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Shape: Intermediate Oval

Weight: 3.88 lbs

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Shoei Neotec Modular Helmet

Building upon the success of their previous modular helmets, the Shoei Neotec Helmet was designed with long distance and ADV touring in mind. The innovative tri-composite shell has been designed to provide riders with a smooth and quiet ride while reducing, lift, weight and increasing overall safety. The shell of the Neotec has also been designed to house the internal drop-down sun visor, eliminating the need to reduce the thickness of the EPS liner and potentially compromise safety.

An integrated face shield shield and chinbar pivot point reduces the number of moving parts, mitigates wind noise and enables riders to close both the chinbar and face shield in the same motion. Shoei’s stainless steel 360° Pivot Locking System secures the chinbar when it is in the closed position and the dual-layer EPS liner provides enhance impact absorption and is channeled to facilitate ventilation.

From the shell to EPS to the 3D formed comfort liner, the Shoei Neotec is purpose built to provide unrivaled rider comfort and safety. Perfect for nearly any type of ride and rider, the Neotec is the ultimate in touring performance. 

Face Shield Features:

  • Easily operable lever mechanism
  • Anti-fog, anti-scratch, 99% UV blocking
  • Pinlock-ready CNS-1 face shield
  • Wider and taller than the CX-1V that it replaces
  • Includes Pinlock insert lens
  • 3D injection molding process ensures a distortion-free view

Ventilation and Aerodynamics:

  • Vortex generator vents pull air through helmet
  • 276% more airflow than Multitec
  • Added inlets and outlets
  • Vents are flush against helmet to maintain aerodynamics

5-Ply Shock-Absorbing Fiber Shell:

  • 3 shell sizes
  • AIM Multi-Composite construction
  • Lightweight yet strong
  • Shell-integrated spoiler reduces lift and drag during high-speed riding

Dual EPS Liner:

  • Multi-density EPS for optimal protection
  • Two vents funnel fresh air through the EPS liner
  • Dual liner channels route and disperse air evenly throughout the helmet
  • EPS liner in chin bar

Interior:

  • Fully removable 3D interior liner
  • Top center pad is removable and washable
  • Improved cheekpad design allows better fit with eyeglasses
  • Included chin curtain can be inserted into the chin bar to reduce turbulence and noise
  • Double D-ring closure

Note: Due to manufacturer restrictions, Shoei products can only be shipped to addresses within the United States.

4.6 / 5
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4 / 5
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Shoei Helmet Sizing

Size Head (cm) Head (in)
2XS 51 - 52 20 1/8 - 20 1/2
XS 53 - 54 20 7/8 - 21 1/4
SM 55 - 56 21 5/8 - 22
MD 57 - 58 22 1/2 - 22 7/8
LG 59 - 60 23 1/4 - 23 5/8
XL 61 - 62 24 - 24 3/8
2XL 63 - 64 24 3/4 - 25 1/8
3XL 65 - 66 25 5/8 - 26

Sizing information is provided by the manufacturer and does not guarantee a perfect fit.

How To Measure

H Head Wrap a cloth measuring tape around your head just above your eyebrows and ears. Pull the tape comfortably snug, read the length, repeat for good measure and use the largest measurement.
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4.7 / 5.0
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Good Bye C3/SRC -- HELLOOOOO Neotec/Sena
Having owned both helmets I hope this review can help someone trying to decide between the two.

Both helmets are great quality (no disappointments here). The C3 is slightly lower profile in the shell, although the difference is negligible.

The ventilation in the Neotec is SIGNIFICANTLY greater.

Both helmets provide good field of vision both have good optics. However I find the C3 shield to be a bit "flimsy". It will not stay cracked open at anything over approx 35mph. The Neo stays open at 85mph. I have not ridden the Neo in torrential rain yet, but the top of the shield seems much more sealed. In hard rain I had as much rain on the inside of my C3 as the outside. VERY frustrating. No problems with fogging in either helmet (with pinlock installed) The sun shade in both helmets is very good. I think the C3's might go down slightly lower, but no complaints with the Neotec. The closing mechanism on the chin bar is much 'clearer' and easier with the Neo. The C3 requires 2 hands and can be hard to know if you got it latched. I miss the 'rachet' closure on the C3, the Neo has the d-rings.

