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Discussion in 'Riding Gear and Bike Accessories/Parts' at netrider.net.au started by Boshy, Sep 2, 2014.

  1. I live in Western Sydney and I am looking to buy another great Shoei helmet. The last one I had set me back $700+ but it saved my life so I want to get the same quality as a minimum. Any ideas on where I can purchase Shoei helmets at a great price?


     
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  2. Got mine from Sydney City Motorcycles :) Got the NXR which I think is an awesome piece of kit!
     
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  3. Define great price.
    Most sellers will discount a bit if pressed but you will be unlikely to save a bundle buying locally.

    Importing could be much cheaper, provided you don't get stung for no AS1698 compliance.
     
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  4. What about trying a helmet on first?
     
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  5. Try on here, buy from overseas.

    No, I've never done it myself.
     
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  6. Go to your nearest stockist.
     
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  7. Typical.
     
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  9. You can buy shoei helemts online from Aussie retailer, which comes with the AU standard stickers.
    https://www.shoei.com.au/

    So go to the free showroom at Peter Stevens or whenever and buy online from AU.

    But TBH I would buy helmets from you local shop for the multitude of reasons.
     
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  10. Thanks team, after posting I did a rather extensive online search and found "the helmet warehouse" in Yagoona as simon791 has mentioned. Pricing for all gear looks exceptional. Might have to drop in for fathers day. Now I need the new ride to go with all this gear I am about to buy. GSXR750 or NSR250 Hmmmmm.
     
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  11. +1 on the Helmet Warehouse. Really knowledgable and helpful staff. They knew just by looking at me that I had a Shoei head, even though I walked in planning to buy a Nolan. They were right, and they picked my size as well.
     
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  12. Another vote for the folks at Yagoona, I've bought two Shoei XR1100's from them.

    Not a huge shop or massive stock but very friendly and knowledgeable.
     
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  13. Thanks guys, do you know if they sell childrens size Shoei's? My son is 8 and he would like to become a pillion. Any other reliable safe childrens helmets out there with a good rep I would be glad to hear if you may know or have some experience with. Cheers,
     
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  14. If you want your kid as a pillion, just check with his mum first. I'd bought my son a jacket, gloves and draggins before my ex told him he wasn't allowed. If you're in Sydney and want gloves and a jacket I guess I can let go of the dream and get some space back in the cupboard.
     
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  15. That is very sad Huges the kid would love it, you would have some one on one time. Sometimes I think mothers fears suck the joy out of life for kids.
     
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  16. Gt Air will be my next helmet. Dad also just purchased a TZX. I love my shoei and the quality justifies the price
     
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  17. Checked with mum and she is hesitant but understands my passion and my want/need to try and pass it on. It has been agreed that small rides in local suburb first and slowly build to the hills and a lunch spot. I have slowly convinced her to have a go on my next traily, I think she is slowly seeing the light and would like to be a part of the dream. Thanks guys.
     
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  18. Just scored the deal of the century I think - got 2 genuine and Aussie stickered Shoei GT Air Regalia Green for $500.00 each. RRP is $829 and current sales price all over is $699. So I reckon I have $200 x 2 worth of beer money left in the kitty.

    Had tried on and really liked it before, but was looking at $400-$500 mark helmets, couldn't believe when this popped up online yesterday. Rang and checked, then bought mine first, rushed the other half into a bike shop to try the GT Air on, and then bought the other one online too (don't like doing that but $200 is a big gap). Got the last Large and Small available. Seems to me someone mistyped the price in as they seemed pretty surprised at how low it was. I checked online again later in the day and the remaining XL and M were up to $699 to match the rest of the GT Airs on sale out there.

    Happy days... (y)
     
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  19. Where did you get them from?
     
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  20. They were listed on eBay but they were actually located at Springwood Suzuki's (QLD) via their online sales (I rang to check). Like I said though, I think somebody made an error and probably would've got into poo at that price because they had put the remaining GT Air helmets up to $699 later the same day. $699 is the best you'll find right now I think. But thats still a fair bit off $830 RRP.
     
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