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Shoei Passage Qwest Street Bike Racing Motorcycle Helmet – TC-5 / Medium

Shoei Passage Qwest Street Bike Racing Motorcycle Helmet - TC-5 / Medium

Shoei Passage Qwest Street Bike Racing Motorcycle Helmet – TC-5 / Medium

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No matter what we ride, where our final destination, or the path we choose to get there, every motorcyclist shares the same common thread when throwing a leg over their machine. It's the exhilarating search for adventure that draws us to the road, and SHOEI's all-new QWEST embodies what every rider seeks to experience along the way. Revolutionary noise-reduction technology, unsurpassed long-distance comfort, advanced ventilation performance, a light-weight, balanced fit and feel, and over 50 years of helmet-building experience have combined to deliver the finest touring helmet known to man. The all-new, groundbreaking QWEST-It's your journey… Enjoy every mile of it.

Noise Reduction TechnologyQ.R.S.A. (Quick Release Self-Adjusting) Base Plate SystemCW-1 ShieldAIM+ Shell Construction (Snell M2010-Approved)5 Shell SizesShell-Integrated SpoilerVentilation PerformanceDual-Layer EPS LinerInterior Comfort SystemChin CurtainBreath Guard5-Year Warranty2013 Model

Sizing Note:X-Small – Hat Size: 6 5/8 – 6 3/4 – Head(cm): 53 – 54 – Head (inch): 20 7/8 – 21 1/4 Small – Hat Size: 6 7/8 – 7 – Head (cm): 55 – 56 – Head (inch): 21 5/8 – 22 Medium – Hat Size: 7 1/8 – 7 1/4 – Head (cm): 57 – 58 – Head (inch): 22 1/2 – 22 7/8 Large – Hat Size: 7 3/8 – 7 1/2 – Head (cm): 59 – 60 – Head (inch): 23 1/4 – 23 5/8 X-Large – Hat Size: 7 5/8 – 7 3/4 – Head (cm): 61 – 62 – Head (inch): 24 – 24 3/8 2X-Large – Hat Size: 7 7/8 – 8 – Head (cm): 63 – 64 – Head (inch): 24 3/4 – 25 1/8

Product Details

  • Shipping Weight: 6 pounds
  • ASIN: B005KVD9G6

Customer Reviews

Great fit but noisy

 on July 22, 2015
By Christophe
After struggling with finding a helmet that worked for me, I settled on the Qwest. I chose the Passage styling as I liked the discreet HiVis design. I ride mostly city in an upright posture. My understanding was that this Shoei model was built for that kind of riding. I’d say that Q.R.S.A. base plate system does not quite work for me: cranked up, I still fog my shield, latched, it is still too noisy.It is quite noisy past 45 mph. I will have to consider ear plugs on long rides.

Love this helmet

 on May 25, 2015
By David Johnson
I went from a modular helmet to the Qwest. I was wondering if I would be able to make the transition, but I am very happy with this helmet. It fits perfectly and looks fantastic.

Great value for performance

 on June 23, 2014
By GIL GUSTAVO CARLOS
Helmet is excellently finished and came in a great condition. I had to transport it to my country and got here just fine. Great packageand very good quality.

Beautiful and well done

 on January 30, 2013
By Luis B
I loved, it is beautiful, well finished and light. Also attend safety norms from DOT and SNELL what make you ride more confident.

Five Stars

 on September 3, 2016
By Amazon Customer
The helmet fits perfect, the vents let in just amount of air to keep you cool.

Five Stars

 on March 13, 2015
By marco
great helmet
Five Types Of Motorcycle Headgear

Motorcycle helmets are of 5 types and are secured on the rider's head using a chin strap. The purpose of wearing them in addition to their protective benefits are defeated if chin strap is not secured.

Full Face Motorcycle Helmet: The complete face helmet covers the entire head up to the skull base and is easily the most protective among all the helmets. It has a swiveling cutout band, called a visor, made of transparent plastic over the front of the eyes and nose. Some helmets have vents for increased airflow. The disadvantages are decreased hearing, intense heat, and not enough wind. Full-face helmets which are widely used for motocross or off-road rides tend not to sometimes possess a face shield though the visor and chin portions are extended. A helmet with less coverage is less safe.

Off-Road/Motocross Motorcycle Helmets: Mototcross/Off-road Motorcycle helmets have extended visor and chin portions. The lack of a face shield allows the rider to utilize goggles and invite more airflow that is required during strenuous off-road rides. The visor protects the rider's eyes from flying debris and keeps sunlight's glare from the rider's eyes during jumps.

Though off-road helmets was without a chin bar earlier on, modern off-road helmets possess a chin bar to guard the facial skin from impact during crashes. By putting on such helmets in addition to goggles, the equivalent amount of protection as from full face helmets may be accomplished.

Modular/Flip-Up Motorcycle Helmets: Sometimes known through the name convertible, the modular helmet is often a hybrid involving the full face and open face street helmet. The chin bar is over a pivot and can be moved upwards to resemble a wide open face helmet. Anyone wearing the helmet may thus manage to eat and drink without needing to take away the chinstrap. They are popular with motor officers who're moving around.

Modular Motorcycle helmets are often kept closed while riding along with the chin bar is kept up only once not riding the motorcycle. If the helmet is kept on view position while riding, potential risk of neck injury is greatly increased in case of a collision. However, those modular helmets which are dual certified as full face and open face helmets offer a great level of protection even though employed in the open mode.

Open Face Motorcycle Helmet: Outside face Motorcycle helmets cover the trunk of the head, the ears along with the cheeks but don't contain the chin bar that a full face helmet possesses. Some of them have provisions for visors being snapped on. The security on the face is minimal when using these helmets.

Supplementing facial protection by using goggles or snapping over a face shield protects the facial skin from flying debris, strong wind and insects.

Half Motorcycle Helmet: Famous through the 1960s and in addition referred to as pudding basin helmet in the UK, 1 / 2 Motorcycle helmet or &lsquoshorty' was well-liked by road racers. The design is actually comparable to a wide open face helmet without worrying about lowered rear. The bowl shaped helmet won't offer much of a protection along with the rider has to wear goggles to guard the eyes. Because of the decreased safety that they can offer, several Motorcycle Safety Foundations have banned the usage of this half helmet.

Headwear Not Included Inside The Realm Of Motorcycle Helmets

Informal headwear such as beanies and brain buckets cannot be contributed to mean motorcycle helmets. These types of headwear are not certified for safety and are lighter and smaller than conventional helmets. They don't have security features including the energy absorbing crash foam. Inside their best, such novelty helmets may prevent the scalp from sunburn or perhaps the scalp against abrasion. However, they can not prevent the skull from the impact of the crash.

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