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Cee Bailey: To Tint or Not To Tint?

Considering a a reverse contour sheild with the lightest grey tint and was wondering if those of you who had added a CB to your LT had any opinions on if you picked a clear sheild over the light grey & why.

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consider this...you are certainly free to spend your hard earned fun-coupons how ever you see fit, but your fun-coupons would go a lot further if you just used them to buy a tinted lens for your helmet. Rubber side down!


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Re: Cee Bailey: To Tint or Not To Tint?

I like the tinted windshield. I think it helps at night with the glare of headlights.
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Re: Cee Bailey: To Tint or Not To Tint?

I would say NO...Do Not Tint: I barrowed a tinted shield, was riding with a tinted helmet...double tint...normally this is a good thing....a storm came up...it got real dark, rained like EL, windy as EL...and I had trouble seeing.

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Re: Cee Bailey: To Tint or Not To Tint?

I have a light tinted windshield and I really like it. Cuts down on some of the road glare on those really solar days.

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Re: Cee Bailey: To Tint or Not To Tint?

the "lightest tint" on those shields is very light, there won't be any issue with seeing through it even with a dark faceshield and sunglasses

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Re: Cee Bailey: To Tint or Not To Tint?

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the "lightest tint" on those shields is very light, there won't be any issue with seeing through it even with a dark faceshield and sunglasses
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Re: Cee Bailey: To Tint or Not To Tint?

I have a 20"ultimate flow. I think? I love That Cee Bailey windshield. Some don't like them.I don't care what anybody says. It has great wind protection. But it's not tinted. I may try a Ztechnik next time. Maybe?

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Re: Cee Bailey: To Tint or Not To Tint?

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the "lightest tint" on those shields is very light, there won't be any issue with seeing through it even with a dark faceshield and sunglasses
+1, Great shields. Have a reverse 22" tinted light grey. Also have 24" untinted with wings for winter riding.

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the "lightest tint" on those shields is very light, there won't be any issue with seeing through it even with a dark faceshield and sunglasses
+1 more

Cannot even tell it is tinted unless you put next to a clear shield.

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Re: Cee Bailey: To Tint or Not To Tint?

I haven't tried tinted, but my clear CB I am very happy with. I do ride with transitions motorcycle glasses (I really like riding with visor up) so maybe I haven't needed a tinted screen.

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Re: Cee Bailey: To Tint or Not To Tint?

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I haven't tried tinted, but my clear CB I am very happy with. I do ride with transitions motorcycle glasses (I really like riding with visor up) so maybe I haven't needed a tinted screen.
Same solution here. Clear windshield and helmet shield for night visibility and Transitions glasses for the bright days.

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Re: Cee Bailey: To Tint or Not To Tint?

I'm about to offer advice where none's been solicited. I have the reverse contour on my '05 now and regret the purchase big time. Great windshield. Great protection. One key shortfall IMO. Riding in the rain. The CB without the reverse contour I had on my '02 would sweep the rain off the shield and my face shield like a blower in a car wash when fully lowered. With the reverse contour, it just doesn't happen. I don't know the physics, but you can't clear the shield by lowering it at speed. Large, view distorting drops remain under the contour and the contour won't allow the wind to clear the face shield. Love the windshield. Except in the rain.
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Re: Cee Bailey: To Tint or Not To Tint?

Why would anyone ever even consider buying an acrylic windshield in the first place?

Oh yeah, I know: They're less expensive...

Just like Joe Rocket mesh jackets.


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