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Designed specifically for the aesthetics and needs of street fighter and naked bike rider in mind, the new Arai Defiant 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 Arai 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 Helmet - Solid Colors 4.6 5 43 43
First helmet, high quality. I got the sliver, it is a little bit brighter than the photo indicates, almost like a macbook pro, maybe a little bit lighter colored. Very nice metallic paint. It is a breezy in there though. It feels as if there are some vents open in the back and ears when in fact there are none open. I do ride a naked bike with no windscreen though. After using my friends cheap helmet I noticed that this one is much more stable in the wind, my head just does not shake around like a bobble head at all, even when going fast or in gusty conditions. Also the chin strap is very nice and high quality, does not flap. I used a tape to measure and it is snug but nice. It comes with a clear Pinlock insert, which is nice, but I ordered the smoked one, it is just fine until dusk, it looks very dark, but is just like sunglasses. You will need to wear earplugs with this helmet, and even then it is a bit loud. Rides: 2014 Yamaha FZ-09 April 10, 2014
not worth it! I got this helmet after a lot of looking and reading. one of my primary reasons being wanting a helmet that would be sealed in the winter and not fog, due to sinus sensitivity. the pinlock works, but what doesn't at all is being sealed as the amount of air that flies in through the bottom of the NON-FUNCTIONAL chin vent (decorative at best) is terrible and defeated the purpose all together! the fit in the medium (my usual) too big and the small way snug to the point of discomfort! also now that the fit is better in the overall shell, the front of the helmet is so close to my face and mouth that robs my nose, which concerns me safety wise. not enough room for my sunglasses either comfortable and since there is so little room in it, my glasses fog easily! the face shield action is excellent and smoother than any i have experienced, but it had dinged from highway rocks and screeched easier than my other helmets. same goes for the outer shell. also, the helmet itself is not too loud, but the way it interacts with my naked bikes sport screen is Horribly loud! again worse than my previous helmet. so if i could give it back and get a different shell i would. i cant emphasize how bad the air shoots in through the neck and chin. bad for winter with all the neck raps and ect... bmw Roadster R12r April 9, 2014
It's an arai... I have been riding motorcycles going on 20 years now, from race bikes to nakeds to cruisers to cafe racers and I've always come back to Arai as a helmet of choice. Fit, quality, weight, style, features, can't beat em. I am a physician and unfortunately see first hand the consequences of cheap, poorly fitting, non DOT, SNELL approval and can say that I feel that although riding is risky, I have one if the best head protection products out there. April 7, 2014
Soft and comfy Pros: -the padding is so soft coming from various Icon's. -The padding splits in a way that makes it really easy to wear my glasses. - Not as noisy as previous Icon (airframe & airmada) helmets Cons: - my chin feels like it's touching the inside of the helmet too much. - glasses fog up a bit too much Overall, I dig it. April 7, 2014
Max Airflow Like seemingly every review regarding this helmet, you will get a lot of airflow with this helmet and with that, a bit more noise than you may expect even with ear plugs. You almost don't need to open the chin vent b/c it just draws in air so well. It almost makes the pinlock unnecessary at speed. Headchecks were stable, however I do get a little bit of head-on buffeting on my CBR. A word of warning though, with the flow-through design of chin/moutvent at full open, you will taste whatever bugs you kill. Coming from a Shoei RF1000, the interior of the helmet is amazing. The minute you put on the helmet, it just envelopes you with it's pillowy plushness. It's soft and firm in all the right places. It fits so well, I think I should have gotten a smaller size to take into account the padding breaking in. That padding is a step above and was a huge factor in my choosing this helmet ( I have a soft spot for soft things). Minor gripe is that although the side to side vision is fantastic, the vertical view is cut off a bit if you're in a sportier riding position. Granted the helmet was described as oriented for the naked/streetfighter style so keep that in mind for you sportbike riders. Overall you're getting your money's worth knowing that it's a safe good looking helmet. You can and will wear it for hours on end and feel refreshed. You can almost literally feel the airflow in, out and over the helmet. It's at it's element in a more upright riding style. Don't forget the plugs! April 2, 2014
