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What the FOG?!?! Tips and suggestions?

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    I'm wondering what you guys do for battling fog inside your visors in the cooler weather. I'd be interested in what kind of tips, tricks and products you're using. I wear prescription glasses as well and they get just as fogged. I'm wearing an Arai Quantum f helmet. If it gets really cold, I'll wear sort of a ski-mask under my helmet (which makes the glasses fog even more!), so, suggestions for keeping the head warm without making fogging worse would also be appreciated.

    Hopefully this thread will help out those others wondering the same things

    Edit: Did find a few neat products over at Tricktape.com ... Fogcity Hyperoptics visor insert (darkens in the sun as well as anti-fog) and an assortment of helmet-oriented cold weather items. Anyone with experience in these items?

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    What the FOG?!?! Tips and suggestions?

    Coat the visor with Fog Off or another similar product.

    Get a breath deflector that forces your breath down instead of inside the helmet.

    Keep your visor cracked open a little.

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    One more time...SPIT on the inside of your visor and after you rub it in , wipe it off with a damp rag...

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    Originally posted by old timer
    One more time...SPIT on the inside of your visor and after you rub it in , wipe it off with a damp rag...
    Do a little scuba diving, do ya?

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    You have to coat the visor with anti-fog just about every day before you ride.

    I have mixed luck with the nose guard thing in my helmet. At certain speeds it works, at other speeds it just directs the air up under my glasses, causing them to fog rather than the shield.

    Having to wear prescription glasses & a helmet together is the worst combination for fogging..

    At least it is not as bad as hockey...

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    get lasik and ditch the glasses.


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    Fog City Shield. It will COMPLETELY keep the inside of your visor from fogging. (Thanks Jeff ) You can find em all over, got mine at motomkt.

    As far as the glasses go, dunno if they make a similar product for glasses...

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    Spit inside your helmet..........
    No thanks, .....although it does work.
    I use liquid soap. Rub it on, polish it off.
    I do it about once a week, it works really well.

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    FOG CITY, period! I was HIGHLY skeptical of using ANYTHING on the inside of my visor, especially something you stick to it. I was 'forced' once to use 'em on the track, and I've been using 'em ever since...

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    dont breath


    i wake up shaking from time 2 time
    no fog

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    The only thing thats a solution is to take the fogging air out of the helmet or heat the shield to eliminate condensate.

    Or you can implement the Foggy© Breath Guard, it rocks.

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    Originally posted by somestrangeguy
    The only thing thats a solution is to take the fogging air out of the helmet or heat the shield to eliminate condensate.

    Or you can implement the Foggy© Breath Guard, it rocks.
    Oh shit! Forgot about those! I actually have one, just haven't used it yet. You got one in use?

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    So, sounds like the best method(s) for me are:

    1 Foggy Breath Mask
    1 Fog City visor insert
    and some Fog Off!! for the glasses.

    ...and I can't get my head far enough inside my helmet to spit on the inside of my visor!!

    I do have one of those hologram visor inserts, the one with the "bullet holes", that worked really well on fog, but, try seeing through it at night!!

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    just fogcity. It's all you need. Just don't wipe the surface with anything that's not scratchproof. It's best to just never touch the thing. Change it whe it gets nasty or scratched.

    Don't waste time on other crap. This is the go.

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    Originally posted by Stoneman
    Oh shit! Forgot about those! I actually have one, just haven't used it yet. You got one in use?
    Possibly though I haven't used it in <50° weather yet which is the real test.

    It definetely takes some getting used to, and you need to adjust it properly but once you do its awesome for what little I have used it.

    The only thing I wish is that they had included a few of the velcro pads so I could swap it between helmets.

    I have never used a FogCity® shield. I have used anti-fog linings, wipes, etc. and some stuff for snowmobiling and nothing has worked 100% as this thing has. If you eliminate the moisture from the environment, you no longer have a fogging issue.

    It also helps cure some of the turbulent air up around your eyes depending on installation. Thats a big plus as well if cold weather is a concern.

    Bear in mind, I have a KLR - your results may vary

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    Listen to Paul.

    FogCity is ALL you need.

    It works 100%, at 32 degrees, at 95 degrees 100% humidity in the pouring rain, it just works.

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