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After taking a digger I scraped up the lens on my Specialized Berm glasses. Unfortunately Specialized discontinued their optics line and had no replacement lens for me. These had the Adaptalite lens that changed according to shade and bright light conditions. Best of all the lens were vented to prevent fogging. Since I sweat like a pig I need good venting. Any recommendations?
 

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Oakley jawbones good venting, interchangeable lenses and they look great
 

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I came across these sunglasses at REI about 9 months ago and went ahead and bought them. They seemed like a good deal at $60. They've got a photochromatic lens, nice wrap around coverage, and no frame across the top to obscure your view. With the mild tint, they're not the best for open, exposed rides on sunny days but they are my go to glasses for shaded rides and/or partly cloudy days.

http://www.rei.com/product/784429
 

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Tifosi

Yes Tifosi has a bunch of styles that are vented and have Phototec.

http://www.tifosioptics.com/products/results/search&sport=Cycling|Run&fototec=Backcountry%20Orange|Brown%20Polarized|EC|GT|High%20Speed%20Red|Light%20Night|Open%20Water%20Green%20Polarized|Smoke%20Polarized

Oh and not to bad on the prices!
 

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Yes Tifosi has a bunch of styles that are vented and have Phototec.

Tifosi and Oakley will be on my list to check out. Giro is exiting the market as well and there are deals to be had there as well. According to Bicycle Retailer Shimano will enter the US market next year.
 

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I'm loving my Oakley Flak Jacket XLJ's. In muggy Florida the hydrophobic lenses are not hype as they just don't fog up like others. I also just ordered an alternate set of yellow lenses for low light conditions. The lenses are not as easy to snap out as the Jaw Bone, but since they are black I can wear them to work as well without them looking too sport specific.
 

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Yes Tifosi has a bunch of styles that are vented and have Phototec
I use Rudy Project phototec lenses on the road. How do 'transition' type lens work in the bush - any experience?
 

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im going for the optic nerve eyeque with photochromatic lense. really need a lense that can adjust to different light on the cape.
 

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another nod to the oakley jawbones. i'm really liking them!
 

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After trying a bunch of different brands, I just settled with a pair of Oakley Flak Jacket with G40 lenses. They are light and very confortable to wear. I am happy with them so far...
 

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I like my Oakley Radars. The offer the protection of M-frames, but aren't as dorky to wear to and from the ride, and I like that it is a single lens instead of a pair, although I rarely cjange lenses, as the persimmon lens works 95% of the time in 99% of the places I ride.
 

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83stumpjumper said:
Cheap safety glasses from Home Depot work just fine. They come in different tints, and if you lose or break them, no big deal, they're cheap!
I went this route with my yellow/clear lenses. I still wear my oakleys during the day, but you can't go wrong with $5 evening shades. They actually don't look bad either :thumbsup:
 

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If you have a flat nose, rudy's project adjustable nose pads really are great. I also happen to have one ear slightly higher than the other, and I bend the temples accordingly.
 

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83stumpjumper said:
Cheap safety glasses from Home Depot work just fine. They come in different tints, and if you lose or break them, no big deal, they're cheap!
Cheap sunglasses are bad for your eyes, they cause your pupil to dilate without blocking UV.

My vote is for Oakley Half Jackets, cheaper than the Flack Jackets without the clunky looking frame.
 
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