only helmet you'll ever need This is exactly what I wanted out of a helmet let alone an Arai. Great weight. Great comfort. Great style. And, I have the Arai safety standards to keep me calm. No complaints. March 24, 2014
Great Helmet This is the best helmet I've bought. Stable, cool, a little noisy. The fit Is great the chart said I needed a xL but I needed a xxl I love this helmet. March 23, 2014
Quality helmet but a lot of wind noise. Great helmet, quality and features are top notch, specifically the ventilation. However, the wind noise is extreme. Substantially more than my much lower priced Scorpion I've had for 7 years. Also, to get a proper fit I've had to buy thicker cheek pads, it seems like Arai should set up an exchange program during initial fitting. I've never worn a helmet that I could feel the wind coming through the vents like this one. The pin lock works great to combat fogging, hot breath on a cold day doesn't even start to fog the visor. March 17, 2014
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Mark C: The reviews from the other revzilla customers were very helpful - also the video was helpful Apr 19, 2014
J O: Style and fit Apr 17, 2014
William B: Replaced an older Arai helmet, that I was 100% satisfied with during many years of use. Selected Arai Defiant for the improved venting system. It also has fresh styling improvements and comes with pinlock fog reducing lense system. Apr 15, 2014
Johnny F: I have owned two Arai helmets in the past and tried this one on in a store in NYC, love the way it fits and know these helmets to be incredibly comfortable on long rides. Apr 13, 2014
Eric N: Currently I use a Shoei RF-1100 but began finding the helmet shaking at speed and want something built for a naked bike and hopefully with a little firmer fit along the temple and forehead. Apr 13, 2014
Nate R: It supposedly fits my head shape and I ride upright on KTM 950smr that its designed for. Mar 21, 2014
Vincent K: Hoping that this lives up to the hype with regard to stability at highway speeds. Also hoping that the aluminum silver looks as good in person as it does in the picture, dark metal rather than bright silver. 2014 FZ-09 Mar 16, 2014
Frank T: Fit, features and reputation Jan 20, 2014
Jeff F: The ARAI name is all that needs to be said here..... Nov 16, 2013
Marcelo H: Superb ergonomics, ventilation and designed for street and touring riding position with the reassurance of a new Arai product Sep 27, 2013
John R: After thorough research this was the brand that I felt would offer me the greatest protection of my brain and it is designed for the more upright riding position and wind angle based on the rider position on my Multistrada. Sep 9, 2013
Ben C: I wanted to try the 'Arai' head shape and I am so glad I did! It feels like I'm wearing a tube sock. A really quiet, safe, tube sock. Sep 6, 2013
Stephen V: Just purchased a 2013 Ducati Monster Diesel. After reading reviews and watching the revzilla video reviews, I realized this was the helmet for me. This helmet was designed for naked bike riders. Aug 26, 2013
Paul S: Revzilla had an excellent video review of this helmet that answered many of my questions. I could have purchased this locally but I found more of my questions were handled by Revzilla. They certainly know their products. Aug 25, 2013
A shopper asked: I am looking for a quiet helmet. Regardless of price. I have a medium size (female) head. This one gets decent ratings, so it is at the top of my list. I ride 3/4- upright, street/city riding on a naked bike, and in Southern California heat. Again, this looks like it could be a good fit. Any thoughts about the noise level on this or a recommendation for something different? Aug 10, 2013
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Donald S: I love this helmet! I previously owned an Arai Profile, wich i found extremely comfortable, but noisy. As for the defiant it is extremely comfortable, great ventillation, great visibility(visor) and no fog. I ride a 2012 FJR1300 on mostly highway roads, i keep my windsheild in it's lowest setting. The defiant is much quietter then my Profile was and a worlds quitter then the HJC i once owned. I live in Canada so i can not say how it will be in the california sun, but during 45c temperatures I was fine.
Hope this helps...

