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For cycling, running, hiking or any outdoor sport, this season’s sport shades have all the coverage, protection, and of course the style, to block those rays on bright sunny days and enhance vision on those overcast as well. With a wide field of view, eye shield design, and a variety of lens configurations, these are 6 of our favorite sporty sunblockers perfect for all your outdoor endeavors.
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POC CRAVE $245. Two of the hottest new sunshields both come from Poc Sports, the CRAVE and the ASPIRE. Shown here is Crave, a slightly smaller but still oversized sport sheild. Available in array of frame and interchangeable lens colors, both are designed for multiple athletic pursuits, with super mod style for all day cool. Lightweight, flexible, and durable, they feature Carl Zeiss lenses, with an open frame construction for ventilation. Hydrophilic rubber stays grippy when wet, and the lens is ripel treated to help keep fog and grime from blocking your view.
UVEX SPORTSTYLE 810 $79.95. Designed primarily for cycling, the Sportstyle 810 features the new Uvex curve 10 lens technology, offering a superior panoramic field of vision for all your favorite outdoor sports. With full 1cm more curvature, compared to standard flat lenses, the design offers greater coverage and protection. Ventilation openings at the edge of the lenses, combined with the highest possible coating standard ensure a fog free, crystal view.
RAPHA PRO TEAM FLYWEIGHT GLASES $220. With a Carl Zeiss lens and high-strength polymer frame, Rapha delivers their new cycling sunshield with uncompromising performance. The UV400-protective Neutral Grey/Bronze Mirror comes standard, with four other detachable lens colors available, for optical clarity in a wide range of conditions. The extremely lightweight, aerodynamic construction guarantees maximum comfort on long rides.
NIKE VAPORWING ELITE $386. The new Nike Vaporwing Elite R Sunglasses boast superior coverage with a one-piece Zeiss Optics lens that wraps around the face for exceptional clarity with an uninterrupted scope of view. Lightweight and aerodynamic, Nike Flying Lens technology is designed for airflow with ventilation to reduce fogging. Rubber channels on temples wick sweat and improve grip on those warm weather runs.
BOLLE 6TH SENSE list $189.99 now $74 on Amazon. At high speeds visual clarity and a stable fit are critical. The 6th Sense from Bolle is made for the demands of cycling with stealth style to match. Designed for the optimal racing position, a wide peripheral view and ergonomically shaped components extend the field of vision and protection towards the top of the face. Anti-fog, impact and dirt resistant, with interchangeable lenses, adjustable nosepiece and temples, these sport shades provide that competitive edge. Available in lots of great colors too!
OAKLEY EVZERO RANGE $160-190. The newest rimless sunshades from Oakley are the EVZERO PATH and the RANGE shown here. Their lightest performance frame — light as a feather as this runner can attest — both are engineered to be your ultimate multi-sport training partner. Available in a wide variety of lens tints, including the revolutionary vision enhancing Prizm, Plutonite lenses provide an unobstructed view and broad UV protection filtering 100% of all UVA, UVB, UVC rays.
JULBO BREEZE $129.95. Specifically designed for the proportions of a woman’s face, on the trail and on the road, the Breeze is made for all your favorite outdoor sports. Zebra photochromic lenses offer optimum vision in changing light conditions with a wide field of vision and supreme comfort. Mid-size frame with adjustable temples and 3D nose piece allow for an individual custom fit. Smart styling and great colors too!