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I know i have posted this in other forums but i am ticked
I have a scorpion exo 400 (not 500) with everclear
the only thing that it everclears is my vision
as soon as i close the visor the fog is so thick i cant see anything
its actually dizzying
my bilt modular was nowhere close to this bad
the bad thing is this is the most comfortable helmet i have
worn, i love the two tone design i just can't see out the **** thing
i went to cycle gear they dont have any good visor cleaner
but the **** thing is supposed to NEVER fog
how does it NEVER fog if it ALWAYS fogs?
I have checked the vents and everything
it really ticks me off
then i goto pinlock there is nothing for my model
only the 500
so i bought a generic pinlock universal
if this doesnt work i dont know what to do
with my new gear and my new helm i am ready to take on the world
oh well there is a piece of body armor i am eyeballing..
 

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what does that mean wont cover the optimal area
 

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what does that mean wont cover the optimal area
Universal pinlocks will only cover about 3/4 of your viewing area. They are designed to be one-size-fits-all, so they can't be too big.

Official pinlock lenses made specifically for various helmets are designed to cover 100% of the viewing area.
 

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well 75% is 74.9 percent more than i can see right now
and it wont be summer any time soon lol
 

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where did you find a pinlock for the 500? I have the 1100 which uses the same visor. Also mine fogs up as well, one of the reasons I bought it was because it said that it never fogs... hahaha silly me for believing advertising....
 

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I have the exo-400 also and my clear visor fogs up like crazy in the morning. I have found it is at the worst when I get all my gear on BEFORE going out into my cold garage. This causes me to get really hot and overheat before I even put my helmet on, causing it to fog even more. Right as I got on the interstate, my visor completely fogged over to the point of having to flip it up while going 70mph til it cleared enough for me to put it back down. My advice for now (til you get your universal pinlock) would be to get dressed in the cold and leave all your vents open.

I also have the wind skirt on mine, so that causes even less airflow...
 

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Does it do this on the bike? It may seem like a silly question but all helmets I've ever had will fog up when not in motion. Like if I put the helmet on while warming up the bike, fog. When I hop on and get some air flowing through the vents, it clears right up.

Fog on the visor sucks, especially at night
 

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Even though the visor that came with my Icon Alliance helmet is "anti fog", with the temperatures being as low as they are it still fogs up a bit especially at the bottom of the visor. While I'm at a stop I have to flip it up otherwise it would fog completely. Once I get up to a decent speed, I flip it back down. If you aren't traveling that fast (ie under 50 mph) I found that leaving it just barely cracked will defog it pretty quickly. I don't know if that's possible with all helmets as mine has a visor lock on it.
 

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It started fogging a little bit as I threw my helmet on ride before I walked out the door (already had all my gear on, except 2nd pair of gloves) and got worse as I rode slowly through my neighborhood (25mph) and then on the main road (40 MPH). Only stopped at one light for about 30 seconds with my visor opened, then got on the interstate and right as I got on it was fully fogged up (going 70mph).

I am just assuming it was because my house is warm (72-73 degrees) plus wearing my full gear was making me sweat. I radiate heat really badly so I am sure that was the biggest cause of the fogging up. The next time I rode my bike (later that same night, back to work to escort my "permit" buddy home), I put most of my gear on outside so I wasn't as hot and it seemed to make a big difference. But it also wasn't as cold (25 degrees in the morning, about 40 that night).
 

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Maybe keeping your helmet in the garage will help with its acclimation to colder temperatures and prevent fogging?
 

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Cold helmet / visor + hot head will still fog it, perhaps not as much though. Either way the visor has to adjust to both temperatures.

I'd much rather put my jacket/gloves on outside, or 2 seconds before I step out, than throw on a cold helmet that could have spiders handing out inside of it.

Edit - I guess I could always store my visors in the garage and bring my helmet in, but that's a lot of work when i already have to open the gate, bring out the bike, secure the gate and then walk around my house to the side door, go through the house to the front door and all... lol.
 

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or just buy one of these and mount it inside the visor and be done with fog for ever, they work a treat or just pounding your head against a wall, what ever is easier for you ;)



I bought one last nite
 

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I guess we talked so much he skipped all that talk about yours coming in

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