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What helmet? Fog Problems

Heres the deal. I Know this has been brought up a million times, but I want specific personal answers.
I Have a 2010 F8 LXR. Ive got the Arctic Cat TXI Helmet and while its a beautiful nice helmet, I had some problems with it last season. I've decided to buy a new helmet just because. The problems ive had: My GLASSES would fog/ice up, as would my visor. This would (obviously) Happen when we started riding rougher at night and my breathing really picked up. Im curious as to if theres a way to counteract that? I Was considering an mx style helmet with goggles but am not sure how that would do in the cold. Worried my face will freeze and that It won't really solve my fogging problem.
Whats my best bet for helmets? The cheaper the better, and I would like something that will look alright with my AC and AC Gear. Doesn't need to be an AC helmet but something I can get in black is fine.. Could just throw some decals on it or something.
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I have the same problem with my glasses fogging up. From everything that I've read the skidoo BV2S helmet is the way to go. They aren't cheap but are supposed to be awesome. If your shield fogs as well make sure to get an electric shield.

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I just ordered the BV2S and it should be here in a week. If we still have any snow left when it arrives I'll let you know how well it works.

You'll probably have the same problem with your glasses fogging up with goggles, I know that my glasses fog very badly when skiing. If you do go with the goggles see if there's something similar to the Smith turbo fan ski goggles. They blow air into the goggle which helps reduce fogging.

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Get yourself a NoFog mask. NO-FOG High Performance
I've had mine since 1989 and have never had a fogging problem with it, glasses or face shield.
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Any of the modular style helmets that also include a breath box will do the job too.

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BV2S. Awesome helmet.

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I also wear glasses when i ride and have fog trouble. I made the switch to a MX helmet a few years ago and i never looked back. A breath box would make a world of difference in a modular helmet, and like nunrleft said, those masks are worth it. I also have anti-fog Rain-X stuff i put on my glasses & goggles that helps a little.

Also if i breath down or out of my nose it wont fog up as often.

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This might be a good time to see if you can wear contacts.

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