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I got these in Carbon, and love them! Although my face is medium (style fits M-L), they are a bit on the large size, for my face. But perfect with a helmet. Because I'm a tad vain, I got the Dominator (S-M) for the w/out helmet days. Seriously, the clarity is amazing! Best goggles I have ever had.
Will the ppx goggle work with a motocross...
Will the ppx goggle work with a motocross helmet for snowmobiling?I would prefer the style of strap that connects to the helmet, is this feature available?
yes will work but no strap connectivity
what is the main difference between the...
what is the main difference between the zeal detonator ppx vs the zeal detonator spherical ppx? My fiance has a large greek nose - which do you think would fit him better?
same frame, different shaped lense. They will fit the same either way. I have detonator ppx and love it. if you buy get the one that comes with the case. this was the downfall of my last goggles.
The spherical also gives you better peripheral vision.
no other will do
just today i was out riding with a buddy. overcast conditions and shaddy trees made my friend wear his goggles on top of his head. I kept mine on and had no problem seeing every line. No fog works great if you can keep them dry and the case is invaluble. Toss em in the case and into your backpack, no worries unless you fall with all your weight on them.
Zeal's photocromatic lenses are the best. I appreciate the ability to wear the same lense in all kinds of light. No more guessing which lense to wear or having to change them out.
Which goggles would fit a woman better ...
Which goggles would fit a woman better the Linx photochromatic or the Detonator Photocromatic?
The Link is slightly smaller, and is probably better suited to women (unless you're an atypically large woman).
Also, the Dominator and the Aspect are specifically fit for a woman's face size.
Does this pair of goggles come with a bag...
Does this pair of goggles come with a bag and/or case?
Definitely the most versatile lens in the business. Amazingly good in flat light yet still fine on those bluebird spring days. Great peripheral vision as well, almost like wearing nothing at all. Compatible with or without a helmet. My goggle of choice.
Enjoying This Goggle!
No fogging problems unless the lens is momentarily smitten by snow/ice - generally after a yard sale, of course.
I've had to wipe the inside of the lens several times since I've started using the Detonator, and the fog-resistant capabilities have been maintained - consistent with their claim that the chemical is blended into the lens material itself, and therefore won't wear off. (Of course, I try to be VERY careful/delicate/fragile with this expensive and valuable lens, by using only proper lens-wiping cloth/pouch material, so that no scratch is ever put on by trying to rid the lens of ice too aggressively... so far, so good.)
Fits my Giro Omen helmet well enough, although I wish that the Detonator had the spacers that the other (for smaller faces) PPX goggle uses (forget the name - the other major one by Zeal).
Also, with my slightly larger nose (bridge, that is), I wish the goggle allowed for that better, or that there was a model built that let the pressure off the nasal passage for people with bigger noses, because it does press onto the top of my nose a little, and I have to take a finger and pull up on the tip of my nose when things get cold/congested, in order to force open a passageway to snort air through.
Overall, loving this goggle, and taking good care of it.
new goggle in five year's
This is my take on the PPX Zeal Det. Great peripheral view, unlike a lot of other goggles. Ski at five diff. day's in diff. light two sunny two flat one snowing, excellent clarity. But i expected the anti-fog to be a little better. Over all this is still one of the Best goggles out there, and i look at many.
By far the best
This is by far the best lens I have ever used. It works in every condition, from bright sun to flat light and even holds up for night skiing. It is amazing how it picks up every bit of definition.
Nels Hinderlie, Vail, CO