Shoei Qwest Motorcycle Helmet Review

Shoei Qwest Motorcycle Helmet Review

For those of you who have read the massive blog on my big disappointment with the Schuberth C3 (and it does not seem like I am alone) I am pleased to report that the Shoei Qwest is nowhere near as daft as its name.

It is now my absolute lid of choice, and takes an autocom brilliantly, is at least as quiet as the C3 and my visor is happily up at 3 figure speeds. It is not a cheap helmet but a good value lid. I am very careful about my crash helmets, and look for certain design parts as I have seen too many cases were helmets come off with the rider havng done the strap up. Women seem especially vulnerable to this as the jaw on a female rider is usually smaller than her male counterpart. Long hair also seems to be a factor. I look for a strap that sits close to the throat.

My only minor gripe about the Qwest is that I have to do a slightly deeper over shoulder “life saver” than some other lids. As for noise and comfort this is a good lid. However it does need its pinlock visor as it does mist up without one. And the Raid 2 visor and Pinlock does not fit.

Posted by Andrew Dalton. Last modified: July 16, 2018 at 9:43 am

Andrew Dalton is a highly experienced trial lawyer who delights in taking on difficult and demanding motorcycle cases. He has a tough and relentless litigation style and is utterly focused on getting the best possible outcomes for his clients.

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