Whether you start the day out on the bike, swap that lunch break for a ride, or train late evenings for an upcoming tour, cycling is a way of life. Cyclists are some of the most dedicated athletes we know, seizing any opportunity to get on the bike. Day rides, night rides, and everything in between — don't let fluctuating hours and changing lighting conditions get between you and your ride. To get the best view of the terrain at any hour of the day, select from our lineup of the best cycling sunglasses with interchangeable lenses! Designed to perform and give you the perfect amount of tint with a simple swap of the lens.
Table of Contents
A. Video Review
B. What to Look for in Cycling Sunglasses
C. Best Cycling Sunglasses with Interchangeable Lenses
1. 100% Speedcoupe
2. Oakley Flak 2.0 XL
3. Nike Trainer
4. Rudy Project Rydon
5. SMITH Shift MAG
D. Prescription Cycling Sunglasses Online at SportRx
For a complete breakdown of everything you need to know when buying cycling sunglasses, visit our buyer's guide. For a brief review, continue reading below.
No matter the terrain, clear vision is imperative. Protect yourself from all angles with generously sized lenses or an 8-base wrap design. These lens shapes will provide the maximum amount of sun protection to keep you covered against harsh UV rays on sunny days or daytime rides.
Lightweight & Comfortable Fit
Don't let uncomfortable sunglasses or a heavy frame distract you from enjoying the view. Today, innovative frame materials make these sports frame more lightweight and durable than ever. You'll get a smooth ride in total physical and visual comfort.
A slipping frame can be disastrous when you're flying downhill. Keep distractions at bay with frame that feature rubber grip. All of the cycling sunglasses in our lineup have rubber grip to help them stay securely in place.
Let's check out the frames!
It's all in the name. The Speedcoupe was designed for adrenaline-pumping, pedal pushing cyclists that enjoy the thrill of a fast descent. A member of the 100% Speed Collection, it was designed specifically for those with a need for speed. Performance features keep it securely in place no matter how many bumps, dips, and jumps you may encounter. TEP rubber grip on the nose pads and temple tips keep it securely in place and temple arm scoops manage sweat. The 8-base design is made from Grilamid TR90, so you'll get impact-resistant and lightweight wear.
As for the interchangeable lenses, the Speedcoupe is available 100% HiPER® lens tech for enhanced contrast, colors, and details. If you wear prescription, select from Sport Optimized lenses made to enhance the ride.
100% Speedcoupe Key Features
- 8-base wrap provides wide field of view & maximum UV protection
- Grilamid TR90 frame material is impact-resistant & lightweight
- TEP rubber grip keeps frame securely in place
- Rx-able with Sport Optimized Lenses
- SFW: 133mm
You've probably already seen this frame out on social rides and fellow cyclists. The Oakley Flak 2.0 XL continues to be a cycling favorite because it's jam-packed with Oakley's proprietary performance materials. Made from O Matter™, you'll get ultra-lightweight wear in this durable frame. The Three-Point-Fit System allows you to customize the fit to make it so comfortable — you may even forget it's on. As for grip, Unobtainium™ rubber gets tackier when wet, so it won't budge when you break a sweat.
For the interchangeable lenses, the Flak 2.0 XL is available with Rx-friendly PRIZM™ lens technology. Featuring an array of colors each designed to enhance a specific environment, you'll always get the perfect amount of contrast with a simple swap of the lens.
Oakley Flak 2.0 XL Key Features
- O Matter™ is extremely lightweight & durable
- Unobtainium™ rubber grip on nose pads & temples provides comfort and extra grip
- Three-Point-Fit system allows you to get a perfect fit
- PRIZM™ lens technology is available with prescription
- SFW: 135mm
The Nike Trainer is built for performance and excels on the bike. Contoured lenses deliver 8-base-wrap, while their semi-rimless design is extremely lightweight to wear. High-tension hinges ensure a comfortable grip that stays in place without creating pressure points. You’ll also get increased airflow thanks to the ventilation on the temple tips and floating saddle bridge for a fog-free ride.
The lenses feature Nike MAX Optics, which are effortlessly swapped on-the-go. If you wear prescription, select from Sport Optimized lenses that are tailor-made to your vision needs and riding environment.
Nike Trainer Key Features
- Contoured lenses deliver deeper coverage
- Floating saddle bridge encourages air flow & reduces fogging
- Rubber grip on nose pads & temples keep it comfortably in place
- Available in prescription with Sport Optimized Lenses
- SFW: 136mm
This aerodynamic frame features a lightweight and durable mixed composition. A nylon front holds the flying lenses securely in place while the metal temples rest comfortably on your head. You'll get a perfect fit thanks to the fully adjustable temples and modular nose pad, which can be easily adjusted. We also love that the nose pads are replaceable in case of a tumble.
As for those gorgeous lenses, Rudy Project uses a flying lens design for the Rydon. This design encourages air flow, so you never have to worry about fog. They're also easily swapped and can accommodate prescriptions!
Rudy Project Rydon Key Features
- Durable nylon front & lightweight metal temples for comfortable wear
- Flying lens design promotes air flow & provides fog-free vision
- Modular nose pads & fully adjustable temples allow for a custom fit
- Rx-able or if you have a high-prescription, Rudy Project Rydon + Rx dock
- SFW: 138mm
The first shield in our lineup, leave it to SMITH to create a cycling frame that is built for speed. The new Shift MAG is ready for any challenge or rough terrain. With a 5-base wrap you'll get a comfortable and secure fit, even when breaking your PR. Megol rubber is strategically placed on the two-click adjustable nose pads and non-slip temples for extra grip.
And the star of the show? The SMITH Shift MAG features a magnetic lens interchange system that makes lens swapping a breeze. Simply snap the magnet on the side to quickly change lenses according to your lighting conditions.
SMITH Shift MAG Key Features
- 5-base frame creates a secure fit when trailblazing at high speeds
- Magnetic lens interchange system creates effortless & fingerprint-free lens swapping
- Available with ChromaPop™ lens technology
- Not Rx-able
Need prescription cycling sunglasses? Done. When you shop with SportRx, you’ll find video guides and tooltips throughout the build process as you customize the perfect pair. An answer to all your questions is at your fingertips, and if you want to chat with an expert, give us a call! We’ll put you in touch with one of our friendly in-house Sports Opticians who can help you build your prescription cycling sunglasses with interchangeable lenses.
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