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Specialized Adaptalite or Oakley Transitions?!!

sovedasoveda Posts: 306
edited June 2009 in Road beginners
Rudy project rydon with photochromic clear lenses sound like what you are after.

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  • emjayjayemjayjay Posts: 39
    i got a pair of specialised helix adapatlite for £50 the other week - http://www.dalescycles.com/SALE_Specialized_Helix_Adaptalite_Sunglasses_p/spechelix.htm
  • flasherflasher Posts: 1,734
    soveda wrote:
    Rudy project rydon with photochromic clear lenses sound like what you are after.

    +1 from me
    +1 from last months C+
  • antflyantfly Posts: 3,276
    emjayjay wrote:
    i got a pair of specialised helix adapatlite for £50 the other week - http://www.dalescycles.com/SALE_Specialized_Helix_Adaptalite_Sunglasses_p/spechelix.htm

    That is an absolute bargain, I have some and they are superb.I wouldn`t wear them in the dark though. You can also get clear lenses for them for the winter.
    Smarter than the average bear.
  • APIIIAPIII Posts: 2,010
    I got a pair of Oakley transitions a few weeks ago. They are the VR50 lense, so for weak/moderate levels of sun. They are ok, but they don't seem to go light enough or dark enough as I would hope. I used to have polarized lenses on my old ones and I miss these for cutting down the glare you get with sun on wet roads, etc. Personally, I will probably go back to using different lenses for different conditions. A set of regular, persimmon, and polarized should cover all bases. (I've found persimmon fine for riding at night as they increase contrast)
  • antflyantfly Posts: 3,276
    Stanley222 wrote:
    Thanks - I like the Specialized glasses and there are a couple of places offering them for £50 at the moment but need to know if they are light enough to wear in the dark!

    No, you need a clear lens for the dark. I put a clear lens in for the winter.
    However, you might be ok with the MTB ones which let in twice as much light as the road ones.
    Smarter than the average bear.
  • HonestAlHonestAl Posts: 406
    I've got a pair of Flak Jacket XLJs with transitions lenses, they're pretty much all you need barring riding in the dark when I fit some colourless lenses. I wear contacts and need some form of protection all the time. Barring pitch black you'd find the transitions fine IMO, but APIII has a different view, so one man's meat etc etc...
    "The only absolute statement is that everything is relative" - anon
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