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Arai RX-Q Oriental Helmet

The Arai RX-Q (the round-oval shaped cousin to the Signet-Q) is the product of a racing lineage going back to the late 1970’s. Since Arai’s inception, their RX Line of helmets has set an international standard for rider comfort and safety. The RX-Q is perfection incarnate, blending modern materials and safety features with decades of knowledge and racing heritage. The result are features like an eyeport designed to maximize peripheral vision, an aerodynamically tuned outer shell and a beautifully crafted and ultra comfortable liner. All these features, combined with industry-leading protection, provide riders with an unmatched level of safety and comfort.

Features:

  • 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).
  • Meets or exceeds SNELL 2010 and DOT specifications
  • 2010 Model
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Arai RX-Q Oriental Helmet - 2010 4.8 5 325 325
Beautiful, Comfortable Helmet Love this helmet! I purchased with the SAI purple mirror face sheild. The helmet looks fantastic. The helmet is light, comfortable and provides a reasonable amound of airflow and noise reduction. My only trouble is that at high speeds/or windy/windy days the helmet pushes back abit into my nose. (its not too big, its just the way it fits my head/face). I also own a ARAI Cosair and this doesn't happen. May 25, 2015
surprisingly loud Very comfortable right out of the box. Great visibilty. Surprised how loud it is compared to my old Bell Vortex. June 28, 2015
You get what you pay for After researching helmets for a few months, my search was narrowed, thanks to Revzilla's exceptional detailed product breakdown videos, to the Arai RX-Q and the Shoei RF1200. I like the shape and look of the Shoei, and the price is reasonable, as are the safety ratings. However, after watching all the detailed breakdowns of the Arai RX-Q, and watching the Isle of Man YouTube videos and seeing Arai as the primary helmet on the riders, and the price being a bit more steep, which can lend itself to appeal to less of a crowd than the Shoei, I found the Arai to be most desirable helmet. My father, whom I admire and miss dearly, rode in an Arai Helmet. And I just like the look of the Arai helmets better. As for the quality of the helmet: the paint/powder coat is fantastic. So much so, in fact, I could put it in a glass case in my foyer and display it as art. The materials have a high-end feel, and we're very carefully crafted. It's a very round helmet shell. As for fitment: Revzilla has made it almost too easy to find the correct size. I measured my head, and learned that my head measures to require a size Small helmet. (I'd been wearing a size Large Shoei RF-800... Quite a difference) The size Small fits my head perfectly. It is snug on my cheeks, but not too much that I can't chew gum or speak. Trust the size chart!!! As for while I ride: Road noise can be loud at times, no question. It's not a very sound-deadening helmet, but it's considerably quieter than the helmet I was used to (see above) At highway speeds it sounds windy, because it is windy. You'll really feel in tune with the weather, which in many ways is a gift. Head checks: when looking behind you the helmet doesn't feel like it's parachute has deployed, it is so round and uniform that it's almost no different from looking straight on! What a blessing! Visibility: is very good. Only limitations are my natural periphery, the helmet exceeds my periphery. Style: you're gonna look cool. You will likely be the minority, wearing such an expensive helmet, so that's cool. People who are in the know will see you wearing an Arai helmet and think, "whoa that's a sick helmet, they must really be into riding." That's pretty cool. Safety: it's got the highest ratings possible. Another feature that is cool. If you take a tumble, your head is going to be as safe as possible in this helmet. I trust this helmet and recommend it. I have the diamond black color with a gold mirror visor. And I've really come to enjoy both. June 17, 2015
The Best! This is my second Arai helment. They are in a league of their own. The Best! June 15, 2015
Comfortable helmet but very noisy Extremely comfortable helmet but for the price you should not have the loud wind noise. My cheaper HJC is much quieter and $350.00 cheaper. I would have given it 5 stars but it is way to noisy for a $500.00 helmet. June 13, 2015
Beautiful design Love the design on this helmet. Fairly light, good noise reduction however wind noise is average. Helmet is extremely round. Faceshield easy to install/remove once get use to, however aftermarket Faceshields are very difficult to install, would suggest OEM sheilds only. Great helmet. June 8, 2015
Nice helmet Fit nicely. Felt tight for first hour then great. As soon as a move at all the air movement is great. Pretty light for a full face helmet too June 7, 2015
Sweet looking helmet, noisier than expected Love the look of this helmet! I have gotten so many great comments on this helmet. The paint is amazing and looks great with my bike! Very comfortable as expected with a premium price point helmet, it is however noisier than I would have hoped for, but I wear hearing protection for long hwy rides. I requested fitment help via email from Revzilla and their advice was spot on! My head measurement was smack dab in the middle of size M & L, they recommended the M and I was glad I went that direction as I would not want it to fit any looser than it does. Thanks for the superb advice Brandon W. June 2, 2015
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Arai RX-Q Oriental Helmet - 2010
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
R U: Graphics and make. Dec 23, 2014
Kevin N: Wife loves the graphic, and it will work with both her Can-Am and her Ducati. Jun 17, 2014
Brian B: Beautiful Design, high quality, light weight. Jun 3, 2014
Marlene M: Arai is the best helmet made. Impeccable Quality..... Apr 17, 2014
Timothy C: Fit and safety factors of helmet, for my wife - she likes the graphics. Mar 2, 2014
A shopper asked: Is it the design that is from "2010" or the year it is manufactured? Jun 2, 2014
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Van N: 2010 has a black background if I recall correctly and doesn't have the matte finish. Apr 16, 2015
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A shopper asked: Hi there,

How would you compare the RQ-Q to the Shoei Qwest? I am leaning towards the Qwest because I want the quietest helmet I can find! Also I am an XS size...and Arai doesn't make that shell specific size do they? My riding style is mostly sport-touring/ weekend trips on my ninja 400r.

Thanks!
Nov 11, 2011
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SpeedTripleFan: I believe you mean the Arai RX-Q. I can't comment on the Shoei Quest but, I can tell you that Arai goes to great lenghts to fit their helmets very well and while not specific to XS, I wear a small and the XS shell is the same for the two sizes. So it is a small shell size with no "lolipop" styling. Just a word on noise since you mention about wanting a quiet helmet. No helmet will be super quiet unless perhaps the Shuberth C3 modular but, it comes with a big price. Noise levels will always be a compromise of a helmet that vents well and has sufficient padding and construction to minimize air entering the helmet (especially under the chin bar). While I may have not exactly answered your question, I hope I was able to help. Both helmets are quality products and good luck with your choice. Dec 23, 2011
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RideorDie145: You really can't go wrong with either helmet. They are both great brands with plenty of features that should satisfy any needs you have. As far as noise goes they should be pretty similar (I have the RX-Q but have not tried out the Qwest). I switched to the RX-Q from an HJC CL-15 and the noise level was significantly decreased. And Arai does indeed offer an XS size, so no worries there! Hope this helps Mar 15, 2012
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Stevan P: The RX-Q has 5 unique size shells (XS, S, M/L, XL, XXL). Both are really quiet helmets and we believe you would be happy with either! Dec 14, 2011
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A shopper asked: Hey Anthony,

When will you guys be getting the Arai RX-Q Orient Frost Graphic helmet?

Thanks!
Nov 12, 2011
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Chris K: We are expecting this to be available in January 2012, see below for details: Nov 16, 2011
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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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SM 609636 105084724/A21232 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
MD 609616 105084725/A21233 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
LG 609617 105084726/A21234 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
XL 609608 105084727/A21235 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
2XL 609637 105084728/A21236 Out of Stock