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    Goggle fogging

    I have been commuting to work now since June on a 1989 Specialized Hard rock comp and next Monday I will be picking up the 2009 Sedona. Because of the rain I bought some goggles on ebay and they are fogging up on me faster than I can defog them any suggestion?

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    try cat crap
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    If you spit in them and rub it around, then rinse them out, sometimes that work, or they sell 'no fog' spray that you can buy.

    Or you can just wear some clear glasses?

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    Shaving Cream

    Coat them with shaving cream then wipe it off.
    It does a good job of keeping mirrors from fogging up.
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    Higher end ski goggles have two sets of lenses with a layer of vented air between, plus a fan to keep them defogged. A good way to go, but kind of expensive if you're just using them for commuting.
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    Cigarette smoke or spit , wipe clean.

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    get a nice vented one, i have a pair of oakleys that i use for motocross that has an air scoop on top, stays nice and cool and un-fogged. don't waste money on anti fog spray, i have yet to see one that actually works.

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    I have goggles already I want to try and make them work if that does not work i will go with alts. Going to try the shaving cream will tell you if it works tomorrow night.

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    Shaving cream fail. Going to try the cat crap and then look for an alt eye protection.

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    havent tried it myself but have been told that Rain-X works well, I know that its awesome on windshields

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    I usually wear a cycling cap when it's nasty. If I flip the brim down, it tends to keep rain out of my eyes. Most of my bikes have fenders, so water from the front tire isn't an issue.
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    Quote Originally Posted by braxis
    Shaving cream fail. Going to try the cat crap and then look for an alt eye protection.
    I hope you don't get pink eye.
    R.I.P. Ronnie James Dio ~ July 10, 1942 May 16, 2010

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    That's just cheating


    Although I dont know if it would help with fog. Enough water has to bead up so it would slide down the lens. A fine mist on a car windshield stays there for a long time with Rain-X.
    I'd be interested if that works in goggles.
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    I think that RainX might damage polycarbonate lenses. it is made for glass. I could be wrong but check that before using it.

    Vented lenses work best. I don't think that goggles are a good choice. But clean them with any kind of soap/detergent and then leave it on the lens. Polish the lens until it is clear with the soap still on it. That always helps, but venting is best.

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    I read in a diving forum last year to use shampoo. Rub it on and let it dry overnight, then buff it off. Works for me.... lasts about a week.

    But if you clean your goggles with a product like windex it will strip it off.

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    I will now give the Shampoo a try to see if it works

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    i also read somewhere that olive oil works too, put some on a rag, buff it on, wipe clean so that theres just a film on the lens

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    I tried the shampoo and that did not work I like the way these goggles look but maybe sol and need to find new ones or just get clear glasses

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    I've used Rain-X No fog. It works pretty well. The directions tell you to wipe it off but I found that by not wiping it off it seems to work better. I also tear the foam out of my goggles. Getting enough air-flow I think is the biggest key.

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    I've used Rain-X No fog
    Best $2.49 I've spent on bike commuting yet!

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    Quote Originally Posted by _jollyGreenGiant
    Best $2.49 I've spent on bike commuting yet!
    I agree I did that and it works really well I cant even force them to fog up with my breath

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