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Feb 21, 2014

Friday Product Feature: New Shoei Marc Marquez Replica Helmets

The Shoei RF-1200 MARQUEZ Black Ant TC-5.

SHOEI® Safety Helmet Corp. is excited to announce the addition of 3 new Marc Marquez replica helmets to the 2014 graphics lineup, each one has its own special story behind it.

Dominance. That’s what you get when the world’s most progressive racer is paired with the world’s most advanced helmet. Marc Marquez and his SHOEI® X-Twelve lit the Moto-GP world on fire during their 2013 championship winning season as he became the youngest premier-class World Champion in history. Track Certified by the fastest rider on the planet, the X-Twelve’s incredible ventilation, superior aerodynamics, and ultra lightweight feel give Marquez the extra edge needed to compete on the sport’s biggest stage.

X-Twelve

Montmelo Marquez TC-2 – This special edition graphic was worn by Marquez at one of his home race tracks (Circuit de Catalunya) in Spain during his record breaking season. Montmelo is the name of the district where the circuit resides and holds a special place close to Marquez’s heart. MSRP $839.99

Motegi Marquez TC-1 – This special edition graphic was used at HRC Honda’s home race at the Twin Ring Motegi Circuit in Motegi Japan during Marquez’s record breaking season. MSRP $839.99

RF-1200

Marquez Black Ant TC-5 – This special edition matte finish graphic was used by Marquez during the 2012 winter tests prior to his record breaking championship season as well as during 2014’s preseason testing. Marquez wore this graphic on his X-Twelve helmet and SHOEI® has adapted this graphic onto the latest helmet from SHOEI®, the new RF-1200. This is the first replica graphic offered in the RF-1200 lineup. MSRP $626.99

“SHOEI® is very proud to support such a gifted athlete. His jovial attitude and charming smile has warmed the hearts of fans worldwide. In honor of our record breaking champion, SHOEI® is pleased to announce the addition of three of his signature replica helmets to the lineup.” - Hiro Mizushima, SHOEI® Safety Helmet Corp. President.

ABOUT SHOEI® PREMIUM HELMETS

The name SHOEI® has long been synonymous with “premium” in the motorcycle helmet market-a credential that hundreds of loyal men and women in our Japanese factories wear with great pride. The evolution and production of our world-class helmet line is a meticulous process that combines the very latest in technology with consumer feedback, modern testing practices, advanced materials, and over 50 years of helmet building experience. Just like the very first SHOEI® helmet built by our founder back in 1959, every SHOEI® today is still handmade in Japan utilizing a sophisticated process that involves over 50 people for each and every helmet. For more information, visit Shoei-helmets.com.