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Old 15th May 2019, 06:06 PM
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read-this Wiper for helmet visor :

Detachable (hopefully not at high speed), I suppose if it wasn't mad money it would be worth having in a tank bag for everyday bikers/commuters ;



Word on the street is that Hickman has a stash to test out at this years TT, where its promised to lash rain for two weeks.

https://wipey.com/
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Old 15th May 2019, 06:32 PM
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Here we go...... Rainpal II.
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Old 15th May 2019, 06:44 PM
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How much is it?
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Old 15th May 2019, 07:12 PM
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How much is it?
It doesn't exist. If you look closely at the mounting system,
you will see why it never will exist.
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Old 15th May 2019, 07:24 PM
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^ Why so .. some kind of adhesive / double sided tape stuff to stick it to the top of the visor seems a straightforward enough job - no ?
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Old 15th May 2019, 07:29 PM
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Any for wiping my hole while out camping ,what's next ffs lol
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Old 15th May 2019, 07:42 PM
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Old 15th May 2019, 07:53 PM
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Default Re: Wiper for helmet visor :

Originally Posted by -alan- View Post
^ Why so .. some kind of adhesive / double sided tape stuff to stick it to the top of the visor seems a straightforward enough job - no ?
It isn't easy to spot because of the sleight-of-hand in the
'demo' video. They are mounted using a pair of screws.
Drilling holes in type approved and E marked visors is
a ridiculous suggestion. As you say, it might be possible
to mount it using a GoPro-style adhesive pad. I doubt it
would be stable enough because of the limited space at
the top edge of the visor. That just leaves you with the
other obvious problem. A wiper would make shite of your
expensive visor in a very short time.

Anyway, it's only a concept at the moment. I wouldn't be
buying one until they are in production and have been
independently tested/reviewed.
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Old 15th May 2019, 08:20 PM
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Default Re: Wiper for helmet visor :

Its never going to work.

Even if they got over the technical problems of actually getting the wipers to wipe cleanly and without having to modify/drill holes/put screws in your helmet the wiper would be so close to your eyes that I cant see how they wouldn't be a serious hazard if not lethal to use.
In a cage the wipers are a good bit from you eyes so they wont interfere with your focusing at distance, on a helmet they would be so close to you eyes it would be hard to focus on anything but the wipers once they are operating.

The spinning disk is used on ships, and does work, but there is a air gap so the noise in your helmet would probably be deafening at any reasonable speed.
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Old 15th May 2019, 09:14 PM
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Do they come in titanium?
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Old 15th May 2019, 09:16 PM
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What's wrong with using the middle finger?
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Old 15th May 2019, 09:26 PM
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Default Re: Wiper for helmet visor :

Originally Posted by faz1
What's wrong with using the middle finger?
I keep asking her the same thing.

Whatever happened to the spinning/centrifugal visors? I used to use one for karting back in the 80s, and they worked fine.

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Old 15th May 2019, 11:26 PM
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Keep your speed up,and turn your noggin to the side...job job’d
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Old 16th May 2019, 12:19 AM
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Default Re: Wiper for helmet visor :

Originally Posted by Confusion View Post
It isn't easy to spot because of the sleight-of-hand in the
'demo' video. They are mounted using a pair of screws.
Drilling holes in type approved and E marked visors is
a ridiculous suggestion. As you say, it might be possible
to mount it using a GoPro-style adhesive pad. I doubt it
would be stable enough because of the limited space at
the top edge of the visor. That just leaves you with the
other obvious problem. A wiper would make shite of your
expensive visor in a very short time.

Anyway, it's only a concept at the moment. I wouldn't be
buying one until they are in production and have been
independently tested/reviewed.
Didnt spot that

I think you're right about the bigger downside too - making shite of your expensive plastic visor is a wee bit of a drawback.
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Old 16th May 2019, 10:09 AM
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Originally Posted by -alan- View Post
Didnt spot that

I think you're right about the bigger downside too - making shite of your expensive plastic visor is a wee bit of a drawback.
and more prone to cracking? might also have an effect on visor integrity in a spill?
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Old 16th May 2019, 11:21 AM
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Originally Posted by DavyH View Post
Keep your speed up,and turn your noggin to the side...job job’d
was thinking exact same lol
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Old 16th May 2019, 03:26 PM
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