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Bell Vortex, Bell Star, Bell Revolver EVO, Bell RS-1 and Bell Qualifier Faceshield

One faceshield to rule them all, this puppy is a direct replacement ClickRelease face shield for Bell Vortex, Star, Revolver EVO, RS-1, and Qualifier Helmets. Leave it to good 'ol American ingenuity to create a line of helmets that all use one faceshield, eliminating the need to keep track of tricky nomenclature when trying to order a new shield for your favorite lid.

Note: The Gradient shield flows from yellow to clear.

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Bell Vortex / Star / Revolver EVO / RS-1 / Qualifier Face Shield 4.7 5 225 225
Product has great features. I purchased the dark silver irridum lens and i love it. It works perfect for bright sunny days and you can still use it at night. Its a lil hard to see out at night but its manageable. Product fits with no issues. Never fogged up on me either. It does get rock chips fairly easy but what can you expect, its bound to happen overtime. Overall i do recommend this product and would buy it again. June 22, 2015
Like sunglasses Bought the dark silver iridium. You can not see looking into it but looking out from inside the helmet is like wearing a pair of lower tint sunglasses. The film that is on the visor scratches easy so take care when handling . it fits a bell qualifier as expected. This visor is now my day time visor with the clear stock one is my night time visor. June 22, 2015
Worth it Been looking to buy the dark face shield for my vortex helmet but was worried that the price was a little too much. Once I decided to buy it I was very happy with it. It's dark enough to not be able to see to the inside of the helmet but light enough that you can still see to the outside. Pretty much a limo tint June 9, 2015
Good tint level, nice price. I purchased a light smoke shield. Based on my experience, it is the most versatile. The Bell Star Carbon comes with a clear shield, and I've found that's really only good for riding at night or in the rain (or both). I like the tint level of the visor. The price is excellent and has me contemplating purchasing another shield. Maybe I'll get one of the fancy gold ones next time. Installation has to be the easiest I've ever had, and I've worn Arai, Nolan and Shark helmets. Literally took me a few seconds to remove the clear shield and install the new one. I'm very happy with the purchase. June 8, 2015
Great Day Time Shield I bought this dark shield so I wouldn't have to wear sunglasses while riding. It does a great job of keeping the sun out of my eyes without any issues with glare or vision. It is dark enough that people cannot see my face even in the sunlight unless they get really close (within 3 feet). I had to wear it at night a few times and it does not bother me. I didn't feel like there was a safety concern and I didn't feel like I needed to change it out for the clear shield at night. May 25, 2015
Great product... Dark smoked one is amazing.. Its so cool looking..protects from sun..fits perfect.. May 25, 2015
great shield for sunny days I bought the dark gold iridium shield for my bell star carbon helmet. Looks great. Really good for sunny days. Would not recommend for night. Shield is completely mirrored. Can't see your face at all. Awesome!! May 25, 2015
love the dark reflective coating on these. Bell Revolver EVO don't recommend using this shield in dark or dusk lighting. it dims the light pretty well. every finger print shows up very easily, but a damp rag cleans them up no problem. per the manufacturer's recommendations: DO NOT USE WINDEX or any other chemical to clean these. water on a soft rag, soapy water for a tough bug stain, but wiping down after a ride, I had no issues cleaning it up to a mirror shine. Do your best not to drop your helmet with this faceshield attached. it will scratch easily and shows a lot easier than a clear shield. something to keep in mind. Like other bell faceshields, easy to remove, easy to reinstall. May 11, 2015
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
