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Shine like Fabio Aru with a customizable pair of Ekoï Perso Evo4 shades

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With Vincenzo Nibali down by more than half an hour with just a week and a half in, Astana’s Fabio Aru is sitting in the team leader position at this year’s Tour. And his new French eyewear certainly isn’t helping him blend into the peloton. Sure a lot of riders wear flashy sunglasses, but Aru’s new gold and rainbow Ekoï Perso Evo4 goggles are some of the most dazzling. Now you too can shine like the Little Angel (seriously, that’s his nickname.)

All silliness aside, the new sunglasses from Ekoi are striking and include some cool functional tech. And they now are available in Aru’s signature gold frames. Plus with Ekoi’s full customization and online configurator, you can get whatever look you are going for…

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courtesy of Ekoi, photo by Bettiniphoto.net

Fabio Aru wore the new Perso Evo4 glasses this year since before his win Stage 3 win at the Critérium du Dauphiné earlier this summer and is racing with them at the Tour de France now. The new Perso Evo4 glasses are based of Ekoi’s own flagship Perso Evo range, but add 4 vents directly in the top of frame (as opposed to in the lenses themselves.) This is said to keep the optics of the lenses unadulterated for the best of both visibility and ventilation. Ekoi also claims that this layout more quickly moves sweat off the brow to keep it from dripping into your field of view.

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The Perso Evo4 use a lightweight nylon Grilamid TR90 frame that is said to be very durable and resistant to breaking. They are available in 7 colors including the addition of the limited edition gold, with 5 earpiece cap colors. The Japanese-optics, polycarbonate lenses themselves are also claimed to be unbreakable, and weigh just 28g. They come in 5 different finishes: dark mirror, Revo red, Revo blue & Revo green rainbow mirrored, plus two levels of photochromic gray.

The glasses are said to be designed for any type of riding from road to mountain biking, even triathlon, and get an adjustable nose bridge. The standard shades with mirrored lenses cost just 70€, with the addition of photochromic lenses bringing it up to just 90€

www.ekoi.com

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FJ
FJ
6 years ago

I strongly advice you guys not to buy these glasses

I’ve had three pairs (they were super heavily discounted, so got three different colours and lenses)

All three have broken inside one year. The lenses crack in the middle, just above the nose piece. After my first pair broke I was very careful, and never slotted them on the helmet vents which could perhaps stress the lens by pushing the legs open too far. Still nothing. Now I have three lense-less frames at home that will end up in the bin

The case that they came in is nice though, so will reuse with future glasses which will NOT be made by Ekoi

Flatbiller
Flatbiller
6 years ago

Dog the Bounty Hunter is clicking “Add To Cart” at this very moment…

gb
gb
6 years ago

Dog the Bounty Hunter would never wear French Glasses

richard stroud
richard stroud
5 years ago

Have to agree with FJ.
I have two pairs of Ekoi shades. super corsa and some similar to the above. cant’t remember off the top of my head ( excuse the pun) the name. They look great, nice case etc however the lenses crack and break in the middle. Both of my pairs broke within a few days of having them. I was given replacement lenses and they also broke. I stupidly bought some extra lenses. I’ve used one and you guessed it. they broke. So far I have gone through aprox ten lenses. Most of those have broken on the first or second usage and like FJ I can assure you I was extra, extra careful. I could have had a decent pair of Oakley’s for the same price.
When I complained to Ekoi they were not apologetic at all. They eventually sent me some replacements but not the ones I wanted and told me that would be the end of the matter. Which is pretty crap when they are described as unbreakable. It works out at about £16 a ride. I would love to know other peoples experiences and why they actually break.

Steve C
Steve C
5 years ago

Just bought a pair of the Perso Evo 6. Two rides and guess what? A crack above the nose bridge and I’ve been very careful with them. I’ve emailed Ekoi but haven’t heard back yet.

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