I find that the Neo has more room in the ear area as well as the mouth area (more space for your headset. I'm using Sena SMH10 in the Neo, used SRC in the C3). I felt the microphone on my lips in the C3, I feel nothing with a little room to spare in the Neo. For anyone wondering about the SMH10 on the Neo, I am using the microphone kit that comes with it and find it sufficient. (Some people say you need a longer microphone boom) I think it works fine the way it comes.

Fitment...this is where (IMO) the key difference lies. The C3 was comfortable on less than 2hr rides, but more than 2 hrs left me with pressure points on the top of my head and behind my ears. It was uncomfortable enough that after 1 year I spent another $$$ to buy the Neotec. Instantly (without break in) I have ridden the Neo on a few full day rides. I had forgotten what it was like to ride all day without "thinking about my helmet". (I came from an X-11 before the C3).

Summary. My opinion is that one of these two helmets will fit your head shape, the other will not. For me it took more than 2 hrs to be able to tell. I think the C3 is more inclined to a round head shape, the Neo slightly oval. The quality and fitment is excellent on both helmets. If you are coming from a Shoei, I would recommend you stay with the Neotec. Otherwise, try both helmets if possible.
May 21, 2012
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
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5 / 5
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This is a Great Helmet
I have been lusting after this helmet since it came on the market. The sun screen is way good, it is crystal clear and no more need to wear sun glasses. I find the main screen to be just as clear and has good detents so you can run it slightly open and get some air or closed and open the well functioning vents up top.The lining is plush and very comfortable. It was a bit tight at first but loosened up just enough. I was going to order the optional thinner cheek pads but didn't need them after putting in a couple of long days in it. I have four helmets on the shelf but they all seem cheap in comparison. I mounted the Sena with the optional separate boom mike, took about ten minutes and fit really well. Poked a bunch of holes in the ear cushions to get a little more transparency from the speakers and that worked out really well. The neck strap is well off of the throat area and doesn't bind. All in all, just what you should expect from an expensive lid!
July 20, 2012
Ride:
2014 BMW S1000R
Bang For The Buck
3 / 5
beats the Schubert only for sizing
As the title says . I bought this because I tried on a Schubert and straight away had pains in my forehead. I consulted revzilla about this and learnt that it was the wrong shape for my massive swede. I bought the neotec and online without even knowing what the fit would be like but once again thanks revzilla. OK so we now know it fits lol so let's get down to the nitty gritty of it. First of all I live in the UAE where temperatures soar to 50 degree's plus in the summer ( thanks god its not here yet) . I am now riding in 30 degree plus heat and find this helmet just about tolerable. God knows what I will do come summertime. The ventilation is good but i still sweat in it. I know that the schubert is no better as i have friends who have one. Second. I ride a 2016 gsa and can honestly say I am getting deafend I know its partly to do with the screen which I am changing. 3 rd i find the locking mechanism for the front a bit dodgy. I can close it gently and it does not lock positively ,when i slam it hoorah . 4 th when I am cruising I would like the visor 1mm open to give me that extra air I need. Cruising at 60 mph. Altogether a fine product but without trying anything else because in the uae you really have no choice. Hope this helps
April 20, 2016
Ride:
2015 BMW R1200GS Adventure
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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First Class accommodations for my mellon.
I moved up from a 6 year old HJC AC-12 which was a good helmet but after 30K miles I learned that any shortcomings can become major nuisances if left unaddressed long enough. I can't really fault the HJC for not being ideal, I chose it primarily because the color matched my ride and not because I had any real requirements beyond the desire to have a full face helmet. I therefore got what I asked for. Now that I know better I understand that a lid needs to do more than just protect my grey matter, it should also be adaptable to the changing demands of the rider; in my case I'm a daily commuter.

