Sunglasses recommendation?

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PLuKE
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by PLuKE

I have retied my Salice sunglasses, I am now in the hunt for something else.

I wanted to keep away from Oakley, but I do like the Prizim style lens.

Can anybody recommend a good pair of sunglasses, my main points are :-

Either black or white or both.

A good lens, something like a Prizm.

Many thanks
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savechief
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by savechief

Have you looked at the Smith Attack?

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chipomarc
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by chipomarc

Assos Zegho Werksmannshaft.

They are correct cycling-specific eye wear.

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ALAN Carbon+
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by ALAN Carbon+

savechief wrote:Have you looked at the Smith Attack?

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+1 the Chromapop lens is as close to the Prizm lens as you're likely to get without buying Oakley.
chipomarc wrote:
Sat Dec 30, 2017 1:43 am
Assos Zegho Werksmannshaft.

They are correct cycling-specific eye wear.
They are hideously expensive and the styling is a bit polarizing.

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ALAN Carbon+ wrote:
Sat Dec 30, 2017 4:19 am
savechief wrote:Have you looked at the Smith Attack?

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+1 the Chromapop lens is as close to the Prizm lens as you're likely to get without buying Oakley.
chipomarc wrote:
Sat Dec 30, 2017 1:43 am
Assos Zegho Werksmannshaft.

They are correct cycling-specific eye wear.
They are hideously expensive and the styling is a bit polarizing.
We are talking cycling kit = money is no object

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ak47
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by ak47

I can't find anything more versatile than the Radarlocks even made by Oakley - it's few years old design now, but in my opinion still the best one. The ocking mechanism is super easy to use and lens swap is a matter of few seconds. The choice of lenses is much better than for Radar EVs or Jawbreakers and for me they are much comfier than these mentioned two.

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by Magpie

Bars Optics offer a good range of sunglasses at reasonable prices , better $ than Oakley and the ability to have a photo chromatic and a reading lense all in one


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chipomarc wrote:
Sat Dec 30, 2017 1:43 am
Assos Zegho Werksmannshaft.

They are correct cycling-specific eye wear.
These Assos are far and away the best cycling glasses I’ve ever worn. The lenses are superb. They’re so light and there’s so little pressure I forget I’m wearing them. I can’t recommend these enough.
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Rudy Projects?...have tried a few brands over the years, Zero RH+, Oakleys, Smiths, RP, 100% Speed....and like you i have always wanted to stay away from Oakleys...but darn it! i keep returning to them!
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by eins4eins

Adidas Zonyk Pro or Zonyk pro aero, as worn by team movistar and bora hansgrohe. Quality is awesome, fit can be customized and many options for lenses. i used prizm road glasses before, but the vario purple from adidas is at least on the same level.

But what i love the most, is the integrated sweat stopper. when riding long ascents in hot weather with my old jawbreaker or radarpath, i always got sweat on the lenses from the inside. super annoying.
With the adidas glasses, this is no longer a problem.

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by dmp

another vote for Rudy Project. Also, if you are getting old and presbyopic like me, take a look at DualEyewear.com- the bifocal is optimally positioned for reading your cyclometer and to not interfere with road vision.

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by efeballi

As mentioned above; cannot fault the Radarlocks. Huge selection of lenses from Oakley and other manufacturers. Also best looking IMO.
Tip: if you happen to go to a store for sunglasses, bring your helmet with you and try the glasses on with the helmet. Also try to stow the glasses on the helmet holes.
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Main thing is to make sure they are comfy and fit your face shape.
I tried a pair of those assos ones on for a ride a couple of years ago. Drove me mad. Touched my face in annoying places. Steamed up. Moved around. Didn't even finish the first climb before i got rid of them.

Glasses recommendations are a little like saddle and shoe recommendations, take them with a huge pinch of salt and try before you buy!

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