Bryan G: Wanted to have a helmet visor that was tinted to protect my sight from the bright Texas sun. Jul 1, 2015
david r: fits the helmet I just bought. I live in florida and summer is brutal. Jun 19, 2015
Lance P: Wanted a dark shield for daytime riding. Jun 14, 2015
Brian M: The brand name Bell is strong..... Jun 9, 2015
Maureen B: it was a present Jun 8, 2015
Kevin W: I purchased the dark smoke face shield because I know it will look really aggressive on the Hi-Vis Rally Helmet. Jun 1, 2015
Jonathan M: Need a good tint option. May 23, 2015
Carl H: I needed a tinted faceshield and I had some Revzilla cash,. May 20, 2015
Jose P: Wanted a tinted face shield for sunny days. May 16, 2015
Thomas C S: I'm a poser. May 11, 2015
Tomasz T: Make me feel like an astronaut May 8, 2015
ken w: My wife told me to. She likes a tinted shade. May 5, 2015
Residence Inn R: CLEAR VIEW WITHOUT ROAD GLARE May 4, 2015
Margaret G: because I wanted too!! Is that ok with you?? Apr 29, 2015
Kevin F: mostly to complement the blue of my gsxr Apr 28, 2015
Antonio C: While I like a clear shield for dusk/night riding, I also wanted to have a darker lense for bright sunny days. I also dig the reflective coating Apr 23, 2015
Todd J: you can't own such a cool helmet and have a clear screen... dark smoke baby! Apr 19, 2015
Pedro S: need protection from the sun. Apr 16, 2015
Jose d: Replacement to My Qualifier helmet! Apr 14, 2015
Kevin M: Found that you will need more protection than just the internal shield. Apr 14, 2015
William R: I need the dark tint visor. Apr 10, 2015
Nicholas M: Ships to APO Apr 10, 2015
Ryan S: I wanted a dark tinted visor for my Bell Vortex helmet. Apr 10, 2015
Brian C: You just can't have a helmet without a dark shield in the southwest. The Sun will fry your eyeballs! Apr 7, 2015
Corey A. L: Have purchased the Bell dark smoke, anti fog, scratch resistant shields for other Bell helmets I own before, Always top quality product, no complaints !! Apr 3, 2015
Allen E: Purchased light smoke visor for my new vortex rally. Can't wait to see it on the helmet! Apr 1, 2015
Donald s: I live in Phoenix AZ, If you take a left at the (SUN) Im at the end of the street. Mar 26, 2015
Peder A: I wanted to get a mirrored lense. I think that it looks cooler than a smoke, even though smoke might work better. Mar 18, 2015
Ryan P: The dark smoke visor looks fantastic. Mar 17, 2015
Robert A: sun protection Mar 17, 2015
Michael H: Dark Smoke for day riding - to go with Bell Qualifier Mar 16, 2015
Kurt H: Pure sweetness when paired with the all white helmet, and with Bells quick pop on and off system, I can easily change from the dark to clear shields Mar 12, 2015
Gabriel L: I have a bell qualifier and this is the only visor that fits Mar 12, 2015
Phillip W: I needed an extra shield and thought I'd go with a darker one. It is as dark as any sunglasses I have, and adds a finished look to the Bell helmet. Mar 8, 2015
Judson O: I thought the dark smoke Face shield would look great on the Vortev RSD Dyna helmet I ordered. Feb 27, 2015
Justin N: Needed a dark shield for my Bell Vortex. Feb 22, 2015
Alex W: I wanted to look special snowflake and sweg. Feb 21, 2015
Craig P: Snow blind on the salt Feb 15, 2015
James B: This works great for me and it will work great for my girlfriend. Feb 10, 2015
Troy S: I needed a visor to replace my current one and this one was iridium blue. Feb 10, 2015
Brandon H: Love the mirror look on those super bright sunny California days. Feb 7, 2015
Dillon H: I chose this item because I wanted to give my helmet a sleeker look while also blocking out any sunlight. Feb 3, 2015
Paul D: Needed something to block the sun and oncoming traffic headlights and sunglasses never stay in place. Feb 2, 2015
Kyle J: I live in Japan and its better to buy an extra shield with the helmet when shipping costs as much as it does. Feb 2, 2015
A S: wanted sun protections since my eyes are a bit delicate after stareing at a computer for hours Jan 31, 2015
priya g: IM HAVING BELL HELMET Jan 18, 2015
Steve S: Wanted a dark smoked shield Jan 12, 2015
Michael S: because wear glasses and Love Hi visbility helmet Shields for day and especially on night driving.

