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Shoei's light weight and quiet sport touring helmet

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Shoei Qwest - Matt Black
May 12, 2018

Top quality and very light

Top quality and very light, also I found it to be quiet and comfortable. Looks awesome with dark tinted visor. Matt black finish is quite durable, I went cartwheeling through a load of trees at 45mph in an accident, had branches and twigs sticking out all the vents etc, as well as a branch go under my chin inches from my neck and out through the visor, most of the scratches buffed out using Armourall.

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Shoei Qwest - Matt Black
February 10, 2018

Best I've had

Best Helmet I've ever had but that's not saying much due to the crap I've bought before. It is a little noisier than I expected but I'm sure that's just buffeting from my screen because if I duck down it quietens down considerably.

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Shoei Qwest - Matt Black
February 7, 2018

Shady Black

Great fit, great colour, well made, great value. Thank you.

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Shoei Qwest - Matt Black
February 6, 2018

Excellent helmet

Straight out of the box this helmet looks great in the matt black finish. It's very comfortable with ample padding around the face, and has an easy to use double D ring strap. I always wear earplugs when riding but even so this helmet is noticeably quieter than others I have owned, there's very little wind noise and it feels light. The Pinlock insert and chin curtain are also nice additions that come in the box. Overall a great purchase.

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Shoei Qwest - Matt Black
February 4, 2018

Great helmet

Fantastic and comfortable helmet, comes with Pinlock which is a bonus. However, quite noisy on motorways hence 4 rather than 5 stars, Looks great in Matt black.

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Shoei Qwest - Matt Black
January 27, 2018

Brilliant helmet

Very comfortable helmet and looks good in matt black, also got dark smoke visor which looks class! A bargain at the price and great service from Sportsbikeshop.

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Shoei Qwest - Matt Black
November 14, 2017

Great helmet

Originally purchased the Shoei open face helmet, great helmet but really did not suit me. Exchanged it for this Full Face and what a great helmet it is. Looks good in Matt Black, it's comfortable and quiet. Just needs the smoked visor to finish it off. Highly recommended helmet and once again superb service Sportsbikeshop.

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Shoei Qwest - Matt Black
October 2, 2017

Quality price

Very comfortable, smart looking.

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Shoei Qwest - Matt Black
August 5, 2017

Excellent buy

Love it, smart looking. Not had the fingerprint problem others have mentioned. Great helmet and good fit.

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Shoei Qwest - Matt Black
July 10, 2017

Great lid - quality price

Very comfy, low noise - greasy fingers show up easy on the mat black but easily wiped. Oly minor is the clasp. Priced matched me too so a bargain for the price.

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Shoei Qwest - Matt Black

  • 4 shell sizes
  • Low weight 1400g (+/- 50)
  • Low noise
  • Improved ventilation
  • Free Pinlock fog free lens
  • Q.R.S.A. visor system giving 30% greater vision
  • Double D ring fastening
  • Removable and washable cheek pads and strap cover
  • Multiple venting and extraction
  • Space in interior for intercom integration

The Qwest Premium helmet from Shoei is a logical development taking the needs of touring bikers into consideration: light weight, comfortable fit and minimal noise level. The helmet's complex shape ensures ideal aerodynamics making it 60.3% quieter than the Shoei Raid-II (equivalent to 2.2db).

The Qwest features the Shoei AIM+ structure made up of 6 layers of fibres ensuring maximum strength and flexibility. Four shell sizes across seven helmet sizes ensure an optimal fit for virtually every head size possible. The Qwest has a weight of just 1400g (+/- 50) in the Medium and a spoiler integrated into the shell easing strain on the neck. The ventilation system incorporates larger, repositioned top and lower air intakes. The two rear ventilation holes are also new - warm used air is sucked out by low pressure. The rider's vision is maximised using Shoei's newly developed CW-1 visor technology with its Q.R.S.A. system which guarantees automatic sealing and an extra wide field of vision: a plus in safety and is especially panorama friendly for touring bikers.

All helmets are supplied with a clear visor as standard

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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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