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The magnetic MFI system keeps your face covered without fogging up
It’s 2021. Let’s retire the cringeworthy label already.
Fast tint shifts, seamless lens changes, and better antifog technology mean you can focus on your line
This high-tech—and high-priced—workout gear looks like it's out of science fiction
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Last week the snow-sports world was arguing over whether or not chairlifts should be running during the coronavirus crisis. Now it's donating goggles to hospitals in need.
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It's all about being thoughtful
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Ben shows off our top gear picks under $50
The Smith I/O was already one of our favorite pairs of goggles—and now it’s even better, thanks to a new magnetic lens-swapping system
Trekking the span of the frigid southernmost continent alone and unaided demands durable equipment
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Tough and functional for those long days on snow
Ready to hit the hills? If your gear needs an update—this winter or next—consider these pieces from POC.
Most goggles feature fog-resistant double lenses, but the cheap ones are built flat and bent into the frame, creating distortion, which can cause headaches. Invest in optically correct spherical lenses. Polarization? It cuts reflected light, but it can mask ice, too.
Triathlon is one of the most gear-intensive sports there is, so try a few tris before you invest in a top-of-the line wetsuit or bike. In the meantime, here are a few great buys that will shave seconds off your time and get you amped for an Ironman. Specialized Women's…
Last year we raved about the I/O’s seamless interchangeable lens system and distortion-killing Vaporator valve, which equalizes the pressure between the double lens. Our only gripe? On smaller faces, it looked like you were wearing a goldfish bowl. The I/OS is essentially the same goggle but in a…
All goggles dissipate fog well these days, so the three things that matter most are peripheral vision, optics, and fit. The Trevor scored well in all those categories: Side vision was top-notch; the amber lens isn’t too dark for bad light; and its three-layer foam conforms to your face.