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I just bought my first Shoei and need some opinions on visibility. Has anyone used one of the spectra mirror shields? I have always used Dark Smoke on my past helmets. Thoughts....
 

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Does it seem to scratch like the older ones you mentioned.
 

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Be careful with mirrored shields as they mask the light diffraction interference of oil and water, making it difficult to see oil or antifreeze on the road surface.
 

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Be careful with mirrored shields as they mask the light diffraction interference of oil and water, making it difficult to see oil or antifreeze on the road surface.
Really? I think that pretty much seals my decision then. Being so hot down here, that would be a bad thing.
 

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I have a mirrored Arai Blue that I like for track use. Don't care for it as much on the road. I think the blue gives better depth perception than a smoke but you do have some of the effect that Abtech stated. :idunno:
 

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If you haven't been down to here, most roads it seems that the center of the lane is unusable, especially during the summer.
 

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By the way, Thanks.
 

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Here is a product you might be interested in. Sunshift :: ACSAS Technology Corporation
Its a face shield that changes from light to dark in the sunlight. I called a few months ago about it, and they said it should be available soon. No changes to the website though concering its availability. Ill have to give them a call and find out.
 

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I just bought my first Shoei and need some opinions on visibility. Has anyone used one of the spectra mirror shields? I have always used Dark Smoke on my past helmets. Thoughts....
I have the Spectra Mirror also for my Shoei X-11 and durring the day I love it expecially over here on Okinawa where the sun is banging. I use the standard clear one at night though. I love how the Shoei shields come off really easily when you want to change them out. I have to say though I have never used the Dark Smoke so I can't honestly compare the two but I do love the Spectra Mirror besides it looks really dope too....

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I have the Spectra Mirror also for my Shoei X-11 and durring the day I love it expecially over here on Okinawa where the sun is banging. I use the standard clear one at night though. I love how the Shoei shields come off really easily when you want to change them out. I have to say though I have never used the Dark Smoke so I can't honestly compare the two but I do love the Spectra Mirror besides it looks really dope too....

Tim

Here are a couple of pictures I just took.....
 

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G'day Dudes! I just got a brand spankers Shoewi, love it. For visor I chose the gold mirror finish. It is brilliant and, coincidentally (sic), it matches my yellow bike:):eyebrows: . Rather chuffed to get the helmet bag too and it goes on when the lid comes off!:hmm: Even at night I get a clear view and there is something intimidating about a blank helmet, the cage drivers don't see my goofy grin, they simply fear the 'unknown'. I reckon you need every trick you've got to keep 'em at a distance!:evilaugh:
 
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