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Arai RX-Q Italy Flag Helmet 2013
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Arai RX-Q Italy Flag Helmet - 2013

Designed for the street without giving up the benefits of a racing helmet.

  • Completely new helmet based on Corsair V shell
  • Same wider eyeport opening as Corsair V
  • Same face shield as the Corsair V
  • Intermediate Oval Fit (same head shape  as Quantum 2)
    • Slightly different feel due to new cheek pads.
    • New cheek pads come down further and cradle the head better.
    • Made of a different density material which results in an extremely comfortable and quiet helmet
  • Advanced ventilation
  • Smaller, More Aerodynamic shell shape
  • Hyper-Ridge circles lower shell to improve strength and aerodynamics
  • Retractable chin spoiler
  • Emergency Cheek Pad Removal system along with removable neck roll
  • One piece bottom edge trim
  • Race helmet for the street
  • 5 unique size shells (XS, S, M/L, XL, XXL).
  • Weight :1597 grams (3 lbs. 8-1/4 oz)
  • Meets or exceeds SNELL 2010 and DOT specifications

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Arai RX-Q Italy Flag Helmet 2013 4.9 5 311 311
Great airflow Extremely comfortable and light weight and it flows a ton of air. Only negative would be the D ring strap is not lined and it rubs on the jaw bone, but not a huge problem. Overall a great product. February 23, 2015
Excellent choice! Extremely satisfied! This helmet fits excellently and is well worth the cost. It is extremely comfortable and has plenty of airflow to keep you from fogging up the face shield. February 16, 2015
Replaced an Arai Quantum II The Arai Quantum II was the only helmet that really fit my head shape, so I was very sad when it was discontinued. I also have the Shuberth C3, which is ok for a couple of hours but has several problems. The Arai was the go-to helmet for extended travel. I called the Revzilla rep asking which helmet most closely resembled the fit of the Q2. He gave me two models, an HJC and this one. I checked both online and ordered the RX-Q. I'm so happy I called! The RX-Q fits just like my old Q2. I got the black pearl which is the sweet spot between matte and shiny. February 10, 2015
If you need a somewhat round head shape helmet and live in North America, get this now. I bought this helmet (in the Hi Viz Fluorescent Yellow) because of the company's reputation and because the RX-Q is one of the few remaining North American market helmets for my head shape. I have an ICON Airmada and Schuberth S2, yet this has already become my favorite helmet. It is the closest fit for my round head, has very good build quality, and it flows air very well. Background: the Airmada is famous for being one of the best bang-for-your-buck helmets as well providing tremendous air flow. The S2 is famous for being very quiet and having top-notch build quality. Unfortunately, neither of those helmets fit my round head shape. I developed hot spots after 90 minutes of riding in them - which was fine for most trips. Still, I needed a helmet for all-day riding. My head shape is round as is common in Asia. However, in North America and Europe, long oval and intermediate oval are more common thus Arai, Shoei, and others specifically distribute helmets for head shapes according to each region. The Arai Quantum II was perfect for my head shape (I tried on my friend's). Sadly, it was discontinued and its indirect replacement is the RX-Q which is in between a Round and Intermediate Oval. I had a choice: see if the RX-Q was round enough for my head, or buying an Arai from Japan which has several Round-shape models for her market. I chose the former option because I love Revzilla. How it feels: The fit of the helmet was slightly less comfortable than the Quantum II, but much better than the S2 and Airmada which are intermediate oval. No hot spots after several hours. The quality and vibrant Hi Viz paint-job on this is easily apparent, and motorists kept glancing at me. I appreciated that it came with silicone to lubricate the visor. Finally, the high airflow made riding on a warm day glorious given the numerous vents. At this price, some things bothered me like: a rough and scratchy chin strap, flimsy helmet bag, changing visors took too long, 3 massive logos which can't be removed, no retro-reflective materials anywhere, matte black vents and accents detract from the helmet's lines instead of being all solid Hi Viz like the other RX-Qs, and average quietness. The Schuberth addressed all of the above. Were it not for accommodating my round head shape, the S2 would be my favorite helmet, and I would have returned this one. With the Schuberth, I didn't need to wear ear plugs. With the Arai and Icon, I have to spend another minute or two dealing with them which is a hassle. February 9, 2015
Helmet all that I expected and more A firm fit but extremely comfortable. While a little noisy a much better fit for me than my old Shoei. Service delivery from Revzilla outstanding with regard to speed to New Zealand and quality of packaging - outstanding. January 30, 2015
AWESOME I highly recommend this helmet. I traded up from an ICON Airmada to this and the amount of features alone for airflow in incredible. This thing is so well balanced that your head doesn't feel bogged down. You must ensure you have a proper fit. Go to a dealer and do your due diligence by having them size you up. Then come and order from Revzilla :). Seriously though, I was riding with a helmet too large for me for almost two years before I decided to get measured and getting an Arai that's properly fitted makes all the difference with airflow issues. January 25, 2015
I have always worn an Arai will continue to buy the best Fit, finish and protection are the best. If I were to voice a complaint it would be the wind noise level which is slightly high. I have landed on my head more than once and have never had a head injury or concussion. December 8, 2014
Nice helmet, hi-viz yellow with black still looks great, not like a bus. I like the Arai fine, the one real drawback is you can't really wear sunglasses with it as it doesn't have enough room. December 28, 2014
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Arai RX-Q Italy Flag Helmet 2013
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
Bob G: HEY...it was Anthony that gave a great description and info on this lid and other helmets from Arai regarding fit and features. Your video's really help in making an informed purchase.
Oh, also I have a Vespa scoot thus the helmet choice!
Dec 26, 2014
A shopper asked: Hello you guys, I own a Shoei RF1100 on size medium, if I get this Arai helmet on medium, will it fit on me ? I´ve heard than the sizing and fitting of the Arai helmets are a little different from any other brands, is that true ? Sep 13, 2014
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rami h: I got this helmet to replace a shoei quest and got the same size. No problem. Check the size chart for sizing - it's pretty accurate. Sep 13, 2014
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Vinicio A: Thanks very much Rami, I will sure do so... Sep 13, 2014
A shopper asked: I wanted to know the size/thickness of the cheekpads of the RX-Q out of the box? I'm planning on replacing the cheekpads to something less thick, and need to get an idea on sizing. Feb 27, 2014
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Fredrick H: http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/arai-rx-q-corsair-v-cheek-pads
16mm-40mm with removable layers of 5mm (about 2 layers if i remember)
Feb 27, 2014
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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
White/Black / XS 869313 814520 In Stock: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
White/Black / SM 869311 817521 In Stock: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
White/Black / MD 869314 817522 In Stock: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
White/Black / LG 869312 817523 In Stock: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
White/Black / XL 869315 817524 In Stock: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
White/Black / 2XL 869316 817525 Out of Stock