Donald
Hemmingford, québec
Aug 12, 2013
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Ryan C: Hello, I ride a 2013 ducati streetfighter 848. I bought this helmet for the same purpose. Naked goodness. Well I cant really speak about how noisy it is because all I owned were arai helmets. But compared to the corsair v it isnt as noisy. It could just be in my head. But I will tell you this. It flows a ton of air. I wear a skull cap under the helmet and I still feel it. I really like how it looks and functions. I do not use a bluetooth or earbuds while riding. So I cant say how noise level would affect. But I say you cant go wrong with this lid. Aug 13, 2013
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David S: I too am in Southern California and have to say that this is the best venting helmet I have owned. I also ride in a Shoei RF1100. I did have some trouble with wind noise when I first started wearing this helmet. However, I have switched to different earplugs and that resolved the issue for me. By far this is the most plush helmet I have owned. Great build quality and moves a ton of air on those warm SoCal days. Aug 12, 2013
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david c: I love this helmet. It's pretty quiet with the vents closed. It gets louder when the vents open. I ride in Utah heat, so I depend on great airflow. And the defiant seriously delivers. With the mouth and the brow vents open it feels like an open face helmet. Also the arai sai face shield fits it. So u can get a full tint instead of just a pin lock tint. Compared to my old icon , this helmet is a god. Aug 12, 2013
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Jesse J: I've only used the helmet once but it doesn't seem to be the quietest. It did flow air very well which was one of my main concerns. My other was stability at highway speeds. I ride a street triple and my old helmet was a trap for air in an upright position which gave me neck cramps from shaking so much. For me it was a perfect helmet on a naked bike. I hope this helped a little Aug 12, 2013
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Aaron C: I have not had a ton of time with is lid yet however my first impressions are that it is awesome. So far it seems quiet and the air flow even with the shield all the way down is the best of any helmet I own or have owned which is quite a few over the years. I live in Arizona and have used it in +100 heat and think the ventilation is really good. I recommend this helmet Aug 12, 2013
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Brian D: What I can tell you that it is more quiet than my Bell helmet. Most people say you should wear ear protection anyway. I don't find the noise excessive on short rides, but I would imagine it could be fatiguing on longer rides. Otherwise, I think it is a fantastic helmet: light, well-made, with great ventilation. Aug 15, 2013
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William P: I love my helmet. I don't know about California heat, but it does good in Maryland heat. Fits good, but it has a little extra cheek padding. I really noticed the different when turning my head sideways at highway speeds. Noise level is low to me, but that may be subjective. Aug 13, 2013
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Tony M: This helmet is very quiet. I ride a triumph thunderbird with a small windshield. I've been in wind, rain, fog etc. and it's quiet, dry and the pinlock system is fantastic. This helmet also flows a lot of air. Aug 12, 2013
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Paul M: When all vents are closed it's very quiet when all vents are open it's kinda noisy. ventilation is exceptional. Wirral and neck roll prevent wind noise and buffeting well. Great helmet...I love mine Aug 12, 2013
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Peter V: best helmet I have ever worn, noise level almost zero, love the inter shield, easy to install, my first only two days old when it was put to crash test on the gravel, saved my head ! :-) Aug 12, 2013
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Shlomo B: Noise is a little better then previous versions but it is still a full face helmet. Earplugs are always recommended. Aug 12, 2013
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Calvin B: I have two Arai RXQ helmet's, I have ridden with for over a year and really like them.
Decided a few months back to try the ARAI Defiant and It seems to me to
have better air flow in the helmet than RXQ and the RXQ was very good.
Also seems I can hear the motor better, road noise very good just like the RXQ. My head measures 57 1/2 cm and all three of my Arai's I got in a large.
Ever since I have used an Arai helmet I can not go back to my others, most comfortable helmet I have worn..
I live in Mississippi so the heat and humidity is extreme.
I also think the pinlock lens system will be great in fall and winter.
I added a dark smoke pinlock lens, came with clear.
I ride an upright bike mostly city country.
Aug 12, 2013
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Big Daddy's T: The Defiant is my summer helmet, I wear my Arai RX-Q in winter. The Defiant is basically an RX-Q just bigger air ports that move tons of air like an off road helmet. As far as quiet, just like the RX-Q, it is the most quiet and aerodynamic street specific helmet you can get. I ride a "naked" Victory High Ball and at 90mph you can turn your head to look and change lanes with out any wind buffeting. Read carefully and measure your head exactly and get the smallest size you can, it should feel tight going on, but once you have it on and strapped up you will not even know it is there. I live in Brentwood Ca and this helmet breaths even in 100 degree rides. Arai, best helmets ever for the most valuable thing you have, your brain:] Aug 12, 2013
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Alex B asked: What about this helmet is designed for naked or streetfighter style bikes? Base on the reviews, it is obviously very loud, which seems contrary to something that was designed to handle the large quantities of direct air-flow you get on a naked bike. Also, the extra venting seems like it would be far more beneficial behind a faring and windscreen where airflow is more limited, instead of completely exposed where air-flow in ample.

