To our fellow prescription-wearing cyclists, this lineup was made for you. Expertly curated by our Sports Opticians, we've chosen the top 5 frames made to keep you comfortable and safe on any of your rides. Join us as we share the best men's prescription cycling sunglasses of the year!
Table of Contents
A. What to Look for in Cycling Sunglasses
B. Video Review
C. Best Men's Prescription Cycling Sunglasses
1. 100% Speedcoupe
2. Oakley Flak 2.0 XL
3. SMITH Pathway
4. Rudy Project Rydon
5. Nike Brazen Boost
D. Prescription Cycling Sunglasses 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.
Lightweight & Comfortable Fit
Don't let uncomfortable sunglasses or a heavy frame distract you from the ride. 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 men's prescription cycling sunglasses in our lineup have rubber grip to help them stay securely on your face.
Now that you know which criteria went into curating this lineup, let's check out the frames!
A member of the 100% Speed Collection, the Speedcoupe was designed with athletes flying down the trail in mind. With TEP rubber grip on the nose pads and temple tips, this frame won't budge, no matter how many bumps or jumps you take on. The temples also feature arm scoops to manage moisture and keep you comfortable when breaking a 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 with Sport Optimized prescription lenses tailor-made to your vision needs. For days when you feel like wearing contacts, enjoy 100% HiPER® lens tech for enhanced contrast, colors, and details.
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
Leave it to none other than Oakley to create a cycling sunglasses frame made to perform. The Flak 2.0 XL features all the Oakley performance tech we know and love. The O Matter™ frame construction is durable and lightweight, the Unobtainium™ rubber grip gets tackier the more you sweat, and PRIZM™ lenses are available to enhance your specific environment. For cyclists who like to frequently switch up their trails, the interchangeable lenses are the perfect way to get the coverage you need for the ride. And they're Rx-able!
Oakley Portal X Key Features
- O Matter™ frame material is extremely durable & lightweight
- Unobtainium™ rubber grip gets tackier the more you sweat
- Available with PRIZM™ lens technology
- SFW: 135mm
The SMITH Pathway gives us the same 8-base wrap as the previous 2 frames in our lineup of the best men's prescription cycling sunglasses, but with the addition of a deeper lens. We love the generously sized lens for those who are particularly light-sensitive. Made from eco-friendly Evolve™, the SMITH Pathway is lightweight & durable. The hydrophilic megol rubber nose pads and temples ensure a secure fit no matter how much you sweat. We're also big fans of auto-lock hinges for easy one-handed on and off for when you've got the other hand steering the way.
SMITH Pathway Key Features
- Eco-friendly Evolve™ frame material
- Auto-lock hinges make for easy one-handed on-and-0ff
- Available with ChromaPop™ lens technology
- SFW: 136mm
Sleek and ready to hit the trail, this low-profile frame features a lightweight and durable mixed composition. A nylon front holds the flying lenses securely in place while the metal temples rest comfortably with a helmet. You'll get a perfect fit thanks to the fully adjustable temples and modular nose pad, which can be easily adjusted. The Rudy Project Rydon is available in prescription or with an Rx dock for high 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 Nike Brazen Boost is one of our most versatile frames, making it the ideal choice for the more casual cyclist. It is a 6-base frame that features built-in side shields for extra sun protection. Rubber grip on the nose pads and temple tips help create a secure and comfortable fit no matter the activity. The Nike Brazen Boost does excellent with a range of prescriptions and is available with Sport Optimized Lenses or Custom Lenses.
Nike Brazen Boost Key Features
- 6-base frame with built-in side shields for extra sun protection
- Nylon construction is lightweight & durable
- Rubber grip on nose pads & temple tips for extra security
- Rx-able with Sport Optimized Lenses or Custom Lenses
- SFW: 138mm
Need prescription cycling sunglasses for men? Done. When you shop with us, 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, contact us. We’ll put you in touch with one of our friendly in-house Sports Opticians who can help you build your perfect pair of men's prescription cycling sunglasses.
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