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Personally, I wouldn't ride a bike with any glasses which have metallic frame (especially without flexible grips) and real glass lenses because of their weight and potentially sharp edges. I've seen a friend of mine who got pretty deep cuts on his nose after falling from a bike (wearing his expensive and heavy Police sunglasses which tore skin from his ...


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I have had my glasses damaged when falling off/getting hit on my bicycle, even with a helmet. Since my lenses are polycarbonate, they tend to just bounce on the road if they do come out of the frame. I'd think in some of those hits that my glasses would have broken if they were made from glass (especially when my glasses have hit the curb or rocks). Based ...


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As a full-time glasses wearer, I have this same problem when using any form of mask. Dust masks for sanding in the workshop do exactly the same. My dirty fix is to make sure the mask has no holes or gaps between the upper cheek and the mask, and the nose/mask. I was once desperate and ended up using masking tape (painter's paper tape) to stick the mask ...


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As a blind mole cyclist who has worn glasses for 30+ years, I'm more scared of dropping my glasses and smashing them on the ground. Without my prescription glasses, I can walk but I certainly can't ride or drive safely. However my helmet is always worn properly, so it provides a shelf of protection out from the forehead. I've had two significant ...


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I personally don't think it is something to stress over. Most times glasses will break at the frame before the actual lens shatters. More than likely you will break a lens free of the frame rather than shattering it in the frame. If there is an impact centered on the lens strong enough to shatter it, more than likely your eye would be harmed either way. ...



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