The pinnacle of perfection, the Shoei Z-7 Helmet represents the culmination of 56 years of helmet heritage and was designed from its inception to be an industry leader in comfort, performance and protection. The wind tunnel-tested shell is optimized to provide a compact and aerodynamic shape, reducing wind-noise, buffeting and weight. Shoei not only designed the Z-7 to be one of the most comfortable helmets on the market, but also one of the safest, meeting both DOT and SNELL M2015 safety standards.
Whether you are a track day enthusiast or cross-country cruiser, the Z-7 will allow you to ride with confidence, freeing you to concentrate on the road and, most importantly, enjoy the ride.
Slim And Light Weight Design
One of the most important features of a quality helmet is that you hardly know it’s there protecting your head. Shoei has reduced the weight of the Z-7 by using a slimmer design and building a distinct line into the side of the helmet that also serves as an accent. As a result, the new Shoei Z-7 is lighter than any other Snell certified helmet in the current Shoei lineup.
The slim design of the Shoei Z-7, with its distinct accent cut line, widens the bottom of the helmet to help ease the process of putting the Z-7 on or taking it off. Further advancing the comfort of the AIM+ shell is the industry leading four shell sizes that the Shoei Z-7 comes in. The impact-absorbing dual liner consists of two layers incorporating different densities, helping to effectively balance the potential impact applied to the more rigid shell.
Through advancements in the aerodynamic shape, improved interior linings and a new and improved shield system the rider will experience a very quiet and comfortable riding experience. The interior of the Z-7 has achieved a balance of a comfortably soft fit and a firm, stable hold. The design of the cheek pads also improves the motion of the neck, thus helping the rider to check traffic behind him/her for example.
The CWR-1 Pinlock shield features ribs on top and bottom of the shield to improve rigidity and eliminate bending of the shield caused by wind pressure or the opening and closing of the shield. Independent beading in the top and sides of the Shoei Z-7 help to keep the seal of the shield tight and eliminate any excess air. In addition to the CWR-1 shield, Shoei has developed a new base plate for the Z-7. The Quick-Release Self-Adjusting base plate is spring-loaded and pulls the shield back onto the helmet, sealing it tightly against wind and rain. The addition of a five-stage rotating dial allows for fine tuning of the base place for easy shield adjustments.
A large lower three position vent, three upper air vent intakes and four uniquely positioned upper exhaust outlet vents combine with the Dual Density EPS liner to allow cooling air to travel unrestricted through tunnels created in the EPS liner.
- Four shell sizes
- Dual density EPS liner
- Superior ventilation
- 3D Max-Dry System II Liner
- E.Q.R.S. (Emergency Quick-Release System) CWR-1 Shield System
Neatly secure chin strap
Includes Pinlock pins and lens insert
Includes breath guard and chin curtain