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post #1 of 16 Old Apr 29th, 2013, 2:01 pm Thread Starter
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Looking for advice/comments on products to stop a full face helmet face shield from fogging in the rain. Thanks.
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post #2 of 16 Old Apr 29th, 2013, 9:16 pm
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Re: anti-fog

Seriously, where have you been for the last decade brother? " PINLOCK" final word on fogging. Google it.

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Re: anti-fog Two Words

Pinlock Distortion

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Pinlock Distortion
Sorry, but I disagree! I have no problems with distortions at all.

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you wouldn't disagree once the distortion was removed. :-))

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Re: anti-fog

My Shoei helmet has a little tab over on the side with three positions, locked, neutral and cracked. When I pull up to a light and won't be moving, if the shield starts to fog up I just move the tab to crack and it will clear in a few seconds.

The problem I can't seem to solve will not be helped with a pinlock, I can't keep my stupid glasses from fogging up.

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I agree on the PINLOCK solution. I have ridden in some pretty cold conditions here in Ohio, and while the area around the PNLOCK fogs, the PINLOCK section does not.

Interesting comment about the distortion (because I never put 2 and 2 together). When my visor is fully closed, I don't really notice it. However, when I open it just one "click", my speedo gets all funky, LOL. (nothing terrible)...

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I went to the IMS in November and got ‘suckered’ into buying anti-fog coating stuff for my glasses. Of course I bought this knowing full well that it would not work so I was hardly suckered. Instead I bought it for what it does do, which is make my glasses so crystal clear - nothing short of amazing.

I got what I wanted so I am happy with the purchase, but the nagging question lingers in my head: how does this stuff work at the show but not in real life? He did the vaporizer demonstration and sure enough the untreated lens fogged up and the treated one did not, but in the real world my glasses are still fogging up just the same. Just fishing out there to see if anyone has a reasonable, and/or scientific explanation for why this is, I have theories but just wondering if there is anyone that actually knows.

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Re: anti-fog

I use the Pinlock in the Spring, Summer & Fall on my Shoei. The little distortion doesn't bother me one little bit day or night .During the winter months I switch helmets to my Scorpion with an electric heated visor. For my glasses I pull them down away from my face a little bit. They get more air between my body heat & the lens & un fog much quicker after a stop.

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Pinlock.No Distortion here!

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This stuff works. I use it skiing and on my glasses riding with a Pinlock shield....Shoei RF1100

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I agree on the PINLOCK solution. I have ridden in some pretty cold conditions here in Ohio, and while the area around the PNLOCK fogs, the PINLOCK section does not.

Interesting comment about the distortion (because I never put 2 and 2 together). When my visor is fully closed, I don't really notice it. However, when I open it just one "click", my speedo gets all funky, LOL. (nothing terrible)...

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Ok, this is a very disturbing comment, please no pictures. And with just one click you say? I couldn't resist.

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I see lots of fun here. I take my one year used face shield and add one of these. Generally good for two winters tops. They scuff easily if you wipe with anything but the softest stuff for cleaning inside.
But, work just like or better that a pin liner because a careful fit is done by you not some pins. Does not break loose when done correctly. Hold it up to the outside of the shield on the helmet before you install it and tape the edges so you know where you want it. Not where the shield contacts the helmet seal.

Fog City Pro Shield Insert - Motorcycle Superstore

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I agree on the PINLOCK solution. I have ridden in some pretty cold conditions here in Ohio, and while the area around the PNLOCK fogs, the PINLOCK section does not.

Interesting comment about the distortion (because I never put 2 and 2 together). When my visor is fully closed, I don't really notice it. However, when I open it just one "click", my speedo gets all funky, LOL. (nothing terrible)...
I agree totally with the comments about Pinlock. It works, period.

I have never noticed any distortion, though it is extremely rare that I have the visor open. The only thing at the first stop open the bottom of the Pinlock does go through the speedo, yet I use the GPS for my speed control. (That is another issue regarding the size of the numbers on an RT!)

Regarding glasses - I wear them the whole time, and if you invest in an anti-fog coating when you buy the glasses it might help.

I wear a Shoei Multitech, and previously a Shoei Raid II.

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I'll add to this old post. On another forum a guy was complaining the his Pinlock was just too distorted that he removed it and was very disappointed. Then someone said- wait for it- " Did you remove the protective coating that comes on both sides of the insert"? The orig poster never replied!

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I'd also recommend the Fog City Shield, I have used them for around 10 years, no distortion and cheap.
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