Bmw biker glasses. Good idea?

First reaction is a no from me, but I’ll reserve judgement, they might be useful. More shit to worry about batteries and charging though, a seasonal accessory for most too, which means the battery will likely be reduced or nackered after a year or two.

Definitely bmw prices…

I’ve never tried a HUD but I’m not keen on the idea. I don’t like the thought of having information permanently in my vision, it seems too distracting. I’d rather just glance down from time to time as I don’t need to constantly be told what the speed limit is or how fast I’m going or that I need to turn right at the next junction.

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The moment I hear “game changer” i want to punch the nearest American.

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It may find a market: some people revel in having the latest electronic gimmick, although this seems a particularly pointless one. Perhaps it’s the result of growing up in simpler times, or perhaps I’m just a grumpy old git, but all these distractions from the simplicity of just riding a motorbike turn me right off. It’s just modern capitalism trying to get people to buy stuff that nobody needs. Rant over.

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This is the home of grumpy old gits.

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Not sure i would like the distraction of trying to read something in front of my eye. What if you already wear glasses?
Expensive nonsense you really don’t need

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I have one in the car and used it a while when I first got it. The novelty wore off and I almost never turn it on now. The only time I bother with it is if I’m doing a long motorway stint with cruise control on, so thats almost never.

Wow, only £600.
Bargain…:yawning_face:

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I heard Tom Cruise has ordered a box full…

If it’s anything like the optional HUD on some new cars that I turn off, it’s a no from me based on the distraction (and my age) :nerd_face:

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I find the in screen display (HUD) in my car really useful and not at all distracting.
However like many have said I would not want that in glasses or on my visor when on my bike.

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I think it may depend on the situation. Everyday riding then no but for longer drives out / touring (if the battery lasts) then maybe.
That being said, I didn’t move my Quadlock from
my Speed to my Thruxton and it’s great not having a phone in front of me again. Hadn’t thought it was a big deal or having much impact until it wasn’t there.

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Funny you should say that. Not really related to the glasses, but whenever I have traded a bike in in the past, having put it back to standard, there always seemed to be something nice about riding it in standard trim again.

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And how much tat you have spread across the floor after you’ve taken it all off.