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Shoei RYD - White

Full face street helmet with a new ventilation system

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Customer Reviews for Shoei RYD - White

Shoei RYD - White
March 7, 2020

Nice lid with great quality and value

Really happy with this helmet, it's comfy, seems to have decent ventilation and looks nice with any bike. Initially I had the orange but I returned for white as I wanted something a little more neutral and visible. SBS were brilliant to deal with as usual for my exchange. Quality and finish seem very high and wind noise is slightly better than my HJC FG-ST lid, but you'd still want ear protection on longer journeys at sustained high speed. Can't imagine anyone being disappointed if they went for this.

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Shoei RYD - White
August 1, 2019

Good touring helmet.

This replaced an older Shoei that I have been very pleased with. Fit is fantastic. Snug with no movement. Large visor with Pinlock. Good ventilation. I use sunglasses to ride with which comfortably slide into position. I also like the emergency pull tab feature to release the inner pads in the event of an accident. Although I hope its never used!

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Shoei RYD - White
June 16, 2019

Great helmet

Had used Arai up to now - this was my first Shoei and I am impressed. Nice build quality, quiet and performs well in safety tests. Money well spent. Delivered in 24hrs - amazing

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Shoei RYD - White
June 4, 2019

Very good helmet

Lightweight, quiet, comfortable and reasonably priced. My previous helmet was a Shoei GT Air which was good but the RYD is better, it's lighter, much more comfortable especially where the strap is located, and around the cheek pads, it flows a lot more air, is very stable and at £300 is very well priced. Shoei call this a budget helmet but nothing could be further from the truth it's a premium lid

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Shoei RYD - White
May 6, 2019

Shoei RYD review

Really comfortable , great ventilation, wide aperture.. great visibility... On the downside I found i got a lot of wind noise coming in around my ears ...but fine with earplugs.

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Shoei RYD - White
March 2, 2019

Shoei quality for less.

My previous helmet was an NXR (Shoei always seem to suit my head shape) but the RYD gives the same levels of quality, and an extra Sharp star, for less money. Not warm enough to open the vents yet but no problems with condensation, I transferred the NXR's deflector which may help. Some wind noise but not too intrusive. Lifesavers slightly impaired by the edges of the Pinlock but otherwise a good wide view. The embossed lettering is a classy touch!

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Shoei RYD - White
November 4, 2018

Quality helmet

Quality helmet that is light and comfortable to wear. Quieter than my previous helmet (ARAI) and has much better ventilation. The Pinlock was easy to fit in place as was the chin skirt that prevents drafts. I purchased a small (55-56cm) and it fits perfectly. Overall I am extremely happy with my purchase.

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Shoei RYD - White
September 25, 2018

Fantastic helmet

I recently purchased an HJC IS17 but the wind and road noise were dreadful. I had come from a Shoei Raid 2 which I had for 10 years so opted to get this Ryd and its miles ahead in terms of quality compared to both. At motorway speeds it's quieter than the HJC compared to say 30mph. It's very light and comfortable to wear for extended periods of time and they've done a fantastic job with the visor. You can't see the edges of the top or bottom of the helmet when it's on so its truly as if you are wearing a wrap around visor, it's brilliantly clear and provides a great field of vision around the sides. The vents provide extremely good ventilation especially the chin vent from the second it's open it provides a rush of air upwards. I highly recommend this helmet for the price I'd say it offers unbeatable spec.

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Shoei RYD - White
March 21, 2018

Sharp 5 Star Helmet

Well made. Reasonable weight. Option of light reactive visor. My head measures just over 56 cm so I tried the Small first. It was painfully tight across the sides. A Medium fits comfortably without being loose.

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Shoei RYD - White
July 28, 2017

Quiet super comfy love it

Very comfortable fit. Very quiet. Top air vents are subtle, sometimes too much, but a quick tilt of the head and I get a quick blast of air, which I find better than a constant blast.

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Press Reviews for Shoei RYD - White


Shoei RYD - White

  • AIM outer shell construction
  • EQRS (emergency quick release system)
  • Double D ring retention system
  • Four different outer shell sizes
  • Detachable and washable cheek and centre pads
  • Multiple venting and extraction
  • Several intake vents on the brow and upper head area
  • Outlet vents on back of the helmet
  • 5 year warranty from purchase date
Product Specification Variants Visor Pinlock Insert


Shoei manufacture all of their products using the keywords quality & value, and have used these criteria ever since they began manufacturing motorcycle helmets in January 1960. The Shoei helmet brand has always been at the forefront of motorcycle helmet technology since its creation, and continues to lead in terms of technical innovation, design, and safety. With over 50 years experience, they continue to manufacture the entire Shoei helmet range in Japan to this very day. Whilst the brand can undoubtedly be described as premium, Shoei helmets offer fantastic value for money when you consider the serious levels of comfort, build quality and technology that go into every helmet they produce. Shoei develop all of their bike helmets with a specific philosophy in mind which they call the Shoei Safety Concept. The thinking behind their philosophy is that crash helmets must be developed to ensure maximum head protection, whilst also providing unrivalled levels of comfort. Ultimately, Shoei believe that a relaxed ride provided through comfort makes a highly important contribution to the rider's safety. The safety elements of each bike helmet come under one of two headings, Passive or Active Safety. Passive safety includes focus on such elements as impact absorption and material rigidity whilst active safety refers to emphasis on ventilation, fit and noise reduction. Shoei are now, truly, one of the most popular and most highly rated helmet brands in the world.

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Questions and Answers

  • Does this helmet come with a breath guard? If so, what type? Thank you.

    February 19, 2020

    I can confirm the Shoei RYD does not come with a breath guard. The breath guard to fit this helmet is the Shoei Breath Guard Type F.

  • What is the weight of this helmet - I cant see it on the spec

    April 23, 2019

    The RYD is approximately 1350grams in weight.

  • Does the Shoei Ryd come with a Pinlock insert included?

    April 3, 2018

    The Shoei Ryd is supplied with a Pinlock insert in the box.

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