The Neotec does exactly what I need *my* helmet to do. As a daily commuter, the modular design is a must. The ability to quickly and easily transition from full-face to open-face with a single gloved hand is fantastic. Simple tasks like taking a drink of soda from a can, getting a more air while in bumper to bumper traffic, or taking a picture at a scenic location is now possible.

As a commuter I travel during the day & night transitions, the built in sun visor is a welcome option. The fluid action is easily manipulated with a single gloved hand; I no longer have to pull over to remove or put on shades.

I outfitted my former HJC with a Bluetooth communicator that I had to slow down to hear. No such problems with the Neotec, not only can I hear music and my GPS, I can now hold a conversation and participate in meetings on the phone. As a side, the Neotec has recesses built in for communicator headset speakers; it was lost detail, something I did not include on my requirements but I’m glad Shoei did their homework as it’s a great inclusion.

There are other features and well thought out design elements like the Pinlock faceshield, the inclusion of the Pinlock insert, cheek cushions which do not impede wearing glasses or shades, the sun visor leaving glasses or the fact that this lid flows air *MUCH* better than my HJC. Shoei knocked this one out of the park, it even comes in a color that matches my bike; wine. The Neotec has exceeded my requirements and introduced me to a level of convenience and comfort I did not know existed.
July 16, 2012
Ride:
2006 Yamaha XV1700PC Road Star Warrior
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
Fantastic Modular Helmet
I was looking for a new modular helmet and after putting in about 500 miles with this one, thought it was time for a review.

Fit
I found the fit true to size to just a touch on the small side. I have a head circumference of 56.7cm, this would appear to fall between the small and medium sizes. The small fit but was uncomfortably snug causing headache after a few minutes. The medium fit well, passed all the fit tests, much more comfortable. Many have complained about the cheek pads. Perhaps I have an oddly shaped face but they fit me appropriately. Proper fitting cheek pads should be snug and give you a bit of a chipmunk sensation.

Ventilation
My favorite part of this helmet. I have ridden in temperatures ranging from 50 degrees and raining to 85 and sunny. With warm weather open up the three vents and you actually get ventilation! Nice and cool. This is in contrast to my last helmet where the vents could either be open or closed but you never got any ventilation no matter what you did with them. Riding through the cold/rain I have kept the vents closed and my head stays nice and warm. If ventilation is a priority, give this helmet serious consideration.

Fogging
Noted some minimal fogging initially when riding through a rapid temperature change. After installing the pinlock and breath guard this is no longer an issue (now if I could just keep my side view mirrors screen from fogging!).

Visor
Great field of view. Much clearer than my previous helmet. The visor does have relatively firm detents and is a little fussy to change the visor out (say to install the pinlock). The flip down sun visor is fantastic. Drops down far enough to not have an annoying line across your visual field. No distortion. Mechanism is easy to operate with gloves on.

Modular component
In all honesty I wasn't certain how much use this would get but wanted to give it a try. I love being able to stop at a light and quickly raise the chin bar to cool off a bit, or be able to get a quick drink in or have a conversation while taking a quick stop touring. I always hated taking my helmet all the way off in the rain just to get a drink/snack. Your hair gets wet and if you put your helmet on the ground so does your neck roll. Highly recommend a modular helmet if you are in to touring.

Safety
This helmet score 4 stars by SHARP and carried a DOT certification. The chin bar stayed down 93% of the time in SHARP testing. If you are not familiar with SHARP they are a UK based agency that evaluates helmet safety by testing different impact zones and assigns a rating of 1-5 stars. 4 starts I pretty solid for a modular helmet.

