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Old 01-24-2014, 11:57 AM   #1
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Eek Carrying a spare visor/ shield, how do you do it?

I finally have a new helmet and two visors, yippee lol
But I'm concerned about scratches or worse breaking the shield that's not in use while riding.

So... how does everyone here do it?

I was thinking a soft lined carry bag for the shield...
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Old 01-24-2014, 12:02 PM   #2
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I have the MotoCentric Mototrek Visor Bag which I like and is well worth the short money. A helmet bag (that comes with most helmets) does the job fairly well too.
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Old 01-24-2014, 12:10 PM   #3
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I use a zippered, padded case that holds two full helmet shields from Harley-Davidson.
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Old 01-24-2014, 12:16 PM   #4
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Old 01-24-2014, 12:32 PM   #5
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Old 01-24-2014, 01:13 PM   #6
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Old 01-24-2014, 01:17 PM   #7
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In a cotton sock for sure. Inside out for bug covered shield and rightside out for clean shield, bottom of the shield towards heel of sock and opening mechanism towards the opening of the sock. This makes sure the bug gut encrusted side of the shield stays on the bug encrusted side of the sock.

If I'm running without luggage, then the sock covered shield goes around the side of my chest or stomach.

It's very unlikely you'll break it considering they are meant to deal with flying debris at speed.
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Old 01-24-2014, 01:21 PM   #8
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My winter Joe Rocket Ballistic jacket has a pocket that's made specifically for a visor. It's lined with some soft and fuzzy microfiber material, and is curved around your body. Actually works really well!

Don't have any suggestions for summer though...
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Old 01-24-2014, 01:26 PM   #9
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I have the MotoCentric Mototrek Visor Bag which I like and is well worth the short money.
I've got the discontinued Fieldsheer version of this
but they work the same.

You wear it around your shoulder like a sling and it wraps half way around your torso. You don't even know it's there. I've done multi-hour rides with it this way don't even feel it.

I also owned a JR jacket that had the visor pocket. I don't know why that's not standard issue on every motorcycle jacket.
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Old 01-24-2014, 02:09 PM   #10
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I do the sock thing but I put my visor sock with my rolled up sleeping bag inside the duffel. That way it keeps it's shape and I don't worry about breakage.

I never thought about the bugs before. I suppose I will wash the sock inside out the next time I think about it.
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Old 01-24-2014, 04:09 PM   #11
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My current helmet is a Biltwell Gringo full-face that doesn't have a visor, so I wear it with a pair of Biltwell Moto goggles for which I have both clear and smoked lenses, and an old sock is just the right size for carrying the lenses around.
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Old 01-24-2014, 04:27 PM   #12
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They make bags specifically designed for visors. My Bell came with one. I have also used the drawstring bag that other brands include. I then stick it in my tailbag.
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Old 01-24-2014, 05:02 PM   #13
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Why do you carry a spare?

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Old 01-24-2014, 05:07 PM   #14
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I bought a Shoei GT Air. It has a built in tinted visor so I don't have to worry about this shit.
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Old 01-24-2014, 05:34 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by shu View Post

Why do you carry a spare?

I've got a spare helmet is 5 years old and I've never changed it, let alone on a ride. If it's dirty I clean it. Not into tinted visors, I'll use sunglasses if needed, yellow ones for bad light, just seems a more versitile way then changing a visor just because it got dark.
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