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#729734 - 07/26/06 10:20 AM Cycling Glasses?
moribundman Offline


Registered: 06/02/03
Posts: 23591
I wear contacts and need cycling glasses that are more like goggles than glasses to keep the sand, dust and bugs out. I also need glasses that are photochromic, because I ride my bike in the open sun, in the dark park and after sunset. I really couldn't find any cycling glasses that fit my needs, and I didn't want to wear real goggles. I ended up getting UVEX Shooter ski glasses that are almost goggles with a soft foam rubber seal around most of the frame. They are photochromic and don't fog up unless I'm sweating a lot and not moving. I got them for under $40 on ebay, which is almost half off list price. I look like a bug with them.

They look like these.

What do you guys wear?

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#729735 - 07/26/06 10:34 AM Re: Cycling Glasses?
tom slick Offline


Registered: 05/26/03
Posts: 8400
Loc: Central Coast, Calif.
wiley-x supplies the military with goggles and have recently started making goggles/glasses that are for specific purposes. I bought a pair of prescription safety glasses from them that actually look cool, which is hard to find.

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#729736 - 07/26/06 02:15 PM Re: Cycling Glasses?
moribundman Offline


Registered: 06/02/03
Posts: 23591
I checked the WileyX site. AirRage, Blink and SSG1 models look good and useable, especially with the photochromic LA lenses. Around NZ $300. Online around US $120. Cool stuff!

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#729737 - 07/26/06 02:28 PM Re: Cycling Glasses?
tdi-rick Offline


Registered: 02/02/04
Posts: 1819
Loc: the antipodes
Rudy Project Kerosene's.
Hopefully update soon.

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#729738 - 07/26/06 03:46 PM Re: Cycling Glasses?
moribundman Offline


Registered: 06/02/03
Posts: 23591
There are tons of WileyX glasses and goggles on ebay for pretty good prices. I really like the eye cavity seals they have. Depending on how soon I'll scratch my UVEX, which will happen, I'll definitely consider a WileyX.

The Rudy glasses don't seem to have the dust seal, which is what I really need.

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#729739 - 07/26/06 06:00 PM Re: Cycling Glasses?
wantin150 Offline


Registered: 02/27/06
Posts: 1899
Loc: Columbia, SC
I bought 2 pairs of Walmart outdoor glasses from their garden center for 5 bucks each. Once set is tinted, the other is clear. They are impact resistant and block the appropriate UV rays. If they break, I'm only out $5. They are definitely not Oakleys but they're not bad.

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