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Bought sunglasses, fitting review

Old 10-04-08, 02:37 PM
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Bought sunglasses, fitting review

I say 'fitting' review coz I haven't used them yet apart from in the store but I felt like writing something quick here:

Specialized San Remo: fitted my face perfectly, supremely comfortable.
Specialized Tarzo: as above, but more expensive and slightly nicer looking.
Oakley Radar: Fits face extremely well but not quite as nicely as either of the Specializeds. Really nice looking glasses.
Oakley Flak Jacket: Fits face almost as well as Radar, nicest looking for off-bike use.

I ended up buying San Remo even though I really wanted Radar. But the next day I went back to buy Radar too, but ended up buying Flak Jacket. So now I have both San Remo and Flak Jacket. I'll post a review of San Remo once I've ridden with them a few times.
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This thread would be a lot more useful if you described your face
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Just going with what feels right without knowing for sure could lead to improper tension on the temples or nose when you wear them for hours at a time. You should report to a trained optometrist with specific experience fitting cyclists immediately!
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Nashbar Leuven Sunglasses

bought them for $14.99, now only $9.99(i might get another pair) i steped on these a while ago when locking up my bike and the lenses just poped out, the semi-plastic frame wasn't damage nor were the frames. they have a ruber nose peice and have yet to slip or even slide down my face, i've also noticed that i never get sweat in my eyes when i wear these glasses. wind, not a problem. also i can look down to see the road for potholes when its sunny but there are hidden potholes in the tree's shadow. oh and they really do reduce glare. dunno if the vents prevent work or not.

best of all they don't look like dorky, fred, omg look at me am an alethic or one of those guys wearing alethic shades in a business suit. they look like normal sun glasses that you can wear with jeans.
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i really want some radars. but i'm poor and i want a powertap.
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Originally Posted by mustang1 View Post
I say 'fitting' review coz I haven't used them yet apart from in the store but I felt like writing something quick here:

Specialized San Remo: fitted my face perfectly, supremely comfortable.
Specialized Tarzo: as above, but more expensive and slightly nicer looking.
Oakley Radar: Fits face extremely well but not quite as nicely as either of the Specializeds. Really nice looking glasses.
Oakley Flak Jacket: Fits face almost as well as Radar, nicest looking for off-bike use.

I ended up buying San Remo even though I really wanted Radar. But the next day I went back to buy Radar too, but ended up buying Flak Jacket. So now I have both San Remo and Flak Jacket. I'll post a review of San Remo once I've ridden with them a few times.

(ghey post)

do you realize that everyone's face is different and we dont really care about yours?

you spend waaay too much time in front of a mirror.
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Originally Posted by Little Darwin View Post
Just going with what feels right without knowing for sure could lead to improper tension on the temples or nose when you wear them for hours at a time. You should report to a trained optometrist with specific experience fitting cyclists immediately!
What kind of OCP roadie are you? Everyone knows that the best way to buy sunglasses is to pick the pair you want to wear and THEN have your face surgically altered to fit them. Jeeez.
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Originally Posted by sleazy View Post
(ghey post)

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What does ghey mean ? I could not find it in my dictionary.
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I think it's when a mhan is attracted to another mhan.
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Originally Posted by Ih8lucky13 View Post
What does ghey mean ? I could not find it in my dictionary.
It's a pathetic attempt at using the term "gay" in a negative connotation without offending the *****exual community.
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It's a pathetic attempt at using the term "gay" in a negative connotation without offending the *****exual community.
Yeah that was pretty Sleazy.
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How 'bout them sluhts?
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How 'bout them sluhts?
How 'bout them Cowboys!!??!!

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