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  • Gunky eyeballs
  • Premier Icon ebennett
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    I’m getting sick of picking bits of gunk out of my eyes for a day or two after a ride so thinking about getting some sort of glasses. I’ve seen threads with recommendations, but my question is, are they annoying? I feel like I’ll get them, wear them, find them annoying cos they’re not what I’m used to and then never use them again. Also, don’t they just end up with big mucky bits on them that make it hard to see?

    Premier Icon faustus
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    Get glasses you like, so try them on in a shop if needed. They’re less annoying than getting stuff in your eye, and you can go faster because you can actually see. It’s only in the filth and real wet that stuff goes on them, which you wipe off with your glove. Riding without glasses on a bike is rubbish. Even on the road, as it makes your eyes water at speed and in the cold.

    Premier Icon DrP
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    I really can’t see why people ride WITHOUT glasses, TBH. Though this is just my view, i hate the wind rushing into my eyes, mud etc flicking up, rains etc going in…
    Plus, I need them to see.

    DrP

    Premier Icon Rubber_Buccaneer
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    I really can’t see

    Would glasses help?

    Plus, I need them to see

    Ah, they would 🙂

    Premier Icon Rubber_Buccaneer
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    I like protecting my eyes with glasses just like I wear gloves and a helmet. You get used to them then it feels strange not to wear them. So long as they fit well that is.

    Premier Icon medoramas
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    Since fitting a front MudHugger and the classic CrudCatcher on a downtube, my glasses are only used when I need to protect my eyes from sun.

    Which means I haven’t used them since good few months now…

    Premier Icon ebennett
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    Anyone know if Evans have any decent ones? Got a £20 voucher for there I need to use and there’s not much else I need from Evans.

    Premier Icon dusty trails
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    I always wear glasses…can’t stand shit getting in my eyes

    Premier Icon surroundedbyhills
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    Evans have a quite a range
    As a contact lens wearer ~i have always worn protective glasses and by the £3.99 ones from Decathalon now as I am sick of losing/breaking the more expensive ones. Other cheap alternatives are a pack of 10 protective glasses from Screwfix for example, they do tend to scratch a bit easier but v cheep!

    EDIT Have you seen Event Horizon?

    Premier Icon ebennett
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    EDIT Have you seen Event Horizon?

    Many moons ago, I’m guessing there’s something horrific in it that’s eye-related?

    Premier Icon faustus
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    As dusty says…you want to stop actual shit going in your eyes too.

    I’ve had a pair of endura cuttle glasses for a few years, wear them all year on and off-road and I never think about them, just do the job.

    Premier Icon DrP
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    I really can’t see
    Would glasses help?

    Plus, I need them to see
    Ah, they would

    Chuckleworthy reply!

    DrP

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