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Old 01-24-2007, 10:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ridin with glasses

Hey i got some majorly bad eyes and even worse allergies (so bad that i cant wear contacts cuz my eyes dry out something terrible) so i am forced to ride with my glasses. now when i ride i ride hard so i breathe hard and hav always had a hard time with either my glasses fogging or the visor fogging. im too poor right now to afford and electric sheild( not sure if it would help) but i been lookin at all the anti-fog sprays and liquids they have out and was wondering if anyone has tried them and would recommend a certain kind or brand or had some suggestions for me.

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Old 01-25-2007, 12:25 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Actually, the modular type helmets with the breath box will be more effective in this case. I wear glasses and mine do not fog unless I get very warm, and then I only have to crack the visor until I am moving again.
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Old 01-25-2007, 02:21 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I ride with an open face 3/4 helmet with motorcross goggles. I don't fog till atound -10f. Note I also rear a thermal ski mask
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Old 01-25-2007, 07:19 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Try wiping some common shampoo (from your shower) on the inside of your visor. You'll be surprised how well it works!
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Old 01-25-2007, 11:57 AM   #5 (permalink)
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My glasses fog and actually get enough condensation on them that it is like rain on them, I have to wear the contacts, but it makes me the equivalent of far sighted, and then my wife has to read the maps....and that is not such a good thing
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Old 01-25-2007, 12:45 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I am willing to bet that most of the people with this prob are wearing full face helmets. I think that most fulface don't have enough airflow to compensate for cold glasses in a warm moist area.
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Old 01-25-2007, 12:55 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Yeah, they are THH full helmets, no modular flip up design. On the up side they keep your head warm, have double lens, and only cost $40.00 each on E-Bay, sized small though, we bought large and they are tight, but that is a good thing once they are on.
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I know they are pricey but the BV2s is the best brain bucket you can wear for glasses. Plenty of room for the glasses and the breath ecav system is the best.
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Old 01-25-2007, 07:59 PM   #9 (permalink)
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I know they are pricey but the BV2s is the best brain bucket you can wear for glasses. Plenty of room for the glasses and the breath ecav system is the best.
Where are you finding them and what is the aprox price. I would like a good non fogging helmet. I have yet to find one that is why I go with the old 3/4.
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There are a few on e-bay, just do a search on BV2. Just looked and looks like $440. My dealer was gonna let me have one for $380. Like I said, very pricey, but if you gotta wear glasses it's the best way to go. IMO
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ack cough choke sputter. Well When It cost a paycheck and dose not increase the performance of the sled And I have a proven system. I think I'll pass. Especialy when the wife looks in the shop and sees 8 trial full faces from days gone by. Then I head out with the 3/4 I have had since I met her.
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ack cough choke sputter. Well When It cost a paycheck and dose not increase the performance of the sled And I have a proven system. I think I'll pass. Especialy when the wife looks in the shop and sees 8 trial full faces from days gone by. Then I head out with the 3/4 I have had since I met her.
Lmao!! I know the feeling my friend. I just bought a BRP X-Team Modular, regular $350 but dealer let me have it for $250. Then he let me have the matching X-Team boots for $40 off. Personally, after all the scratch I've dropped in there in the last 4 years, He otta gave 'em to me. But since they wife got me a X-team riding jacket for my B-day, it was a little easier to warm her over on the helmet and boots. Told her it was all her fault.
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Wish I could turn it around that easy. I got real lucky with the sled. Well I think she got tired of hearing it start in the shop at all hours of the night because there was something else wrong. She said you have X $ either fix that right once and for all or get something you wont have to work on.

Note: I'll still be working on the SRV.
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anyone tried any of the anti-fog spray/drops that are out?
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Old 01-26-2007, 11:06 AM   #16 (permalink)
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I've tried the hjc and the nolan but had anyone tried the agv?
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Old 01-27-2007, 12:48 AM   #17 (permalink)
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IRS said it way up there somewhere, and I'll back him up - as weird as it sounds, nothing keeps a visor from fogging like a little Palmolive dish soap. I've been using this as a way to keep visors on hockey helmets from fogging for years. It works, and it's super cheap.
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Do you just smear it on then wipe it off?
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Hmmm...antifog sprays, Palmolive dish soap, or a brand new $450.00 helmet. This reminds me of the NASA space pen, spent all kinds of money designing a pen that would write in space in the absence of gravity. The Russians....used a pencil.
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Old 01-27-2007, 09:16 AM   #20 (permalink)
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the russians...used a pencil. talk about over enginering.....simple way to save $$$$$$

shave cream works pretty well also. foam,gels not so good.
i work it in a little like wax,then rinse and wipe dry.
visor and glasses.

try it on your bathroom mirror as a test.
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