Very Respectfully
Michael Sachs
United States Navy Police Retired
Dec 28, 2014
K I: for extra visor during sunny days Dec 27, 2014
RICARDO S: Need to have a spare for my Bell Helmet. Dec 22, 2014
David D: Needed other shades need we say more hehe... Dec 21, 2014
Mari rosa G: THE BEST HELMET EVER Dec 18, 2014
T H: Needed darker lens to ride during the day Dec 14, 2014
rob m: To go on my daughter's Vortex, she wanted silver. Dec 10, 2014
William J: Needed dark smoke for those sunny days when I don't want to mess with sunglasses Dec 5, 2014
Jordan H: Girlfriend needs a new face shield. Dec 1, 2014
Taufiq B: I have a few Bell Helmets. To swap face shields are super easy. Since I own a few i thought it would be a good idea to have extra face shields. I have other brand helmets, and Bell's Dark Smoke shield is darker compared to others. That being said, i still am able to see quite well at night. Dec 1, 2014
Dave C: looks great. Nov 16, 2014
Brandon G: I needed a dark shield to replace my polarized sunglasses. Unfortunately when you use polarized glasses you get a rainbow effect while looking through the visor. Nov 12, 2014
Gener R: Would have gone with the transition but i rather carry around a nice dark smoke than the purple hue that transitions have in medium light areas. Oct 31, 2014
Raymond E: Because of its quick change system which seemed a lot easier than the icon quick change face shield system which I have and find hard to change out. Oct 29, 2014
John W: I use this helmet for racing and a lot of track on the west coast are in Brown Town, the desert. Oct 12, 2014
Aaron M: Got it for keeping the sun outta the face. Oct 8, 2014
Matthew B: I wanted the dark smoke face shield to match my Bell Qualifer in matte black Sep 15, 2014
Amanda R: Thanks to the great photos submitted by other Zilla buyers I was able to save myself from being sorely disappointed in the color. I love the way the dark blue looks in the stock photo but the actual product in the photos submitted look totally different and that blue is just too intense. I need a shield for day time because my sunglasses press into my temples and it gets painful so a dark shield is perfect. I decided to get the dark gold iridium shield as it looks sick based on the actual photos Sep 15, 2014
Chaleunh R: spare Sep 7, 2014
Eleazar H: I choose this because I didn't want to wear sunglasses inside my helmet and this helped keep the sun out of my eyes. Sep 7, 2014
Wayne G: I have been using the Bell Helmet with clear shield. It's time to go dark. Sep 1, 2014
S D: to replace the clear on my Bell Qualifier helmet ... dont like clear shields. Aug 30, 2014
misty v: Looks great with my qualifier helmet! Aug 20, 2014
Grayson W: I prefer darker shields. that way i dont have to wear sunglasses underneath. Aug 18, 2014
leo l: Needed an extra one, price Aug 14, 2014
Michael H: because i felt like wasting money Aug 9, 2014
Marshall G: I like the sleek look of a dark visor with any helmet, plus I hate it when the sun hinders your vision when riding. Aug 2, 2014
James F: I don't have a good reason for choosing this face shield. Pure vanity. Think it looks cool. I already have the transitions shield which I imagine I'll wear for commuting (staying late at the office and having to ride in the dark) but on fun rides that will occur only during the day, I'll probably wear this one. Jul 28, 2014
Ryan H: Dark smoke fits and looks perfect with my matte black vortex helmet. Jul 21, 2014
Thomas H: I wanted something other than the clear visor my helmet came with. It is light silver and in my opinion not much difference from the clear visor. Ended up returning this immediately and going for the dark smoke. Jul 19, 2014
Phillip T: I got the dark smoke for those sunny days! Plus it looks awesome on the helmet. Jul 17, 2014
brian r: wanted a dark shield and this worked great Jul 10, 2014
Gale H: I wanted something other than clear that I can ride at night with so I thought I would give it a try. Jul 4, 2014
charles j: the light tint allows me to ride in the dark in the early morning without having to change for when the sun comes up. Jul 3, 2014
Melanie R: Need visibility in bright sunlight too !!!! Jun 27, 2014
Joshua F: Needed sun protection for my Bell Vortex Jun 20, 2014
