Features: Aerodynamic Shell Design: -Aerodynamic properties are maximized through extensive wind tunnel testing and professional rider's feedback -Dual layer EPS liner enhances impact absorption and ventilation -Five shell sizes and six EPS liner sizes present increased fit options that help to comfortably fit most heads -Molded air spoiler reduces drag and lift, as well as diminishes weight pressure on the neck while riding at high speeds Ventilation System: -Upper air intake vent is positioned to maximize air volume into the helmet interior -Large upper air intake vent positioned to maximize performance behind wind screens -Easy to operate large lower intake / defroster vent reduces shield fogging and increases ventilation -The rear/ neck outlets allow for effective air exhaust -Breath guard and chin curtain included Lightweight Advanced Integrated Matrix Plus (AIM+): -High performance fiber materials are combined with elastic organic fibers to create a shell structure that is ultra-lightweight, rigid and resilient Interior System: -3-D center pad and multi layered, polyurethane foam cheek pads -Cheek pads are replaceable or removable for maintenance -Eyeglass compatible interior Standard Chin Strap clip: -Neatly secures chin strap CW-1 Shield and Q.R.S.A. System: -Q.R.S.A. (Quick Release Self-Adjusting) base plate allows for tool-less shield removal and installation. The spring loaded base plate (US. Patent Pending 11/799935) pulls the shield back to contact window beading evenly and ensures a proper seal -The CW-1, Three -dimensionally curved shield is both wider and taller the CX-1V it replaces -Scratch resistant coating -Optional CWF-1 two dimensional Pinlock® equipped racing shields with tear-off posts are available, and CW-1 Pinlock® prepared shields are available to accommodate Pinlock® fog free inserts -Safety Standards: SNELL-M2010, DOT-218 -Weight: 3.644 LBS. / 1653 grams approx for a medium solid
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Very Happy with the QWest
from Friendswood, TX
Comments about Shoei Qwest Solid Full Face Motorcycle Helmet:
My second Shoei, excellent build. I am impressed with the light weight. Larger eye opening than prior helmets. Very aerodynamic shape reduces wind noise. I used a measuring tape to determine size. Ordered a L instead of prior helmets being XL. Great fit.Ordering process very easy, got a good discount vs retail stores using my AMA membership number and Bandit Bucks. [...] I couldn't be happier with the purchase!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from Atco, NJ
Great helmet, very comfortable. I have a large head and Shoei is one of the only helmets that fits comfortable. It has a rounder construction and does not dig into forhead like many other full face helmets.
A great helmet
from Middle TN
I really like this helmet. It is well built and fits true to size with no pressure points or hot spots after long term use. I ordered a dark face shield and changing out the face shields could not be easier. The Matte Gray color looks really sharp too.
from Los Angeles, CA
This helmet has Shoei build quality and advance design. I bought the non graphic one. It has almost exactly the features as my friend's Shoei RF1100 but cost almost $150 less. Also when compare to my friend's RF1100, my newer design Qwest is actually slightly quieter and has a little bit better ventilation. It keeps me comfortable during 5 hours of riding. The cheek pads are removable but the top liner can not remove completely on this [$] helmet. I am OK with that. You can still rinse the top liner with the helmet once every year if needed. Overall I think this is one of the best helmets in $300 to $400 price range now.
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