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Shoei J-Cruise Open Face Helmet

3.8 (6 reviews)
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$499.99 - $530.99
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The all-new SHOEI J-Cruise is not your average open-face lid. Packed with innovative features like the large, smooth-operating and distortion-free CJ-2 shield (complete with an industry-first integrated air dam), a built-in internal sun shield, advanced ventilation, and a fully removable 3D Max-Dry interior system, the J-Cruise does it all while keeping you safe and connected with the road ahead.; -
   Features:
  • Lightweight, AIM (Advanced Integrated Matrix) shell
  • Adjustable top and rear exhaust vents
  • A Multi-Piece EPS liner allows for smooth passage of air, improving cooling performance
  • Easily removable shield secured by the shield stopper to prevent unexpected opening at speed
  • Five layer construction in cheek pad
  • 3D Max-Dry removable, washable interior liner
  • Padded chin strap

   Sun Shield Visor System:
  • Built-in QSV-1 sun shield gives riders instant relief from sun glare in one quick motion
  • Visor meets ANSI Z80.3-2010 standard for non-prescription eyeglasses
  • Large and easy to reach switch activates the 3D injection-molded inner sun shield
  • Distortion-free shield blocks 99% of harmful UV rays
  • Forehead area of the outer shell is raised slightly to accommodate the internal sun shield, helping allow for the integrity of the helmet’s inner EPS liner to remain intact

   CJ-2 Face Shield System:
  • QR-N allows tool-less shield removal and eliminates side covers for a flush, quiet fit
  • Wide, three dimensionally curved shield offers increased peripheral vision and optical clarity
  • Scratch-resistant coating
  • 99% protection from harmful UV A & B rays
  • One-piece injection-molded for consistent fit
  • 10mm longer than the CJ-1 it replaces
  • Shield Pinlock®-ready

   Safety Certification:
  • DOT-218


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3.8 / 5.0
6 Reviews
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Would you recommend
Yes
Fit
Small
True
Large
Expensive but if you can afford it, I think it is worth the extra $$$$
Have only ridden a few miles, however it fits really nice on my head. It's quieter than my HJC 3/4 helmet and I can certainly feel the airflow through the the upper vent. The feel of the padding inside is super plush and comfortable. I have a long ride planned and I am anxious to give it a test for real!
September 1, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
Would you recommend
No
Too tight on ears. Sits on shelf.
My first impression was how loud the wind noise was. But the reason I won't ever wear it is the helmet is painfully uncomfortle. I spoke with a Shoei rep who confirmed I had the correct size. He recommended shaving down some of the foam at the ears, as several other people with the same complaint found that helped. I took out at least 1/8" from each side, but it was only better; not good. At the end of a day of riding my ears hurt and I couldn't get that helmet off fast enough. And forget inserting Bluetooth speakers; there's no space for them. So instead I bought the shaded visor for my Arai.
SHOEI PROS:
Mechanism for shades easy to use
Shade tint is just right (Arai not dark enough)
Being able to raise either visor or shades is ideal (Arai shades go up if visor goes up)
SHOEI CONS
Painfully tight at the ears
No gap for Bluetooth speakers
Loud wind noise
November 3, 2015
Would you recommend
Yes
Louder than expected, but snug fit & good features
After reading several reviews about how quiet this helmet is, my first impression was how loud it is. But maybe the other people had poor helmets for comparison - I'm coming from a full-face Arai, which I know is top-of-the line. But the price point is similar so I had high expectations. That said, I'm very happy with the built-in sun visor - the mechanism is easy and I love being able to wear my prescription glasses while riding. The air vents are easy to use too, and I get good ventilation if the face shield is down. When it's flipped up it blocks the portals so there's virtually no ventilation through them. The fit is good and I really like that a Small helmet has a smaller shell than other sizes. I'm used to feeling like the Great Gazoo when I put a helmet on, so this is a nice change.
August 13, 2015
Would you recommend
Yes
Great helmet. Helped save my life
I have to comment about the Shoei J-Cruise helmet. I was wearing this helmet when I had my motorcycle accident back in March of 2014. As a result of the accident, I was thrown through the air 25 feet, hit the roadway and rolled numerous times prior to coming to a stop. I was hospitalized for three months with major body injuries but I had no head injuries other than a few stitches in my chin thanks to this helmet. I still have the helmet to remind me how lucky I was on that day. After 10 months I'm back riding. Thanks again Shoei for helping to save my life.
July 30, 2015
Would you recommend
Yes
nice helmet
This is my everyday helmet. I prefer open face for comfort and extended field of vision.
I can put helmet on with my glasses on. A big plus for me. It is quite quiet, not like a car, but some low frequency noise but no high frequency. Very quiet compared to Scorpion and HJC full face I wear on the track. Not oh my God confortable but still comfortable, then again still new. The shield mounting system makes the Scorpion system seem hard and you don't need an engineering degree like to use the HJC. It could not be easier. The internal shield is great. Lift at highway speeds is unnoticable. It's weight is very slightly less than my HJC open face which is still quite light.
June 21, 2013
Would you recommend
Yes
Best so far.
Fits perfectly, snug in all the right places without any uncomfortable pressures. Also feels very light.
Wide open and very clear view. The drop down sun visor is a welcomed feature.
Haven't had a real problem with it yet, but it might have a fogging issue once the temperatures drop later in the year. Time will tell...
June 4, 2013

Specifications and Options

Brand Shoei
Style Solid
Design Anthracite, Dark Gray, Gloss Black, Matte Black, Wine Red, Yellow
Finish Gloss, Matte
Safety Rating SNELL
Size X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large
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Why did you choose this?
Bike Bandit Store
quality
CHRIS H on Jun 16, 2017
Reviews on Internet and previous shoei owner
HARVEY G on Aug 13, 2016
quality
CHRIS H on Jun 16, 2017
Shoei one of the top names in helmets. Prefer open face helmets. wanted to try one.
Emilion P on Oct 2, 2016
Reviews on Internet and previous shoei owner
HARVEY G on Aug 13, 2016
Shoei one of the top names in helmets. Prefer open face helmets. wanted to try one.
Emilion P on Oct 2, 2016
Is there room for speakers in the ears ?
HARVEY G on Aug 13, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question! There is enough room in the Shoei J-Cruise helmet to accommodate speakers in the ear compartment. Please let us know if there is anything else we can do for you by contacting us by email at [email protected], Live Chat or by phone toll free at 1-888-339-3888. We are always more than happy to help.
Can glasses be worn with this helmet.
Foureyes Flanagan on Mar 31, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. Yes you can wear glasses with this helmet. Please let us know if there is anything else we can do for you by contacting us by email at [email protected], Live Chat or by phone toll free at 888-339-3888. We are more than happy to help.
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