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Shark Speed-R Redding Replica Helmet

SHARK is proud to present a new philosophy. Utilizing all SHARK’s expertise in safety, innovation and function the SPEED -R is a helmet specifically designed to meet the passionate demands of un-faired motorcycle riders.

Double blade air spoiler: positioned at the rear of the Speed-R, it allows the air to flow above and below the blade, hence the dual venturi effect to extract warm air from the helmet.

Spoiler/stabilizer: at its rear base trim the Speed-R has a spoiler, which stabilizes the helmet and the cancels the buffering effect. The immediate benefit is no air turbulence running inside the helmet and greater stability at a steady speed.

Features:

  • Latest generation composite ‘long fibre’ construction
  • Integrated, drop down sun visor
  • Extensive wind-tunnel testing to perfect aerodynamics and ventilation system for use with ‘naked’ road bikes
  • Double cavity rear spoiler creates faster air circulation to drastically reduce fogging 
  • Rear deflector stabilizer reduces helmet buffeting
  • Faceshield varies in thickness and is optically correct, scratch resistant and anti-fog coated
  • Completely remove and washable COOLMAX lining 
  • Shark Easy Fit glasses system offers wearers a comfort lining which has a pre-fitted system to accommodate all types of glasses
  • ECE 2205 and DOT approved
  • Two shell sizes
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Shark Speed-R Redding Replica Helmet 4.6 5 60 60
Great all around helmet I ride both a cruiser and a sport bike. I bought this helmet primarily because I needed a light color helmet for summer riding and I really likes the SHARP rating this helmet got. I have a shoie gt air and a shoie qwest as well. This shark helmet has superior aerodynamics and is a lot lighter than the other two helmets mentioned above. The air flow isn't bad without the chin curtain (removable). It is also a lot more comfortable - better quality interior but still a tight race fit (which I really like in my helmets) but it's not as restricting as the gt air is. The built in sun visor come down lower so no irritating bright strip at the bottom of your view. AS others have mentioned the shield latch is a bit hard to open (or feel) with gloves on and there are no detentes (I knew this going in and have no issue with not having them). The shield is pin lock ready and does come with a clear pin lock shield - there's some confusion in the reviews about this. All in all I have no real cons except the shield latch being hard to find or open with gloves. July 21, 2014
Highly Functional and Stylish This product (the Shark Speed-R helmet) is exceptional. First, the helmet comes in it's own individual box from the manufacturer, as opposed to being exposed. Upon seeing the helmet in person, I noticed that the visor sent with the helmet was pinlock-ready. Then, after closer examination of the box, I noticed that a pinlock shield is actually included with the helmet. The fitment is true to size, and fits my head perfectly. The cheekpads, although initially tight, have broken in well and wick moisture in a comfortable manner. The shell is light (almost unrealistically light in comparison to my older scorpion helmet) and rigid. The Chimney vent is functional in almost all riding positions, and extremely easy to operate. The chin vent is most effective in the 3/4 position, but will work in others (it is also just as easy to operate). The integrated sun visor is easy to find with a glove, and has more than adequate coverage. There is also a chin curtain included that reduces wind noise substantially for longer rides, although I would not recommend it for a blast down a back-road as it can inhibit ventilation slightly (not a huge amount though, almost so little I didn't mention it). In all, this is a spectacular piece of engineering. It contains every function and feature I was searching for in a sport helmet, and does so far more seamlessly than other manufacturers have yet managed. July 18, 2014
Superior Helmet for Long Distance Riders Excellent Helmet if willing to pay for it! It looks aggressive and badass. Vision is crystal clear and handles very well in heavy rain. Very comfortable and easy to wash the interior padding. Drop down sun visor is my favorite feature and looks SOOO sweet in action. The only down fall is like all front visors it scratches very easily and unfortunately you have to order a new one directly from the manufacture (Not in the USA). July 8, 2014
great comfort i used a friend same helmet, and it was a perfect fit. No pressure points and the vents and visor was very functional. June 23, 2014
Tell you the truth it's just an avarage helmet. the helmet is average there is nothing that would stick out to a buyer other than the color and design or the outside looks. it runs slightly smaller in size. the 1 thing that I really like is the anti fog screen. On cold mornings the screen is nice and clear. I also like shark helmets because of the shark tooth their com. System. Its very slick and has a built in compartment for the battery pack. The design/ the looks is cool looking. you can find other helmets that has same safety measures in lower prices like Shoei even in Built witch is a Cycle Gear own brand. Noise wise it's not the greatest, when you duck down to avoid the wind hitting you, you can hear the noise getting much louder. like all the other helmets in the market it has some pros and cons what I would suggest is that you should buy it try it on see if you like it. Revzilla is great source for buying the Shark pro speed r. They have great customer survice And if you don't like it then you can return it. Easy as that. June 23, 2014
