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  • Arai Defiant Chopper Helmet - Black/Red
  • Arai Defiant Chopper Helmet - Black/Red

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Arai Defiant Chopper Helmet

Designed specifically for the aesthetics and needs of street fighter and naked bike rider in mind, the new Arai Defiant Chopper is equally aggressive and feature rich, as one would expect from a new Arai helmet. Based on the fit and comfort of the Quantum, the Defiant was built for the upright riding position with its aggressive, integrated chin spoiler, which was designed specifically to guide wind around the neck and to improve the aerodynamic properties of the helmet. The Hyper Ridge Bumper circles the bottom of the shell both adding additional strength and also lowering the helmet's center of gravity, while flaring the helmet opening slightly to increase the ease of putting on, and taking off.

The Arai Defiant utilizes Arai's latest faceshield design, the SAI Max Vision Pinlock Shield with Brow Vents and includes Pinlock insert lens. The SAI Max Vision shield has been widened by 5mm left and right and offers one of the widest eyeports available for excellent peripheral vision.  

Features:

  • Aggressive new styling
  • Internals are redesigned with a focus on safety and comfort
  • Organic shell shape for superb energy management
  • New IC-4 Upper Intake vents seal more completely when closed
  • New ACR-4 flow thru exhaust vent allows greater air flow when open and reduces drag when closed
  • FCS R (Facial Contour Support) cheek pad design has 5mm peel away micro fit layer for greater personal fit
  • Cheek pads feature contoured shape, multiple density foam layer supported by a patented spring
  • New shell shape is easier to put on and take off
  • New water repellent material along bottom edge
  • Pull down spoiler works with new flared bottom to increase helmet stability
  • SAI Max Vision Brow Vent Pinlock anti-fog lens insert included
  • DOT and Snell 2010 certified
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Arai Defiant Chopper Helmet 4.6 5 114 114
Great helmet I bought the helmet based on Arai's reputation for safety and their design of this helmet for naked/minimally faired bikes. Watch the video to see just how much technology is in this helmet. It is well worth the price. August 19, 2015
I am happy! This helmet has everything I wanted. Safety, looks, features. I ride daily to work and am enjoying a more quiter ride with almost zero head shake. Some of that can also be attributed to the PUIG windscreen I also installed. I let my wife wear it once and she likes it too. August 16, 2015
Great Style, Great Protection Having owned other Arai helmets, I liked the styling and pro-shade features of the Defiant so I decided to purchase and I was not disappointed. This helmet fits very similar to the Signet Q and is very quiet on the road. The looks are killer. As Anthony mentions in his video, although the helmet is finished in mat colors, there is a hint of metallic in the finish to add more pop to the overall look. The Pro-shade works great but isn't a very dark tint and I like to wear my sunglasses under the shade on bright sunny days. The shade coverage is adequate but could drop a bit further down the mask. Overall, this is a high end, high quality helmet that is very comfortable and quiet. August 10, 2015
Mixed Feelings about this helmet To be honest, I bought this helmet for the reputation of Aria and that it had Orange in it! Which is hard to find. The things I have been disappointed in: It's LOUD at high speeds. Louder than my previous Shoei for sure. The paint chips so easily. Be careful, don't even let your girl bump her helmet on yours cause it will cause a chip. BUGS fly in so easily. This is probably my biggest complaint. The vents over the mouth have no screen filter, so if it's open and it's dusk on the highway on a hot day, they're in your mouth, eyes, or whatever they can get into. HATE that about this helmet. As for the things I do enjoy: Very comfortable. Fits snug and perfect for me. Moves well in high speeds, better than my last helmet. Lots of vents, though in the summer, I don't notice a whole lot of airflow. And great wide view. August 4, 2015
Glad I upgraded I was hesitant to spend the premium price on a helmet. After having ridden in it for 600 miles I am glad I did. The quality and comfort of this helmet is by far the best I have ever had. The peripheral vision is excellent and I really like the pro-cruise shade, it also gives me cutouts for my speakers! The ventillation is spectacular. Best money I have spent yet! July 19, 2015
It's the One i had ordered and shipped 7 other helmets and the this the final try was the one and by far better fit and function than all the others. Thanks RevZilla for your great shipping and return policy. July 6, 2015
Great air flow and quIet Riding at speeds greater than 75 mph, it's quiet and stable riding in an upright position. Great air flow and it's comfortable wearing it in 80 plus temps. I have the clear pin lock shield and use sunglasses without any pressure at the temples. It does tend to fog up early mornings with glasses - just kick up the speed and it clears up nicely. Well worth every penny spent. June 23, 2015
Great helmet This helmet is prefect for the naked bike. Does a great good at speed keeping your head in place. June 22, 2015
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donald s: Love this helmet great air flow although a little noisier then most nut with all that air flow I guess it has to be Mar 16, 2015
John W asked: Love the color combination, but can the scribbles on the side be removed? Is this a decal? Apr 9, 2015
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Richard P: No, they can't be removed and it is not a decal. I've gotten hit by a few small pebbles while on the road and the black paint was scratched. What showed through is the silver paint under the scratch so I think that might be the base layer. Excellent helmet. Apr 10, 2015
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Edward Q asked: I am looking to add a headset. Any advice on a wired head with thin speakers? Aug 10, 2015
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Arai Helmet Sizing:

Wrap a cloth measuring tape around your head just above your eyebrows. Pull the tape comfortably snug, and read the length.

Size Head (in) Head (cm)
2XS 20 - 20 1/2 51 - 52
XS 20 7/8 - 21 1/4 53 - 54
SM 21 5/8 - 22 55 - 56
MD 22 1/2 - 22 7/8 57 - 58
LG 23 1/4 - 23 5/8 59 - 60
XL 24 - 24 3/8 61 - 62
2XL 24 3/4 - 25 1/8 63 - 64
3XL 25 1/2 - 26 65 - 66

Sizing information is provided by the manufacturer and does not guarantee a perfect fit.

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Product Style RevZilla Item # Manufacturer Product # Availability
Black/Red / 2XS 940690 818879 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
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Black/Red / SM 940692 818881 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Red / MD 940693 818882 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Red / LG 940694 818883 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Red / XL 940695 818884 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Red / 2XL 940696 818885 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Red / 3XL 940925 818886 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours