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Carrying Extra Visor(s) with You

So I just ordered dark/tinted visors for the lady and myself. When you ride, how do you carry your visors so they don't break/scratch? Looking to to better than wrap them in an old scrap of t-shirt

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used to see a visor bag advertised in the classified section of some moto mags years ago...looked like a man purse you wore inside your jacket that would hold your replacement visor

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I use a Lee Parks Design Visor Holder. I can't seem to find an internet picture of it but I will take one for you tomorrow morning. It is micro fiber and won't scratch it.

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you can use the bag that came with you helmet, micro fiber

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why carry spare visors? flip down sunlens ftw!

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you can use the bag that came with you helmet, micro fiber

That's a good idea...

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I keep mine in the plastic wrapper that it came in. I just swap it out when I need it. It fits nicely in my tank bag during my ride!

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My Joe Rocket Phoenix jacket has a nifty inside pocket that holds a visor,curved around under my arm.

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used to see a visor bag advertised in the classified section of some moto mags years ago...looked like a man purse you wore inside your jacket that would hold your replacement visor
Have also seen a fanny pack kind of design that held them around yr waist...but had the downside of making you look like an aging tourist, nervous of passport and traveller cheque security in a Foreign Land.

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Have also seen a fanny pack kind of design that held them around yr waist...but had the downside of making you look like an aging tourist, nervous of passport and traveller cheque security in a Foreign Land.
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Sunglasses work for me...........easy to carry/fits in the tank bag.

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Sunglasses work for me...........easy to carry/fits in the tank bag.

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I usually use a clear shield and sunglasses, or at the most a light tint. I HATE needing to switch out shields during my riding day. I may need to pay ($$= out-the-butt) for a photochromatic/ transitions shield for my Shoei one of these days.

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Sunglasses work for me...........easy to carry/fits in the tank bag.
I agree... My girl can't find a pair that fit comfortably under her helmet tho

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I usually use a clear shield and sunglasses, or at the most a light tint. I HATE needing to switch out shields during my riding day. I may need to pay ($$= out-the-butt) for a photochromatic/ transitions shield for my Shoei one of these days.
I want one too.....

I took a picture this morning but will have to post it later as I am at work and not allowed to have my cell in here.

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My new model LS2 helmet has a built-in, polarised, drop-down sun visor....Works great!

It's operated by a rocker/lever arrangement on the lower edge of the helmet under the left ear.
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My new model LS2 helmet has a built-in, polarised, drop-down sun visor....Works great!

It's operated by a rocker/lever arrangement on the lower edge of the helmet under the left ear.
My new AGV K3 dreamtime is so comfy... And none of the ones with flip downs for me for crap... Plus o almost always have my saddle bags on.

Using the helmet bag was a great idea, i'm going to try to find one of those visor bag/pouches locally.

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Using the helmet bag was a great idea, i'm going to try to find one of those visor bag/pouches locally.

If you have even the eensiest bit of skill with needle & thread, just go buy a small piece of fleece or microfiber from your local fabric store. Its not like the bag needs to stabd up to a lot of abuse, its just there to minimize abrasions.

You could even use the sleeve of an old long-sleeve tshirt if you wanted.

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Well well, look at The Shadow being all crafty and stuff. Leaving the sewing to the women folk and just find us a transitioning shield for the Shoei! LOL

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Use one of those photochromatic anti-fog sticky deals. They're around $30-$40 and the work great for sun and fog.

But the microfiber bag for the helmet works great.

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Use one of those photochromatic anti-fog sticky deals. They're around $30-$40 and the work great for sun and fog.

But the microfiber bag for the helmet works great.
Where can I find one of those?

Well, fire the engines! Spur this iron space-pony on!

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Here is a pix of the lee parks designs carrier.

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post #22 of 24 Old 03-17-2012, 08:11 PM Thread Starter
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I couldn't find the Lee Parks ones, but did find Road Gear online and ordered two of them I'll post up a review when I have an opinion.

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I'm surprised that this isn't a more popular or readily available option. When I commute to work I have to either use sunglasses or carry 2 visors. Same with touring really...

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The local shop gave me a microfiber visor bag when I asked to buy one! They explained some helmets come with them and the display ones get sold without the bags occasionally. I stick it in my backpack with the day's stuff.

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I got a set of the Road Gear ones. I paid $20ish for 2 shipped. Called them directly.

Like 'em a lot so far! I leave my clear in my saddle bag in case I get stuck out past dark.

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