Tifosi Optics Rail – A Rimless Eyeshield
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Full coverage shield sunglasses offer cyclists superior coverage but can be heavy and uncomfortable to wear as well as restrict airflow to the face. These drawbacks can be an annoyance on longer rides and can make shields a burden to wear. Enter the Tifosi Optics Rail, a rimless eyeshield. By removing the rim from around the Rail’s polycarbonate lens, Tifosi not only shaves weight but breaks the airflow restricting seal that a frame’s rim can create against the contours of a face. Weighing in at only 32g, the Rail offers riders a 131mm X 59.5mm pane of eye protection that boosts anti-fogging ventilation.
“As an avid cyclist I enjoy the coverage of a large shield like the Rail,” commented Joe Earley, Tifosi Optics CEO. “However, the drawbacks that come with larger shields – increased weight and restricted airflow – were the impetus behind creating our next rimless shield. The Rail provides Tifosi’s community with another great option to add to their collection.”
In addition to rimless construction, the Rail features the same high-quality construction that fans of Tifosi Optics have come to expect – Grilamid TR-90 frames, adjustable nose and ear nose pieces for customized fit, hydrophilic rubber nose and ear pieces that improve grip as you perspire, and shatterproof, scratch-resistant polycarbonate lenses. Cyclists can choose between two separate lens combinations: An interchange model that includes lenses for bright, low and no light scenarios, as well as Tifosi’s popular Fototec lens that adapts to changes in ambient light, making it a perfect option for mountain bikers.
Features of the Tifosi Optics Rail
- Grilamid TR-90 Frame is lightweight and durable for all day comfort.
- Hydrophilic Rubber ear & nose pieces provide a no-slip grip, the more you sweat, the more they grip.
- Polycarbonate Lenses are shatterproof, scratch-resistant material.
- Adjustable Ear & Nose Pieces allow for a comfortable and customized fit.
- Available in interchangeable and Fototec models. 3-lens interchange models are equipped with lenses for bright, low and no light scenarios. Fototec lenses adapt on the fly to ambient light.
- Weight: 32g
- Fit: M-XL
The Tifosi Optics Rail is ideal for cyclists but equally functional for other endurance pursuits, as it offers a lightweight package that maximizes protection, airflow, and all-day comfort. No matter which lens or color combination users choose the Rail is priced favorably at $79.95. For more information, please visit tifosioptics.com or amazon.com/tifosi.