Visor is Impossible to open with Gloves on When I first opened the box I loved the way it looked then I tried it on. The cheek pads are so big and press on my face so hard that if I open my mouth I can't close it without biting my cheeks. I did read other reviews that talked about. this and said the pads will pack in after a while and become more comfortable. So I took their word for it. The main problem is that the visor sort of locks down on a small pin but has no external tab to grab on to open. It is IMPOSSIBLE to open with gloves on. On a hot day I like to flip my visor open when sitting at a red light to get some air. You can not do this without taking your gloves off. Ridiculous design! But now I can't return it because I've ridden with it. So I paid over $400 for a helmet that I don't like. The guys at Revzilla are the best but I do not expect them to take it back after its been used so I'm stuck with it. I can not recommend this helmet based on that visor and a little because of the cheek pads. June 15, 2014
It's a keeper! Things I love about this helmet: - Space at the temples for eyeglass frames. This is really awesome. I’ve tried on dozens of helmets and Shark is the only brand that makes riding with glasses a breeze. Not only are my glasses easy to put on, but since the temples aren’t squeezed, movement of the helmet doesn’t shift the glasses on my face. - Shield can be easily changed with the helmet still on your head. Makes it easy to change from dark to clear shield. - Internal sun visor. On sunny days I prefer to use a dark smoke shield; no helmet manufacturer makes an internal sun visor dark enough for my eyes. But in changing conditions the internal sun visor is awesome to have as a backup. - Very quiet, blocking wind noise effectively. I can hear intercom conversations with no trouble. - Pockets in the EPS liner for intercom speakers and a shell design that made it very easy to install my Cardo system. - Looks great with the silver mirror face shield. The silver mirror shield is practical too - darker than I expected, which is good! Other helpful tips: - The shield rotates smoothly up and down, rather than having “stops” at varying degrees of openness. Initially I was concerned about this. However, the shield will stay open about 8mm at the bottom by simply closing it but not latching it. Internal shape: Compared to my Icon Alliance, the Speed-R is a rounder shape, whereas the Icon is a longer oval. Verdict: Great helmet. June 14, 2014
Great helmet if it fits and you ride upright. Bought this helmet when I was planning on getting a naked SV650 or Motard. Ended up sticking with the faired S version with clip-ons while I had the helmet. This helmet is marketed for naked bike riders and it definitely should only be worn by people who ride in an upright position with handle bars or a bike with no screen. With your head tilted down the helmet is unbelievably noisy compared to any other helmet iv ever worn. Tilt your head back a bit and get out of the turbulence from your screen and it's much quieter, however still not one of the quietest. If you have a narrow head with a high forehead (like myself) this helmet will possibly cause pressure point problems at the top of your forehead and massive headaches above 60mph. If you feel pressure on your forehead (And the next size up is too loose) look elsewhere, you'll regret buying it. If it fits this is and suits your riding style this is the best value helmet available for style, safety and features. Screen visibility is crystal clear even with tinted visor down and there is zero distortion. Vents work well enough and I never once had the clear screen fog up on me. The tinted flipdown visor however fogs up very easily and will need to be treated if riding in the cold. June 13, 2014
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
carlos h: Love the integrated sun visor. Mar 17, 2014
Anthony H: I checked the reviews on a lot of different brands of helmets. Me being a beginner, I didn't want to go with something cheap. I know safety is everything on the road and was truly amazed with how safe this helmet is. Plus I like the look of the matte finish and paint job Mar 1, 2014
Chad J: I liked the look and the features it had. I got the biggest size and it is a little snug, but in time I think the padding might break in and it should be perfect fit. Aug 13, 2013
A shopper asked: Wheres the sun visor lever? Apr 28, 2013
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Bulby: The lever dead center is for the top vent. There's a slider for the sun visor is slightly to the left of the top vent. That's left as in your left-hand side if you're wearing the helmet. The exact same spot as the other Speed-R helmets. The slider is clearly visible in their pictures. Apr 30, 2013
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RayB: Dead center on the top of the helmet. It's a spring-loaded slider that retracts by pushing a button at the top in front of the slider. Apr 29, 2013
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RevZilla: The lever is on the left side of the top of the helmet. Please see photo below. May 2, 2013
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A shopper asked: Would the fairing on a sport bike make the helmet more or less stable? Jun 16, 2012
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RevZilla: This helmet can definitely be worn with a bike equipped with fairings as well as a naked bike.

Even though the aerodynamic profile of the Speed-R is more conducive to riding on a naked bike, you would have no problem riding with this helmet on a fully-faired bike.
Jun 19, 2012
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InkDragon: This helmet would be great for any type of bike. I think Shark speaks of it as a "naked bike" helmet to distinguish it from a "race" helmet. Now don't get me wrong, it could be used on the track as well, but without the extra ventilation I wouldn't suggest it. Jul 9, 2012
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A shopper asked: Does the Speed-R Redding Replica have the bulldog emblem at the back like the Race-R Pro model? Apr 25, 2013
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RevZilla: The Shark Race-R Pro Redding Replica Helmet does in fact incorporate the bulldog image on the rear of the helmet. However, please do not expect this image to scare other bull breeds off! May 1, 2013
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MD 57-58
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XL 61-62

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