the market and to add a drop down sun visor to the range. Shoei are known for excellent build...
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Billys Crash Helmet Reviews: The Shoei Multitec

Summary. The Shoei Multitec is a well-built, easy to use and well thought out flip up helmet that's only let down by its average SHARP safety rating and the fact that users think it's noisy. Now discontinued - replaced by the Shoei Neotec SHARP 3 Star safety rated (out...

Full Face Shoeis

Known for being towards the top end of the market in terms of price and build quality, Shoei makes some outstanding full face helmets. And as one of the safest helmet brands, Shoei make some of the best protecting helmets around too, with some achieving both Snell Certification in the US and SHARP five star ratings in Europe. Swipe down to see all the full face Shoei helmets we've reviewed on the site, including sports touring, retro and sportsbike/track Shoeis.

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Shoei RF-1400 review: a fantastic all-rounder Snell certified helmet.

Review of the Shoei RF-1400 sports touring motorcycle helmet. First up, there was the RF-1000 (great helmet). That was replaced in 2014 by the RF-1200 (great helmet). And so it's no surprise that Shoei's further developed the helmet and now we've got the RF-1400. It's designed as an evolution of the...

Shoei GT Air II: long-awaited successor to one of the best...

Shoei GT Air II touring helmet review. The GT Air II is Shoei's replacement for the original GT Air helmet that was launched around 2012. That was a highly rated sports touring helmet that owners seemed to like for more or less everything - everything that is except its average score...

The Shoei RF-SR full face helmet review

Review of the Shoei RF-SR full face crash helmet (Shoei RYD in the UK/EU) The RF-SR is Shoei's full face street helmet, designed to look both sleek and minimalist. It's also designed to be a jack of all trades - Shoei say it's suitable for short street rides or long tours - it's...
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Full review of the Shoei X Fourteen sportsbike crash helmet

Top of the range racing helmet - the Shoei X-Fourteen (X-Spirit III outside the US) New for 2016, Shoei have finally replaced the X-Twelve, their top of the range, track-focused sportsbike helmet. The X-Fourteen hit the shelves early 2016 and this new one is a hefty update to the old...
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Shoei X-Twelve crash helmet review

Shoei's top of the range composite helmet designed for racers and track-use The Shoei X-Twelve (X-Spirit II outside the US) is Shoei's top of the range racing helmet - as worn by Marc Marquez. It features a shell of what Shoei call AIM or Advanced Integrated Matrix which is a...
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A Good look at the Shoei RF-1200 Motorcycle Helmet

Shoei launched the RF-1200 crash helmet in 2014 as a replacement for their much loved (and much-bought) RF-1100. The RF-1100 is one of our all time top scoring helmets, but was recently phased out although deals are still to be had at many retailers. So the RF-1200 has a big reputation...

Adventure, Dual Sport and Motocross Shoei Helmets

Shoei excel in making excellent off-road helmets and some hugely versatile dual-sports/adv helmets too. Scroll on down to see our latest adventure and motocross helmets, including the VFX and Hornets.

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Shoei’s top-dog dirt helmet: the Shoei VFX-EVO.

Review of the Shoei VFX-EVO motocross helmet. Shoei's latest motocross helmet, the VFX-EVO (called VFX-WR in Europe), aims to take - in Shoei's words - the motocross helmet to the next level. And when you look at the range of features, you can see why they'd say that. It uses Shoei's...

Shoei VFX-W off-road/Motocross helmet review

The Shoei VFX-W motocross crash helmet: a classic design still going strong The VFX-W is Shoei's top of the range dirtbike crash helmet. It was designed to offer all the features you'd hope for in an off-road motorcycle helmet - safety, sun peak, lots of ventilation and all-day comfort. And...
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A review of the Shoei Hornet X2 dual-sports adventure crash helmet

Shoei's versatile Adventure/dual-sports helmet: the Shoei Hornet X2 Introduction The Shoei Hornet X2 is successor to the well-regarded Shoei Hornet - Shoei's top of the range dual-sports/adventure helmet, designed to work as a high quality full face helmet but with a nod towards off-roading. It's a fiberglass-shelled helmet with many of...

Shoei Helmets for the Track or your Sportsbike

Shoei track helmets are used by some of the biggest names in motorcycle racing, including Marc Marquez in MotoGP and Peter Hickman in road racing. Not only is the X-Fourteen highly rated, but it tops out the test results whether it's Snell or SHARP tested, with Shoe's excellent AIM helmet shell tech proving time and again how effective it is in protecting against an impact.

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Full review of the Shoei X Fourteen sportsbike crash helmet

Top of the range racing helmet - the Shoei X-Fourteen (X-Spirit III outside the US) New for 2016, Shoei have finally replaced the X-Twelve, their top of the range, track-focused sportsbike helmet. The X-Fourteen hit the shelves early 2016 and this new one is a hefty update to the old...
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Shoei X-Twelve crash helmet review

Shoei's top of the range composite helmet designed for racers and track-use The Shoei X-Twelve (X-Spirit II outside the US) is Shoei's top of the range racing helmet - as worn by Marc Marquez. It features a shell of what Shoei call AIM or Advanced Integrated Matrix which is a...

Best Protecting Shoei Helmets

Whatever the type of helmet, Shoeis have consistently performed well when their DOT helmets have been tested by Snell. Below you'll find a mixed bag of different types of Shoei helmets, but they've all one thing in common: they all offer proven great protection.

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Shoei RF-1400 review: a fantastic all-rounder Snell certified helmet.

Review of the Shoei RF-1400 sports touring motorcycle helmet. First up, there was the RF-1000 (great helmet). That was replaced in 2014 by the RF-1200 (great helmet). And so it's no surprise that Shoei's further developed the helmet and now we've got the RF-1400. It's designed as an evolution of the...
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Shoei’s top-dog dirt helmet: the Shoei VFX-EVO.

Review of the Shoei VFX-EVO motocross helmet. Shoei's latest motocross helmet, the VFX-EVO (called VFX-WR in Europe), aims to take - in Shoei's words - the motocross helmet to the next level. And when you look at the range of features, you can see why they'd say that. It uses Shoei's...

The Shoei RF-SR full face helmet review

Review of the Shoei RF-SR full face crash helmet (Shoei RYD in the UK/EU) The RF-SR is Shoei's full face street helmet, designed to look both sleek and minimalist. It's also designed to be a jack of all trades - Shoei say it's suitable for short street rides or long tours - it's...

Shoei VFX-W off-road/Motocross helmet review

The Shoei VFX-W motocross crash helmet: a classic design still going strong The VFX-W is Shoei's top of the range dirtbike crash helmet. It was designed to offer all the features you'd hope for in an off-road motorcycle helmet - safety, sun peak, lots of ventilation and all-day comfort. And...
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A review of the Shoei Hornet X2 dual-sports adventure crash helmet

Shoei's versatile Adventure/dual-sports helmet: the Shoei Hornet X2 Introduction The Shoei Hornet X2 is successor to the well-regarded Shoei Hornet - Shoei's top of the range dual-sports/adventure helmet, designed to work as a high quality full face helmet but with a nod towards off-roading. It's a fiberglass-shelled helmet with many of...
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Full review of the Shoei X Fourteen sportsbike crash helmet

Top of the range racing helmet - the Shoei X-Fourteen (X-Spirit III outside the US) New for 2016, Shoei have finally replaced the X-Twelve, their top of the range, track-focused sportsbike helmet. The X-Fourteen hit the shelves early 2016 and this new one is a hefty update to the old...