Karl W: scratched my original face shield Jun 18, 2014
Joeseph S: I got a new bell star helmet and needed a tinted shield. Jun 5, 2014
russell w: I ordered the dark smoke visor for my Bell Vortex Patriot helment. Most of my racing will be during the evening hours with the clear visor, but the dark smoke visor looks to good to pass up. This helment with the dark smoke visor will look great displayed in my shop between race weeks. May 27, 2014
Ramiro B: Summer is around the corner time for a new shield. May 22, 2014
Jason C: I hear Bell has one of the best helmets to quickly swap face shields on and off with ease and plau I like the gold tint ;-) May 18, 2014
Ron K: I wanted a light tint instead of clear. May 17, 2014
David W: wanted a dark shield May 15, 2014
Daniel W: Because wearing sunglasses with this helmet is a pain. May 12, 2014
Austin J: Dark tint is good for bright days, and looks great with the helmet! May 8, 2014
Tim R: Give some contrast to the matte black helmet May 2, 2014
Mark H: I like a dark shield. I wear glasses so at night I will just flip it up. Apr 28, 2014
Steven R: Like the Iridium face shields. Apr 26, 2014
Ryan R: I needed a dark visor Apr 17, 2014
J O: Scratched Apr 17, 2014
H D: I love the helmet (Bell vortex) so far! Bought this dark smoke face shield because it almost seemed like a requirement the way it looks on the helmet! Best price online! Apr 17, 2014
S A: Because it attracts the pune-tang Apr 17, 2014
Ryan E: Bought a smoked shield to help my eyes. Being able to see corners more clearly is always helpful! Apr 9, 2014
Mika R: Wanted black shield to my cool helmet ;) Apr 2, 2014
Eric C: Needed a darker face shield . Zilla did me good on my GP Plus Gloves so i came back for a shield. Ill be Back... Mar 28, 2014
jason c: I hate to wear sunglasses inside my helmet so I always buy a tinted shield. Great purchase. Completes the blacked out helmet. Mar 27, 2014
Edward M: Better than clear, bro. Mar 27, 2014
Breck R: Need a tinted shield for the spring/summer. I live in California. Mar 20, 2014
Earl W: Mfg. reputation, past experience and exact replacement. What else ya need to know! Mar 18, 2014
Daryn B: Its always a good idea to have a spare just incase. One clear and one smoke. Most ppl disagree using a smoke shield at night, but i have contacts and find when using the smoke at night it helps with those cars with 8000k HID's or any super bright lights. Plus i have never had a problem seeing (while in the city with lights).transitions would seem like the best option but 100+ $'s is allot seeing how most of my old shields have some knocks on them from kicked up stones from cars or other bikes. Mar 6, 2014
Taylor W: Needed a tinted visor. Got the dark blue iridium because the color matches some of the custom colors on my bike Mar 4, 2014
AREDIO G: It's a very good acessory, for sunny days Mar 3, 2014
JUAN R: More eye comfort and looks. Feb 14, 2014
Derek S: I bought this out of necessity. I always drive with sunglasses. So, this was a natural choice. Feb 8, 2014
Jeffrey E: Helmet came w/ clear shield and I wanted a smoked one. Feb 1, 2014
Keith P: I commute East in the morning and West in the evening, so I get blinded by the sun both ways. My Revolver helmet has drop down sun visor, but it isn't dark enough. I wear prescription glasses, so it is cheaper to by the Dark Smoke face shield than prescription sunglasses. I can fit the clear visor under the seat of my PCX150 if I need it for night riding, and the Quick Release mechanism on the Bell Revolver is dead easy. Jan 15, 2014
Kevin T: Replacing old one that's seen better day Jan 13, 2014
Sean D: Got to look the part. Dec 16, 2013
KarenSue L: requested by my son-in-law for use in his motorcycle helmet Dec 2, 2013
HASAN D: Makes the Bell RS 1 Emblem Helmet in white looks killer sharp Nov 27, 2013
Reden B: Need it just for spare on my Bell Star and Revolver Evo. Nov 2, 2013
James H: Got the yellow one to help with contrast on low light days. Living in a rural area always a concern about varmits running into the road. Thought the yellow would help see deer and such.
Fedex guy put it were the dogs could get it, so ... uh... the dogs ate my faceshield.
Can't attach the shield, but just looking through it looks like it sure would have been nice to use.
