5 of the best cycling glasses

Here’s our quick guide to some of the best cycling glasses you can buy. Whether you’re buying your first pair or looking for something really special, we’ve got it covered.

dhb Pro Triple Lens Sunglasses

BBB Select Glasses

What they say

Our top of the range triple lens sunglasses provide 100 per cent UVA and UVB protection. Each frame option comes with a clear(slight tint), smoke and orange lens to suit all light conditions.

Key specifications

  • Strong, but light frame
  • Removable nose piece
  • Larger lenses provide more coverage and block peripheral light
  • State of the art UV absorbency give 100% UVA and UVB protection.
  • Ultra scratch-resistant polycarbonate lens.
  • Highly impact resistant.
  • Comes complete with soft padded case!

Our verdict

These dhb glasses are an absolute bargain. Three useable lenses that should cover most riding conditions together with a strong and light frame. Even comes with a padded case.

Where to buy

Price

£26.39

From

Wiggle

Price correct at time of publishing.

Oakley Jawbreaker Sunglasses - Prizm, Mark Cavendish Edition

Oakley Jawbreaker Sunglasses - Prizm

What they say

The Oakley Jawbreaker Sunglasses are a unique blend of comfort and performance. The proper fit means stronger performance and impact protection. In addition, Oakley’s durable O Matter material combined with their Plutonite lenses ensure maximum protection. The Jawbreaker answers the wish list of world-class athletes by offering everything including specially designed surge ports for cooling airflow to decrease fogging.

Key specifications

  • Prizm Road Lenses
  • Impact Protection
  • High Definition Optics
  • Unobtanium nosepads and earsocks

Our verdict

The Jawbreaker glasses certainly look the part and perform well in the sun due to their large coverage of eye area. They tick all the boxes – light, minimal fog, high definition, large surface area, and short arms.

Where to buy

Price

£126.69

Price correct at time of publishing.

BBB Select Sport Sunglasses

BBB Select Glasses

What they say

Performance sunglasses with a lightweight, durable Grilamid frame and wrapping lens shape for protection from the elements. Featuring an adjustable rubber nose piece for an optimum fit and interchangeable lenses for to suit multiple lighting conditions.

Key specifications

  • Wrapping lens shape for maximum protection from elements
  • Sport glasses with interchangeable polycarbonate lenses
  • Full round lens shape gives optimal protection against sunlight, dust and wind.
  • 100% UV protection
  • High-end Grilamid frame with adjustable rubber nose piece
  • Includes carrying caseWith extra lenses: yellow and clear

Our verdict

The BBB Select’s range of interchangeable lenses are sturdy and easy to switch. Mirrored smoke are good for road rides while the yellow and clear work well when light dips. Great glasses for the price.

Where to buy

Price

£38.95

From

Ribble

Price correct at time of publishing.

POC Do Blade

POC Do Blade

What they say

The POC DO Blade is a dedicated sports frame, specifically designed for road riders looking for the ultimate in technological features and performance. Combined with POC’s Scandinavian design ethos provide a unique and high performance eyewear piece.

Key specifications

  • Lens: PolycarbonateLens By Carl Zeiss
  • Lens Tint: Violet on all colours apart from black & white/orange
  • Activity specific lens tint; Violet – specifically for optimum performance on road
  • Ideal for: Variable to bright light conditions
  • Lens Treatment: Ripel, Anti-fog
  • Visible Light Transmission – 28.4%, Black lens – 10%Made in Italy

Our verdict

Comfortable, great performance on the road, good design and come with excellent Ziess lenses.

Where to buy

Price

£75.00

From

Wiggle

Price correct at time of publishing.

Adidas Evil Eye Halfrim Pro Sunglasses

Adidas Evil Eye Halfrim Pro Sunglasses

What they say

The adidas Evil Eye Halfrim Pro takes all the great qualities of the adidas Evil Eye and adidas Evil Eye Halfrim and improves on them with a lighter, more aerodynamic SPX™ frame. There are 3 sizes available allowing for a perfect custom fit. These sunglasses are a fantastic option for motorcycling, cycling and running.

Key specifications

  • 10-base decentered PC lens
  • Quick-Change Lens Lock System™
  • TRI.FIT™ temples and adjustable nose bridge
  • Ventilation System and removable Sweat Blocker
  • Includes removable sweat blocker, hard case and microfibre bag

Our verdict

One of the best out there. Excellent ventilation, top quality frame and lightweight.

Where to buy

Price (from)

£147.99

From

RX Sport

Price correct at time of publishing.