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#1 TrinewB

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Posted 02 June 2013 - 02:41 PM

So wore my Kask Bambino today for the first time in a rainy TT at Calga. after about 10 min the visor fogged up completely. I tried to raise my head a bit to get some air in to no avail had to take it off and put it my jersey.

Now a bit of history. last time I used it I had sweat and stuff splatter on the inside of the visor to wiped it with a baby wipe afterwards. not sure if that stuffed up any anti-fogg it had on it.

Any advice on how to get rid of this issue?

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Posted 02 June 2013 - 02:48 PM

Take the goggle approach and clean in with baby shampoo before use?

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Posted 02 June 2013 - 02:55 PM

Does baby shampoo work for swimming goggles?

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Posted 02 June 2013 - 02:57 PM

found this on a TT forum they recommend this stuff:

http://www.visorvisi...ex.php?cPath=25

http://www.timetrial...0

would the speedo anti fog work? it certainly did F@#$ all for my goggles.

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Posted 02 June 2013 - 02:58 PM

Does baby shampoo work for swimming goggles?



Does baby shampoo work for swimming goggles?


never tried it.

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Posted 02 June 2013 - 04:25 PM

I use rain x on outside and the anti fog (same maker rain x anti fog I think?) on inside. Both from super cheap auto or similar

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Posted 02 June 2013 - 05:07 PM

I use rain x on outside and the anti fog (same maker rain x anti fog I think?) on inside. Both from super cheap auto or similar

looks like its for Car interior no mention of motor bikes? but I guess its the same idea.

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Posted 02 June 2013 - 05:08 PM

So wore my Kask Bambino today for the first time in a rainy TT at Calga. after about 10 min the visor fogged up completely. I tried to raise my head a bit to get some air in to no avail had to take it off and put it my jersey.

Now a bit of history. last time I used it I had sweat and stuff splatter on the inside of the visor to wiped it with a baby wipe afterwards. not sure if that stuffed up any anti-fogg it had on it.

Any advice on how to get rid of this issue?

Tri rubbing spit all over the lens
Works a treat with googles
Cheers
Ip

Ps seriously I think this will always be a problem with this style of helmet on a cool and/wet day
Probably a helmet best used on warm ( not hot)sunny days, and make sure the helmet is always dried out after use
Man these things are gunna end up pretty smelly over time

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Posted 02 June 2013 - 05:11 PM

More importantly how did you go?

Epic effort to get out there in this weather but in saying that all course records to date have been set in the rain, something about diminishing rolling resistance on wet roads etc etc.

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Posted 02 June 2013 - 05:52 PM

More importantly how did you go?

Epic effort to get out there in this weather but in saying that all course records to date have been set in the rain, something about diminishing rolling resistance on wet roads etc etc.

Identical time to last month :-( it was pretty darn wet!

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Posted 02 June 2013 - 06:00 PM

Tri rubbing spit all over the lens
Works a treat with googles
Cheers
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Ps seriously I think this will always be a problem with this style of helmet on a cool and/wet day
Probably a helmet best used on warm ( not hot)sunny days, and make sure the helmet is always dried out after use
Man these things are gunna end up pretty smelly over time

Spit did not work actually .... I hope that anti fog will work.

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Posted 03 June 2013 - 08:09 AM

Yes baby shampoo works for swimming goggles. Not sure exactly what type of babies they use. I assume its the clean surface that means the condensation has less to form on. I don't like the anti-fog treatments I have seen because if you touch them they smudge, and that is possibly worse than condensation because the smudge will - stay there even in the dry.

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Posted 03 June 2013 - 10:12 AM

Cat crap is what the skiers use. Since buying it I have never bothered with anything else.

Another vote for CatCrap. It's so long since I skiied I'd forgotten about it. TIme to source some more.

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Posted 03 June 2013 - 11:45 AM

Cat crap is what the skiers use. Since buying it I have never bothered with anything else.

might give that a go

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Posted 03 June 2013 - 11:48 AM

USed to have that issue playing hockey and we ended up wiping Mr Sheen on the inside of the visor. Seemed to work nicely

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Posted 03 June 2013 - 12:19 PM

Before Pinlock came about, I always used Fog City on the moto helmets and it worked a treat.




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