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Old 08-02-2012, 07:12 AM   #1
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Snow helmet?

I currently use a HJC CL Max 2 modular helmet as my daily helmet. I have had pretty bad fogging issues in cold weather, and see they make the same model in a snow helmet for snowmobiling. Is this the same helmet with a double lens setup? Or are there many other cold weather features to be had in these helmets. I thought about seeing if the double lens would fit mine if that is the only difference. Any input?
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Old 08-02-2012, 10:06 AM   #2
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Not sure about those exact models, but most "snowmobile helmets" have the electric heated dual-pane visor on them.

Other than that, they're same-same.

Moisture control is the biggest thing... When I'm sledding I wear an MX helmet and goggles. Fit of the goggles is critical. A breath box helps tremendously. When I stop, I take the goggles off and put 'em under the hood to keep them warm. Take care of your goggles and they'll go about half a day before fogging up, at which point I swap out for a spare pair.

There's products for fog control, "kat krap" is one i've heard good reviews on. Other companies (habervision comes to mind) make little fans you can put on your goggles to help with fog control.
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Old 08-02-2012, 01:54 PM   #3
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"Cat Crap" isn't made anymore.

US$300.00 solution.

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com...T.ac=SLIsearch



US$200.00 Solution

http://www.leatherup.com/p/Scorpion-...et/188429.html

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Old 08-03-2012, 02:37 PM   #4
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I ride all year round. Putting a $5 universal breathbox in the helmet completely eliminated fogging/frosting, even down into the single digits (Fahrenheit).
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Old 08-03-2012, 02:52 PM   #5
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about -7F, 30min ride. Breath box helps, but at that temp any moisture in the air freezes on the visor. Should have worn my sled helmet and goggles that day.

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Old 08-04-2012, 08:42 PM   #6
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For-E-Vator from www.ruoutside.com. We use 'em on our snowmobiles and they work well.
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Old 08-05-2012, 12:13 AM   #7
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Wow! Lots of great info. I wear a 4XL in a helmet, so selection is minimal at best. Keep ideas coming. Hate riding winters with my shield up.
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Old 08-05-2012, 12:38 AM   #8
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These work like a hot-dam! It looks somewhat cumbersome but once you try it you will be sold:

http://www.nofogusa.com/NO-FOG.htm
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Old 12-04-2012, 12:06 AM   #9
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Skidoo BV2S

any one used the Skidoo BV2S helmet and can report on it?
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Old 12-04-2012, 12:24 AM   #10
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How about Pin-Lock anti fog shields.

Got a few for my KBC
one clear, one dark, one night-vision

Work great.
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Old 12-04-2012, 04:25 AM   #11
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any one used the Skidoo BV2S helmet and can report on it?
Yup. 80-120 mph at -20F all day. I wear glasses too, no issues.
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Old 12-04-2012, 05:54 AM   #12
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any one used the Skidoo BV2S helmet and can report on it?
Best helmet you can get IMHO. It's the only one my wife can use that her glasses won't fog. Heated lens and double lens help with fogging but her glasses would still fog. Pricey but you get what you pay for. I have one too, never fogs.
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Old 12-04-2012, 09:30 AM   #13
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Best helmet you can get IMHO. It's the only one my wife can use that her glasses won't fog. Heated lens and double lens help with fogging but her glasses would still fog. Pricey but you get what you pay for. I have one too, never fogs.
And they look ridiculous :lol8
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Old 12-04-2012, 10:41 AM   #14
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Old 12-04-2012, 04:50 PM   #15
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Thanks guys! Was hoping for some reenforcing positive comments here before I dropped the coin. Do a lot of ice road riding in -20 to -30C and have been using a neoprene snorkel and it works good for short rides up to 1hr but on longer rides becomes a pain in the ass.
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