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#21 03HiYoSilver

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 07:38 PM

Here's a good one to consider:

http://www.webbikewo...et/nolan-n-104/

http://www.fjrforum....howtopic=144195

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 08:58 PM

Contacts work for me!

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Posted 18 March 2012 - 05:50 AM

I have the Nolan 104 and have no problem putting my glasses
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Posted 18 March 2012 - 09:41 AM

Shoei Qwest works great. My old Shoei X-eleven used to leave me with sore ears because it smashed my ears against the round rod-type contour of my eyeglasses. The Qwest completely eliminated this for me. I wear eyeglasses at all times while riding (eyeglass user since 3rd grade)
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Posted 18 March 2012 - 03:47 PM

HJC works for me and the wife with our glasses just fine.
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Posted 18 March 2012 - 05:22 PM

Why buy a new helmet? It's just styrofoam... Take something like a screwdriver or other flat-ish piece of steel, lay it against the padding right where the bow on your glasses touch and push real hard. The foam will crush in just a tiny bit creating a 'relief' for the bow of your glasses. Problem solved.

I've done this on several different helmets. What have you got to lose?
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Posted 18 March 2012 - 05:41 PM

I'm sure this topic has been done before but I can't find it.So far I have four new helmits that I can't wear my glasses with,thier must something out their that works,have three flip ups one full face ,none are comfortable after an hour of riding,not to mention getting my glasses on and off.Sorry if this is a well worn topic.


Nolan N90 no problem with prescription glasses or sunglasses. It's a modular, comes with internal flip down sun visor and pinlock shield.

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Posted 18 March 2012 - 06:37 PM


I'm sure this topic has been done before but I can't find it.So far I have four new helmits that I can't wear my glasses with,thier must something out their that works,have three flip ups one full face ,none are comfortable after an hour of riding,not to mention getting my glasses on and off.Sorry if this is a well worn topic.

What hats do you have? Current helmet is a shoei multitec flip up, no problems with any of my glasses. Next bean bucket looks like a Shoei neotech, has a dedicated earpiece channel, nice hat.



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Posted 18 March 2012 - 06:53 PM

Have a full face KBC ,BILT modular,scorpion EXO 900.the kbc is ok but like the modular with flip down shade.the bilt is just cheap and to tight,the scorpion is tight on the sides but loose front to back slides down on my glasses creates pain on the nose ,but just put some foam padding under the liner in the front and back, seems like that may work .It stopped the front to back movement.Just needs a road test.














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Posted 19 March 2012 - 03:24 AM

I'm sure this topic has been done before but I can't find it.So far I have four new helmits that I can't wear my glasses with,thier must something out their that works,have three flip ups one full face ,none are comfortable after an hour of riding,not to mention getting my glasses on and off.Sorry if this is a well worn topic.

My N100 and Nolan X1002 both work well. my KBC ff works but i have to make sure the ear pieces of the glasses are mostly straight and slide them on after the helmet is on (and line the ear pieces up with the space between the liner pieces).

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 03:59 AM

HJC works for me and the wife with our glasses just fine.


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Posted 21 March 2012 - 12:12 PM

About the only helmets I've found that work with glasses are Shoei's. Their helmets come with a channel where the temples of the glasses are usually situated. I'm on my third Shoei (RF-900, Multitec, and now RF-1100) and all have been glasses friendly. I always try on other makes when shopping, but I always find a Shoei best with my glasses--and for overall fit.

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Posted 30 March 2012 - 10:48 AM

My solution has been to change the glasses. The flight shades the USAF issues ("AO Optical Original Pilot") come with straight bows and so can be put on through the opening of a full-face helmet. I find that the smaller, I think 52mm, frames never encounter the inside of either my Arai or HJC helmets.
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Posted 31 March 2012 - 05:52 PM

Same with me Randolph Engineering Aviator 52 mm size and bayonet temples. This really works well with Arai and Shoei especially the Neotec.

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Posted 01 April 2012 - 06:50 PM

Speaking of glasses, check these out. Excellent for all you old bastages that can't read your tank maps or GPSs. Seem to recall they were pretty comfortable with my old KBC FF lid. Soon after buying these I picked up a Scorpion EXO900 flip helmet with the built in sunshield so I don't usually wear them. These have reading glass inserts on the bottom area of the lenses.

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 06:33 PM

Hey. Using a Large Shark Evoline 2 and wear perscription no line Bifocals. No problem with the glasses.
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Posted 02 April 2012 - 09:21 PM

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Posted 03 April 2012 - 03:29 AM

Nolan N-Com. I have no problem leaving my glasses on while puting the helmet on.


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Posted 03 April 2012 - 01:36 PM

Bell Star, Arai Signet GTR, Icon Something or other, I've never had an issue riding with glasses and a helmet. I don't like contacts and I can't afford Lasik so I don't have much choice. I ended up getting a tinted shield for my Bell and that is so much nicer than having to swap out to sunglasses.

Also I did take my helmet to the place I got my glasses and explained what issues I was having concerning pinching and tight spots and they adjusted the glasses to work better with the helmet. It's worth getting the glasses tweaked for your head and helmet.