Oct 28, 2013
Jose A: Scraches on my old shield. Looking for Ambar in color, hope the Gold will do the trick. Oct 23, 2013
Johnny I: I trust Revilla with my motorcycle purchases Sep 29, 2013
John A: I mostly ride during daylight hours, so I needed a tinted faceshield. Sep 20, 2013
Ã?yvind S: Because I dont like to ride with a tinted faceshield at night Sep 15, 2013
tyler h: My sunglasses do not fit in my helmet so i needed a replaceable visor that was tinted Sep 9, 2013
steve s: The tinted shield is a must have for a good ride there better then my sunglasses Aug 23, 2013
Phillip T: My Vortex helmet came with the clear shield, so I picked up the dark smoke tinted one as well. Reviewers convinced me that the "dark" smoke would not be too dark, and after using it, I concur. Aug 19, 2013
Tim B: FEATURES Aug 15, 2013
Brad K asked: Will this fit the Revolver EVO as well? Jun 1, 2014
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Ken L: I have the evo 2, and it's a perfect fit. Jun 11, 2014
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Lance H: Yes, it did for me. Jun 11, 2014
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Christopher T: yes Jun 11, 2014
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A shopper asked: I want to buy ether the Light gold irdium or dark gold irdium. Will the dark gold be a darker tint on the inside or will it be the same as the light gold but with a darker gold color on the outside? Mar 31, 2015
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Lawrence R: The dark gold visor is MUCH darker when viewing from the inside, as well as being a darker gold on the outside. I actually own both light and dark gold visors and have only used the dark gold during a very bright track day in FL. I use the light gold for daily use, as the dark gold is like having blinders on in anything but full sunny conditions.

Hope that helps.

-LC
Mar 31, 2015
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Shahrukh E: It'll be darker on both outside and inside. Wouldn't recommend it as visibility during night time won't be that great. Go for the light gold Mar 31, 2015
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Robert G: The darker tint is the tint layed over a dark visor. The light tint is layed over a clear visor. Mar 31, 2015
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Owen O: Darker tint. The world will look darker through the darker gold. Mar 31, 2015
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Michael L asked: What is the purpose for the screwed in black plastic piece on the shield near the left side hinge? May 29, 2014
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michael p: It looked to be a shield lock, but on my Bell Vortex the helmet did not have the locking mechanism so it didn't do anything. I believe the the Star did have the complete lock on the helmets I checked out at the stores. May 29, 2014
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Jonathan T: Pretty much a little pinlock vent. You can open it to de-fog. I've never really used it as it is not in line of sight. It is not a tab to open the visor.

May 29, 2014
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Michael L: How do you open and close it? There is nothing movable with it. It's just a plastic piece mounted to the shield. May 30, 2014
Michael L: The helmets I saw in the stores showed no locking mechanisms that I could tell. Just the plastic piece that creates a crazy whistle from air getting in. May 29, 2014
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David S: its a visor lock for the rs1 and star. Also allows for venting (fog) with the rs1 and star. May 27, 2015
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A shopper asked: Does the shield come with a bag or some kind of storage? Jun 11, 2015
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Brittany O: No, it doesn't come with a bag or any way or storing it. Jun 11, 2015
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keith f: The shield does not come with a storage bag. Jun 11, 2015
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Jonathan H: No Jun 11, 2015
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David D asked: How do the light and dark blue iridium shields compare in terms of visibility at night? My morning commute is always after sunrise, but I occasionally have to ride back after sunset and I don't want to have to be concerned about swapping them before I leave work. Feb 6, 2015
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Tyler J: It depends on the type of road you commute on and weather conditions. I road several times at night with no issues when it was clear using darker visors. But it was usually bright freeways with plenty of traffic. Throw in fog, rain, or lack of lights (no cars, signs, or streetlights as reference) and you might find yourself squinting. If you need to ride when visibility is limited, consider keeping a clear visor handy. Or invest in the transitions darkening visor if you don't want to carry extra shields Feb 6, 2015
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James M: Spend the extra money and buy the transitional visor for your commute. If you are going for a certain look with a mirrored shield, then I would choose the light iridium. Mar 10, 2015
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Earl W: David, just bite the bullet and get the "Transitional" you can't/won't go wrong with that choice. Feb 6, 2015
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A S asked: So this face shield fits any size bell qualifier helmet? For example, will it fit both a medium size and an XL size helmet? Dec 29, 2014
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Alexander F: Actually it doesn't fit precisely. I've purchased Bell Qualifier Helmet size L and the tinted shield. When I replaced the stock clear shield with tinted one I realized that the latter one is little bit bigger and it doesn't tight enough so there are holes between the shield and rubber gasket of the helmet. May be helmet size XL will have a good match for these shields but not size M or L. Since there are holes between the rubber gasket and the shield it's neither rainproof nor noise proof. Jun 4, 2015
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jonah p: Yup one size fits all for the visors Jan 13, 2015
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Josh W: That's correct. Feb 20, 2015
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Trevor C asked: i bought the white arrow helmet and am trying to decide between the dark iridium gold or dark blue, wanted to know which one is harder to see my face from the outside ( which is more mirrored), and which looks cooler in your opinions? Aug 7, 2014
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Henry F: I'm not sure about the dark iridium blue, but if its identical to the dark iridium gold then the only difference is the color. This shield is pretty much like a full mirror shield. Not see through at all from the outside. Looking out through this shield is great for bright sunny days and its as described dark. Day time use great, night not so much. I picked gold only cuz I already have a blue shield on my HJC, just wanted to try something different. But the gold looks good on my RS-1 Motogears or whatever its called. Aug 7, 2014
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Trevor C: Thanks for your answer I really appreciate it, is it a rich gold? Or is the iridium gold almost a brown color? Aug 7, 2014
Henry F: Rich Gold Aug 7, 2014
Dusty M: Hello Trevor,
I own Bell Star helmet, I personally changed the shield to the smoke color. It gives me the best color to hide my face compared to the others you mentioned.
