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Shark Race-R Pro Helmet - Solid
  • Shark Race-R Pro Helmet - Solid - Black
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The new, high-end SHARK Race-R Pro is constructed from carbon/aramid fibers, was initially developed for Shark's top level racers: Moto GP, WSBK, Moto 2…. Can you imagine the level of requirement these riders have? Shark therefore had to ensure top level performance, giving the utmost importance to functionality and ergonomics: lightness, stability, comfort, precision and aerodynamics. Because the requirement from top racers is two-fold: safety and leading-edge technology. Shark must protect in critical situations, and must also contribute to their riding performance. The Shark Race-R Pro gives you the same level of excellence as it does to elite riders.

Shark's mantra is simple, "Just race! We care about the rest."

The Race Pro-R is Shark's new high end composite fiber helmet. Totally designed through a reverse engineering process, the Race-R Pro has been developed from technical data as close as possible from human head specifications. Shark has therefore taken into account your own constraints before considering its own. From the very first track tests, riders have acknowledged its stability, even above 300 km/h, its comfort and the precision of the wide angle vision field as well as its optical distortion-free shield.

"The Race R PRO concentrates all what I am looking for in a helmet when riding my bike. In fact, it contributes to my riding performance." Randy de Puniet, June 22nd, 2012.

Thanks to wind tunnel testing, Shark has minimized unpleasant cyclonic airflows on the Race R Pro by adding a double blade spoiler. Result = Stability. The Race R Pro ventilation system is a synthesis of the most efficient ventilation:

  • 4 air scoops: chin (with integrated anti-pollution air filter) + front + 2 top vents
  • 7 extractors
  • 3 possible positions: closed, intermediate, fully open
  • Optimization of venturi effect thanks to Formula1 wind tunnel testing


  • Carbon/Aramid Fiber shell
  • Sharktooth-ready
  • Shark Easy Fit glasses system offers wearers a comfort lining which has a pre-fitted system to accommodate all types of glasses
  • Spoiler CFD
  • 2 shell sizes
  • Double D chin strap
  • Magnetic chin strap end
  • 4 anchor points for main shield
  • 4 air flow points with optimized venturi efficiency
  • Shield has variable density: minimum thickness 3mm, maximum thickness 4.25mm, with new anti-scratch/anti-fog coating
  • Thermo shaped comfort lining
  • Removable and washable antibacterial liner
  • Cheek pads are interchangeable for custom fit
  • Neck roll with neoprene sections for elasticity and water resistance
  • Breath guard with new attachment system
  • Chin curtain
  • Approximate Weight from: 1650 g + / – 50 g in size Large
  • ECE 22.05 and DOT approved

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Size Measurement (cm)
XS 53-54
SM 55-56
MD 57-58
LG 59-60
XL 61-62

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 / LG 826558 HE8600DBLKL/ Out of Stock
Black / MD 826557 HE8600DBLKM/ Out of Stock
Black / SM 826556 HE8600DBLKS/ Out of Stock
Black / XL 826559 HE8600DBLKXL/ In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black / XS 826555 HE8600DBLKXS/ Out of Stock
Matte Black / LG 826568 HE8605DKMAL/ In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Matte Black / MD 826567 HE8605DKMAM/ Out of Stock
Matte Black / SM 826566 HE8605DKMAS/ Out of Stock
Matte Black / XL 826569 HE8605DKMAXL/ In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Matte Black / XS 826565 HE8605DKMAXS/ Out of Stock
White / LG 826563 HE8600DWHUL/ Out of Stock
White / MD 826562 HE8600DWHUM/ In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
White / SM 826561 HE8600DWHUS/ In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
White / XL 826564 HE8600DWHUXL/ Out of Stock
White / XS 826560 HE8600DWHUXS/ Out of Stock