If anyone is on the fence about giving this helmet a try in my opinion it is well worth the investment. Happy riding everyone.
May 17, 2016
Ride:
2015 Yamaha FJ-09
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Protection & Durability
4 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
Quiet, well made
I mostly ride in a HJC Moto helmet, this is my first Modular not my first full face. I ordered a Schuberth C3 first because it was on sale and I heard many a good thing about it. The C3 didn't fit my head as I am more of a oval then round shape. It was close but put pressure on the front. The C3 is rated very quiet, but the Neo-Tech was a lot quieter in my test. Also the visor would not stay partial open on the C3 the Neo no problem on any indent. Also the face shield seems way better on the Neo as for clarity where the C3 gave me a bit of a under water effect a few times. I had to get use to the C3 chin strap it is convenient but does feel like your choking. The C3 is a smaller overall helmet (L) but very close. I really like the Neo, the C3 also a nice lid but not for me fit wise. Just wanted to say I'm happy with the Neo, and so far the modular is nice too. I gave a 4 for bang/buck because you get a great helmet but you are paying for it.
July 24, 2015
Purchased
1 year ago
Ride:
1998 Kawasaki KLR650
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Great helmet!
I bought Neotecs for my wife and I as replacements for our aging Shoei RF-1000 helmets. We've been using them for about 3 months; I've logged a couple of thousand miles with mine on my Indian Roadmaster.

Accolades: The Neotec overall offers better comfort and visibility than the RF-1000. Ventilation is every bit as good as with the RF-1000; roof ventilation for the Neotec is actually better than with the RF-1000. The Neotec is also just as quiet as the RF-1000. This surprised me; I figured the full-face RF-1000 would be quieter. I attribute the quietness of the Neotec to the superior snugness of the neck roll. I love the sun visor on the Neotec; it's darker than the sun visor on my HJC IS-33, and pretty much eliminates the need for sunglasses.

Gripes (all minor): The chin vent on the Neotec does not work as well as the old-style chin vent on the RF-1000. I'm also much more likely to close it accidentally. The "city" position on the visor opens it wider than I like. (The RF-1000 has a better "city" position, IMHO.) I appreciate the fact that Shoei included cavities for headphone speakers, but they are too small and too far back in the helmet. They do not readily accommodate the speakers for my UCLEAR HBC200 system.

Overall, the Shoei Neotec is a great helmet. I *LOVE* being able to flip the helmet open at stoplights - that's a big deal for Houston summer weather. I'd recommend the Neotec to anybody.
June 1, 2015
Purchased
1 year ago
Ride:
2015 Indian Roadmaster
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Very Happy with the Neotech
I love flip-ups. My last helmet was a Nolan N90, and I was very happy with it, but it was getting a little old and showing its age. I figured I would just get a new Nolan N104, but as I was reading up on it, I noticed a few things I didn’t like, such as the spring-loaded sun visor.

I’d read a lot of reviews about the Neotech, but didn’t think I could justify the big difference in price, but finally made the leap.

And I am really happy I did, because I could not be more pleased with the Neotech. Yes – the higher cost is worth it.

Fit – I think the N90 and the Neotech fit similarly shaped heads. Both work for me, but with the bigger cheek pads of the Neotech, the fit is very snug yet without any hotspots for me, even after a long two-day 800 mile ride. I didn’t have to take advantage of Revzilla’s excellent return policy as I’ve done before.

I was truly surprised at how much quieter the Neotech is than my N90 – and I hadn’t thought the Nolan was particularly loud. Some folks had reviewed the N90 and said it was quieter than most flip-ups. But the Neotech is way quieter. By the way – some reviewers have said the noise level increased when the top vent is open – I haven’t noticed any difference myself.

But the biggest surprise is ventilation. I live in a very hot and humid area – deep south Texas. Even on a commute ride home, my helmet liner would be soaked wearing the Nolan. But, after a 6 ½ hour ride yesterday in very high temps and humidity, the Neotech liner was no more than damp. I can truly feel the difference when I open/close the top vent on the Neotech.

Sun visor – I had a small problem with the big nose notch on the N90, but the Neotech’s shield is a bit lower and well out of my line of vision. Depending on the sun position, I sometimes need to adjust the position of the sun shield so that my road vision goes through the shield, but vision to my instruments is not. I could not do that with the spring-loaded Nolan N104.

There is one thing I miss – the microlock adjustable quick release chin strap. I can fasten/unfasten the Nolan’s with gloves on, but can’t do that with the Shoei’s double d-ring system.

