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Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by zmtber, Sep 8, 2005.

  1. zmtber

    zmtber Turbo Monkey

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    hey just want to know what kind of sunglases you guys wear, when you are not waring goggels, my old glasses just broke and i am looking to buy a good pare of glasses in the future
     
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  2. The Kadvang

    The Kadvang I rule

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    why wear glasses at all? gogs all the way
     
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    Better protection and a bit harder to break/lose.
     
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  4. bibs

    bibs Turbo Monkey

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    Spy Otics, I really like my Clints and KGB's..but when my car was stolen my KGB's went with it! :(
     
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  5. PatBranch

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    I just use goggles : spy targa 2 clear.
     
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  6. ChrisRobin

    ChrisRobin Turbo Monkey

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    I use my trustly old Smith Buzzaw slider glasses with clear lenses. I got used to not riding with goggles after a while.
     
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  7. SOil

    SOil Chimp

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    I use Oakley's Racing Jackets, but to be honest, goggles are far better
     
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  8. zahgurim

    zahgurim Underwater monkey

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    I've used Spy's Alloy MX goggles for a while, but don't really like running goggles. Too hot here in the summer...so race only. I also don't like the tunnel-vision effect goggles give you, unless I'm racing.
    I have a hook up for cheap Oakleys, so I run those for glasses. Yellow lens XX's are what I usually use for riding. Good fit, and ventillated enough that they don't fog up, while still keeping crap and bugs out of your eyes.
     
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  9. manhattanprjkt83

    manhattanprjkt83 Rusty Trombone

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    Glasses just come off, maybe not the racing jackets but majority of the others do. I rock my oakley A frame snow goggles with a clear lens.
     
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    bibs Turbo Monkey

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    wait, is he talking about glasses for riding or after? I cant wear glasses riding, I alwasy wear my Spy goggles, they are the rulingest!
     
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    dfinn Turbo Monkey

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    same here. i've been riding DH with them lately and prefer these over the oakley goggles I have. Much better ventilation to my face, i sweat alot. :monkey:
     
  12. ChrisKring

    ChrisKring Turbo Monkey

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    Utopia Go glasses - Black with grey lens.

    I was a longtime Oakley guy, however Utopia glasses/goggles are better. The glasses don't seem to scratch as bad as Oakleys and are very comfortable. Plus, you don't look like a clone.

    The Utopia goggles blow away all others. They have a far superior face foam that absorbs the sweat that would normally be dripping into your eyes. I can run a 30 minute moto or a ton of DH runs without a sweat in the eyes issue. That was always a problem with any other goggle.
     
  13. DylanDeanDesign

    DylanDeanDesign Turbo Monkey

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    Holla! ....course i might be a bit biased.

    we've got a new set of glasses out now too - "Mastyer Cylindar" w/ intrechangeable lenses; plus 2 more glasses coming out soon. Wait for Interbike! tons of new stuff - goggles, glasses, etc

    as for riding glasses.....If i'm using a full face helmet, i'll run goggles all the way. IF i'm using a skate or xc lid, then i'll wear glasses...since the trail isn't normally as bad & you typically need more ventilation.
     
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    I have some Oakleys I took from my brother
     
  15. SXtrailrider

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    go with goggles
     
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    When it comes to riding, I would go with goggles. I use Rockgardn's new ones. If you're just looking for some shades to wear, I like Utopia's glasses.
     
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    Spy scoops, good for riding when all you need is some kind of light protection......otherwise goggles.
     
  18. rpk1988

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    Oakley Half Jackets. But the Racing Jackets are nice.
     
  19. DH SB RIDER

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    hey....i think i no u....do u go to my school, well id go wiht the oakly wisdoms u already spent 130 $s on...tard...lbs after shcool.....brb lol g2g btw imo u lbs
     
  20. Raaar

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    I picked up some pimp rhinestone trimmed, gold rimmed '70's style shades for $4 at the local gas-n-go. Equally stylish on the bike, the bar, or at Church.
     
  21. McGRP01

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    Rudy Project Kubo's. But I wear glasses normally and it's easier to find Rx sunglasses than goggles.
     
  22. The Kadvang

    The Kadvang I rule

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    Get some adidas yodais and you will be pimpin
     
  23. Kntr

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    Oakley Thumper
     
  24. black noise

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    I have Smith Empires. They're comfy and have 3 lenses (black w/ mirror, red and yellow). Plus they're around $100 so they're cheaper than Oakleys which imo are a waste of money.

    For goggles I have no complaints with my Spy Targas. Except don't get the grey anti-fog mirror lenses, the coating scrapes off super easy.
     
  25. CBJ

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    Just bought a pair of the new Fox Eyewear:

     
  26. rpk1988

    rpk1988 90210

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    I believe those are called the Oakley Thumps, not Thumper. Were not talking about Rabbits from Disney movies here.
     
  27. amydalayna

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    total better protection. friend smashed his face this year (w/ a full face helmet on even) and the bottom part of the glasses dug into his cheek and needed 14 stitches. not good
     
  28. zmtber

    zmtber Turbo Monkey

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    hey foxes look alright but i think i want those evil eyes addidad they have a goggle strap do you guy know what i am talking about
     
  29. Kntr

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    I was trying to be funny. I got a pair today for my B-day..
     
  30. DH SB RIDER

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    Why don't you use the 130 doller one you already have? wow if u just post stupid pointless threads like this use the door www.pinkbike.com
     
  31. DylanDeanDesign

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    They named that after me.... :cool:
     
  32. zmtber

    zmtber Turbo Monkey

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    hey dh sb rider i don't have any
     
  33. PatBranch

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    That was very original.
     
  34. rpk1988

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    Really they look sweet and the cool thing is that you can still hear your surroundings even when the music is playing. So you can run in them. Did you see when Mani Rameriza (sp???) from the Boston RS was wearing them during a game. Haha, that was classic.