RockGardn GDX Goggles Eyewear

3.75/5 (4 Reviews)
MSRP : $37.00

Product Description

RockGardn GDX Goggles™ offer a number of great features: Huge, “picture window” range of vision Impact resistant, hard-coated polycarbonate lenses No-slip band has a quick-release clasp and is removable for hand washing Plush face foam features an outer, sweat absorption layer Compatible with Smith™ Universal Tear-Offs Goggles come standard with a clear lens. Optional, individual lenses and money-saving lens packs available below

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Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:2
Submitted by Derek Klopp from Carnation, WA, USA

Date Reviewed: August 8, 2007

Strengths:    Good Field of Vision
Scratch Resistant Lens

Weaknesses:    Thin, uncomfortable foam
they fog anytime they arent moving (no antifog coating)
Lens ejected during a big crash on Freight Train at Whistler

Bottom Line:   
At first I liked this goggle because it had a huge viewing window, was cheap, and didn't scratch very easy. Then after a ride or two, I noticed that this goggle fogs like mad as soon as you stop riding and the thin foam gets uncomfy and packs down when it gets wet or sweaty. Then, when I crashed on Freight Train at Whistler a few days ago, the lens ejected from the goggle. My friends went back and searched for it for 10-15 minutes and still couldn't find it. What good is protective eyewear if the lens ejects during a crash!?! I am buying some Scott goggles now. There is no way that I would ever use these again!

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Favorite Trail:   Freight Train->Dirt Merchant->A Line

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $30.00

Purchased At:

Similar Products Used:   Dragon (dont know what model), Utopia (slayer and too dirty), oakley crowbars, pro grip

Bike Setup:   Stock Session 7

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Ash a Weekend Warrior from Reno

Date Reviewed: August 3, 2007

Strengths:    Don't fog at all, feel great, don't slide around on the helmet, good price, great looks.

Weaknesses:    Haven't found any yet.

Bottom Line:   
Great goggles from Rockgardn. They look good and they feel even better. The periphery isn't distorted at all and the lenses are very clear. Buy a couple pair, they're at a great price.

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Favorite Trail:   Whites/Thomas

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $37.00

Purchased At:

Similar Products Used:   None

Bike Setup:   04 Haro Extreme X2-all stock

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Ben a Downhiller from Massachusetts

Date Reviewed: February 11, 2007

Strengths:    Hard to fog, very wide periphery, super clear lens, clean looks, very good price.

Weaknesses:    The foam is slightly harder than on my previous Oakleys but it wasn't a big deal.

Bottom Line:   
Very good goggles at a very good price. The quality and performance are better in most aspects compared to my old Oakleys, plus these cost almost half the price. Another great Rockgardn product.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $37.00

Purchased At:

Similar Products Used:   Oakley Crowbars, Smiths, Spys

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Brad Reece a Downhiller from Laguna Hills, CA

Date Reviewed: June 7, 2006

Strengths:    I find the GDX goggles to be lightweight and super comfortable. They fit well in my Troy Lee D2 helmet. They also have a great field of vision and don't crowd the periphery. Because of that, they don't contribute to the tunnel vision effect that a lot of other goggles can produce. The goggles also come in a good variety of colors (I have Blue and Black) and have clear lenses or reflective tinted lenses. They also have a separable straps that are easy to remove for cleaning. Finally, they have a good price so you can grab a few pair-one for Saturday practice and another for Sunday racing.

Weaknesses:    The GDX lenses have a little bit of distortion on the extreme left and right periphery. However, I only notice it when I am wiping off my lenses, but never when riding.

Bottom Line:   
The Rockgardn GDX goggle is a good looking, well performing goggle at a competitive price point. They are well worth a try. I know I will be buying a few more.

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Favorite Trail:   Santiago Oaks

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Purchased At:   Rockgardn Team Sponsorship Deal

Similar Products Used:   A bunch of different Oakley goggles.

Bike Setup:   Mountain Cycle Shockwave 9.5 with Dorados, Giant Team DH with Travis's, Specialized Enduro SX with 36's, Azonic Eliminator with Dorados, Mountain Cycle Rumble, and GT IT1 with 40's. Lot of bikes.

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