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Shoei Neotec Modular Helmet Building upon the success of their previous modular helmets, the Shoei Neotec Helmet was designed with long distance and ADV touring in mind. The innovative tri-composite shell has been designed to provide riders with a smooth and quiet ride while reducing, lift, weight and increasing overall safety. The shell of the Neotec has also been designed to house the internal drop-down sun visor, eliminating the need to reduce the thickness of the EPS liner and potentially compromise safety. An integrated face shield shield and chinbar pivot point reduces the number of moving parts, mitigates wind noise and enables riders to close both the chinbar and face shield in the same motion. Shoeis stainless steel 360 Pivot Locking System secures the chinbar when it is in the closed position and the dual-layer EPS liner provides enhance impact absorption and is channeled to facilitate ventilation. From the shell to EPS to the 3D formed comfort liner, the Shoei Neotec is purpose built to provide unrivaled rider comfort and safety. Perfect for nearly any type of ride and rider, the Neotec is the ultimate in touring performance. Shoei Neotec Helmet Features Face Shield Features Easily operable lever mechanism Anti-fog, anti-scratch, 99 UV blocking Pinlock-ready CNS-1 faceshield Wider and taller than the CX-1V that it replaces Includes Pinlock insert 3D injection molding process ensures a distortion-free view Ventilation and Aerodynamics Vortex generator vents pull air through helmet 276 more airflow than Multitec Added inlets and outlets Vents are flush against helmet to maintain aerodynamics 5-Ply Shock-Absorbing Fiber Shell 3 shell sizes AIM Multi-Composite construction Lightweight yet strong Shell-integrated spoiler reduces lift and drag during high-speed riding Dual EPS Liner Multi-density EPS for optimal protection Two vents funnel fresh air through the EPS liner Dual liner channels route and disperse air evenly throughout the helmet EPS liner in chin bar Interior Fully removable 3D interior liner Top center pad is removable and washable Improved cheekpad design allows better fit with eyeglasses Included chin curtain can be inserted into the chin bar to reduce turbulence and noise All Neotec Helmets sold in the US have a double D-ring closure Note Due to manufacturer restrictions, Shoei products can only be shipped to addresses within the United States
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Excellent quality, very good features
PostedJuly 16, 2012
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waltercpa
From Albany
State:GA
Rider Type:Harley Diehard
Age:55-64
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Style 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Comfort 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Protection & Durability 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Air Flow 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Features 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Loud
Weight
Light
Slightly Heavy
Heavy
Vision
Narrow
Wide
Wide
The Shoei Neotec Modular Helmet is everything it is advertised to be; excellent qualty construction, full featured, and very nice styling. This is my second modular helmet, the Scorpion EXO 900, at half the price, being the first owned and extensively used for over a year is my only basis for comparison. Feature for feature both the Neotec and Scorpion offer everything as advertised, fully functional, a great buy for those desiring the versitility of the modular. Construction wise the Neotec is excellent, superior to the Scorpion, which in itself is well built. The locking mechanism, drop down sun shade and face shield is well engineered and locks much more securely. Visibility is excellent. The Neotec is quieter but not overly so. The Neotec fit is exact to the size chart seemly more rounded in the head area of the helmet but very tight with the substantial and extra padding in the jaw area. The Neotec excells in the providing substantial air flow in the top of the helmet, comfortable even in our southern temperatures approaching 100 degrees. The Neotec is heaver as are all modulars, but not uncomfortable on long rides of over 4 to 6 hours. Fogging still is experienced but opening the face shield to one click quickly solves the problem. Color selection is limited, the high gloss black is very nice. Overall, a very good purchase, highly recommended to those wanting the added functionality and safety of the modular in a superior quality helmet.
Rides: 2002 Harley Davidson FXDWG/I Dyna Wide Glide
Yes, I recommend this product.
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 Scorpion EXO-900 Transformer Helmet (Size XS Only)
Scorpion EXO-900 Transformer Helmet (Size XS Only)
Scorpion EXO-900 Transformer Helmet The EXO-900 Transformer Helmet gives you the freedom to choose between Full- and Open-Face configurations with the added benefits of detachable peak visor and dropdown sun visor. This makes the Scorpion EXO-900 truly unique and gives you options that no other modular helmet can offer. In seconds and with no tools, you can convert your full-face helmet to an open-face version to meet the changing riding conditions or style preference if you ride different motorcycles or scooters. Features AirFit helmet pump air inflation system for a custom fit Cheek pad and neck roll adjustment system for improved fit and wind noise reduction EverClear no-fog shield system KwikWick washable wicking liner Retractable SpeedView no-fog internal sun visor Toggle Aero-tuned vent system Polycarbonate composite shell DOT / ECE approved
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Great performance value
PostedAugust 1, 2011
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waltercpa
From Albany
State:GA
Rider Type:Harley Diehard
Age:55-64
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Style 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Comfort 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Protection & Durability 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Air Flow 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Features 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Average
Loud
Weight
Light
Slightly Heavy
Heavy
Vision
Narrow
Wide
Wide
As a new biker I purchased the EXO-900 Transformer Helmet Hi Viz Neon yellow specifically for the functionality and protection it offered. I could not have been more pleased. My rider couse instructors were highly complementary of its versitile features, making particular emphasis on their approval of the additional safety provided by the beautiful hi-viz neon yellow. The fit is right on target with the sizing chart. The helmet is a bit heavier than average but is comfortable, well balanced, great visiblity and provides a welcomed sense of protection when riding. In temperatures over 100 degrees the ventilation is average but the flip up face shield provides more than enough opportunity for heat relief and fresh air at brief stops at red lights. The flip down sun visor is terrific. An unfortuanate accident during my first day in the rider course provided ample proof that the helmet is well built and provides excellent protection. In summary this helmet is everything its advertised to be, an excellent value, full featured and absolutely beautiful.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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