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Lost my TAG Heuers recently and maybe looking at Serengeti as replacement but so far they're impossible to find at reasonable price here. What sunglasses do you wear when riding, and maybe a different pair for driving?

Why--style or substance?
 

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Oakley Monster Dog. Perfect under a Corsair. Great vision 'cause you don't see the edges as with many other models.
Is it one of these ones here? Personally, I've never been drawn to the mean look of Oakleys (haven't got the muscle to match!), but not seeing the edges is a great feature. Lens sounds tough but how's the optics--decent enough? I'll make sure to look for them in the shop.
 

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I wear Rudy Project "Ekynox SX Graphite Multilaser Red". Phantastic Performance Sunglases with exchangeble Lenses, Made in Italy. Lately I added the "Impact X Photochromatic Clear" which aren't only indestructible but cover from Rainy Days to Sunshine. Plus they are in MV Agusta Grigio - Rosso.
www.rudyproject.com
 

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Is it one of these ones here?
Yep, that's the one. What I also like is the fact that they stay put on your face in the same place, unlike some other glasses I've used.

I have prescription lenses (-0.75, -1.00) and having to peek through glasses that show you the edges while slowly moving down your nose is not something you really need on the average trackday...

I find the quality of the lenses very good, though not as good as Ray-Ban.
 

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I wear Rudy Project "Ekynox SX Graphite Multilaser Red". Phantastic Performance Sunglases with exchangeble Lenses, Made in Italy. Lately I added the "Impact X Photochromatic Clear" which aren't only indestructible but cover from Rainy Days to Sunshine. Plus they are in MV Agusta Grigio - Rosso.
www.rudyproject.com

I never wear sunglasses under my helmet {tinted visor mostly} but i wear Rudy Project ;-)
Great for running or cycling.
 

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what are people's opinions of polarized? I have some oakley something or another, and they are nice, but they add a bit of 'fuzz' on things, sometimes on the road, etc. If you've worn polarized before, you know what I'm talking about. This is the first polarized pair i wear on the bike.... so bit irritating at times....
 

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The shape of the helmet and how it fits your skull certainly makes a difference. The Corsairs are a bit more "round" than the AGV's which have a more pressing fit in the temple zone than the Corsairs.

The Monster Dogs fit well in the Corsairs. For the AGV's I would probably have to use glasses with slimmer arms. :smoking:
 

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I also do not wear sunglasses in my helmt usually a tinted visor or that nice iridium one from Suomy. But I do wear Arnetter sunglasses I have a few of them all Polarized but I do a lot of fishing so that fuzzy is a good thing for me but looking at anything LCD like my phone or the TV throws it way off
 

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Timeless, classic and certainly not for everyone.http://www.opticsplanet.net/picture-...57mm-gold.html
I'm a bit reticent about wearing metal framed glasses (apart the seeing the rims issue) under my helmet because of what might happen when you crash.

Another cycling hang-up probably. I never wore metal framed glasses when riding (Oakley M-frames since the Rudy Project accident), and the only time I crashed when wearing plastic Rudy Project glasses (21 years ago...), they made quite a sizeable gash when they broke. The scar is still clearly visible. :smoking:
 

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Good point Mike. I never thought about that.

Usually I don't wear sunglasses under my helmet. The oakley's are my first choice when I do and they are quite comfortable under a Shark RSR2. The A/Os are more for daily wear.

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For driving I have a pair of Serengeti which are over 11 years old. The optics are incredible. The Serengeti are on the heavy side when held but once you wear them you can't feel that the Serengeti are on your face.

A friend who is a pilot recommended the Serengeti and I haven't found any other glasses as good as the Serengeti optics lens.

As Serengeti specialised in the optics, there is zero distortion in the polarised lenses as the lens are made of glass.

I don't use glasses when riding, just a tinted visor.
 

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I usually don't wear sunglasses under the moto helmet but almost always wear them under the full face car helmet with the clear shield removed (closed cockpit car). It's usually my Ray Ban driving glasses which are polarized or sometimes a pair of Anon non-polarized glasses that work better in cars with tint or UV blocking glass.

I've been told by most people to "never" wear polarized glasses with a helmet shield, even a clear one. I don't remember the exact reasoning but I've heard it enough times that I just figure there has to be a pretty good one... maybe distortion?
 
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