Head To Head: 2 Sunglasses For Cycling

  • By AJ Johnson
  • Published Jul 19, 2013
  • Updated Jul 21, 2015 at 3:36 PM UTC

Which is right for me?

These sunglasses are very similar. Both pairs provide extra coverage perfect for triathletes, are secure enough in the aero position and offer several nose widths and lens options. So which is right for you? In my opinion the Smith’s felt a bit lighter and have more flex to them and if you want a photochromic lens option, want the lightest feel and prefer frameless sunnies, the Smith’s would be your choice. The Oakleys have a bit more coverage and felt slightly more secure on my head. If you need more coverage and the most secure fit then the Oakleys are your pair of sunglasses. With an item this personal, I suggest going in to your local triathlon or bike shop and trying them on to see for yourself which pair fits the bill for you. In truth, you can’t go wrong with either pair.

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