I recommend the Neotech very highly.
June 9, 2014
Ride:
2010 Honda NT700V
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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incredible helmet
I've had this helmet for about three months and 3500 miles now. I commute in nw Arkansas so I get all weather and all four seasons. I've ridden in humid heat to cold rain so far. The Neotec has performed wonderfully. My Sena Bluetooth fit in fast and easy. Everything works smoothly and just the way it's supposed to. Its surprisingly quiet and light for a modular helmet. Drop down Sun visor makes for fast and easy day to night transition. Zero complaints. Highly recommend. Revzilla. Com ships extremely fast. Ordered Monday at 5pm with free shipping and got it Wednesday at 2pm. Shopping there first from here out.
November 11, 2013
Ride:
2013 Triumph Street Triple
Bang For The Buck
3 / 5
Protection & Durability
4 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
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Outstanding helmet and worth the price
I had originally had a Nolan N104 on order through revzilla. While the 104 was on backorder, I found out that my Sena SMH10 headset would not fit on it. I called Revzilla and asked to change my order. I was helped promptly and my helmet was shipped within 2 hours and arrived 2 days later. I am very impressed by their customer service.

I finally got to ride today and test out the helmet. The pinlock is nice. However the pinlock studs on the visor ore black instead of clear which i noticed before i got on the bike. Once i started riding i didn't notice it so much, especially with sunglasses and the visor in use. I haven't tried it at night yet. Also the helmet carry bag doesn't have any sort of catch to hold the bag closed with your helmet in it. I know small things but I figured it was worth mentioning.

Riding without a windshield, at 20 mph I was totally impressed by the airflow. It felt like a fan was blowing on my head. I played with both vents at different speeds from slow city to 100+ on the highway. Both gave very noticeable and impressive airflow. By far the best of the 3 modulars I have owned so far.

The sunvisor came down very far and was smooth. There is a slight gap that made it easy to see the speedometer without dipping my head. Its also low enough to be out of line of sight, and gives great coverage. The location of the slider bar is still easily found and used with my Sena SMH10 installed.

The helmet is extremely stable. My HJC Symax II wante dto lift at 70MPH when riding my Vrod without a windshield. At 100MPH it was lifting so much that it was tugging on my chin strap. So this was a major concern and consideration. I was not disappointed. The helmet is extremely stable at all speeds. I wound the bike up to 140 and it did not want to lift at all. I could also turn my head to check behind me without any instability or buffeting.

