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post #1 of 47 (permalink) Old Dec 16th, 2005, 10:24 pm Thread Starter
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Rode in to work tonight, goint to be around 32 on the way home, as in freezing. Ya gotta love the Gt fairing and heated seat and grips, Shooting for under 17 this year. Any cold weather riders out there. Seems the only problem is fogging and frosting the visor, any cures? I have the fog city but it only helps to a degree than the visor starts to frost up. No bugs on windshield though

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post #2 of 47 (permalink) Old Dec 16th, 2005, 10:56 pm
 
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Yea, I love the cold commute. Rode in yesterday - 29 degrees and icy. The office folk think I'm nuts.

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post #3 of 47 (permalink) Old Dec 16th, 2005, 11:04 pm
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Just rode home from work, temp -1 Celsius about the same as your neck of the woods. Yes I enjoy the comforts of the GT. I've been ribbed a little about the grips and seat but none of the hecklers are out in this weather. The only solution to condensation is a pin-lock visor,now if I could only find a solution for my glasses.

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post #4 of 47 (permalink) Old Dec 17th, 2005, 7:06 am
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Seems the only problem is fogging and frosting the visor, any cures?
Respro Foggy Mask breath guard.

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post #5 of 47 (permalink) Old Dec 17th, 2005, 8:35 am Thread Starter
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I will look into the Respro foggy mask, thanks Don

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post #6 of 47 (permalink) Old Dec 17th, 2005, 8:47 am
 
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Find a local scuba dive shop and get a bottle of anti-fog. It's a cream that is applied to the inside of scuba masks to prevent fogging - an environment far more susceptible to fogging than our faceshields. I find one application at the beginning of the cool season is all that's required. And, it's cheap.

To apply, wet the inside of the visor (helps to take it off) and lightly smear on the anti-fog. Lightly rinse the remaining material and let it dry on its own (do not wipe it dry). Works like a champ and doesn't add another layer of plastic that might affect visibility.
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post #7 of 47 (permalink) Old Dec 17th, 2005, 8:51 am
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had to ride friday it was 67 , not bad here in so cal.by the way we are on our way how is only 46 . have a good day .
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post #8 of 47 (permalink) Old Dec 17th, 2005, 10:25 pm
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Why would you put yourself in harms way and ride on two wheels below freezing??

Just Put The Motor City Madman as your beneficiary.


You really need to think about it in real terms, your going to get killed doing this. And when ya do I will post


I TOLD YOU SO!!!!!!!!!!


You guys are fools!!!!!!!

Ah your all Fcukin nuts!!!!!
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post #9 of 47 (permalink) Old Dec 17th, 2005, 10:34 pm
 
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Exactamundo, MOTOR. I don't care how dry it's been. Below freezing is BELOW FREEZING. What happens when you're tooling down the road having a great time and you come around that corner just to find Ma Kettle's sprinkler system burst during the night. It's tough to avoid that 10 foot sheet of ice that covers the entire width of the road.
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post #10 of 47 (permalink) Old Dec 17th, 2005, 10:35 pm
 
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Why would you put yourself in harms way and ride on two wheels below freezing?? You really need to think about it in real terms, your going to get killed doing this. You guys are fools!!!!!!!
Golly, gee whiz Wally. Thank you for your informative and insightful commentary. I never realized that motorcycling was so dangerous and now you tell me its even more so in cold weather...who knew!?!

Being so informed, please send your pertinent personal data so that I can immediately forward it to my life insurance carrier.
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