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Shark Race-R Pro Helmet - Solid 4.7 5 26 26
Best Helmet I've Had Been though Shoei, Bell, and Arai, and this helmet is by far the best one I have had. Fits to size, which I know ZLA wanted to confirm, I got this helmet on a Friday, and went to the track with it the next day. Quiet, light, fit snug just like described. Considering I got the helmet on a closeout, it is definitely the best purchase I've made from ZLA in a while. A definite recommend-to-buy for this one if you are in the market for a solid and light helmet. September 1, 2015
The Quality of this helmet is awesome I have had Shoei helmets for 20+ years and love them. When they went to the 1200 they no longer fit my head shape and I needed to find different. I went through about every brand there is. Either the fit was off, or the quality wasn't where I wanted it to be. The Shark Race R Pro is the exception. The fit is good, and the quality is excellent. The best way I can describe the fit, is that if you have/had a Shoei RF-1000 and love it, the Shark will work for you. It will take some getting used to putting on with the neck roll, but the shape is almost a mirror image of the 1000. Quality wise, this helmet blows the rest away. The liner and cheek pads are the equal to Shoei IMO. Super plush. The paint fit/finish is awesome. Great looking helmet without being colors that will look tacky in a year or two. This helmet with all the vents open is not what I call quiet, but it is no louder than my RF-1000 was. Its a non issue. If you are buying this helmet you are probably more interested in the vents than any wind noise. Also, if you wear glasses, the cheek pads are perfect. even without removing the small piece of foam, mine slid right in. So far, only 2 negatives. The magnet that holds the loose strap end is useless. It comes loose in a few miles. Bell has that one won, but as I have never secured the loose end before its not an important item to me. The other is that I wish the shield had detents in it, but you can adjust the friction so it stays up if you need it too. The guys at Revzilla were a pleasure to deal with on this with info and no problem with sending back helmets that I didn't like. They spent a TON of time with me giving me information to make sure I got a helmet that had what I wanted and that fit. August 5, 2015
Just what I was looking for. I was determined to get this helmet by any means possible once I tried my buddy's helmet. Good luck finding one to purchase in your local area, if I remember correctly there is only one authorized distributer in the states. Yeah sure the helmet is a bit pricey, but so is your head. If you are looking for a helmet there is no excuse to not get the maximum protection. I love this helmet, it's super light weight, aerodynamic, quite and comfortable. Once it's time to get a new helmet I'm buying this exact same one again. RevZilla had the best price listed and shipped quickly. June 30, 2014
Warning to Road Racers: No ECE 22.05 Sticker Anywhere I love this helmet, but unfortunately it is of no use to me as Shark has taken the decision to not put an ECE 22.05 sticker on the helmet. The North American helmets only show a DOT/FMVSS 218 rating only. Trying to explain to technical inspection why your helmet is ECE rated but doesn't have the sticker really, really sucks. If you are buying this helmet for street use, by all means get it. Fantastic helmet, great protection, and I assume it is identical to the ECE rated helmets in Europe. But... if you are intending to use it for racing, avoid the entire Race-R Pro and Race-R Pro Carbon line until Shark starts putting the certification on the back of their helmets. July 22, 2014
All Objectives Met My first new helmet in years. I wanted safety and protection first, then style. What I got was a secure fit, great ventilation, a terrific 'optically correct' face shield and I love the fact that the helmet was built to accommodate wearing glasses. Then there is the style...incredibly sharp! June 16, 2014
Shark Race R Pro motorcycle helmet XL NEW RACE-R Sweet Sweet helmet.. I highly recommend.. Looks great and with great protection.. February 17, 2014
This is a race thoroughbred Got this for commuting in dangerous LA traffic because it's the highest SHARP-rated helmet available in the states (Five stars, but more importantly, "Green" rating for all 5 impact zones). While it's solidly built, looks good, it should be known that this girl is not made to be the most comfortable helmet in the world, it's made for protection on the track. Noise: she's loud. Coming off a Scorpion 500 she's only a tad louder than that helmet. For $600 you'd think they'd pay a bit more attention to noise. Before I go into fit let me explain my beautiful head shape: From front to back: my head is wider at the back, and slims as it approaches my forehead. From top to bottom: my head is wider at the top and narrows as it approaches my jaw line. I'm a Large in this and the Scorpion 500-- which is the best fitting helmet I've had for my head shape. Helmet fit: pretty darn close to perfect, but need a few millimeters more more front to back-- I can feel some uncomfortable pressure on my forehead after about 20 minutes, which as you'll see in other comments here or on forums leaves a red mark and two mosquito bites (from the 2 vents holes in the liner--bad idea shark). I may dremmel out a milli or two from the eps, which I had to do on my previously owned Scorpion 700. I've read others complain about the big cheek pads, and while they do hinder smiling, they aren't bothersome to me. Also, the helmet does not cover as much of the back of my head as the scorpion, it basically begins coverage right where my neck ends and my skull begins, but again this is a race helmet meant to live in the tuck position where your head is kinked backwards slightly. Liner: Good, but not as good as the scorpion kwik wik material. If my head is hot, it feels the same temp