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Re: visor wash and wipe system
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2020, 04:43:58 PM »
Hmm...I just use my gloved finger....
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Re: visor wash and wipe system
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2020, 06:51:53 PM »
I have a cut down scrap wiper blade superglued to the side of my glove on my pointer finger. It works great when riding in the rain/fog/mist, and I can get four or five of the things out of a singlr blade.
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Re: visor wash and wipe system
« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2020, 02:19:26 AM »
Have they improved Rain-X?  I tried it many years ago on the car and found it worked as advertised IN THE RAIN but was a dust and dirt magnet at all other times.
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Re: visor wash and wipe system
« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2020, 12:10:39 AM »
My answer back on my '09 Alaska trip was a small spray bottle tethered to the bike with some heavily watered down windex and a costco yellow rag.

Just spray and wipe.  It was absolutely necessary...we would have been stopping every 30 minutes if we didn't have them.  :)
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Re: visor wash and wipe system
« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2020, 06:50:37 AM »
I've seen the Visor Cat on the MissendenFlyer and TeaPotOne.   It looks to be a bit of a contraption, frankly.

I keep Pledge wipes in my tank bag for cleaning my visior - which can easily be done one-handed with the cruise set when super-slabbing.   As far as rain - on the FJR - I can trim the windscreen up or down a few millimetres to keep my shield totally clear when its raining.

The one circumstance my screen fogs on the outside is riding in heavy fog or mist - but not quite rain.   That's pretty rare, but my Aerostich Triple Digit glove covers have a squeegee blade on the left hand thumb.  Usually I'm not even wearing them in those conditions, and just use the palm of my leather glove.   The moisture followed by a curl over the heated grips helps the gloves shrink/stretch into that perfect fit old gloves achieve with time - and I usually ride out of those conditions as the sun rises or my elevation changes a bit - so it never lasts too long.   
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