Best Regards
Dusty Moulton.
Aug 7, 2014
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Gary S. L: I'd go with the Blue (depending on the color of your bike). I recently purchased the transitions sheild that changes tint in sun or shade works perfect for early morning rides. Aug 7, 2014
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A shopper asked: Hey might be buying Bell Qualifier helmet. Looking at differant face shield specifically the dark gold irridium. Is the it reflective yellow or see thru? Jun 28, 2014
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Gary S. L: never bought a Bell irridium shield but the Nolan one I owned was just like looking through a smoke tint and it matched the red metal flake looked cool Jun 29, 2014
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Patrick U: Consistent with a dark shield without mirroring finish. More to a brownish. Jun 29, 2014
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duc n: It is see through from the inside and reflective fro. The outside Jun 29, 2014
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A shopper asked: Is Rain X safe to use on these visors? I have the clear that came with my helmet and a transitions visor as well. I live in a place that rains quite a bit. I'd like to use a product like Rain X but I've read that it could possibly damage or make the visor brittle. Do you know if Rain X is safe to use on these? If not is there a product that is safe to use? Sep 14, 2012
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RevZilla: We would not recommend using Rain-X on any visor/faceshield. Rain-X is a petroleum based product, and after prolonged use it will break down the polycarbonate chemical structure of the visor. This will result in the face shield becoming more likely to crack or break in an impact. Using any product similar to Rain-X (IE petroleum based) will have the same effect, and the best thing to do is just to keep the visor as clean as possible. If the surface of the visor is clean and smooth, the rain will not have any dirt to stick to, and should bead off the visor fairly well. When cleaning the visor use a very soft, lint free micro fiber cloth along with some warm water. Be very gentle and when drying the visor use a soft, dry, lint free micro fiber cloth. Sep 18, 2012
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tnole23: it says on the plastic film covering the visor to not use that kinda stuff. that it'll remove the antifog and antiscratch coatings. so i wouldn't. i never have in the past and all i did was turn my head side to side while riding and it'll blow the rain off. works well enough. u could try it on the clear to see what it does before trying it on your transition one. Feb 28, 2013
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Brad K: RainX is "NOT TO BE USED ON PLASTIC" as it says on the label and the website:

Can Rain?X® Anti-Fog be used on acrylic?

No. This product should not be used on acrylic, plastic, motor bike helmets or motor bike windshields.
