As an important equipment for cycling sports, cycling glasses have gradually become one of the essential equipment for cycling enthusiasts, just like helmets. Summer is the peak period for the use of cycling glasses, but cycling sunglasses are not exclusive to summer. In spring, autumn, and winter, as long as you are cycling, you should wear cycling glasses to protect your eyes.
When the weather is fine, the sunlight reflected on the road will make the eyes receive more ultraviolet reflection; in windy weather, debris and dust will blow into the eyes, it will not only hurt your eyes but also easily cause accident; In snowy days, white snow reflections is not good for our eyes and even It may make the eyes suffer from “snow blindness”… Riding glasses can effectively protect our eyes.
However, people often have some misunderstandings when using cycling glasses. Today we will take a look at the common misunderstandings of those .
1.Use sunglasses as cycling glasses
Sunglasses look similar to cycling glasses. wearing sunglasses when I ride a bike.
This view is wrong, the appearance is very similar, but the lens is completely different.
Sunglasses and cycling glasses do have a lot of similarities in appearance, so they are similar in usage. But when it comes to riding, the more professional riding glasses are our highly recommended choice.Compared with sunglasses,the lens of riding sunglasses is UV400 protection ,and the shape of lens is ergonomics ,it can fit our face well . which can protect our eye in different directions.
2.The darker the lens, the better
The dark color of the lens can indeed weaken the sunlight, but the ultraviolet rays that are harmful to human eyes are still get through the lens.
Therefore, the darker the lens, the better is not reliable.
3.If the sun is not strong, you don’t need to wear cycling glasses
The weak sunlight does not mean that it will not cause damage to the eyes, riding glasses also play a role in protecting our eyes from wind, sand, and insects, so you should wear them when riding in a cloudy day,too.
4.If you are myopicperson, you can’t wear cycling glasses
There are indeed many inconveniences in cycling with prescription glasses, but this does not mean that cycling glasses cannot be worn.
Many myopic friends like to wear contact lens and then wear cycling glasses. But it is not comfortable for you to do that.Xunqi has customized cycling glasses for myopia, which perfectly solves this problem .
5.Wearing cycling glasses worth 20 or 30 yuan
There are many cycling glasses that cost 20 to 30 yuan, and they also come with free shipping, so most of people would like to buy.
You get what you pay for , the quality is base on production cost.It still makes sense. The materials of the frame and lens is totally different ,and the lens is not UV400 protection in this price range.When buying cycling glasses, you must choose a good one, rather than cheap one.
6.Randomly place cycling glasses when not wearing them
Many friends like to throw the cycling glasses around after riding the bike and even put them together with the cycling uniform and helmet.
When you are not wearing riding glasses, it is best to put them in a glasses case, wrap them in a glasses cloth, and keep them away from corrosive materials .