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Re: We should be wearing sunglasses throughout the day and especially while kiteboarding! Why aren't we?

Postby CaptainCore » Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:43 pm

Matteo V wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:40 pm


I would fall into the category of "not concerned with fashion"
You don't say.. would never have guessed :lol:

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Re: We should be wearing sunglasses throughout the day and especially while kiteboarding! Why aren't we?

Postby PullStrings » Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:51 pm

Matteo is saying that his television and non fashion $1 shades work just fine so no need to upgrade

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Re: We should be wearing sunglasses throughout the day and especially while kiteboarding! Why aren't we?

Postby TomW » Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:02 pm

I guess my post fell out...

I've had 3 sessions with my Forward WIP Evo sunglasses. In clouds and sunny conditions, flat and nearly 2m waves and chop on Hydrofoil.
I can see water better than naked eye.
They fit superbly, available in 3 sizes
Hydrophobic coating really works.
The head cord is elastic, but key point is that it's the right length, not too tight and not flapping around. They come with adjuster if you want them really tight, I don't.
I forget I have them on when riding.
They wont fall off with my helmet on, did some 30 + km/hr falls. Usually glasses fall down my face in falls.
The nose bridge design adjusts to nose because it's only attached at top.
There's plenty of air flowing over brow and under cheeks ( this has been a problem with other glasses).
The wide temples protect glare from side.
I got hit by my board in my left eye while in waves and trying to start, Saved me from black eye or worse, no scratches.
They seem to clean off easy, following directions to never use soap. But wonder what will happen when I start using sunblock on my face...
When I wash them off, I see how well the hydrophobic coating is working - I can just shake off the few drops that remains.

Time will tell how they hold up to abrasion and long use.
At 75€, I think they are " affordable " , but 200€ for LIP are way too much.

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Re: We should be wearing sunglasses throughout the day and especially while kiteboarding! Why aren't we?

Postby Matteo V » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:22 am

PullStrings wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:51 pm
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If I owned a TV, that is the hair doo I would want.

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Re: We should be wearing sunglasses throughout the day and especially while kiteboarding! Why aren't we?

Postby Matteo V » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:23 am

PullStrings wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:51 pm
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If I owned a TV, that is the hair doo I would want. Fashoin is passion.

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Re: We should be wearing sunglasses throughout the day and especially while kiteboarding! Why aren't we?

Postby Bille » Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:15 am

Matteo V wrote:
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:23 am
...

If I owned a TV, that is the hair doo I would want. Fashoin is passion.
Dude --- you crack me UP ; if Ya ever come to Las Vegas , i got
a Guinness, and a shot of whiskey for Ya !! :thumb:

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Re: We should be wearing sunglasses throughout the day and especially while kiteboarding! Why aren't we?

Postby jakemoore » Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:28 am

sergei Scotland wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:36 am
Plus after cataract op:

2). About 60% get vitriol body detachment from the retina. While not immediately dangerous it results in 10-15 percent risk of retina detachment over next 5 years. So effectively you have 1 in 14/20 chance of going almost blind. Which they don't tell you.
Dang, even Aussies get better cataract results than the Scots!

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaop ... le/1214784

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Re: We should be wearing sunglasses throughout the day and especially while kiteboarding! Why aren't we?

Postby jakemoore » Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:51 am

https://europepmc.org/abstract/med/7296361

https://europepmc.org/abstract/MED/28830379

I find myself amazed that as I browse google scholar, I find thousands of articles demonstrating methods for creating AR lens treatments, and very few showing presence or absence of benefit to human visual performance. Yet I intuitively prefer my lenses with AR.

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Re: We should be wearing sunglasses throughout the day and especially while kiteboarding! Why aren't we?

Postby PullStrings » Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:36 pm

Smart to protect your 3rd.eye

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Re: We should be wearing sunglasses throughout the day and especially while kiteboarding! Why aren't we?

Postby slowboat » Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:12 pm

This whole thread should just be erased.


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