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The Best Cycling Sunglasses 2022

The best cycling sunglasses


Looking for the ideal cycling equipment? Don't miss out on a decent pair of cycling sunglasses!

They should be durable and comfortable and ideally offer some degree of flexibility - for example, through photochromic (self-tinting) lenses or adjustable nose pads.

But honestly, cycling sunglasses shouldn't just be functional and comfortable, they should also look fashionable and flatter your face shape.

The choice of brands, models and price ranges, however, is far too large for a single person to sift through. That's why our experts have selected the best cycling sunglasses currently available in our shop!

What are the 10 best sunglasses for cycling?

Though their name might suggest they’re just for shielding your eyes from the sun, the best cycling sunglasses will do much more than that. Protecting your eyes from the weather and hazards such as insects or road debris is also very important.

Ready? Check out the top-rated shades to protect your eyes out on the road!

  1. Smith ATTACK MAG MTB 807 KI 99

    Smith ATTACK MAG MTB 807 KI 99
    • Advantages

      • The Smith ATTACK MAG MTB 807 KI 99 model is the perfect example of Smith's high standards.
      • Beige lenses provide contrast and thus improve visibility on the road and off-road.
      • They are lightweight and shatterproof.
      • The pair is equipped with photochromic lenses that adapt to UV radiation. Depending on the UV exposure, the lenses automatically darken within seconds.
    • Disadvantages

      • The model's beige lenses are especially good for mountain bikers, as they provide great clarity in fog, haze and other low-light conditions. However, they can cause colour distortion.
    • Suitable for

      • Men and women with oval or round faces. The beige lenses go perfectly with warm skin tones.

    Check out #1

  2. Bogner 67318 4200 130

    Bogner 67318 4200 130
    • Advantages

      • This model by German brand Bogner combines modern design with functional materials.
      • The metal frame is thin and light and offers high stability.
      • The grey lenses are made of high-quality plastic making the Bogner 67318 4200 130 even more resistant to breakage.
      • UV 400 protection and category 3 sun filter included!
    • Disadvantages

      • The model is equipped with mirrored lenses, which on the one hand reduce the amount of light coming in, but on the other hand slightly interfere with colour perception.
    • Suitable for

      • Cyclists and mountain bikers with a warm skin tone and dark blond, light brown or black hair.
      • People with an oval or round face shape.

    Check out #2

  3. Polaroid PLD 7024/S M9L OZ 99

    Polaroid PLD 7024/S M9L OZ 99
    • Advantages

      • If you're looking for affordable cycling sunglasses that combine quality and style, the Polaroid PLD 7024/S M9L OZ 99 is for you.
      • The model is equipped with polarised lenses to reduce glare and improve contrast on and off the road.
      • The frame is made of high-quality plastic, which offers high durability and comfort.
      • The Polaroid PLD 7024/S M9L OZ 99 guarantees UV 400 protection and a category 3 sun filter.
    • Disadvantages

      • Polarised lenses can make it difficult to see the LCD screens of your phone or GoPro. This is because the chemical agents reduce the amount of light your eyes process from an LCD screen.
      • If you have a direct line of sight, you can see the screen, but it may disappear completely if you move to a different angle.
    • Suitable for

      • Athletes with a warm skin tone and blond or light brown hair.

    Check out #3

  4. Evil Eye Elate.t E019/75 9000 L

    • Advantages

      • The Evil Eye Elate.t E019/75 9000 L is a successful combination of modern design and premium materials.
      • The unisex model is highly functional and provides best vision and wearing comfort for cyclists and mountain bikers alike.
      • Thanks to the high-end plastic frame and lenses, the glasses are also highly durable.
      • The brown lenses gently block blue light while filtering reflections.
      • Equipped with a category 3 sun filter with UV-400 protection, the model offers 100% protection from sunlight all year round.
    • Disadvantages

      • Darker shades are ideal for everyday use and most outdoor activities. However, they can cause slight distortion compared to grey and green lenses.
    • Suitable for

      • Cool skin tones and light blond, light brown or black hair.
      • The rectangular frame is especially flattering on people with an oval or round face shape.

