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post #1 of 34 Old 10-01-2018, 01:37 AM Thread Starter
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Fogging helmet

What do you guys do to stop visors from fogging up? Went on a ride today and had to crack my bisor.at highway speeds...to stop it from getting cloudy... Not a cheap helmet, but chin vent gets almost no air flow because of windscreen.
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I had a helmet that I loved, even though it fogged badly. I was recommended to increase ventilation, yet in that helmet construction it was not possible. So I just removed the lower chin skirt piece so that the exhaled air was pushed down. I also tried several liquids that claimed to fix fogging, yet everything I tried was crap. I cannot say, that all anti-fogging liquids suck, as I gave up on my 3rd bottle....
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Change the visor to a Pin Lock, we have them on our helmets & ridden thru some heavy rain day after day and never had an issue with fogging up
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Change the visor to a Pin Lock
This. I have a HJC IS17 that I dislike for so many things. But I finally shelled out for a pinlock insert and I wish I'd done it years ago. I do see some people say they don't work for them (bad installation??) but for me it was night and day difference. Aside from the convenience, the safety aspect alone makes them worth the purchase IMHO.

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+1 on Pinlock. They do seem to wear out and need to be replaced after a few years in my experience. I understand they absorb water which is why they do not fog. Maybe they get saturated or something after a while. kfh000
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Clarity Defog it works. It is the only thing I have ever bought that fixes fogging on visors and glasses. Get some. Some brands of visors are coated to help, but this stuff works better than that ( they seem to wear down over time ). Pin locks I have. Pin locks decrease visibility and are a pain to fool with. They work, but still can get fogging under the right conditions.
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Clarity Defog it works. It is the only thing I have ever bought that fixes fogging on visors and glasses. Get some. Some brands of visors are coated to help, but this stuff works better than that ( they seem to wear down over time ). Pin locks I have. Pin locks decrease visibility and are a pain to fool with. They work, but still can get fogging under the right conditions.
Have Pinlock, but eyeglasses constant fogging irritant. Read around here of others using various home remedies, like furniture polish? Didn't jump on that, but did just jump on the Clarity advice. Look forward to it. Thanks.

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I wear glasses at all times even though I don't need them ( except for reading...) and they are hard to deal with in rain! This stuff helps that a lot. I don't know how long it actually works before degrading. I put it on fresh before I start a trip. For instance I was at the V Strom rally this spring. Worked well all the way up. Then I put some fresh on before starting back. Not sure if required, but it is insurance. The small bottle goes a long way, I have had this first bottle for over two years.......

Yes, I have tried all the remedies too. Rubbing a fresh cut potato, spit, car wax, pledge, and on and on....
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Yeah not a fan of Pin-lock, their optical clarity isn't so good IMHO. Best for me so far has been Scorpion helmets, whatever they coat inside of visor with works amazingly well.
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I wear glasses at all times even though I don't need them ( except for reading...) and they are hard to deal with in rain! This stuff helps that a lot. I don't know how long it actually works before degrading. I put it on fresh before I start a trip. For instance I was at the V Strom rally this spring. Worked well all the way up. Then I put some fresh on before starting back. Not sure if required, but it is insurance. The small bottle goes a long way, I have had this first bottle for over two years.......

Yes, I have tried all the remedies too. Rubbing a fresh cut potato, spit, car wax, pledge, and on and on....
Have you tried their Anti-Fog cloths at all or only the liquid?
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