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David Poston
(dgposton) - F

Locale: Texas / Colorado
Lightest visor on 07/03/2013 15:45:29 MDT Print View

I'm looking for the lightest visor (headgear) that's out there, maybe something 1.0 oz or below? Suggestions?

Dale Wambaugh
(dwambaugh) - MLife

Locale: Pacific Northwest
Re: Lightest visor on 07/03/2013 16:05:04 MDT Print View

Party stores have really light ones as party favors. I found this one in a thrift store. It weighs all of 0.35oz/11g and is made with foam.

Foam party visor

Foam party visor

Foam party visor

You can download a pattern here and make your own:

Josh Brock

Locale: Outside
HAHAHA on 07/03/2013 16:23:02 MDT Print View


Well if its serious we should take it that way and adress what you are really looking for in a visor.

what kind of features would you like in your visor?

water proof? you going to wear it under your hood

UV rating? how sun proof do you want it

what size bill? how much coverage would you like

color? bright colors are safer

durability? are you going to bushwack with it

weight limit 1.0 oz

hard bill or soft bill? are you going to put it in your pocket

adjustable fitted or elastic? fitted weighs less

With out the above I cant see a way anyone could properly advise you on what visor to purchase.

Dale Wambaugh
(dwambaugh) - MLife

Locale: Pacific Northwest
Re: HAHAHA on 07/03/2013 18:37:35 MDT Print View

Geez, Josh, the guy asked a pretty simple question. Be nice!

Kevin Schneringer
(Slammer) - MLife

Locale: Oklahoma Flat Lands
Nike Featherlite? on 07/03/2013 19:32:26 MDT Print View


I just picked up a Nike Featherlite Visor. Weighs 40g (1.41oz) cost $20
It is pretty slick and I am not sure there is one out there that's much lighter.?

Brett Peugh
(bpeugh) - F - M

Locale: Midwest
party store. on 07/03/2013 21:32:56 MDT Print View

I use the party store one. Cost like $2 and works really well for that and other things along with a bandana.

Marko Botsaris
(millonas) - F - MLife

Locale: Santa Cruz Mountains, CA
Re: Re: Lightest visor on 07/03/2013 23:11:12 MDT Print View

I think you can get it down to 0.1 oz if you just drill enough holes in it.

Edited by millonas on 07/03/2013 23:11:43 MDT.

Kelly G
(KellyDT) - F
foam visor on 07/07/2013 15:36:44 MDT Print View

My local dollar store has 3 or 5/$1.00 foam visors, something like that. They weigh almost nothing. No protection for top of head or ears, though.

John S.
(jshann) - F
Re: foam visor on 07/07/2013 20:49:21 MDT Print View

I've been using a foam visor for biking over the last several years. They fit well under a helmet. I used it once for snow shoeing when I didn't have shade for my eyes. I had gotten mine at Walmart and it is thicker foam than what is used in those at the dollar store, or at least the ones I see at my local dollar stores.