Rolling on a 2013 Street Triple R, and love the look of this helmet, but no looking to go deaf in the process.
Thanks in advance!
Nov 28, 2013
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Catherine B: Most helmet venting systems are located so they are into the wind in a tucked riding position but still aren't very affective at flowing the amount of air necessary to keep the rider comfortable. I ride an M109R without a windshield and my original helmet was a Shoei RF1000 and the venting was horrible even with my head out in the wind. The vent orifices on this helmet are located and positioned for maximum air flow. Behind a windshield, this would definitely be the best choice of helmet given the obstruction from the windshield. On a bike without a windshield, the airflow is extraordinary. It does a phenomenal job of channeling the air to keep the rider cool which is why it isn't as quiet as some other helmets on the market. The noise level is not that loud considering the airflow. -Jason Nov 30, 2013
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Alex B: I appreciate the info from everyone. I went down to the local shop today and they finally had one to try on. Fit was great, finish was top notch as expected. I realize that noise in a helmet is more subjective than some of the reviews allude to; with the bike and height being major factors that change the experience for everyone. All things considered, the look is killer, pin lock included, and as safe as they get. Pulling the trigger on a Frost Black Defiant today! Nov 29, 2013
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steven D: I done about 1000 miles with this helmet riding a 2009 tuono. I wouldn't say its loud but it does flow air very well the only helmet I've ever had that I've closed vents on. It's also extremely light so you can hardly tell you have it on. Also did some miles in the rain with the pin lock you def don't get any fog. Over all very good helmet Nov 28, 2013
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Andrew H: I came out of a Quantum/s and found that the noise level is about the same with the Defiant. The fit is excellent, possibly even better than I had with the Quantum, so I don't understand why it's not quieter. I don't have any other helmets to compare it to so my opinion is fairly subjective, though. Nov 29, 2013
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Hassan M: I would guess that the angle of attack warrants the "street fighter" tag, minimizing neck stress. I ride (daily) a 2009 Ninja 500R, which has that 3/4 riding position. Placed in a wind tunnel, certain configurations prove advantageous (geometry alone). At a full lean (supersport), you would expect a certain configuation, cruiser another, and sport yet another. So, I am sure that the primary design criteria was to create laminar flow about the helmet, given "typical" windstreams.

