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Offline bonova

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Goggles
« on: February 08, 2011, 04:32:35 pm »
excuse my ignorance... but which damn goggles are the best?
I ride with a bmw enduro helmet (don't judge me ;) ) and need goggles that fit in the helmet. i also want to be able to get clear goggles that i can add a lens (yellow or whatever) to the outside.
So what brand is the best in your opinion?
I know i'll have to take the helmet to check fit, but with the vast array of goggles out there, i don't really know where to start??
I ride with scott ones at the moment, but they are falling apart, and have no extra lens option
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Re: Goggles
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2011, 05:08:38 pm »
Uvex goggles fits inside the Uvex helmet. Should fit in the BMW helmet.
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Re: Goggles
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2011, 05:49:33 pm »
All good goggles, ie. Scott, Oakley, Smith, should do the trick.

Remember to first try it on, as different models have different shapes and may or may not work with your helmet. For instance, my Shoei DS helmet is a bit toit for my Scotts, but my HJC enduro helmet has no issues.

There is no such thing as "the best", merely good goggles and not-so-good ones. And really kak ones.  :biggrin:
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Re: Goggles
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2011, 07:00:49 am »
Be careful of the Oakleys. Chinese do'nt make 'em like they use to. Bought a set of Oakley Crowbars 2years ago, sponge are gone all round. Terrible quality.
 

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Re: Goggles
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2011, 07:40:07 am »
Make sure you get ones that you can replace the lenses of. On some of the cheaper ones (even Oakleys) you cant get replacement lenses and everyone knows what the morning sun does to scratched lenses.
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Re: Goggles
« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2011, 04:05:09 pm »
thanks for the advise chaps  :thumleft:  i didn't know there were goggles that you could replace lenses  :D
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Re: Goggles
« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2011, 04:14:06 pm »
I personally found Pro Grip goggles to be best for me , the foam lasts about 4 years , that is being used practically every weekend , but best of all is that they (a) have light sensitive lenses , so the get slightly darker in bright sunlight and go lighter in the dark  :thumleft:, (b) the lenses don't scratch very easily , (c) they don't fog as quickly as others I have used .
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Re: Goggles
« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2011, 03:59:39 pm »
Agree with Jacko. Just wanted to add that I have recently found the Thor goggles to be fantastic.
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Re: Goggles
« Reply #8 on: March 04, 2011, 09:33:38 am »
I have been trying to get replacement lenses for my Oakly's. They have been out of stock for months now. I even posted a thread about it some time ago trying to get lenses from other regions  ???
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Re: Goggles
« Reply #9 on: March 30, 2011, 01:45:21 pm »
Check out www.sportsvision.co.za

Rudy Project goggles. Replaceable lenses.
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