Posted May 23, 2000 - 12:06 PM
Does anyone have any suggestions? Thanks
Posted May 23, 2000 - 12:42 PM
99 WR, all YZ mods, de-octopused, OEM YZ tank and seat.
Posted May 23, 2000 - 01:59 PM
Originally posted by Kevin in New Hampshire:
Although seemingly foul, spit, yeah spit on the inside of your goggles and all over your glasses (especially the lens ). I have used this trick while scuba diving, inside my face mask. There is also available no fog spray or something like that for goggles. You can also try rubbing some soap on the inside of your goggles and glasses. Be sure you buff out the lenses on any of these methods used. If you are sweating on the inside of your goggles, the soap may get messy. I used to to the glasses thing, now I wear contacts. They give me zero trouble unless an MX track is covered with sawdust to help keep down the dust. They did that in PA. The dust would work it's way through the foam. I am planning on the laser surgery this fall for my vision. It's scary, but so is hoping you make the triple!
I too have the same problem with sweating from under my eyes and fogging out causing all sorts of hassels, I've found that Palmolive green (dishwashing liquid)works as good if not better than anti fog and costs heaps less.
Posted May 23, 2000 - 02:37 PM
Never had a problem with my MX goggles fogging, so my solution may not apply. JTH
Posted May 24, 2000 - 06:48 AM
Dougie, '99 WR400
Mods: YZ timing, Race Tech Suspension, FMF PC IV, FMF Hi FLo Moto, YZ seat, IMS 3.3 tank, One Industries Graphics, Renthal bars, 14/52 gearing.
Posted May 24, 2000 - 08:10 AM
I since started wearing contacts and am 95% happy with contacts under my Violators. I had the contact in my right eye come out 2 times in Mexico while on high speed dirt roads - combination of wind & dust is the problem. Properly 'oiling' foam on the goggles w/baby oil will help with the dust problem.
Now I also carry a pair of safety glasses for when it gets real tight & I'm having to work 'cause I sweat like a pig and the goggles steam up and I overheat. The safety glasses make a big difference.
As Kevin said, the ultimate fix is corrective surgery.
Posted May 24, 2000 - 10:50 AM
I sweat easily, usually starting when I go to unload my WR and get my gear on. Further, I have about 20/1000 uncorrected vision. The best solution to date is soft contacts and Scott goggles with the Scott dual lenses. The dual lens goggles were designed for snowmobilers. Bobs cycle supply (Minnesota) carries them. They work unbelievably well without any anti-fogging agent, even when it is raining and I am sweating profusely.
Eric in WA
’99 WR400, YZ timing, BigGun SDS exhaust, Jetting: 48 Pilot, screw 2.25 turns out, DVP needle clip # 4, 185 main (500 ft alt). Air box lid on without the snorkel, IMS Tank, YZ Seat, Acerbis Handguards, Scotts Steering Damper, Renthal Bars, Devol Rad Guards, Dunlop 755F & 756R Tires
’99 Polaris 400 Scrambler –“Trail Couch, Toolbox and Lunchwagon”, ’99 Honda Z50R, ’97 Honda XR70R, Kubota L275DT and an assortment of farm equipment.
Posted May 24, 2000 - 12:01 PM
Sorry I could not spell optom...whatever!
Posted May 27, 2000 - 03:54 PM
I now know I officially 'sweat like a pig' and I'm a 'sweathead'! Is that like a sweathog? If you know what that is, you're an O.F. too.
I'm going to try riding with contacts as well as the other chemical solutions.
See what works!
Posted May 29, 2000 - 09:08 PM
I was just reading your post above and noticed you run 755's in the front and 756's in the rear. What do you think? I live in WA as well and I'm evaluating my options. What kind of terrain does this set up "not" work well. Have you heard anything about the Michlin S12's here in WA?
These WR's are funny machines, I also noticed you've done some jetting work, I've found that I haven't needed to re-jet at all. I guess each WR is really its own animal...