Pinlock Fog Resistant System for Shoei X12, RF 1100 & Qwest Helmets

Pinlock system for Shoei X12 and RF1100

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An aftermarket Shoei Pinlock ready shield (CW-1) is available in the US. The Pinlock lens (DKS055) is much larger extending to the top of the eye port eliminating any line of sight issues when the rider is in a tucked position. Lenses will be available in all tints. Pinlock lenses have shipped to Helmet House, the exclusive distributor for Shoei in the US. Check with Shoei www.shoei.com  regarding the availability of the CW 1 Pinlock ready shield.

Shoei is also offering a flat shield (CWF-1) which is compatible for tearoffs and a Pinlock lens. The Pinlock lens for the CWF-1 is the DKS056C and only comes in clear. 



HJC IS-MAX BT Modular HelmetHJC's new modular helmet, the IS-MAX BT comes equipped with a Pinlock ready shield. The IS-MAX BT uses the DKS088 Pinlock lens. The one-touch integrated sun shield feature eliminates the need for sun glasses. Pinlock recommends using only the clear or yellow tinted lenses.   For more information on this helmet visit HJC Helmets website


HJC RPS-10 Ben Spies Replica HelmetThe new HJC RPS-10 helmet comes equipped with a Pinlock ready shield and clear lens. The RPS-10 HJC RPS-10 Pinlock Ready Smoke Shielduses the DKS072 Pinlock lens. At this time, no other tints are available. HJC offers a smoke shield that is Pinlock ready as well.   With the quick release shield system, changing the shield is easy and quick.

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Pinlock system for Shoei HornetAn aftermarket Pinlock system for the Shoei Hornet is now available. Check with Shoei www.shoei.com for availablity of the aftermarket Pinlock ready shield.  Pinlock lenses have shipped to Helmet House, the exclusive distributor for Shoei in the US.

The Pinlock System

The Pinlock fog resistant system is made up of two elements - a Pinlock ready shield and a Pinlock lens.  The Pinlock is a very flexible system, allowing you to switch the color of your lens adjusting to changing weather conditions. You can click one lens out and put the next one in. Make your choice. 

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The Pinlock system is based on three basic principles which together, work like nothing else:


Moisture absorbing material — Unlike the face shield, the Pinlock insert lens is made out of a soft, porous plastic.


Material thickness — Because thicker material absorbs more moisture and offers more impact protection.


Double lens system — The air-tight pocket in between the Pinlock insert lens and the face shield creates an extra insulation layer further increasing the anti-fogging properties of the total system. Fogging up is a thing of the past!

Pinlock lenses are created out of a moisture absorbing plastic. The silicone seal on the lens creates an airtight pocket between the shield and lens. The lens is placed between two adjustable eccentric pins, making it easy to install or switch lenses as weather conditions change.