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hi guyz i have a question for you (might be newbie )

in my helmet , u know the Screen? (dont know the name u use). Mine is transparent, but on some trips with the Sun sunshine direct in front of me its almost impossible to view the road correctly! ; so i bought a new screen , a dark screen it works just perfect (and looks d"man good on the black helmet) BUT at night its a problem i barely can see the route..

i dont wanna be changing screens in the middle of the trip for this problem.. any suggestion? what you guyz do?


ps: cant belive didnt found any post about this problem i cant be the unique.. am i??

Thanks a lot!

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The black visor is always gonna restrict your vision at night.
It's really a matter of changing from clear to dark visors depending on the light or wearing sun glasses under the clear visor in strong daylight.
 

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either wear shades with the clear shield.... or get a helmet with a mini shield that you can only drop during harsh sunlight... also there are always goggles..they work. but, I myself have a clear shield... and Photosensitive glasses...
 

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There is a company, Fog City (IIRC) that makes what they call a Hi-Def insert for most all F/F helmets. It is an amber color like you would have on a pair of shooting glasses. If you are familiar with the way shooting glasses work, that is how this shield works.

I have the same type shield for my 1/2 helmet and love it. I can ride in all but the darkest of nights and see very well. It reduces the glare, brightens things up, and makes the riding that much more enjoyable.
 

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TKS guyz.. isnt there anything like photosensitive visors/shields?..
that would sell a lot =0 i think..
 

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I rode in today and it was dark and cold (40ish) when I leave it will be dark and cold. Ride when you want but make sure you can handle it...If it is in the 30s, I hang it up until it is in the 40s...The dark does not bother me that much but I am not worried about the dark...I am worried about the careless drivers out there.
 

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look at something like this.



I have a tank bag that I take every time I go on the bike. I carry my extra visor in it and switch when needed. it's not really that much extra work.
 

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If you wanted modular and a built in sun visor, the Caberg Justissimo might be right up your alley.
 

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I keep my clear shield with me. I have a carrier that I can wear around my waist or I put it in my side bags if I'm not carrying too much with me. It takes me about 2 minutes to swap my shield. Otherwise, I would keep the clear shield on and wear sunglasses underneath (that is what I did before I got my dark shield). I just prefer the dark shield over having to wear sunglasses.
 

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Polarized sunglasses.
I am a firm believer in polarized sunglasses, but I have yet to find a shield that doesn't react to them and make it look like I'm in the grip of an acid frenzy. So its non polarized for me when ride.
 

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My eyes are so sensitive to light I wear my torch cutting glasses under a clear visor, heck I wear them all the time out in the sun. Plus they have advantages over regular sun glasses 1) they are ANSI safety rated 2) they are shade rated from #5 to #7 on average 3) they come in many styles *mine are mirrored* 4) at the welding stores I go to they only cost 4 to 6 bucks max :biggrin: And 5) they fit under my helmet without any probs!
Good luck and happy riding!
 

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I am a firm believer in polarized sunglasses, but I have yet to find a shield that doesn't react to them and make it look like I'm in the grip of an acid frenzy. So its non polarized for me when ride.
I don't even notice it anymore. I didn't even think of it until you posted this! :eek:
 

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I wear glasses, and in daylight wear sunglasses underneath my clear FF. I tried polarized sunglasses behind the visor once and had the same problem mentioned by evmo -- the polaroids showed the visor's stress patterns.
 
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