Jun 2, 2014
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A shopper asked: Which color is the transition lenses? Is it the 'gradient'? Jun 22, 2011
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daymeeyan: Gradient is darker on top and gradually gets lighter toward the bottom. It is not the same as the transition shield which gets lighter or darker depending on the surrounding light. Jun 24, 2011
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Stevan P: Bell Transitions Photochromatic shields automatically adjusts to light conditions, darkening when exposed to sunlight and clearing in low light. It eliminates the need change between tinted and clear shields when riding in the light of day, the darkness of night and anything in between. If you would like more information about the Photochromatic shields please visit:

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/bell-star-vortex-transistions-photochromatic-face-shield
Jun 22, 2011
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Biker13: It's not the gradient shield. It's the photochromatic that you want. That is the shield that transitions due to the lighting conditions. Jan 13, 2012
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A shopper asked: Is the "dark silver iridium shield" mirrored, or you can see people faces? Oct 18, 2011
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Jordan H: It's mirrored, my brother has it, and you can't see inside it at all, even when the sun is shining right in his helmet. Sep 4, 2012
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Chris K: It is very close to being mirrored, however, depending on the light you can sometimes see through. Oct 25, 2011
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soundpros: It is Mirrored. Jul 9, 2012
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A S asked: I'm choosing between the light gold and dark gold irduim sheilds. My question is is the dark gold irdium a darker tint on the inside or are they the same amount of tint in the inside but just diff shades of gold on the outside? Mar 31, 2015
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Justyn L: I've found that visibility of iridium shields doesn't differ between varying tints. I've used Bell's gold iridium and Shoei's blue and gold iridium visors and have not noticed any reduction from one to the other. Apr 7, 2015
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michel n: Hi !
yes, this is the same amount of tint in the inside

enjoy !
Apr 1, 2015
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David J asked: I'm in need of a tinted visor to help with my commute to work during the day but it's midnight when I'm riding home so I want to be able to see in the dark. I'm hoping to avoid spending the $$$ on the transition visor. Does anyone have experience with the HD yellow face shield at night time? I'm curious how much visibility it offers on relatively low-traffic freeways with no overhead lighting. Mar 2, 2015
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Alex B: If you have good vision and bright lights you will find it is not much different then a clear lense with mediocre lights. I have the darker iridium gold and it's still ok to me with a bright headlight. But looking off to the sides isn't easy on the eyes to be safe for an everyday thing. I vote you'll be happy with the yellow no prob! Mar 2, 2015
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Justyn L: It's fine. Any tinted visor is going to reduce your visibility over a clear visor but not massively so. I ride with a gold iridium on all the time, day or night in a country town where street lighting is poor and have never said to myself, "Damn, I wish I'd put my clear visor on." Apr 7, 2015
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A shopper asked: Alot of the pictures i see of the dark gold iridium shield look bluish and not very gold. How does the shield look in person bluish or more gold? Feb 25, 2015
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Justyn L: I have a gold iridium on my Star and it does have traces of blue but no, it's definitely gold to look at. From the inside out it does give your vision an ever-so-slight blue tint but it's a non-issue and has no effect visibility. They are a quality visor. Apr 7, 2015
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Owen O: I know what you mean. It is not the goldest looking one out there. It does have a bit of a blue green hue to it. Would be cooler if it looked more gold. It doesn't. Feb 25, 2015
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A shopper asked: Would the Hi/Definition Orange or Yellow be better for spotting rural road surprises such as deer, racoons, opossum, etc...? Oct 17, 2013
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Murray B: In my experience yellow and to a lesser extent an amber lens can improve contrast a bit in very "flat" light such as overcast days. But they also reduce the amount of light transmitted to the eye. I believe reduced light will make it even more difficult to see critters, especially if they are around the tree line. For spotting our four legged friends I would prefer a clear lens which effectively transmits all of the available light. I believe that improves my chances of spotting potential hazards. Oct 17, 2013
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Tony S: I thought it would improve contrast, like the Maui sunglasses, but it doesn't. It casts a yellow shade on everything, making even traffic lights harder to determine what color it is, stick with light smoke, mirror, etc. Oct 28, 2013
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A shopper asked: Are these replacement shields the same anti -fog, -scratch, and -UV as what comes with the helmet? Or do any have better UV protection than the clear shield that normally comes with the helmet? Apr 20, 2013
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RevZilla: These replacement shields are indeed the same anti -fog, -scratch, and -UV as what comes with the helmet. Depending on the tint you choose, you can either enhance or dim the amount of light you will experience. Apr 25, 2013
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dcmackc: The same. I don't think the UV is actually rated. May 16, 2013
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A shopper asked: Which color shield would best provide that? I bought the bell revolver and it has an internal sun visor and I ride a lot during night time and would just like a cool mirror look without any additional tinting(or VERY low) Nov 30, 2011
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Joel P: The Silver Iridium faceshields have the same levels of tint as their corresponding smoke shields. For example, the Light Silver Iridium has the same relative tint as does the Light Smoke, and likewise for the dark versions. Unfortunately, Bell does not offer a mirrored faceshield without any tint. Dec 20, 2011
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tnole23: the best you're gonna find is the light silver iridium(or gold or blue). it'll have a little tint, but will be fine at night. i use dark smoke and ride at night all the time. iridiums are usually a little lighter than their non iridium cousin. so a light iridium will be lighter than a light smoke, typically. the only time a dark smoke is too dark is in middle of night with no street lights, no other cars, and no moon. so it's rare. i think a light tint should be good for you. Feb 28, 2013
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A shopper asked: When are we going to be getting in a new allotment of Smoke Visors? Even the Bell website has them out...aarrgghhhh... Jun 28, 2011
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Chris K: Unfortunately, these shields are in high demand and we are currently waiting on Bell to produce more, however, you can be notified of its arrival by entering your email in the yellow box that appears over the product image when you select the shield color of your choice. Jul 1, 2011
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Christopher1013: These are a tough item to find anywhere. You would think Bell would shift all production to that color. What I did (You maybe did too) is use Revzillas email notification feature. I worked great for me.
