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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 11-14-2011, 08:23 PM Thread Starter
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anyone using a speedometer visor?

If so, do you like it? Is it worth the cost and hassle to you? I've found a couple models, from $30 to about $50, that "look" quite similar in the photos. But, I don't want to buy one and then find out that it's not worth it and you guys already know that.

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GREAT question - I noticed over the weekend that with my "MILDLY" tinted-gray eye-glasses, that in the bright sun, the digital numbers for the ODO/Trip-meter/clock weren't visible.

Would that speedometer visor be the thing for this??

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I have one on each of my bikes ... short of the "bling" factor, the sun always seems to be cominng from a different direction. Its more a look, and less of a function. Cut yourself one out of a piece of cardboard first and try it, see if its going to work for you.


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I made my own and it helps under certain conditions, but like whiting57 said, sun and bike positions change constantly....

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Thats definitely larger and more functional than mine.

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vivadude how did you do it?

I'd be interested in doing my own if you could post instructions? I'd bet others would too? I noticed sometimes I have to move to view my speedo when sun come just the right way. I'm always looking for saving $$$$$$.

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thats definitely larger and more functional than mine.
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Maurice and vivadude, thanks for your input. That's about what I had feared. I don't really want to spend $30-50 on one if it's not going to work when I really need it.

I do like the home made version. Looks like some plastic pipe with chrome edging on it. Is that what you made it from?

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hmm this is something useful


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