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Shoei XR-1000 £325-£415
Available in three different shell sizes so you can find the optimum fit.
The perforated lining is removable/washable as well as being anti-allergenic. Like the Raid II, the spoiler on the back is there to reduce neck fatigue. Chin strap fastens with a double D-ring and the visor is quick-release.
Colours: Six plain (matt and gloss black, blue, white, gloss grey and matt grey), 25 multis and race reps
Shell: Composite fibre