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Arai are a high-end Japanese helmet manufacturer, creating hand-crafted helmets with excellent build quality. Originally formed in 1926 by Hirotake Arai as a hat maker, Arai is still run as a family concern by Michio 'Mitch' Arai and his grandson Akihito from Arai's HQ in Saitama, Japan. Nowadays, their helmets are used by some of the highest profile racers in motorcycle and car racing - including Maverick Vinales, Jonny Rea and Sebastian Vettel. On these pages, you'll find all our Arai motorbike crash helmet reviews and articles.

Latest Arai Helmet Reviews & Previews

Here are our latest Arai helmet reviews in latest date order and includes full face and off-road helmets, sportsbike and touring helmets. Note: Arai doesn't manufacture modular helmets so if you're looking, you won't find any!

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Arai Urban V review: a premium quality, Snell certified open face...

Arai Urban V open face motorbike helmet review. The Arai Urban V is a fibreglass open face helmet that uses similar helmet tech to Arai's range of full face helmets. It's what Arai calls SFL or Special Fibre Laminate which is a complex fibreglass composite. And it also features their...
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Review of Arai’s entry-level full face helmet: the Arai Debut.

Arai Debut: a great quality comfortable helmet at Arai's entry-level price. If you're looking for the cheapest way into Arai helmet ownership, then the UK-exclusive Arai Debut is it.It's a fibreglass full face helmet that features loads of Arai's trademark features along with its R75 rounder head shape, designed to...
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Arai’s take on an a retro 1980’s helmet: the Arai Rapide.

Arai Rapide classic retro full face motorbike helmet review. Even staid old Arai - that most traditional of helmet makers - are starting to get in on the classic/retro helmet act.And in the case of the Arai Rapide, they're doing it with style. It's all in the eye of the...
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The big-bottomed helmet is here. Meet the Arai Profile V.

Arai Profile V (US Regent X) motorcycle helmet review. The Arai Profile V (sold as the Regent X in the US) is Arai's second-in-line full face helmet, after the entry level Arai Debut.Which means it doesn't cost as much as most Arais. Yet looking down the features list, it seems...
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Review of the Arai QV-Pro (Arai Signet-X in the US): street/sports...

Review of the Arai QV-Pro: the street/sports touring crash helmet from Arai. The QV-Pro is the long awaited replacement to that stalwart of their helmet range, the Quantum ST (or Signet-Q as it's called in the USA).It's central to their range because it's a street helmet that's designed to work just...
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Review of the Arai Renegade V crash helmet for cruisers and...

Arai's fibreglass full face helmet designed for cruisers and naked bikes. Arai has made the Renegade V for riders of naked bikes - and specifically for riders of cruisers and cafe racers.It's a fibreglass composite helmet that's designed very much like the rest of the Arai family - which means...

Full Face Arai Helmets

Arai particularly specialises in full face helmets in line with their founder's desire to produce the most protective helmets possible. Many are used in racing but they have an increasing range covering day to day riding as well as off road and touring helmets. You'll find all their full face helmets below (click load more to uncover them all).

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Review of Arai’s entry-level full face helmet: the Arai Debut.

Arai Debut: a great quality comfortable helmet at Arai's entry-level price. If you're looking for the cheapest way into Arai helmet ownership, then the UK-exclusive Arai Debut is it.It's a fibreglass full face helmet that features loads of Arai's trademark features along with its R75 rounder head shape, designed to...
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Arai’s take on an a retro 1980’s helmet: the Arai Rapide.

Arai Rapide classic retro full face motorbike helmet review. Even staid old Arai - that most traditional of helmet makers - are starting to get in on the classic/retro helmet act.And in the case of the Arai Rapide, they're doing it with style. It's all in the eye of the...
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The big-bottomed helmet is here. Meet the Arai Profile V.

Arai Profile V (US Regent X) motorcycle helmet review. The Arai Profile V (sold as the Regent X in the US) is Arai's second-in-line full face helmet, after the entry level Arai Debut.Which means it doesn't cost as much as most Arais. Yet looking down the features list, it seems...
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Review of the Arai QV-Pro (Arai Signet-X in the US): street/sports...

Review of the Arai QV-Pro: the street/sports touring crash helmet from Arai. The QV-Pro is the long awaited replacement to that stalwart of their helmet range, the Quantum ST (or Signet-Q as it's called in the USA).It's central to their range because it's a street helmet that's designed to work just...
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Review of the Arai Renegade V crash helmet for cruisers and...

Arai's fibreglass full face helmet designed for cruisers and naked bikes. Arai has made the Renegade V for riders of naked bikes - and specifically for riders of cruisers and cafe racers.It's a fibreglass composite helmet that's designed very much like the rest of the Arai family - which means...
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Arai Chaser-X full face crash helmet review

Arai Chaser-X: Arai's mid-level all-rounder motorcycle helmet. Arai's Chaser-X motorcycle helmet is designed to be a mid-level helmet (one step up from the entry-level Arai Axces III) that'll work on a range of sports-touring motorcycles and is suitable for everyone from commuters to tourers.It's a key helmet for Arai as it's...

