You definitely know how difficult it is to remove bugs off your helmet if you ever went through a shower of bugs. You’ll find damn spots all over your visor after you take off your helmet. It’s such a pain to remove those and you will end up having lots of scratches if you forcefully try to remove them from lovely motorcycle helmet.
These are so hard to remove because the bugs quickly dry after they hit your visor, leaving a stubborn spot sticking like glue. And the bugs can really mess with your vision on the road and that’s not good at all. So, you better remove them before you hit the road.
In no circumstances think of wiping them with your gloves, unless your visor will be a mess. Wiping them without the right way might make almost invisible scratches on the visor. It might not seem a problem but when you ride in the sun or at night you’ll see scratches like a spider web and that can be dangerous.
For ready-made solutions on the way, you can use the bug removal spray you’ll find in any motorcycle store. You can carry it in a small spray bottle anywhere you go and spray it whenever you notice a spot. Just spray it on the visor, wait for about 30 seconds and wipe it with a microfiber cloth.
Always use a helmet spray that doesn’t contain any ammonia or any petroleum ingredients, it will damage the plastic visor. On, sports helmet you may find special type of visor, so, please read the manual before you start cleaning.
For thick coating of bugs, wet a paper towel or a microfiber cloth and lay it on the visor for some time. It will make the bug spots easier to remove. And spray the bug remover or helmet cleaner and gently wipe it with a microfiber cloth and this should do the job.
Don’t let the bugs bother you, and keep the visor clean after every ride. It’ll increase the lifetime of the helmet and the visor. These pretty simple trick should save your helmet and give it a long life.
Wipe the bugs off and make the visor as clear as new!