Note to self:

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by coppertop, Oct 30, 2008.

  1. ibafran

    ibafran villagidiot

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    Hmmmm? I have been wearing glasses since I was 4yrs old. Never had a helmet that I could not get on/off while wearing my glasses. Ya might wanna rethink how it is done? Even those old FF 'letterbox' helmets went over my aviation glasses just fine/
    fran
  2. Tom S

    Tom S Can I ride it? Supporter

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    Different heads for different ... sheds? :dunno
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  3. Mercury264

    Mercury264 Once you go Triple...

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    Never ever been able to put any of my full-face helmets on while wearing glasses - modular, yes, regular full-face ? Not a chance.
  4. marchyman

    marchyman barely informed Supporter

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    :nod At least not a chance if the helmet fit my head properly.
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  5. MiteyF

    MiteyF Long timer

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    If you can put on your helmet while wearing glasses, your helmet is too big.
  6. broncobowsher

    broncobowsher Long timer

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    What really sucks is dropping your glasses while taking your helmet on/off. At night, in the rain. Too damn blind to see them on the ground. And having to be stupid careful not to step on them while looking for them. Be very careful. Look like an idiot in the parking lot. Eventually finding them a few feet away after about 10 minutes. Glasses suck. Went and stared at a laser beam, made life better

    Yea, there is now way around it, a full face helmet needs glasses off the face for the helmet to go on or off. Maybe if you have some really special glasses, or probably a really poorly fitting helmet there might be a way around it. I've had helmet/glasses combo where the glasses no longer fit my face, they fit the helmet. As the KLR shook at idle the glasses were suspended in space in front of my face, shaking with the helmet.
  7. Disston

    Disston ShadeTreeExpert

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  8. Wentwest

    Wentwest How's that work?

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    I have to take off the glasses and take out the hearing aids to put on a full face. Can't put the hearing aids back on, so it's nice and quiet when I ride.
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  9. davenowherejones

    davenowherejones short guy

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    I accidentally put my helmet on with my hearing aids on.

    I could not get my helmet off.

    I had to wiggle a finger in to get the hearing aids out, took the helmet off and had to look on the ground for the $3000 hearing aids.

    I sure don't want to ever do that again.

    The noise is still there even if you can't hear it and it still does damage.

    ps Note to self, do not throw up McDonalds crap with a full face helmet on. Had to pull over and get the gloves off, get the glasses off, get the helmet off. And yet I still had McDonalds for lunch today.
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  10. double_entendre

    double_entendre It's nothing personal; just your existence.

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  11. MotoBoss

    MotoBoss Old Dog

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    Note, don't lay the valve stem cap on the chip and sealed driveway when putting air in the tire. Hummmmm
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  12. 11motos

    11motos Feral Rider

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    Don't try to match my socks that mingle in the dresser. It is hopeless.
  13. marchyman

    marchyman barely informed Supporter

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    A gravel driveway isn't much better, especially with a metallic colored cap :bluduh
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  14. davenowherejones

    davenowherejones short guy

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    Sometimes I wear ladies nylon socks with my motorcycle boots because of foot problems.

    The minute differences makes the sorting a disaster also but who cares except for the black lacy sexy pair.
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  15. Wentwest

    Wentwest How's that work?

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    Socks. I buy a pack of white cotton socks and a pack of black cotton socks, each pack all exactly the same. Then toss all the other socks in the drawer. Stop making your life complicated.
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  16. Jarlaxle

    Jarlaxle Bregan D'Aerthe

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    Every time I buy new socks, I discover that they are SLIGHTLY different from what I bought last time. :dirtdog
  17. MiteyF

    MiteyF Long timer

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    When I buy a new pack (or 3) of socks, I throw all the old ones in the garage to use as rags. Problem solved.
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  18. Wentwest

    Wentwest How's that work?

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    I meant to say you toss away the old socks. They can be good for cleaning and dusting if they are all cotton. You can pull one on your hand and scrub away at things.
  19. Cycle61

    Cycle61 making it up as I go Supporter

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    Buy good socks.
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  20. Tmaximusv

    Tmaximusv Long timer

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    Cotton socks are the devil. Get wet and stay wet = trench foot.