- Wot googles for mega avalanche?
I was fine with clears.
You will need something as there will hopefully be a lot of dust.
Sunnies are better vented but goggles will stop your eyes filling with dust. Good fitting and comfy. I used a set of Foxes that were £20 from Pearcs Cycles took a couple of sapre lens’s out and some tearoffs just to protect them.
I ripped them off a couple of times on fire roads and tarmac in the race for a breather but I had cold that week so was probably me.
Tried to ride previous year without as they didn’t fit the lit very well and it was hellPosted 5 years agotracknickoMember
actually come to think of it i raced mega in glasses last.
goggles in quali, glasses in race.
but then last year (not in mega) a bee flew in my lid on a downhill and stung my eyelid, on the very first run of the very first day.
which closed my left eye for about 4 days, and made riding scary as hell!
something to consider?Posted 5 years agoHob NobMember
I raced in some crap Oakley wraparound things last year, having done the quali in goggles I should have just stuck with them.
The glasses drove me nuts, moving around & offering the square root of bugger all protection from the dust.
Just wear goggles & get a sweat on. If you get really sweaty & worry about steaming them up, skewer over the gas hob & pop a few ‘speed holes’ around the edge of the lense to get the air flowing.
Clears give a bit of glow off the snow, but it’s not too bad (assuming there isn’t loads of it like 2010). Much like last year would be nice again for 2012 please 🙂Posted 5 years agorandomjeremyMember
I usually ride in glasses but use goggles for the mega, there’s (hopefully) so much dust that glasses become useless quickly.
As for what type of goggles I usually go with Oakley O Frames, they are the best I’ve tried and cheap. Just make sure you get dark ones, I find light/patterned goggles give me terrible internal reflections in the lenses!Posted 5 years ago
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