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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 NXR 2 review: Shoei’s latest, greatest all-rounder helmet.

Review of the Shoei NXR2 sports touring motorcycle helmet. First up, there was the XR1100 (great helmet). That was replaced in 2014 by the NXR (great helmet). So it's no surprise that Shoei's developed the helmet still further and now we've got the NXR 2.It was launched here in the...
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What owners think: Shoei Ex-Zero Retro Helmet review.

Shoei Ex-Zero Retro helmet review. A practical Retro? Shoei's design department are starting to let their inner-hipster take over! Because their retro - the Ex-Zero - is based on an old motocross lid called the EX-5 that they used to make in the 1980's.This new version has been tweaked to...
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Shoei’s top-dog dirt helmet: the Shoei VFX-WR.

Review of the Shoei VFX-WR motocross helmet. Shoei's latest motocross helmet, the VFX-WR (called VFX-EVO in the US), aimed 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...
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Thinking of buying a Shoei Glamster retro motorcycle helmet?

Fantastic looking Retro Helmet using proven modern tech: Shoei Glamster. The Shoei Glamster is another full face retro helmet that's designed to give you yesteryear's styling and attitude alongside a hefty dollop of modern day helmet tech.It's aimed at giving you the chance to stand out from the crowd while...
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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 continent-blasters who wanted a quality modular helmet.If...
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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 what's known as a 3/4 size open face helmet. That's an American term but it's useful because the J-Cruise has more of a wraparound helmet shell and a larger visor than your typical open face helmet (or half...

Modular/Flip-up Shoei Helmets

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

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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 continent-blasters who wanted a quality modular helmet.If...
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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 (and has itself now been phased out for the Neotech II - meaning there's now some great deals around on the Neotech I).It's been designed to be the quietest and safest flip-up lid...
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Billys Crash Helmet Reviews: The Shoei Multitec

A Review of the Shoei Multitec motorbike helmets. For reviews of other flip up or modular crash helmets, check out our flip-up helmet reviews area. Or for 4 & 5 Star SHARP Helmet Reviews or All Crash helmets, please click the links!Summary. The Shoei Multitec is a well-built, easy...

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 SHARP five star ratings in the UK and Snell Certification in the US. 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 NXR 2 review: Shoei’s latest, greatest all-rounder helmet.

Review of the Shoei NXR2 sports touring motorcycle helmet. First up, there was the XR1100 (great helmet). That was replaced in 2014 by the NXR (great helmet). So it's no surprise that Shoei's developed the helmet still further and now we've got the NXR 2.It was launched here in the...
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What owners think: Shoei Ex-Zero Retro Helmet review.

Shoei Ex-Zero Retro helmet review. A practical Retro? Shoei's design department are starting to let their inner-hipster take over! Because their retro - the Ex-Zero - is based on an old motocross lid called the EX-5 that they used to make in the 1980's.This new version has been tweaked to...
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Thinking of buying a Shoei Glamster retro motorcycle helmet?

Fantastic looking Retro Helmet using proven modern tech: Shoei Glamster. The Shoei Glamster is another full face retro helmet that's designed to give you yesteryear's styling and attitude alongside a hefty dollop of modern day helmet tech.It's aimed at giving you the chance to stand out from the crowd while...
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Shoei GT Air II: long-awaited successor to one of the best...

A look over the Shoei GT Air II touring helmet. 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...
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The Shoei RYD full face helmet review

Review of the Shoei RYD full face crash helmet (Shoei RF-SR in the US) The RYD 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...
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We find out what owners think of the Shoei X-Spirit III...

Top of the range racing helmet - the Shoei X-Spirit III (X Fourteen in the US) New for 2016, Shoei have finally replaced the X-Spirit 2, their top of the range, track-focused sportsbike helmet. The X-Spirit 3 hit the shelves early 2016 and this new one is a hefty update to...

