When you get into the competitive realm of cycling, every piece of gear becomes a careful and calculated choice. And that goes double for your glasses, as they’re your visual link to the road ahead. So if you’re going to splurge on bicycle gear, you should probably start with a solid shield, like Rapha’s new Pro Team Arenberg.
With a full-frame rimless design, these cycling glasses offer the utmost in visual clarity in any weather – and that’s compounded by the inclusion of a Carl Zeiss UV400-protective standard lens. These performance glasses also have a flush design to keep your peripheral vision unobstructed, come with a snap-lock hinge to make moving the glasses from your face to your helmet vents or jersey easy and fast, and they feature venting to prevent the build-up of condensation. There are also five other detachable lenses (covering the full range of riding conditions) available as separate purchases. Get your hands on this ultimate racing shield today for $220.