when I put on the helmet-- the scorpion has a cooling sensation (may sound weird but it's true) Ventilation: crazy good. Especially over the top of the ears if your shield is open because shark leave a millimeter for sunglasses to fit, that tiny opening suck air in, which is good for me and my big ear that get hot. Shield: Incredible. Easy on easy off mechanism that's very solidly built, far superior to Scorpions quick change system. Optically it's astounding, very clear. Anti fog works well so far. But mainly, she's a beast of plastic. Feel VERY secure when shut. Misc: love the air filter that's in the mouth vent. Killer idea shark designers! Sharktooth: was easy to install, really sexy design, sound is just OK. Loud enough-- and yes position is everything. Music sounds the best. Podcast are OK. Phone calls are almost unbearable poor sounding -- voices sound crackly. Best thing is it does work with Siri, which I read one reviewer say it didn't, either they are just plain wrong on apple updated bluetooth capability with Siri since then. Main appeal: design is flawless and don't have to wear earbuds. Had to remove neck liner to install which is a pain in the buttocks to put back in. Here's how: start at the back and as you move forward, pull the liner back toward the rear. So first you push it in between the eps and shell and then pull back to the rear. December 13, 2013
Very Good helmet Very comfortable and aerodynamic. Makes high speed riding more comfortable and the air flow through the helmet will keep you cool even on very hot days. December 30, 2013
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Leonard P asked: Hi, I'm curious if my Sena SMH-10R battery will fit in the rear cutout of the helmet intended for the Sharktooth system? Jul 31, 2014
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Lon D: I believe that I made either no or very minor adjustments... Jul 31, 2014
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Eric C: The Sena battery is a bit longer than that used in the Sharktooth helmets open slot. Because it's in a low stress area at the base of the helmet, I did a little foam surgery to make it fit mine and I don't worry about whether I altered the integrity so long as your work is done cleanly. Aug 1, 2014
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jorge r: I'm sorry but I have no idea , I only use that helmet for the track , I don't even know where the shark tooth goes in the helmet Aug 1, 2014
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Andrew C: I have never tried that, I don't have any of those Bluetooth systems, sorry!! Jul 31, 2014
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Kent Y asked: The Shark Speed-R size large fits me very well. Just wondering if a size large Race-R Pro would fit my head similarly? Thanks! Nov 18, 2013
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Kevin W: Hello Kent. The Large Race-R Pro will fit similar to the Speed-R. The only difference is that the Race-R Pro is very light and has so much air moving through the helmet it will feel like you are not even wearing one. You will wish you bought this helmet sooner. Hope you enjoy! Nov 19, 2013
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Andrew C: I used the size chart and found that it worked quite well. I measured the circumference of my head just above the eyebrow with a piece of string then laid the string flat on a table and measured it with a tape measure. I am at the upper limit of size small. It was quite snug at first but after a couple weeks it fits quite well. Nice and secure. If you had large before then chances are it will work just fine. But use to be 100% sure. A properly fit helmet should feel snug. Good luck!! I love my race-r pro. There is a little bit of wind noise but i usually wear ear plugs anyways. Nov 19, 2013
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Mohamed A: Yeah Nov 19, 2013
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benjamin y: Not sure, I've only tried on the racer r pro. I'm a sized medium and it fits me perfectly; snug like it should. Thanks. Nov 21, 2013
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A shopper asked: Hello, I live in California and really want to buy this helmet but I am worried that it is not allowed/legal in the US. Can someone clarify this for me? I've tried to google the answer but seems that everyone just does a comparison test and doesn't say if it's okay or not. Apr 9, 2012
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RevZilla: Any helmet sold in the United States (therefore, by default, any helmet RevZilla sells) is DOT approved, even if it is not specifically noted in the product description. So yes, this helmet is perfectly legal.

ECE 22.05 is the European standard by which helmets are rated. Please follow the link below for a more thorough description of the difference between the ratings.

Apr 10, 2012
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Wally S: it is DOT and ECE 22-05, The ECE standards are better than the u.s. snell standards so this helmet is put through better testing than the u.s. does with just snell helmets that is all that means, the helmet is legal in the u.s.,just tested better than u.s helmets...enjoy Sep 24, 2012
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A shopper asked: What is the shape of this helmet? Is it round like a Shoei or intermediate oval like the Corsair V? Jun 4, 2012
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RevZilla: The Shark Race-R Pro Helmet offers a round head shape. Jun 6, 2012
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A shopper asked: Is it possible to apply pinlcok to the Shark Speed-R Series 2 Sauer visor? Jul 27, 2015
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A shopper asked: I have this helmet in an XS, fits my head fine however id prefer a snugger fit for my cheeks. What size cheek pads do you advise? May 13, 2015
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