It is no big secret that Arai is regarded as making the best helmets in the world. Just ask any Superbike racer who has met the tarmac at 200mph and they will expound on the virtues of all things Arai.
The Defiant-X you see here is a new version of the tried and true Defiant helmet. The X is still made one-by-one in Japan by a family of skilled craftsmen, but it feels and looks better than any Arai before it.
We got our mitts on a couple of these at the launch at Daytona Bike Week this year, so expect a video and full review shortly