Yes this helmet is a bit expensive. But I could not be happier. It outperforms any other helmet i have had or tried. If great ventilation, stability, and the ability to use any aftermarket com device is what you are wanting in a helmet then this is the helmet to get.
March 22, 2012
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Why did you choose this?
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I thought this is the best helmet money can buy. It's a little tight on the left cheek. But other than that, it's great!!
Michael R on Sep 18, 2016
Friends and fit
L Y on Sep 16, 2016
I thought this is the best helmet money can buy. It's a little tight on the left cheek. But other than that, it's great!!
Michael R on Sep 18, 2016
Love the fit, color and quality
William R on Sep 16, 2016
Friends and fit
L Y on Sep 16, 2016
Old Street helmet died and my off road helmet doesn't cut it as a fill in. Also want to try a modular design.
Douglas v on Sep 11, 2016
Nice protection, face of helmet lifts up.
Joseph N on Sep 3, 2016
previous helmet was multitec...was very pleased
William P on Sep 2, 2016
your video info
William H on Aug 30, 2016
I chose this helmet because of all the positive reviews
James M on Aug 28, 2016
I like to open the front to talk and catch a breeze
Mark G on Aug 26, 2016
Got it for my hubby!
Heather S on Aug 24, 2016
Reputation of brand
John H on Aug 22, 2016
Functionality, Quality, Fit and Price!
Susan H on Aug 22, 2016
I have an earlier version of this helmet and have been very satisfied. Your video presentation was also helpful in understanding the improvements in the newer helmet
Harry M on Aug 20, 2016
needed a new helmet
Michael M on Aug 16, 2016
Love this thing. The fit is good, the helmet is light, and you can lift the front to talk or spit!
David J on Aug 16, 2016
modular that has worked flawlessly
EC F on Aug 15, 2016
Based on the video review by Anthony and reviews by other buyers on multiple sites decided this was the best choice. Not many negative reviews. Currently have a HJC SY-MAX II.
Karl V on Aug 14, 2016
After 2 months of research and watching video reviews, I felt this was the best helmet for the money. Not sure if I will like a modular helmet or not but wanted to give it a try.
Mark M on Aug 13, 2016
Cadillac of modular helmets.
matt m on Aug 12, 2016
I have had two other modular helmets and they have been very loud, I'm hoping that the Shoei wont be as loud.
Mark M on Aug 6, 2016
comfortable, don't have to remove helmet for conversations on short stops, reasonably cool in hot weather, slots for arms of my prescription sun glasses, pockets for earphone speakers, internal sun visor. Excellent helmet.
rikk k on Aug 2, 2016
I'm Shoei brand loyal, and wanted a helmet that i could keep on when i take pictures.
Bret N on Aug 1, 2016
It's been 3 years as I got this helmet. Still use it. Very happy.
AlexBMW on Jul 28, 2016
It fit my head the best.
Anthony D on Jul 26, 2016
It's not a Shuberth. But it's close enough for the difference in price. It's not silent at highway speeds. But it's tolerable. The ventilation works well on these 90+ degree days.
Sue M on Jul 19, 2016
Reviews and product reputation.
Timothy C on Jul 5, 2016
Wanted the best modular helmet
Vic92 on Jul 3, 2016
The Shoei helmets are a good fit for me. I want the full face coverage with options for hotter long distance rides.
Joan B on Jul 3, 2016
Quiet rating, built-in sun shield.
Edwin A on Jun 30, 2016
Used Shoei before. Looked good.
Kevin L on Jun 29, 2016
Head protection
thomas b on Jun 27, 2016
I saw this setup on an identical triumph explorer 1200. i'm going on a 6 week western US ride.
George T on Jun 27, 2016
First, the Brand. Second, it is "modular". Finnally, It has a perfect color.
SERGIO IVAN O on Jun 22, 2016
I needed a new helmet and this one seemed to offer the best of all worlds. I like the idea of almost as the crash protection of a full face, the wind and rain protection of a full face with the convenience of a 3/4 helmet.
John H on Jun 21, 2016
best fitting helmet ever owned. The modular aspect is great, donâ??t have to take off to get water, is quiet as there is. Simply wouldnâ??t consider any other helmet period.
bryan m on Jun 20, 2016
I needed a boot for intown use, but was not impressed with the quality..
Michael J on Jun 18, 2016
Good price. Hope it to be a quality replacement for a Scorpion EXO-900. First time buying from REVZILLA, but trust the company to be excellent. I enjoy your videos. THANKS!!
DUANE A on Jun 12, 2016
I previously owned the Shoei syncotec and liked the helmet a lot! I wanted to stick with a modular helmet.
Dexterity on Jun 11, 2016
I tried the schuberth c3 pro, but have a more oval shaped head and it was too snug front to back. So I returned the schuberth and tried the neotec. Much better fit for me. About perfect. Thanks to revzila for the easy exchange.
JerryFL on Jun 6, 2016
Versatility and protection for long distance touring
L C on Jun 6, 2016
wanting a quiet modular with good ventilation. most reviews make this out to be one of the best modulars on the market
sam v on Jun 6, 2016
Wanted a modular style helmet, comments on head shape/sizing were better than for the Schuberth, good reviews
SuperTenereMike on Jun 5, 2016
I have worn Shoei modular helmets for years.
Gary H on Jun 4, 2016
Best fit for my head shape
John P on Jun 4, 2016
Excellent prior experience with Shoei helmets. Daughter is urging change from 3/4 to modular helmet. New Victory puts more air on rider than old Harley Ultra Classic.
Larry Z on Jun 3, 2016
High build quality, the improved chin guard (no longer a quarter inch from my chin!!). I really liked my Multitec except for the chin guard being too close, plus this has the built in sun shield, no need for multiple windscreens!
Donald D on Jun 3, 2016
Your review of it
David D on Jun 3, 2016
Quality, features, reputation and comfort of fit.
kenru on May 27, 2016
Comfort and noise reduction
Oscar E on May 27, 2016
Customizable fit
Greg S on May 26, 2016
Love the fit, color and quality
William R on Sep 16, 2016
Old Street helmet died and my off road helmet doesn't cut it as a fill in. Also want to try a modular design.
Douglas v on Sep 11, 2016
What size cheek pads come in an XL Shoei Neotec?
Jack M on Mar 16, 2016
I tried on a Large in the store and it felt tight and uncomfortable even though my fitted hats are 7 3/8. The XL felt good but I havent pulled the trigger and was wondering if I should go L or XL?
A shopper on Apr 6, 2014
BEST ANSWER: You can try different cheek pads to customize the fit a bit. In fact, that's the only difference in the L and XL, the cheek pads. Both utilize the same shell. So, I'd try that and see if you can't dial in a perfect fit. Also, the pads should wear in a bit, so they might not feel as tight down the road.
I am looking to add some speakers to my neotec. I tried to use the Apple ear buds that came with my iPod but when I put on my helmet on they pulled out. I gave up after many tries. If anyone has any info on some decent speakers to fit in the ear pockets of a neotec please let me know. I prefer the speakers but if anyone has had good luck wih a particular type of ear bud I would try that also. ?
Thanks,
Mark T in VT
Mark T on Jul 14, 2014
BEST ANSWER: I have used 2 things with my Neotec:

