ARAI RAM VZRAM Oriental1 Motorcycle Helmet

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ARAI VZRAM Oriental1 KOI MATT BLUE Helmet (Special Edition): ARAI VZRAM KOI oriental1 is a rare highly sought-after special edition VZ RAM series that comes with optional PROSHADE system (external sunshade).

ARAI VZRAM Oriental1 Design Story

Finally the highly sought after ARAI VZRAM ORIENTAL1 KOI MATT BLUE open face helmet has descended upon HELMETBOYS.com. Both side of the helmet portray The Great Wave off Kanagawa (神奈川沖浪裏), also known as The Great Wave by the Japanese legendary artist Hokusai.

It was published sometime between 1829 and 1833 in the late Edo period as the first print in Hokusai's series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji. It is Hokusai's most famous work and one of the most recognizable works of Japanese art in the world.

The image depicts an enormous wave assumed to be tsunami threatening boats off the coast of the town of Kanagawa (the present-day city of Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture).

ARAI VZRAM Oriental1 Helmet Japanese Philosophy

Both sides of this ARAI KOI oriental version 1 depict a huge red Chrysanthemum flower. As ARAI helmet is a Japanese manufacturer, the Chrysanthemum flower in Japan is a symbol of the Emperor and the Imperial family.

Upon wearing this ARAI VZRAM ORIENTAL1 helmet, it implies that the owner aligned with the emperor with the heavenly dragon as the KING on top of the head.

ARAI VZRAM Oriental1 KOI Helmet symbolism

At the back of the helmet is a red KOI fish jumping upstream. In fengshui, koi fish represent Good fortune, Success, Prosperity and Longevity, demonstrated by its ability to swim against currents and even travel upstream. Koi fish are capable of adapting to many different climates and water conditions and symbolize strength.

ARAI VZRAM Oriental1 KOI TATTOO ART

There is a wording" ARAI TATTOO" at the back. Koi fish are prominent in the work of Japanese tattoo artists because of a long-standing legend of how the KOI fish become dragons.

In KOI fish tattoo art, the KOI fish swimming upstream symbolize:

  • you are fighting obstacles but won’t give up or
  • you have overcome obstacles and gained strength to continue against the current

In KOI fish tattoo art, the KOI fish swimming downstream symbolize:

  • You have already achieved your goals and overcome your obstacles
  • You are no longer fighting the current

How the KOI became the dragon legend

According to Chinese and Japanese legend, there is a group of KOI fishes swimming against the tide in the yellow river of CHINA. AT the most upstream there is the waterfall, upon reaching, most KOI fishes swim back as it become too hard to swim against the flow.

Some koi fishes kept trying for 100 years to jump up the waterfall. At last, one koi fish succeeded to the top of the waterfall. To reward this dedicated koi, the Gods turned it into a beautiful golden dragon.

The story about how KOI become a dragon now has been realized upon this ARAI VZRAM ORIENTAL1 helmet.

The ultimate illustration of the ARAI VZRAM ORIENTAL1 helmet: the heavenly GOLDEN dragon that comes alive on top of your head.

Dragon symbolize potent and auspicious powers. Golden dragon represent power, strength and good luck for people who are worthy in East Asian culture. Excellent and outstanding people are compared to a dragon therefore symbolizes the owner is deserving to wear upon this helmet.

Therefore this helmet is full of symbolism that generate artisitc brilliance on one helmet; with eye popping distinctive opulance. There is nothing truly more ORIENTAL than ARAI VZRAM ORIENTAL1 helmet (KOI MATT BLUE)


ARAI VZRAM Oriental1 KOI Helmet Limited Special Edition

Best in class open face motorcycle helmet with superior matt finishing quality production from Japan.

ARAI VZRAM Oriental1 Motorcycle Helmet is one of many ARAI helmets that are commissioned with limited production quantity. 

Arai helmets' superior quality are so highly advanced that the world's highest level of racing Formula One F1 and MotoGP racers have depended on ARAI helmets for their lives.

  • Fixed Air-Wing diffuser provides stability at high speed
  • Unique Visor Brow Ventilation System
  • Fully removable DRY-COOL® LINING
  • Complex Laminate Construction shell
  • Removable/Replaceable cheek pads
  • Limited quantity productions

You are paying for the highest quality ARAI VZRAM helmet

Arai motorcycle helmets have an outstanding reputation for safety. ARAI helmets stand for highest quality and innovative technology that is a leader in the motorcycle helmets industry. For those who have yet to heard of ARAI, ARAI helmets is like the "ROLEX' 'Rolls Royce' of motorcycle helmets.

Arai helmets' superior quality are so highly advanced that the world's highest level of racing Formula One F1 and MotoGP racers have depended on ARAI helmets for their lives. If MotoGp riders can trust ARAI helmets, there is enough obvious reasons that you should get what you pay for the highest quality.

  • Fixed Air-Wing diffuser provides stability at high speed
  • Unique Visor Brow Ventilation System
  • Fully removable ECO-PURE LINER
  • Arai "R75" radius design for impact absorption
  • Removable/Replaceable cheek pads for custom fit

ARAI VZRAM Oriental1 KOI Helmet Size Chart

* S : 55-56cm
* M : 57-58cm
* L : 59-60cm
* XL : 61-62cm
* XXL : 63-64cm
* XXXL : 65-66cm

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