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Old 08-04-2006, 09:00 AM   #1
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Riding at night

Is it just me or does anyone else seem to have trouble seeing at night.
My vision must suck but, I can't see too well when riding at night.
It seems like my field of vision is when the lights go out.
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Old 08-04-2006, 09:04 AM   #2
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try better bulbs, not necesarrily HID's www.powerbulbs.com phillips visionplus, have used them a few times

get a hi-def. lense for your lid. the yellow ones.
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Old 08-04-2006, 09:05 AM   #3
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I ride in the dark every morning, but I don't have any problems. How old is your helemt lense, is it colored or tented, and do you keep it clean? I know that if my lense is dirty, it makes it difficult to see.
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Old 08-04-2006, 09:15 AM   #4
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The clear lens is a bit scratched but still new.
I think maybe new bulbs and Hi-Def lens may help
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Old 08-04-2006, 09:23 AM   #5
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burned out my eyes welding for 5+ years so i bought a pair of yellow lenses for my half-jackets (oakleys) and that seems to have fixed the problem ... feel kinda like bono with all his funky colored sunglasses
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Old 08-04-2006, 09:30 AM   #6
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May need to adjust your lights position and try not to ride faster then your line of site that your lighting provides.
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Old 08-04-2006, 09:46 AM   #7
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I kid you not but I see well at night. In fact I like night riding. My wife hates it though. She worries about me like that.. Love you babe.
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Old 08-04-2006, 09:48 AM   #8
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I used to ride at night alot. They don't do much night riding at the track though.
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Old 08-04-2006, 10:30 AM   #9
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I ride with my tinted lense on because I'm too lazy to take it off. You just need to slow down a bit on roads you don't know, but it shouldn't be that big of a problem. Maybe you do need new lights.
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Old 08-04-2006, 10:34 AM   #10
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I get off work at about 2 am and ride up FM 723 from Rosenberg to FM1093, across Highway 6 almost to Dairy Ashford. IT'S DARK!. 'Keep the brights on, wear a HALO, slow-up a bit and keep moving......
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Old 08-04-2006, 10:54 AM   #12
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Old 08-04-2006, 11:17 AM   #13
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mines hard to see out of at night

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Old 08-04-2006, 01:34 PM   #14
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i work at night so i do alot of night riding, just monday i got a new bulb and man does it make a difference. I would try that first.
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i ride with a dark visor at night but i like to travel roads im familiar with. maybe its time for some thicker glasses.
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I kid you not but I see well at night. In fact I like night riding. My wife hates it though. She worries about me like that.. Love you babe.
+1 on the night riding. i love it, even though it sometimes makes it more dangerous for us riders.
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