Regarding weight, the helmet is really light, further minimizing neck stress. As far as noise is concerned, it is a bit loud at highway speed (live+work in the city). As a commuter primarily, I want to hear what is going on around me. I could easily place a plug in each ear but it does not bother me at commuting speeds. Even on the highway, I am not bothered. It's tough to damp 70-80 mph wind noise without making the helmet dead silent at low speeds.

In the end, I wanted a helmet designed protect racers, made for street bikes, and was "reasonable" in cost. It's a great helmet for me.
Nov 28, 2013
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A shopper asked: How well does the Defiant accept bluetooth comm systems? I am considering the Sena SMH10R, Cardo G9, or Intervoice F5 XT. I believe any of these will need to use the adhesive pad as the clamp will not fit, but I am concerned about room for the speakers. Thanks! Nov 20, 2013
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Erin D: No problem fitting the SMH10R in my Small Defiant helmet. Think Oreo cookies. I actually put on the extra little disc padding that comes with the Sena to bring the speakers closer to my ears.
Just remember: everyone has a different shaped head, so if you try putting Oreo cookies in and you just end up eating them as you put on the helmet cuz it's too tight, you should get more Oreo cookies.
Nov 20, 2013
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Jesse J: I don't see an issue with most speakers fitting with this helmet. I have a Sena conmunicator installed in mine, not sure what model. Watch the mic placement because the mouth vents are large and let in a lot of air that can cause noise in the headset. I placed the mic in the upper corner almost under the foam. Nov 20, 2013
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ian s: The SMH10R installed very easily. You will likely need to use the adhesive pad to mount the microphone since there is not enough room for the boom mic. Plenty of room for the speakers. Nov 20, 2013
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Kelly M: Sorry, can't help with that question. I'm not using any comm systems right now. Nov 21, 2013
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A shopper asked: Hi, I'm trying to decide between an RX-Q and the Deviant. I currently have a small Corsair RX (perhaps from 2005? I got it used...) and love the compact shape, snug fit and understated appearance. Since I'm not sure how old it is and it's started to fall apart here and there, I've decided to replace it for safety's sake. Not sure why but somehow $700 is just a bit too much for a helmet, while $5-600 seems manageable and smart.

I'm female, occasionally (once or twice a season) ride the track, but mostly ride 3/4 street (upgraded my Ninja 250 for better performance and more cafe styled), typically anywhere from 20 minutes to 3 hrs on the bike at a time. I wear fitted earplugs, and am planning on installing a Sena smh 10r.
I'll ride in the brittle winter as the bike is my only transportation in New York (Upstate - but not so Upstate that I can't ride dry roads most of the year), so being warm is important to me, but I won't go so far as to get heated anythings, I'll catch a car-ride if it's that bad!

Onto the Q's:
- Is the Deviant TOO ventilated?
- Is the RX-Q a noticeably bigger shell than the Deviant?
- Will either of these be comparable to the Corsair RX in compact shell, cheek fit?
- The pinlock anti-fog lens is included with the Deviant, does this really make the difference? Cold weather brings that out quite a bit, and I've definitely had an issue with the Corsair fogging up.
- I'd like to get a shaded lens insert regardless of which helmet I get, but does the pinlock design make this an easier switch if I'm on the road from light to night or vice versa? (Sunglasses under the helmet make annoying double polarization colors, so I ride without shades in the day. Would be nice to have a quick fix in the tank bag.)
- Pricing btwn the RX-Q and Deviant seems about the same after Pinlock shield is factored in, do you have any other advice based on my criteria?
- Is it worth the extra $1-200 for the new Corsair for my needs?

Thanks for any answers you can give.
Sep 9, 2013
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Alex W: -This helmet is not too ventilated since you can close the vents
-The Rxq is actually a noticeable smaller shell than the defiant
-The cheek fit does resemble that of the corsair V
-I find the pinlock to work well for anti-fog, since the built in breath-guard doesn't help that much with colder mornings

One huge determining factor between the Defiant and RXQ is weight. The Defiant is MUCH heavier than the RXQ. Even just holding it in your hand, it is definitely heavier than all the other ARais and most Shoei helmets.
Oct 18, 2013
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Rossen C: He there,
I'll try to be brief and get straight to your questions.
- The Defiant is very well ventilated, but all vents are easy to close and there's the Arai hide-able chin curtain that helps keep air and noise out. I'm from Los Angeles, so I don't know how well the Defiant performs in cold weather as it just doesn't get that cold out here.
- I don't think the size difference between the RX-Q and the Defiant is significant, though they are somewhat differently-shaped helmets (the Defiant being for naked bikes). The Defiant has a spoiler below the chin to help direct air and is a bit flatter below the RX-Q, from what I can tell.
- I don't own a Corsair so I can't help there.
- The pinlock is probably the best thing ever invented! It makes a hell of a difference in that it NEVER fogs up. Ever. My last 3 helmets have pinlocks, it's that great.
- I have the dark smoke pinlock in my Defiant and can see fine with it at night though I carry around the clear one, just in case. Swapping them is trivial (once you get used to taking out the visor on Arai helmets, which seems to scare some people), you essentially bend the visor outward and the pinlock is easy to pull out and replace.
- Since you're riding a sports bike you probably won't experience the effectiveness of the Defiant on a naked bike but it's nevertheless an excellent helmet, fairly quiet and with great ventilation for warmer days. Again, not sure how it would perform in cold. The pinlock is definitely worth the extra money, in my opinion.
Hope this helps. Ride safe!
Sep 20, 2013
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Kelly M: Unfortunately, I am a female rider but my conditions and preferences are totally different than yours. I can't help with most of your questions. I also haven't used any of the helmets you mentioned. Sorry! Here is what I know so far though:
This is my first high end helmet. I agree the helmet is pricey, but as I compare it to others I have (Scorpion, Rock Hard, and another whose name escapes me) it feels very solid. I wish there was a shield lift on both sides instead of just the left (I'm right handed). I also wish they would use the quick releases that Nolan does, but most manufacturers don't.
It has been super hot so I can't say if it is too vented.
I mostly ride a modified Boneville so I'm more cafe style that straight up. I don't wear earplugs and I bought this helmet because it was supposed to be quiet. I didn't think it was any quieter than my cheaper modular.
I also haven't changed out the lens. I wear sunglasses with it. Not my preference, but they also don't make internal visors.

