Julbo Race - Sunglasses: Reviews

Nov 1, 2010
Outside Magazine
Julbo Race - Sunglasses: Reviews

   Photo: Mark Wiens


The photochromatic lenses are a delight in low light or even mist, with a pale yellowish tint that knifes through murk. But when the morning fog finally burns off, the Race's tint quickly darkens to a snow-and-ice-worthy shade of amber, blocking out an impressive 93 percent of available light. Depth, contrast, and acuity are great in all conditions, as is coverage from wrap-back lenses that keep frames completely out of sight. Climbers, snowmeisters, and cyclists will be smitten. Rx-able; julbousa.com

Bonus: The included snap-on/snap-off elastic headband makes security absolute unto death.

Bummer: If you're over 35 and not training for a triathlon, you run the risk of looking foolish or pathetically on the make.

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