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Shoei RF-SR Street Helmet | Product Spotlight

Shoei RF-SR Spotlight

When people see you with a Shoei helmet, they know you take safety seriously. Known in the industry as one of the top level helmets that a motorcycle rider can wear, it’s no wonder that Shoei has the reputation they have.  Always advancing their helmets, they have produced a new entry level street helmet that is sure to continue that tradition, the Shoei RF-SR Full Face helmet.

Shoei RF-SR Street Helmet
Shoei’s new entry level helmet, RF-SR is anything but entry level.

RF-SR Street Helmet Features

Featuring an aerodynamic shell design that was extensively put through hours of wind tunnel testing, the RF-SR has been designed to be a better helmet for motorcycle riders that spend a lot of time in the saddle.  This also gives the RF-SR a design of it’s own.

For a snug and comfortable fit, a dual layer EPS liner enhances impact absorption.  Designed with four shell sizes to increase fit options and comfortably fit most head sizes, the Shoei RF-SR will be the helmet of choice for many riders on the road today.

Shoei RF-SR Front View

The RF-SR features an intricate ventilation system that has two upper air intake vents that are positioned to maximize air volume into the helmet.  Hot air is them pulled through the top outlets, keeping the rider as comfortable as possible.

More Features

A nice features is the addition of a lower chin intake that absorbs the rider’s exhaled air , eliminating the dreaded shield fogging. This makes the RF-SR one of the safest helmets when it comes to visibility.


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The shell is made up of high performance fiber materials that combine with organic fibers in the shell for a structure that is ultra lightweight, rigid and resilient. This is especially important in a street helmet.

The RF-SR Street Helmet has a CWR-1 Shield and QR-E System. The CWR-1 shield features ribs along the top and bottom to improve rigidity and eliminate bending from wind pressure during opening and closing. Improved window beading features dual-layered lip construction that ensures a windproof and waterproof seal with every closure.

The locking mechanism easily engages the shield lock when fully closed. Pinlock pins and EVO fog resistant lens insert included. Spring-loaded base plates offer quick shield changes; five-stage rotating dial allows fine-tuning of the base plate for easy shield adjustments.

The RF-SR QR-E closure system allows for tool-less shield removal and installation, and provides an airtight seal intended to significantly minimize wind noise.

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  • Aerodynamic properties maximized through extensive wind tunnel and feedback from professional riders
  • Dual layer EPS liner enhances impact absorption and ventilation
  • Two upper intake vents and a lower intake vent
  • Breath guard and chin curtain included
  • High performance fiber material combined with extremely elastic organic fibers to create a shell structure that is lightweight
  • Liner is removable and washable
  • Emergency quick release sytem allows medical personnel to easily remove the cheek pads from an injured riders head
  • CWR-1 Shield
  • Five-stage rotating dial allows fine tuning of the base plate for easy shield adjustments
  • QR-E closure system allows for tool-less shield removal and installation and provides an air-tight seal intended to significantly minimize wind noise
  • SNELL and DOT Rated



Shoei RF-SR Conclusion

To ride a street bike without the best possible head protection is, in our opinion, not very smart.  The Shoei RF-SR Full Face helmet provides innovative safety in a lightweight, compact design.   If your head is worth it, the Shoei RF-SR should be your next helmet.

The Shoei RF-SR Helmet retails for $399.99 and is available in seven colors, sizes XS-2XL. To order yours today, visit

Whats in the box:

Shoei RF-SR Contents
What you get in the Shoei RF-SR Box

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Chris Chris Chris
Social Media Editor at BTO Sports
Known as "Doc" around the industry, Chris has been around the motocross/mountain bike industry for over 15 years. When not writing articles of excellence, he can be found riding his CRF450R at the many Southern California motocross tracks and local MTB trails around the Ventura County area.