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Questions tagged [glasses]

Eyewear, both corrective and protective.

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In cycling friendly cities, how do near-sighted cyclists who need glasses manage to bike to work or school in the rain?

In cycling friendly cities, how do near-sighted cyclists who need glasses manage to bike to work or school in the rain? When I say cycling friendly cities, I'm referring to cities such as Utrecht, ...
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Will yellow glasses stop me being blinded?

Will yellow glasses stop me being blinded ? In the winter I commute along a canal path, the lights from the other cyclists are blinding at times. Will yellow glasses stop this, it's too dark for ...
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Solutions for preventing/removing raindrops on glasses when riding in rain? [duplicate]

I have to wear glasses when riding by bike and when it rains it can become hard to see my surroundings. Wiping them with my hand/glove makes things worse as it smudges everything. Before I resort to ...
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Cycling glasses life span

I've had my Tifosi sport glasses with photochromic lenses for about 4 years. Lately, when I rode them in 10 am morning sun, my eyebrow and eye started to feel terrible pain, that passed once I removed ...
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How to keep glasses dry in the rain?

Today in the middle of my ride it started raining and I could barely see due to the amount of rain on my glasses. This is basically what I could see I have jokingly talked about using Rain-X on my ...
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Is cycling with crystal sunglasses dangerous?

I'm a commuter cyclist. I have a pair of Persol sunglasses with leaded crystal lenses. Do y'all think this is dangerous in case of an accident? I have terrible thoughts of wrecking and glass shards ...
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Prescription Cycling Glasses

I visited my optician last week and the time has finally come for me to start wearing glasses for driving. As a result of this I figure it is probably a good idea to start thinking about prescription ...
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Clear glasses without “ghost” double images?

I've been looking for a good pair of glasses for low-light or nighttime cycling. I've tried a few pairs but all have the same issue: a "ghost" double image of any bright lights. It can be a bit ...
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Suggestions for winter cycling glasses?

I'm looking to get another pair of glasses for winter commuting. I currently use simple ski googles with my snowboard helmet...the problem is they are tinted. Since it's quite dark for the return, i ...
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Coping with mud in the face

I am not talking about swimming in mud. Just a damp trail or even wet pavement - and some modest speed - and the front tire function switches from steering the bike to throwing mud precisely directed ...
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Sunglasses anti-fog solutions safe for cycling

I wear full sun protection when I ride, including sunglasses and a tube wrap around the lower half of my face. The issue I have is that in cool weather the wrap tends to channel air from my lungs up ...
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Different tone of lens in glasses for bicycle [closed]

I bought yellow glasses for bicycle, and one lens has little bit less tone (more lighter). Is this defect?
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What tint colors are most useful for cycling sunglasses?

There seem to be a lot of different lens options for sunglasses, and there must be objective differences. For example, I've seen golf lenses advertised as filtering out blue light to improve reading ...
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need cycling eyewear, but fogging is a big problem

I'm commuting in temperatures ranging from -10 to -25C without windchill factored in. I have a typical pair of interchangeable lens wrap around cycling glasses. I find that they, without fail, ...
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Is Nike Hindsight glasses only a concept or there are a real similar products?

I came across the following issue - 'Nike' Hindsight concept glasses increase peripheral vision. By the time of its publishing, these glasses were only a concept. My Question: is there a similar real ...
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Would the seating position of a road bike cause issues with prescription glasses

I currently use a mountain bike to commute to work but I am keen to switch to a bike more suited to commuting. I have been looking at road and cyclecross bikes but I am concerned the more horizontal ...
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Good goggles over glasses for a small head?

I have a pair of prescription sunglasses that partially wrap around my face, but when I ride (mountain biking and commuting), dust and debris still end up in my eyes, and after twenty miles, my eyes ...
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Prescription Sunglasses for Cyclists [closed]

I'd like to get some quality prescription sunglasses for cycling. Can anyone make some suggestions on a brand they like? Thanks very much.
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Prescription eye glasses and shoulder checks

I've never had prescription glasses but might like some. My left eye doesn't focus easily (I ride on the right side of the road, in Canada). If I look over my left shoulder, I can see behind me only ...
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Sunglasses for commuting?

I've recently started commuting via bike to work (6.5mi each way), and am looking for advice on gear... specifically sunglasses (which I find useful to prevent dust in eyes and to help block the ample ...
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What are the features that I should seek in cycling glasses?

I am seeking eye protection for cycling. I don't know if I should buy glasses or goggles.