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Summers are at their peak and sun is shining bright. Temperatures are soaring everywhere; in this extreme weather I couldn't resist bringing up the question-"Which Sunglasses all you guys wear to protect your eyes?"

We have had discussions about Helmets, Armour etc. but none for eye wear and this is the right time I think. Your views are welcome :cool:
 

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I ditched sunglasses while riding by purchasing a helmet with a shaded inner visor/shield. Jamming sunglasses into a helmet sucks... never again for me. Shaded outer helmet shields are nice, until night time. The dual shield helmets with a clear outer and a shaded inner are the answer to that age old problem. Most helmet manufacturers have them available now. Did I mention jamming sunglasses into a helmet sucks?

I wear sunglasses all the time other than when riding. No particular brand, but nothing expensive. My last sunglass purchase was a package of Dewalt shaded safety glasses. I leave a pair in each vehicle, including my bikes.
 

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I ditched sunglasses while riding by purchasing a helmet with a shaded inner visor/shield. Jamming sunglasses into a helmet sucks... never again for me. Shaded outer helmet shields are nice, until night time. The dual shield helmets with a clear outer and a shaded inner are the answer to that age old problem. Most helmet manufacturers have them available now. Did I mention jamming sunglasses into a helmet sucks?

I wear sunglasses all the time other than when riding. No particular brand, but nothing expensive. My last sunglass purchase was a package of Dewalt shaded safety glasses. I leave a pair in each vehicle, including my bikes.
+1. I have a thousand pairs from back in the day. They just sit in a box in the closet.
 

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I ditched sunglasses while riding by purchasing a helmet with a shaded inner visor/shield. Jamming sunglasses into a helmet sucks... never again for me. Shaded outer helmet shields are nice, until night time. The dual shield helmets with a clear outer and a shaded inner are the answer to that age old problem. Most helmet manufacturers have them available now. Did I mention jamming sunglasses into a helmet sucks?

I wear sunglasses all the time other than when riding. No particular brand, but nothing expensive. My last sunglass purchase was a package of Dewalt shaded safety glasses. I leave a pair in each vehicle, including my bikes.
Yes I know that pain exactly. Might have to look in to a full face with an integrated sun visor.
 

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I ditched sunglasses while riding by purchasing a helmet with a shaded inner visor/shield. Jamming sunglasses into a helmet sucks... never again for me. Shaded outer helmet shields are nice, until night time. The dual shield helmets with a clear outer and a shaded inner are the answer to that age old problem. Most helmet manufacturers have them available now. Did I mention jamming sunglasses into a helmet sucks?

I wear sunglasses all the time other than when riding. No particular brand, but nothing expensive. My last sunglass purchase was a package of Dewalt shaded safety glasses. I leave a pair in each vehicle, including my bikes.
that's really the best way to go about it, kill two birds with one stone. plus as you said, these days it's so easy to get it in a lot of helmets so why not!
 

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there are a couple companies now making tinted tear offs for race applications. I don't see why as a regular rider one couldn't just purchase a stack of tinted tear off's and only use one over your clear visor for day time sunny riding and simply tear it off as light recedes. Something I'm considering playing around with, not sure if its really worth it, we'll see...
 

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there are a couple companies now making tinted tear offs for race applications. I don't see why as a regular rider one couldn't just purchase a stack of tinted tear off's and only use one over your clear visor for day time sunny riding and simply tear it off as light recedes. Something I'm considering playing around with, not sure if its really worth it, we'll see...
My experience with tear offs (yours might be different) is that they come stacked together. You cant really peel one off the stack and then re-stick it back on the shield....they dont re-stick well.
 

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My experience with tear offs (yours might be different) is that they come stacked together. You cant really peel one off the stack and then re-stick it back on the shield....they dont re-stick well.
same here, I was thinking about trying tape or perhaps a temporary adhesive. I've heard there will be "transitions" visors on the market shortly. Like the eye glasses that auto tint based on UV's...
 

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I've heard there will be "transitions" visors on the market shortly. Like the eye glasses that auto tint based on UV's...
I have a pair of goggles I used on my 4 wheeler that darkened in bright sunlight. Think they are made by Smiths.:confused: They don't darken alot, but enough to reduce the glare AND stop the headaches I'd get sometimes.
 

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