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Released in January 2019, the SHOEI Z-7 PHILOSOPHER resembles the very first helmet produced by the company in 1959. Its still handmade in Japan using a revolutionary process. Like other models under the Z-7 series, this helmet is lightweight and compact.
SHOEI Z-7 PHILOSOPHER Helmet Features
When wearing a helmet, stress is applied to the neck muscles due to its weight and wind pressure. Because of that, improving the helmets aerodynamics is essential.
The development team behind SHOEI tested the SHOEI Z-7 PHILOSOPHER in a wind tunnel during its production period. This procedure improved the helmets shell design and enhanced aerodynamic properties.
Dual-Layer EPS Liners for Ventilation
For the Z-7 PHILOSOPHER, SHOEI created a dual-layer EPS liner that promotes unrestricted airflow. As a result, warm and humid air is replaced by cool, fresh air. These EPS liners also prevent sweating to keep riders comfortable.
With improved aerodynamics, SHOEI Z-7 PHILOSOPHER helmets wind noise is reduced. SHOEI also designed this helmets shell and interior padding thoroughly to lessen the noise caused by wind pressure. While blocking unwanted noise, it keeps the roads informative sounds audible.
Design, Build, and Parts of the SHOEI Z-7 PHILOSOPHER
Outer Shell Material: AIM
AIM or Advanced Integrated Matrix is the material used for SHOEI Z-7 PHILOSOPHERs exterior shell. It provides optimal protection against impact while reducing the weight significantly. The material is capable of high impact absorption due to its multiple densities.
If an accident occurs, the shell and the EPS liner may acquire damages or deformation. However, it will ensure safety and maximum protection for the riders head.
Optimized Materials for the Liner Cover
The fabric used for the Z-7 PHILOSOPHER is a high-quality material that can absorb and dissipate sweat. As a result, it provides added comfort for the rider.
The materials for the Z-7 PHILOSOPHERs liner cover was first developed for road and motocross racing. In these motorsports, heat and sweat exertion is high. Since thats the case, you can be sure that this helmet can keep its interior dry.
Certifications and Warranties
Within its warranty period of 5 years after the date of purchase, SHOEI covers all manufacturing defects of Z-7 PHILOSOPHER. Also, it is JIS-certified for safety purposes.
SHOEI Z-7 PHILOSOPHER – Available Colors and Sizes
Available colors for the PHILOSOPHER include TC-1 (red/black), and TC-2 (blue/white). They also have TC-3 (yellow/black) matte color, and TC-5 (black/white).
For its sizes, these include S, M, L, and XL.