Adventure, Dual Sport and Motocross Arai Helmets

Arai's focus is mainly on road riding helmets, but they do make helmets targeting other type of motorcycles too. If you're after a dual sport or adventure Arai helmet, you'll them below.

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Arai Tour X4 adventure motorcycle crash helmet review

Arai Tour X4 Dual Sport Motorcycle Helmet review - Arai's most verstaile helmet ever? Arai has designed the Arai Tour X4 to be probably the most versatile helmet in their range.Out of the box, it looks like a regular adventure helmet, with sun/roost peak and large visor giving it the...

Arai Tour X3 Review: Crash Helmets for sale

Arai Tour X3 review: New Crash Helmets for Sale Section. To read other Sharp 4 & 5 star crash helmet reviews, check our helmet reviews section.Summary: comfortable, average wind noise, good visibility, typical Arai high quality. Good buy.Double-D ring strap Good Quality  Dual purpose lid - kinda Bargains to be had RRP was £350. Deals for as...

Sportsbike and Track Arai Helmets

AGV has made helmets for some of the biggest MotoGP stars out there including Valentino Rossi, Giacomo Agostini and Joan Mir. Their sportsbike helmets have been developed on the track and include FIM homologated racing helmets.

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Arai RX-7V – Review of Arai’s new top of the range...

Arai RX-7V (Corsair X in the US) - Arai's top of the range sportsbike helmet Arai have updated their range-topping RX-7 helmet - replacing it with the RX-7V.But if you think it looks very similar to the old RX-7 helmet, you'd be bang on. Because, as you can see from...
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Review of the Arai Quantum ST full face crash helmet

Note in the US this helmet is known as the known as Arai Signet-Q.Arai describe it as ‘race-tested’ and it’s based on RX technology, but it really seems to be made for the all-rounder who takes long trips; ST = Sports Touring. Positive comments are that it works well...
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Arai RX-7 GP: Motorcycle Helmet Reviews

Summary Top quality construction, vents that really work, quiet and good peripheral vision. Worth the price (if you can afford it!)Sharp 4 Star Safety Rating All-day-long comfortable 1.6kg weight Quiet Good ventilation Great build quality Price range - £510-700 depending on modelOverall The Arai RX-7 is a damn good helmet. While not the most recent helmet in...

Best Protecting Arai Helmets

All these helmets are ECE certified in Europe and several have been tested by the UK's SHARP testing labs. Arai has a mixed record for helmet test scores at SHARP, but where an Arai helmet scores either four or five SHARP stars (five is the max), you'll find it below.

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Review of the Arai QV-Pro (Arai Signet-X in the US): street/sports...

Review of the Arai QV-Pro: the street/sports touring crash helmet from Arai. The QV-Pro is the long awaited replacement to that stalwart of their helmet range, the Quantum ST (or Signet-Q as it's called in the USA).It's central to their range because it's a street helmet that's designed to work just...
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Arai Chaser-X full face crash helmet review

Arai Chaser-X: Arai's mid-level all-rounder motorcycle helmet. Arai's Chaser-X motorcycle helmet is designed to be a mid-level helmet (one step up from the entry-level Arai Axces III) that'll work on a range of sports-touring motorcycles and is suitable for everyone from commuters to tourers.It's a key helmet for Arai as it's...
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Arai RX-7V – Review of Arai’s new top of the range...

Arai RX-7V (Corsair X in the US) - Arai's top of the range sportsbike helmet Arai have updated their range-topping RX-7 helmet - replacing it with the RX-7V.But if you think it looks very similar to the old RX-7 helmet, you'd be bang on. Because, as you can see from...
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Review of the Arai Quantum ST full face crash helmet

Note in the US this helmet is known as the known as Arai Signet-Q.Arai describe it as ‘race-tested’ and it’s based on RX technology, but it really seems to be made for the all-rounder who takes long trips; ST = Sports Touring. Positive comments are that it works well...
Arai RX7 GP crash helmet

Arai RX-7 GP: Motorcycle Helmet Reviews

Summary Top quality construction, vents that really work, quiet and good peripheral vision. Worth the price (if you can afford it!)Sharp 4 Star Safety Rating All-day-long comfortable 1.6kg weight Quiet Good ventilation Great build quality Price range - £510-700 depending on modelOverall The Arai RX-7 is a damn good helmet. While not the most recent helmet in...

Open Face Arai Helmets

Arai tends to be best known for their full face lids, but they do produce a range of high quality open face helmets too. You'll find all our open face Arai helmet reviews below.

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Arai Urban V review: a premium quality, Snell certified open face...

Arai Urban V open face motorbike helmet review. The Arai Urban V is a fibreglass open face helmet that uses similar helmet tech to Arai's range of full face helmets. It's what Arai calls SFL or Special Fibre Laminate which is a complex fibreglass composite. And it also features their...