Protone / Glasses Q

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sfo423
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by sfo423

I know many have had issues w/their sunglasses and the helmet retainer in the back. Anyone had issues w/the helmet putting pressure on the arms of their glasses (pushing the glasses downward which means the nose clip puts a lot of pressure on your nose)?

I am using Tifosi Podium glasses and have no issues w/the retainer; just the side of the helmet pushing down on the arms.

Similar issue for anyone and a pair of glasses that worked? TIA

Orbital
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by Orbital

I have zero issues with my Protone and the Alba Optics I usually wear. My back ups are POC Aspire. No issues there either.

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wheelbuilder
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by wheelbuilder

I use Kask (KOO) glasses that fit the Protone perfectly in every way. Definitely worth the investment.
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Philbar72
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by Philbar72

Rudy projects have an issue that can be resolved by bending the straight part that goes behind your ear downwards.

dolophonic
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by dolophonic

I find that the Protone has some fit issues with Oakleys.. the arms of the glasses get moved by the fit system. i have to push the glasses back occasionaly.

ohjinguh9
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by ohjinguh9

I've also had issues with protone and oakleys
jawbreaker is fine, due to flat and short arms
ev zero has longer fuller arms that overlap the rear cradle.
i either have to live with it being a little loose and going over, or sometimes fit the ends of the arm inside the cradle.
neither is ideal, but glasses are great

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