Sorry couldn't help more.
The anti-fog is nice.
Sep 19, 2013
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A shopper asked: What is the difference between the "White" and the "Diamond White" finish????
Some better photos or someone's feedback would be helpful!
Mar 28, 2014
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Jesse J: The "white" is just a pure gloss white. The "diamond white" is a pearl with a slight metal flake white. I ride a 2012 triumph street triple in crystal white and it's almost a perfect match. Mar 28, 2014
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Peter V: I have the Diamond White....and SO glad I ordered it, everyone loves it, much brighter and noticed by everyone. Mar 28, 2014
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A shopper asked: The diamond white color looks very "metallic", is the diamond black the same way? I've tried to find other pictures online and some make them look like just plain white and black finishes. Nov 26, 2013
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Donald S: This helmet is more of a flat black with a hint of metallic. It is not a bright flashy color in black. Hope this helps. Nov 26, 2013
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Andrew H: The diamond black is a very fine, subtle metallica finish. Classy and understated, IMO> Nov 29, 2013
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A shopper asked: Do you think this will be meet the upcoming 2015 Snell Standards like the Shoei RF-1200 you mentioned in another video? Apr 10, 2014
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Donald S: I have no way to answer if it will meet 2015 standards. I previously had an arai profile and when i had my accident it probably saved my life. It took the blunt of the dommage and left my able to get up and walk away. In my opinion and experience, Arai is above and beyond safety standards already. Apr 10, 2014
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Adult Helmets

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

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Frost Black / 2XL 886239 818875 Available: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
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White / 2XS 886257 818989 Available: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
White / XS 886258 818990 Available: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
White / SM 886259 818991 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
White / MD 886260 818992 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
White / LG 886261 818993 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
White / XL 886262 818994 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
White / 2XL 886263 818995 Available: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
White / 3XL 886264 818996 Available: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Aluminum Silver / 2XS 886225 818859 Available: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Aluminum Silver / XS 886226 818860 Out of Stock
Aluminum Silver / SM 886227 818861 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Aluminum Silver / MD 886228 818862 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Aluminum Silver / LG 886229 818863 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Aluminum Silver / XL 886230 818864 Available: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Aluminum Silver / 2XL 886231 818865 Available: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Aluminum Silver / 3XL 886232 818866 Available: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Diamond Black / 2XS 886241 818969 Out of Stock
Diamond Black / XS 886242 818970 Available: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Diamond Black / SM 886243 818971 Available: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Diamond Black / MD 886244 818972 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Diamond Black / LG 886245 818973 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Diamond Black / XL 886246 818974 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Diamond Black / 2XL 886248 818975 Available: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Diamond Black / 3XL 886249 818976 Available: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Diamond White / 2XS 886250 818979 Available: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Diamond White / XS 886251 818980 Available: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Diamond White / SM 886247 818981 Available: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Diamond White / MD 886252 818982 Available: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Diamond White / LG 886253 818983 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Diamond White / XL 886254 818984 Available: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Diamond White / 2XL 886255 818985 Available: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Diamond White / 3XL 886256 818986 Available: Usually ships in 1-2 business days