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Old 04-15-2009, 03:21 PM   #1
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Cool sunglasses

where do you get your sunglasses? cheap loke's or high dollar spy's??
what do you guys like???
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Old 04-15-2009, 03:27 PM   #2
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I've got some Oakley Gas Cans. Polarized. Best sunglasses I've ever owned. They take a beating, block the sun out great (I can stare directly into and still see) and block the wind out well, too. Got them for half price at Snowbird in Utah because they thought I was an employee (I was wearing a coat similar to their employee one).
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Old 04-15-2009, 03:30 PM   #3
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I'm just using a regular $15 pair of glasses, which work ok, but my eyes water up. Anybody use those foam-rimmed glasses? How do they work/feel?
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Old 04-15-2009, 03:36 PM   #4
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I have a very early set of military aviator glasses. Nothing gets past them.
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Old 04-15-2009, 03:42 PM   #5
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Oakley XLJ's, and Flak Jackets for my wife. They're not cheap ($175 for the set, retail) but I get them half off by ordering a flat black pair through their government/military purchase program.

What I really like about them is that the lenses are interchangable, and available in polarized too. Instead of having to carry a difference set of clear glasses for night riding, I can put a couple lenses in the included soft bag and carry them in my pocket. Riding at night with sunglasses sucks, there's too many deer, cagers, and crackheads that want to take up my space on the road at night not to run clear lenses.
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Old 04-15-2009, 03:43 PM   #6
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Old 04-15-2009, 03:50 PM   #7
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I wear Iron Man, Locs (2 different sets) and other cheapies, my girl wears somem Dragon knockoffs, all cost about 5 bucks, only the Iron man is 20 bucks each, I have 2 pairs, the orignal first pair when I started riding about 2-3 years ago and a new pair so when these finally give up on me.
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Old 04-15-2009, 03:56 PM   #8
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Have tried a variety of different sunglasses, but I prefer KD's, as you can buy a case of 12 for about 60 bucks Canadian and if you happen to loose or damage a pair, who cares!!!!!!.

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Old 04-15-2009, 03:57 PM   #9
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Old 04-15-2009, 03:59 PM   #10
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Knock off Wayfarers and/or KDs (and = I wear both pairs at once apparently)
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Old 04-15-2009, 04:03 PM   #11
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Old 04-15-2009, 04:08 PM   #12
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KD's - clear for night (though yellows work well here too) and greens for the day. Cheap and you can actually sit on them and not ruin the frames. Lost my Raybans when I turned my head back at 80mph. That was the end of expensive glasses for me...
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Old 04-15-2009, 04:10 PM   #13
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I use lightly tinted safety glasses. Blocks out the sun but can still see well at night. I lose shit all the time and I get those for free.
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Old 04-15-2009, 04:15 PM   #14
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I picked up a pair of Wiley X glasses last year. They were not cheap, but have been worth every penny. I wear contacts, so my eyes water like a hose (especially when it's cold). These are the only glasses that I've found that stop them from running. I give them my highest recommendation.
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Old 04-15-2009, 04:18 PM   #15
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I use these; Cost too much, but personally tested at 130+, come with dark and yellow lenses, and let zero wind in. Of course, I'm not very cool though.
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Old 04-15-2009, 04:24 PM   #16
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Old 04-15-2009, 04:25 PM   #17
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+1 on Oakley Military sales I have some Gascans with amber lenses they rock even more since I got a good deal on them I wear them almost every day
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Old 04-15-2009, 04:31 PM   #18
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Those are cool chuck, I forgot I have a pair of clear Goggles, HD's a gift from my sister the day I picked up my first bike at the HD shop 84 KZ 550. 400 dollar bike, 15 dollar goggles (Half off)

They stay in my tool bag "Just incase"
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Old 04-15-2009, 04:44 PM   #19
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Does anyone know a company that does decent prescription sunglasses.
About the foam edged glasses I had a cheap pair but found they steamed up. When the suns not out (I live in the UK so thats a lot) I use these as I can wear my glasses underneath
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Old 04-15-2009, 04:49 PM   #20
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anyone will make them prescription, my dad has some of those old school purple lense glasses, with his prescription dosnt ever take them off now.
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