    Check out #4

  5. Oakley Radar EV Path

    Oakley Radar EV Path
    • Advantages

      • The OAKLEY Radar EV Path sports glasses are characterised by ultra-light frame and lens material.
      • The model features a higher frame edge, which allows a wider field of vision for many different activities, but especially for cycling.
      • Red lenses enhance the contrast, accentuate details and improve vision at dusk.
    • Disadvantages

      • The mirrored lenses of the Oakley Radar EV Path reduce the amount of light entering the eye. However, mirroring can slightly distort colour perception.
      • The category 2 sun filter does not block as much UV light as the category 3 filters.
      • The pair is more suitable for spring and autumn than for the blazing sun in summer.
    • Suitable for

      • Cyclists with an oval or round face and a warm skin tone.

    Check out #5

  6. Bollé Lightshifter XL Red Matte

    Bollé Lightshifter XL Red Matte
    • Advantages

      • The LIGHTSHIFTER XL from French brand Bollé have an adjustable 3-position nose bridge with thermogrip rubber for an even better fit.
      • Their lens venting ensures good airflow and prevents fogging of the lenses.
      • Both the frame and the lenses are made of high-quality plastic, which is extremely break-resistant.
      • The lenses are self-tinting and mirrored: They change from light to dark when exposed to sunlight and filter out glare and UV rays.
    • Disadvantages

      • As this model is only equipped with filter category 2, you should not wear it in extreme sunlight and UV exposure.
    • Suitable for

      • Men and women with warm skin tones.
      • The rectangular frame looks especially good on people with oval or round faces.

    Check out #6

  7. Fila SF9365 07SC 99

    Fila SF9365 07SC 99
    • Advantages

      • Looking for a hip retro design in your cycling sunglasses? Then take a look at the Fila SF9365 07SC 99 model.
      • The model stands out for its functional and high-quality manufacturing, its original design and its casual style.
      • Blue lenses enhance contrast and minimise light reflections.
      • The frame of these cycling sunglasses is made of high-quality synthetic material for durability and comfort.
    • Disadvantages

      • The Fila SF9365 07SC 99 model impresses with its UV400 protection and its filter category 3. However, the lenses are neither polarised nor mirrored.
      • They don't counteract glare and the amount of incoming light on the eye.
    • Suitable for

      • Both men and women with a rather cool skin tone and light blond, brown or black hair.

    Check out #7

  8. Adidas Sport SP0002/S 27A 00

    Adidas Sport SP0002/S 27A 00
    • Advantages

      • The Adidas Sport SP0002/S 27A 00 model has two distinct advantages over other cycling sunglasses: It comes with adjustable nose pads that allow for a smooth change in fit.
      • The pads adapt to the shape of the nose and thus ensure greater wearing comfort. Please note that you should have the nose pads adjusted by an experienced optician.
      • The sunglasses are equipped with photochromic lenses that adapt to the level of UV radiation. Depending on the UV exposure, the lenses automatically darken within seconds. They offer UV400 protection in both dark and clear conditions.
    • Disadvantages

      • The lenses are equipped with a category 1 sun filter, which allows a light transmission of 43 - 80%.
      • They are only suitable for lower sunlight or as wind and dust protection.
    • Suitable for

      • Both cool and warm skin tones and all hair colours.

    Check out #8

  9. Cébé CINETIK 2.0 CBS088

    Cébé CINETIK 2.0 CBS088
    • Advantages

      • Cébé attaches great importance to maximum functionality, cutting-edge technologies and modern design.
      • The French brand's sunglasses offer stylish protection from UV rays, dust and insects for both cyclists and fashion lovers.
      • Blue lenses enhance contrast and minimise light reflections.
      • If you enjoy playing tennis in addition to cycling, you will certainly value these sunglasses, as they emphasise the contrast between the yellow tennis ball and the background.
      • The mirrored lenses come with a UV400 protection of filter type 3.
    • Disadvantages

      • The mirrored lenses may slightly distort the colours.
    • Suitable for

      • Both men and women with cool skin tones and black, light brown or light blonde hair.

    Check out #9

  10. Polaroid PLD 7024/S 003 M9 99

    Polaroid PLD 7024/S 003 M9 99
    • Advantages

      • This Polaroid model offers polarised lenses at great value. You get perfect, glare-free vision on the road and off, especially on wet surfaces.
      • Grey lenses lower the light intensity while maintaining contrast and colour.
      • The category 3 UV filter has a low light transmission of 8-18%, ensuring ideal protection and minimal eye strain.
    • Disadvantages

      • The lack of adjustable nose pads can possibly lead to discomfort for people with a very narrow or wide nose.
    • Suitable for

      • Cyclists with a cool skin tone and light or black hair as well as an oval or round face.

    Check out #10