Adidas Evil Eye ClimaCool Eyewear

3.67/5 (3 Reviews)

Product Description

The Evil Eye ClimaCool™ merges all functional and innovative features from its predecessor and integrates its new features such as ClimaCool™ ventilation and the single shield lens with distinction. Moreover the Evil Eye is revamped with cutting edge style and design. The aesthetics of adidas eyewear technology are made clearly visible.

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:3
Submitted by midlifechrisis a Weekend Warrior from UK

Date Reviewed: July 29, 2008

Strengths:    Excellent distortion-free optics. Great fit. Non slip on nose. Adjustable arm angle. Look cool.

Weaknesses:    Price. Poor case.

Bottom Line:   
Only the black gloss ones were subtle enough for my taste. I have three lenses: LST Trail, Orange & clear. All do an excellent job. Least fogging shades I've owned & clear very quickly when you get moving again. Easy lens change. For the price it ought to come with a better case which holds several lenses properly, not a normal case which you have to stuff everything in.

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Favorite Trail:   Beast, Coed y Brenin

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $200.00

Purchased At:   Pedal On

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Rich a Cross Country Rider from Darmstadt

Date Reviewed: July 31, 2007

Strengths:    good fit, good eye protection, prescription insert good (as long as it isn't wet!!)

Weaknesses:    lenses scratch easily, fogging between outer lens and prescription insert cannot be cleard with air flow, quality of everything apart from the prescription insert is a bit ropey.

Bottom Line:   
I actually own a pair of adidas 'Jasper' glasses which I bought in 2004, but I believe the points below are applicable to the full range and any potential buyers should be aware of these short comings...

1. The prescription insert cannot be used in humid conditions - you will get condensation between the 2 lenses and you cannot get enough airflow between the lenses to clear it. My tip is to loose the outers in this case.

2. I found that the outer lenses have little or no scratch resistance - after just a couple of weeks they are scratched on the inside where the prescription insert rests against them. I also have scratches on the outside where I have wiped mud off them during a race.

3. Servicability was good for the first 3 years of life, but spare parts seem to be no longer available. A tiny bit of plastic has chipped off the arm such that it won't stay attached to the main part of the frame any longer. They are written off.

Throw-away products with planned obsolesence should be cheap. Expensive products should be have a long, servicable life time. If you want the worst of both worlds, these are the glasses for you!!

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Favorite Trail:   the "B" trail, frankenstein

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $150.00

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Ben a Racer from Peterborough, ON, CAN

Date Reviewed: October 4, 2006

Strengths:    Lightweight, fit, quality, resists fogging, zero distortion

Weaknesses:    Too pretty

Bottom Line:   
These glasses are amazing. I owned the older gen Evil Eyes and wore them to destruction....which took quite a bit of abuse. The quality of these is second to none, distortion is not an issue and the fit is superb. I lust for no other pair of shades.

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Favorite Trail:   3-Rox

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Purchased At:   Impala Bicycles

Similar Products Used:   Older gen Evil Eyes

Bike Setup:   2006 Anthem 1 -

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