Nashbar Platte Photochromic Sunglasses

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Nashbar Platte Photochromic Sunglasses
Whether you're cruisin' down the slopes or ridin' through the mountains, these full-coverage, cycling sunglasses with vented Photochromatic lenses and Grilamid frames provide squint-free visibility and protection in any condition.
  • Durable Grilamid TR-90 frame provides excellent protection
  • ShiftTech Photochromatic lens technology automatically responds to light conditions, constantly adjusting the tint level to match your surroundings
  • Horizontal lens vents dramatically reduce fogging
  • TPE shrouded stem tips and nose pads stay in place
  • Microfiber cleaning/carrying pouch
  • 100% UVA/UVB protection
  • Fits small to medium faces
  • Warm Grey frame comes with Photochromic Grey lens (52%-14% light transmission)
  • Matte Gunmetal frame comes with Photochromic Grey lens (52%-14% light transmission)
Nashbar Platte Photochromic Sunglasses
  • LENS COLOR Light grey to medium grey
  • POLARIZED/PHOTOCHROMIC Photochromic
  • FIT Small to medium faces
  • CASE Pouch
  • Rating 4.5

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Nashbar Platte Photochromic Sunglasses
 
4.3

(based on 68 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (61)
  • Lightweight (61)
  • Attractive (49)
  • Adequate tint (38)
  • Good protection (35)

Cons

  • Inadequate tint (11)
  • Not polarized (8)

Best Uses

  • Sports (39)
  • Casual wear (18)
  • Driving (17)
  • Travel (10)
  • At the beach (8)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      100% 

      (58 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (34), Comfort-oriented (22), Stylish (9), Classic style (8), Modern (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (63)

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4.0

Great glasses!

By Jeff the bicyclist

from Gloversville, NY

About Me Practical

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Adequate Tint
  • Attractive Design
  • Comfortable
  • Fog Up When Climbing
  • Good Polarization
  • Good Protection
  • Lightweight
  • Well Vented So They Don't

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Athletics

    Comments about Nashbar Platte Photochromic Sunglasses:

    Perfect for bike riding. Good protection, comfortable, lightweight and they don't fog when climbing.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    GREAT GLASSES FOR MT BIKING

    By Bill

    from NH

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Nashbar Platte Photochromic Sunglasses:

    THE FIT IS EXCELLENT. No slipping

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    3.0

    light shades

    By Joe Handcyclist

    from wisconsin

    About Me Practical

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Comfortable
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Poor Protection

    Best Uses

    • Athletics
    • Driving

    Comments about Nashbar Platte Photochromic Sunglasses:

    I use the product for driving and occasionally cycling. I like the "photo grey" idea and it is helpful into the evening - but they do not get as dark as I would like or am used to with regular sun glasses.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Perfect

    By Dave

    from Rockaway, NJ

    Pros

    • Adequate Tint
    • Attractive Design
    • Comfortable
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Athletics

      Comments about Nashbar Platte Photochromic Sunglasses:

      I both mountain bike and road bike and even though I have Smith and Oakely glasses, I find I use these the most. In the woods, overcast days, road rides that go in and out of tree cover, and near dusk, these are my go to glasses. Only wear the others on bright sunny days. But these will darken enough in bright sunshine to be helpful.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      4.0

      I really want to love these ...

      By Patrick

      from Tucson, AZ

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      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Comfortable
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Inadequate Tint

      Best Uses

      • Athletics
      • Casual Wear

      Comments about Nashbar Platte Photochromic Sunglasses:

      I like the design, they are very light and flexible, so feel that they conform to my face. I wanted to give them 5 stars, but two issues prevent this. First, although the photochromic lenses are a great idea and save having to switch lenses, they don't go dark enough. These glasses are good for cloudy or weak sun days, but I need my other darker glasses for full sun days (I'm in AZ!). Other issue is that the tint is not neutral grey, it is somewhat rose. I don't notice when I put the on, but after taking them off everything looks "wrong" for a minute or two. Not a big deal but noticeable!

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      4.0

      Nice bikeing glasses

      By Clydesdale John

      from Santa Barbara, CA

      About Me Career, Comfort-Oriented, Practical

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Adequate Tint
      • Attractive Design
      • Comfortable
      • Good Polarization
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Nashbar Platte Photochromic Sunglasses:

          Comfortable during the day and dark early mornings

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          Good glasses that fit well

          By Germantown Vol

          from Germantown, TN

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Good Polarization
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Nashbar Platte Photochromic Sunglasses:

              I really the the glasses except in full sunlight. They just are not dark enough. But they are very comfortable and don't fog even in cooler weather.

              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Nice photochromatic glasses

              By Love to Bike

              from Friendsville, TN

              About Me Classic, Practical

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Adequate Tint
              • Attractive Design
              • Comfortable
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Athletics
                • At The Beach
                • Driving
                • Travel

                Comments about Nashbar Platte Photochromic Sunglasses:

                This is my second pair. I can't find a better pair of sunglasses for the price.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Good glasses, great price

                By JB

                from Kansas

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Adequate Tint
                • Attractive Design
                • Comfortable
                • Good Polarization
                • Good Protection
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Athletics

                  Comments about Nashbar Platte Photochromic Sunglasses:

                  Used for trail riding

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Comfortable, effective glasses

                  By Spinetinglr

                  from Upstate NY

                  About Me Comfort-Oriented, Practical

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Adequate Tint
                  • Attractive Design
                  • Comfortable
                  • Good Protection
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Athletics

                    Comments about Nashbar Platte Photochromic Sunglasses:

                    These glasses are comfortable, change tint well indoors and out, fit well and do not slide down my nose once I get sweated up. Reasonably priced.

                    • Sizing:
                    • Feels true to size
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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