Product Information

How do I find out how old my helmet is?
The date the helmet was manufactured is coded; this code can be found on the helmet chin strap/D-ring, please find examples below: The cod...
Fri, 15 Apr, 2016 at 3:42 PM
How do I know when my helmet is past its best?
Arai helmets are handmade to the highest possible standard, and although after many years the outside shell can look as good as new, it’s the EPS polysty...
Thu, 10 Mar, 2016 at 4:42 PM
What does the ECE-2205/SNELL mark on the back of my helmet mean?
ECE-2205 is a specific regulation a helmet has to meet in order to be used in the UK. Helmets are put through an impact absorption test to ensure maxim...
Thu, 16 Jun, 2016 at 5:07 PM
Is there a service for testing my helmet if I have dropped it/crashed in it?
Unfortunately there isn’t, we can only assess the surface damage to the helmet and give our opinion. From our experience of racing and road accidents...
Tue, 8 Dec, 2015 at 5:47 PM
I have read that Arai have different shell shapes to suit different head shapes. How do I know which helmet will suit my head?
The fit of each helmet model will vary slightly depending on its function and use; Touring, Race etc The very best way to tell if a helmet su...
Wed, 2 Nov, 2016 at 4:04 PM
Arai Visor types
We realise trying to find a visor that fits your helmet can be confusing! Here we break it down for you VAS Visor - Fits the RX-7V, Chaser X, QV-Pro...
Wed, 1 Nov, 2017 at 3:41 PM
Ive had my helmet for a few weeks/months and its feels a little loose/tight, can I change the padding to make it more comfortable/ change the size?
The crown pad and cheek pads are removable in most Arai helmets, this is so the helmet can be custom fitted to your head. Changing a helmet fro...
Wed, 11 May, 2016 at 2:20 PM
Why do Arai use a 'Double D' ring fastener?
The ‘Double D’ ring is at the moment the safest way to fasten a helmet. Other fasteners may be damaged easily or the build-up of dirt inside may influ...
Wed, 9 Dec, 2015 at 5:47 PM
Do you deal with Arai Off-Road helmets?
Unfortunately we don't! Please see the relevant contacts below: Off-Road Helmets – www.apico.co.uk
Thu, 15 Jun, 2017 at 11:11 AM
How much UV protection do the Arai visors provide?
The material we use in our visors is called Lexan which filters 99% of UV light
Thu, 21 May, 2015 at 6:03 PM