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Old 06-19-09, 08:51 AM
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Sweat in my eyes and sunglasses

Can anyone recommend good sunglasses or even a helmet that keeps or prevents sweat from covering my sunglasses or from getting in my eyes. I live in Texas and even 10 mins into a ride I'm already sweating pretty good (yesterday it was 95 degress in Dallas when I rode). My hat does a pretty good job on the run....just need something on the ride. Didn't know if there were sunglasses or helmets designed to prevent that. Thanks!
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Old 06-19-09, 09:25 AM
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I use a SweatVac headband.
https://www.amazon.com/SweatVac-Headb.../dp/B000HKIC7G

Others use CoolMax Sweatband
https://www.rei.com/product/697118?si...763-_-10456937
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Old 06-19-09, 12:58 PM
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I use a 'do-rag looking thing w/a sweatband built in, I get 'em from Performance
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Old 06-20-09, 05:10 PM
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I use bandannas... probably <$1 each from your local 'mart. Although, I don't sweat a TON, so maybe some of the dedicated sweat rags would work better?
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Old 06-20-09, 05:24 PM
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I just picked up a Sweat GUTR; I haven't used it enough yet to say how well it works.
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Old 06-20-09, 10:12 PM
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I use the Halo headband. It works pretty well and fits nice under the helmet.
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Old 06-21-09, 05:06 PM
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I'm pedaling in the Texas heat too. My family gave me a Halo headband for Father's Day today, though it was not something I "asked for." There are plenty of postive posts about the Halo to help with sweat in the eyes. Just search the forums. I'm looking forward to trying it out on my commutes.
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Old 06-21-09, 06:04 PM
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Headsweats Shorty. It soaks up and evaporates sweat.
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Two solutions. Try the Gutr. Search for it on Amazon. It is a plastic strip you wear on your forehead that catches the sweat and routes it to the sides.

Another incredible solution is the Oakley Radar sunglasses. Somehow sweat does not stick. Not really sure how it works but it does.
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Old 06-29-09, 01:36 PM
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+1 on the Sweat GUTR. I've had one about 2 months and love it!

As a fellow Texan, I know what you're going through. It was 102 when I finished my 44 miles on Saturday and the GUTR was doing a great job of keeping the sweat out of my eyes.
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Old 07-04-12, 08:21 AM
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I really wish it was warm enough in the UK for me to sweat. I'm much more likely to get rain in my eyes!
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Old 08-02-12, 10:43 PM
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Its been more than 5 years ago, but I did try the Sweat Gutr. That sweat band material is much like a speedo swim goggle. You need to rinse it out after each ride. Mine got sticky. The other thing is that it's thick and the band got in the way of the way my helmet fits on my head. I think its better for sports that do not require a helmet to get in the way.

I live in so Calif and it may not be as humid as Texas during the summer months. All I use is is a paper towel folded in half and placed inside the helmet near the front. The super absorbent Kleenex Viva "tough wet" that comes in 3 perforations. I take one of the 3 sections and it works. The other 2 sections, I carry with me for a change out, if necessary. This also keeps the inside of the helmet cleaner but not necessarily any drier.
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Originally Posted by Doohickie View Post
I just picked up a Sweat GUTR; I haven't used it enough yet to say how well it works.
+100

I commute (40 mile r/t) in Houston. The Sweat Gutr is one helluva product.
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Old 08-03-12, 01:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Doohickie View Post
I just picked up a Sweat GUTR; I haven't used it enough yet to say how well it works.
So the chicken isn't absorbent enough?
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