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Good all-around sunglass lens for racing in varying conditions?

Old 04-24-10, 06:12 AM
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Good all-around sunglass lens for racing in varying conditions?

I've got a pair of Rudy Project Ekynox SX shades that I've been wearing for years while riding. They've got the smoke lenses which filter out 80+ percent of light. This is fine for sunny days, but not so great at twilight or overcast.

Any recommendations on a good all-around lens color for racing that would cover as many sky conditions as possible, from overcast to sunny?

I've been looking at Rudy's red lens.

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Seeing that the blue is on sale for about $7 and other colors are about $65, I vote for blue.
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I use amber colored lenses when riding all the time, except at night, when I use clear.
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racing red. It looks dorky but is the best do-it-all shade IMO.
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amber/orange for me. i usually pop that in and leave them in from dawn till dusk unless it's say, middle of winter sunblast.
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I've been using Rudy's Racing Red for a couple years now. Good all-around lens. Pair that with their blue and between the two, basically everything except low light is covered. When it's too dark for the red, I have a pair of Native glasses with orange/yellow/clear lenses that I use.
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I can't wear sunglasses when riding. I fog them up in no time. I've tried many types, and they just don't work for me.
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Rudy's new transition lenses. They change tint incredibly fast.
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orange or persimmon lenses are great. Yellow lenses are also a great lens. I wear the Uvex hawks. They are great and super light.
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