Questions tagged [sun-protection]

Protection from the sun. Sunblock, sunscreen, hats, shirts, etc.

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Arm protection from the sun

I want sun protection for my arms. I bought these from a bike shop. They fit VERY tightly to my arms. When I wear them, they cause me to sweat about twice as much as wearing a long sleeve ...
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Sun protection clothing

I would like to see if there is clothing that can provide sun protection while minimizing sweating and/or allow air flow. Would also like to do the same with my bike helmet without compromising ...
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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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Sunglasses for cycling - what features to look for?

I need some new sunglasses for cycling - what features will actually be helpful - I've seen ones with vents, polarized lens, rubberised frame, replaceable lens . I just need the best value model that ...
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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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Sun protective clothing interfering with bike mirror

I have had a "third eye" type bike mirror on my helmet for years. However, recently I have learned of some genetic predisposition to certain types of skin cancer which affect the skin on the face/...
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Should I be wearing sunblock? [closed]

I spend the vast majority of my time inside, so I would like to start getting into cycling. I rode up to the beach a couple days ago and got some slight sunburn. I personally don't mind sunburn all ...
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Sunscreen for Riding

What type of sunscreen is best for long road rides? I'm thinking sweatproof, non-greasy, non-smelly. Ideally it would be a 'low risk' and 'safe' according to something like the EWG or Good Guide, ...
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Sun protection while touring

I'm preparing for a mini tour in the greek islands this August and I'm getting concerned about sun protection. I'm considering not using a helmet (as I'll reach 30 km/h max). Last year I was wearing a ...
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What can bald guys do to prevent helmet sunburns?

In the cooler months I normally wear a skullcap like this, which both keeps me warm and covers my scalp under my helmet. Now that summer is around the corner that skullcap is way too hot. I'd like ...