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Sunglasses placement

Postby boss » Fri May 03, 2013 12:29 pm

Quick question.

I've been running cheap fake Oakleys (Radar paths) for some time, and recently pulled the trigger on a legit set of photochromic ones.

Up until now I've mounted my sunglasses on my helmet when I'm not using them. I didn't care that much as the sunglasses were worth $30.

But now that I've invested a considerable amount into my shades, I'm a little worried that mounting them on my helmet will 'stretch' the frames and hinges.

What's everyone's experience and preference?
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Re: Sunglasses placement

Postby rangersac » Fri May 03, 2013 12:44 pm

The rear pockets of your cycling jersey are your friend if you a) don't wear a backpack, and b) wear a cycling jersey! Otherwise get an old school sunglasses strap and hang them around your neck when not in use.
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Re: Sunglasses placement

Postby wardie » Fri May 03, 2013 12:56 pm

If I leave home and it's dark but will need my sunnies later on then I just out them in my jersey pocket.

Sometimes I put them the arms inserted into my helmet (glasses upsidedown) and haven't noticed an issue with the arms bending.

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Re: Sunglasses placement

Postby roller » Fri May 03, 2013 1:01 pm

i tuck mine down the front of my pants
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Re: Sunglasses placement

Postby biker jk » Fri May 03, 2013 2:37 pm

My photochromatics go almost fully clear so I can wear them in the dark. If I did need to carry them it would be in a jersey pocket.
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Re: Sunglasses placement

Postby AndyTheMan » Fri May 03, 2013 4:34 pm

I always carry the soft bag thing that comes with oakleys for two reasons:

1. If my glasses get wet/sweaty/dirty I can clean them; and

2. I pop the glasses in there and put them in my back jersey pocket.
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Re: Sunglasses placement

Postby bigfriendlyvegan » Fri May 03, 2013 5:43 pm

rangersac wrote:The rear pockets of your cycling jersey are your friend if you a) don't wear a backpack, and b) wear a cycling jersey!


But then other people won't know you've got Oakleys.
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Re: Sunglasses placement

Postby you cannot be sirrus » Fri May 03, 2013 6:18 pm

I use Rudy photyochromatics and never take them off, in fact I forget I'm wearing them most of the time.
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Re: Sunglasses placement

Postby Mulger bill » Fri May 03, 2013 7:01 pm

bigfriendlyvegan wrote:
rangersac wrote:The rear pockets of your cycling jersey are your friend if you a) don't wear a backpack, and b) wear a cycling jersey!


But then other people won't know you've got Oakleys.


You mean they don't throw a couple of "discreet" hemlet sized logo stickers into the pack?
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Re: Sunglasses placement

Postby MarkG » Fri May 03, 2013 7:13 pm

They won't stretch over the helmet .
I usually clip mine back of Jersey on the collar
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Re: Sunglasses placement

Postby grantw » Fri May 03, 2013 8:29 pm

Rule 39 applies here
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