Cycling

Cyclists can gain tremendous speed, especially on downhill slopes. Travelling quickly through the air, you can experience problems with dust, insects and flying debris, which can lead to irritation and dryness. These factors can affect your vision and prevent you from performing at your best. The increased air flow whilst you are cycling, can cause your eyes to create more tears and as a result affect your vision.

Performance cycling eyewear can provide you with great coverage and protection, as well as comfortable clear vision, as it eliminates glare and enhances contrast whilst cycling.

Prescription Options

  1. You can have your prescription fitted directly into the frame
  2. You can also have an optical insert adaptor which has your prescription glazed into it
  3. You can be fitted with contact lenses and then wear your sunglasses over the top

Lens Guide

  1. Photochromatic lenses are beneficial for long distance running, as the lighting conditions can change with the weather
  2. Anti-reflective coatings can be applied to the front or back surface of the lens. This provides you with better clarity of vision
  3. Polarised filters can help reduce glare and reflection from off the road, especially in wet conditions
  4. Mirror coatings are normally good for overall reduction in brightness, such as reflections off wet road surfaces.  They are very good for running in bright conditions
  5. Anti-fog treatment will repel the mist that can cloud your vision
  6. Oleophobic and Hydrophobic treatment will stop dirt and grease sticking to your lens maintaining distraction free vision
  7. Impact resistance for all round protection whilst running
  8. Lightweight for increased comfort
  9. Optical precision can be created as we can glaze your prescription into the lens or have an insert
  10. 100% UV protection advised
  11. Interchangeable lenses for different conditions

Tint Guide

GREY

  • Good all purpose
  • Minimises colour distortion
  • Good choice for bright conditions

BROWN:

  • Provides high contrast
  • Good colour balance
  • Soothing to the eye

ORANGE/COPPER

  • Good choice for partly sunny conditions
  • See terrain better, like pot holes, rocks and mud

YELLOW

  • Most effective in low light conditions or overcast days
  • Superior increase in contrast enhancement

CLEAR

  • Good for shielding eyes against the wind and dust

Frame Guide

It is important that the frames are lightweight and comfortable. They also should feel firm on your face, so that you don’t worry about them slipping down as you cycle.

  1. Lightweight
  2. Wrap-around style
  3. Adjustable nose pads
  4. Thermogrip is made with hydrophilic material, which has moisture absorbing properties that keep the frame firmly in place whilst sweating
  5. Adjustable temples
  6. Oversized frame with deep lenses offers wider field of vision
  7. Allow some airflow, as this will help prevent lenses from misting over
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