1. Shure sound isolating headphones - they work great as ear plugs (which you should always wear especially with a modular helmet which lets much more wind noise in than a standard full face - and they stay put in your ears.

2. I use a Sena SMH10 BT system on my helmet, and the included speakers work great. I use some nice ear plugs, and can still use my headset and speakers just fine with them even at speed.
Trying to find some numbers regarding the weight of the NEOTEC
Couldn't find it here.
anyone?
thanks.
A shopper on Aug 13, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Motorcycle Consumer News just did a comparison of 7 modular helmets. The Neotec was 4 lbs .2 oz. Note that is point 2 oz not 2 oz.
Nolan 104 4 lbs. 3.5 oz
Schuberth C3 Pro 3 lbs. 15.1 oz
AGV Miglia 2 3 lbs. 13.9 oz
"99% UV blocking" - is that UVA & UVB blocking both?
A shopper on Aug 23, 2015
Can I use my scala g9 with this helmt I'm sure I will need to use the boom mike?
Robert W on Feb 6, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I have used the G9 on the helmet also. The only issue is as Kathleen says in being careful when bring down the face. I caught my mic in the face and sheared some insulation. The other issue was the scala had horrible wind noise while it was open. You can silence it but the mic would turn on periodically from other connected rider with their face mask open and blast your ears. Might be better with a bigger windscreen bike.
Does it come with Bluetooth?
Glendale L on Nov 11, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Sorry, no you would have to add Bluetooth however there is room inside the helmet for the ear pieces. Great helmet and very comfortable to wear. Good luck.....
I know eyeglasses come in all shapes and sizes, but do they fit behind the sunvisor? The intro to the video makes the visor look awfully close to the the guy's face.
A shopper on Apr 23, 2012
BEST ANSWER: I wear eyeglasses with large lenses and have zero problems with sunvisor. I have a rather large nose and the sunvisor just brushes the end of it, not a problem, more like a tickle at times.
I have an S1 and ride a GSA, I can never feel any air with it, it gets so stuffy in warm weather I can not wear it. The C3 has the same vent on the front as my S1, so my question is can you actually feel the air from the chin vent and the top vent.
A shopper on Mar 28, 2012
BEST ANSWER: It definitely flows air very well! It can be tough with tall windscreens for any helmet, however, Shoei's newly designed vortex generators pull air through helmet much better than previous versions.
DOT & Snell approved?
A shopper on Jun 1, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The Shoei Neotec is DOT approved but as I understand it, it is not Snell approved due to the modular aspect its construction. However, I've found my Neotec to be of top quality, solid construction, and feel fully confident in its ability to protect this head despite its lack of Snell certification.

Geo, Millsboro, DE