Good luck. You will get one soon.
Dec 24, 2012
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A shopper asked: I have thought about adding tear offs to my Vortex. Riding to work at night usually requires me to clean the face shield of bugs before I ride home in the morning. After 15 or 20 days of this, it gets hard to see through. What are the drawbacks of tear offs? Jan 2, 2015
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Jomar G: Tear offs are great I have used a single tear off for months at a time what I do is when I come home from riding I simply tear the tear off and wash it in the sink under warm water with dish soap try to dry it with a clean paper towel dry it softly as to not scratch it works great for tear offs and once it really wears simply tear it off and use another one you can buy tear offs in multiples. Jan 25, 2015
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A shopper asked: Would any of these faceshields fit even if my Vortex is XXL? Dec 23, 2014
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Earl W: I've 2 buckets, an RS-1 XS & an RS-1 2X, (both totally awesome I might add) both can and have used the same shield(s) have several including mirror finished. The best shield is the Transitional, a tad pricey but when properly cleaned and cared for well worth it.
Hope this helps.
A wet/cold day on a bike beats a good day in a cage any time!
Dec 23, 2014
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A shopper asked: Which one has the best mirror look? Thanks Dec 21, 2014
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delian s: The gold is more of a rainbow of colors. Wish it was just yellow but it isn't.
it is metallic, people cant see you. I just don't care for the multi color Bozworth Oakley Blades look.
Jan 2, 2015
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A shopper asked: What's the difference between the light gold and dark gold iridium shields? I'm planning on getting the flat black bell qualifier helmet and wanted to get one of those visors. Is one a lighter color or is it the tent that is lighter? I don't want one to be less reflective from the outside. Fools gold is like a light gold whereas a real gold is a lot darker, is that the case? I just don't want people to see in through my visor and am having difficulty deciding to go light or dark. Oct 7, 2014
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Lawrence R: I own both the light and dark gold visors. The first thing I'll say is the dark gold visor is DARK. Great on super sunny rides but you will be blind as a bat it gets anywhere near dark with the visor down. The light gold is perfect if you're looking for something that cuts down on brightness and won't allow people to see in, but is still light enough tint wise to allow you to see at night with the visor down. I only use the dark visor for track days where you'll be out in the brightest part of the day. For everyday use, go with the light tint. Hope that helps. Oct 8, 2014
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A shopper asked: I have an older model bell star (from 2008), will these newer face shields for the newer bell star (Snell 2010) fit? Aug 27, 2014
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ben h: Honestly you might check the date on your helmet, they do have an expiration date on them. That helmet is approaching six years old depending on when manufactured. Aug 27, 2014
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A shopper asked: hi, will this shield work with Bell Qualifier Cam Helmet? Apr 7, 2014
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ken w: Sorry, don't know. kw Apr 7, 2014
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A shopper asked: Would a dark or light blue iridium match the blue color on the Bell RS1 helmet? Oct 21, 2012
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RevZilla: When the description of an Iridium (or mirrored) faceshield says "light" or "dark", it is referring to the degree of tint, not necessarily the tone or shade of the color on the outside. A "light" blue will have approximately a 60% tint, the "dark" blue is closer to 80%. There is little to no difference in the actual exterior color. Oct 23, 2012
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A shopper asked: Is the High-Definition Orange one reflective at all. In other words, can other people see my face through it? Aug 22, 2014
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