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Shoei Hornet ADV - Sovereign

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Shoei Hornet ADV - Sovereign

The Shoei Hornet ADV Sovereign is a class-leading adventure helmet featuring a multi-fibre shell, impact-absorbing EPS liner, and patented emergency quick release system.

This helmet is made from various layers of organic and multi-composite fibre to get optimum shock absorption and rigidity. The EPS foam liner has two densities for added impact absorption. Shoei’s patented Emergency Quick Release System is designed for easy removal of the helmet in the event of a crash.

The Hornet ADV will not just protect you, it will also keep you comfortable. The upper and lower air intakes work alongside the outlets on the back to filter clean air through the helmet keeping you cool. The outlets are made to then exhaust old air out of the helmet. The cheek pads are detachable and come in a variety of sizes so you can find a fit perfect for you.

For a stylish helmet that offers the performance and protection you would expect from Shoei then the Hornet ADV is right for you.


  • Multi-composite and organic fibre in various layers for shock absorption
  • EPS foam lining in two densities for added impact protection
  • Emergency Quick Release System (E.Q.R.S) for quick removal of the helmet in the event of an accident
  • 4 different outer shell sizes
  • Interior centre pad and cheek pads are removable and washable
  • Ear padding to reduce noise and a chin curtain to limit air leaking into the helmet

Our stores are Shoei Assured, with trained staff and spares back up. All Shoei helmets sold by Infinity Motorcycles since January 1st 2013 are covered by a 5-year manufacturer’s warranty.

Helmet Features
Fibre Glass Shell, Pinlock Ready, Pinlock Included, Double D-Ring
Helmet Style
Helmet Finish
Black, Red

When you order a helmet online we can only accept a return when the helmet is unworn and HAS NOT been used out on the motorcycle. When you receive your helmet, please try it on for around an hour in the comfort of your home, do not go out on the motorcycle with it. If the helmet is too loose or is too tight, get in touch and we will help to provide a return.

Circumference Measurement: Wrap a measuring tape around your head starting from the centre of your forehead. Measure about an inch above your eyebrows and hold tape comfortably snug. Take the length and complete again for good measure. Use the largest of the two readings.


Circumference (cm) 51-52 53-54 55-56 57-58 59-60 61-62 63-64
  Circumference (cm)
2XS 51-52
XS 53-54
S 55-56
M 57-58
L 59-60
XL 61-62
2XL 63-64




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Free delivery over £25. Next day delivery if ordered before 3pm.

Orders to UK Mainland addresses over £25 (i.e. excluding Highlands and Islands) will be sent with free carriage.

Free Shippping to other destinations

  • Orders will be shipped free of charge to areas other than the UK when the order total is over:
  • UK Highlands and Islands: £100
  • Europe Zone 1 - e.g. Eire, France, Germany £250
  • Europe Zone 2 - e.g. Greece, Poland £400
  • USA, Canada, Australia - £800
  • Items Shipped outwith the EU will include a form which can be used to claim back approx 10% V.A.T. Unfortunately this excludes BFPO addresses. Please note, V.A.T. is not applied to crash helmets.

Shoei was founded in japan in 1958 and have been producing motorcycle helmets since. At the beginning the helmets produced were only for the racing sector, but then founder Eitaro Kamata made the decision to expand their horizons and in 1960 their factory in Tokyo began producing helmets which met the Japanese industrial standards allowing everyday riders to wear their helmets.

Shoei's GRV helmet was the first helmet to use carbon fibre and Kevlar. Shoei also created the first coverless shield system and the Dual Liner Ventilation system. The flagship X-Spirit was introduced in 2003 and was promoted by Shoei as the most advanced helmet in the world, winning MCN's Product of the Year 2003 award in the clothing category. It was followed by further development and the introduction of the RF-1000 (sold as the XR-1000 in Europe) in 2004, and the later introduction of the X-Eleven. These helmets paved the way for the current RF-1100 and X-Twelve models. In September 2010 the QWEST was released, the successor of the RAID II, a top of the line sport touring helmet.

The launch of the Neotec in 2012 was another milestone for Shoei - the addition of a built in sun visor , built into a second shell layer to remove the weakness inherent in adding an internal sun visor.

Shoei sponsors MotoGP riders such as Marc Marquez and Bradley Smith, and being adopted by Honda Motor Co, Shoei has gained respect from motorcycle industries. Although a very successful brand, Shoei still remains a relatively small with under 500 workers worldwide. The helmets are only produced in Japan, yet they are distributed and sold globally.

In 2013, Shoei introduced a 5 year warranty against material and manufacturing defects - all Shoei helmets sold by Infinity Motorcycles are supplied through the official channels and we're Shoei Assured dealers, so our staff are trained in fitting, maintenance and servicing of Shoei helmets and we stock a range of Shoei accessories, spares and visors in all stores.


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Great boots for an adventure
Had RST boots before, so went for the adventure style with a trusted brand. The boots feel sturdy and comfortable, ready for the adventurer. InfinityMotorcycles provided another great service, with swift delivery at a competitive price. Always return to infinity for my gear. Thanks all.

Andy B
26/01/2021 20:23

Nice fitting adventure boots
Had RST boots before, so stuck with the brand. These boots feel sturdy and comfortable for the adventuring. Great service from InfinityMotorcycles as always. Quick dispatch and great service.

Andy B
26/01/2021 20:08


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