Adventure, Dual Sport and Motocross Shoei Helmets

Shoei excel in making excellent off-road helmets and some properly 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-WR.

Review of the Shoei VFX-WR motocross helmet. Shoei's latest motocross helmet, the VFX-WR (called VFX-EVO in the US), aimed 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...
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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 it...
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A review of the Shoei Hornet ADV dual-sports adventure crash helmet

Shoei's versatile adventure/dual-sports helmet: the Shoei Hornet ADV Introduction The Shoei Hornet ADV 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 fibreglass-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-Spirit highly rated, but it tops out the test results whether it's SHARP or Snell 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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We find out what owners think of the Shoei X-Spirit III...

Top of the range racing helmet - the Shoei X-Spirit III (X Fourteen in the US) New for 2016, Shoei have finally replaced the X-Spirit 2, their top of the range, track-focused sportsbike helmet. The X-Spirit 3 hit the shelves early 2016 and this new one is a hefty update to...
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Shoei X Spirit II crash helmet review (X-Twelve in the US)

Shoei's top of the range composite helmet designed for racers and track-use The Shoei X Spirit II (X-Twelve in 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...

Retro Shoei Helmets

Shoei's range of retro lids are really hard to beat. They're super cool, properly nostaligic and offer some serious protection and modern day helmet functionality to boot. Their fit and finish is generally outstanding too - just what you need to finish off your look on your retro ride. Scroll down to see our retro Shoei helmet reviews.

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What owners think: Shoei Ex-Zero Retro Helmet review.

Shoei Ex-Zero Retro helmet review. A practical Retro? Shoei's design department are starting to let their inner-hipster take over! Because their retro - the Ex-Zero - is based on an old motocross lid called the EX-5 that they used to make in the 1980's.This new version has been tweaked to...
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Thinking of buying a Shoei Glamster retro motorcycle helmet?

Fantastic looking Retro Helmet using proven modern tech: Shoei Glamster. The Shoei Glamster is another full face retro helmet that's designed to give you yesteryear's styling and attitude alongside a hefty dollop of modern day helmet tech.It's aimed at giving you the chance to stand out from the crowd while...
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The Shoei JO fibreglass open face helmet

Shoei J.O - a super comfy, premium-quality open face helmet. Shoei's latest open faced helmet is the Shoei JO.It's a very retro open faced helmet with an integral drop down visor, very much designed for folks with old bikes or slow bikes - or indeed those of us who are...

Best Protecting Shoei Helmets

Whatever the type of helmet, Shoeis have consistently scored well when their ECE helmets have been independently tested by SHARP. 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’s top-dog dirt helmet: the Shoei VFX-WR.

Review of the Shoei VFX-WR motocross helmet. Shoei's latest motocross helmet, the VFX-WR (called VFX-EVO in the US), aimed 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...
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The Shoei RYD full face helmet review

Review of the Shoei RYD full face crash helmet (Shoei RF-SR in the US) The RYD 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...
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We find out what owners think of the Shoei X-Spirit III...

Top of the range racing helmet - the Shoei X-Spirit III (X Fourteen in the US) New for 2016, Shoei have finally replaced the X-Spirit 2, their top of the range, track-focused sportsbike helmet. The X-Spirit 3 hit the shelves early 2016 and this new one is a hefty update to...
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Shoei X Spirit II crash helmet review (X-Twelve in the US)

Shoei's top of the range composite helmet designed for racers and track-use The Shoei X Spirit II (X-Twelve in 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...
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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 (and has itself now been phased out for the Neotech II - meaning there's now some great deals around on the Neotech I).It's been designed to be the quietest and safest flip-up lid...
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A Good look at the Shoei NXR Motorcycle Helmet (RF-1200 outside...

Shoei launched the NXR crash helmet in 2014 as a replacement for their much loved (and much-bought) XR1100. The XR1100 is one of our all time top scoring helmets, but was recently phased out although deals are still to be had at many retailers - check our Crash Helmet Deals...