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A third party review of AMO sunglasses written by Kaitlyn Price, New Zealand, Junior Elite Triathlete. Summer is brutal. Especially during a long course triathlon. 90 km of staring down a long stretch of road, hoping to see the turn around in the distance. It was at this point one realises that asphalt has a liquid state. It’s during these events you realise that good triathlon sports sunglasses are ESSENTIAL equipment. But any old…
There is a lot of rubbish written about sports sunglasses by people who know very little about sunglasses. They read the description on the webpage, use them and write a review.  There is nothing wrong with that (AMO Sunglasses encourages third party reviews of its products) but most reviews are quite superficial and don't really understand the product. There are some exceptions. My wife and I are founders of a…
Sports sunglasses get a bad wrap.  There are a lot of sunglasses companies peddling imitation sports sunglasses, using junk marketing or sports sunglasses that at first glance look sporty but are just a "junk". the smart buyer needs to know what features to look for in a top quality pair of sports sunglasses.  Here are my top 10 features to look for. 1. ADJUSTABLE NOSE PIECE.  I have started with…
As ultra runner and founder of a sports sunglasses company I know a few things about both of these subjects and decided that I would write this blog. Every time I go to an trail or ultra running event I am always disappointed by the lack of thought that trail or ultra-runners place in their sunglasses. Many do not wear sunglasses and expose themselves to the dangers of harmful UV…
Ray-Ban sunglasses are perhaps the best selling sunglasses in the world. They are iconic. They are fashion sunglasses and must "look good". AMO Sunglasses are perhaps the best sports sunglasses brand in the world. they are developed for endurance sports, like running, cycling and triathlon. they are engineered for sports and must "function". Ray-Ban sunglasses are not meant to be worn for sports and exercise and there are 5 reasons why. 1.…
Let me get this straight I have nothing against fashion sunglasses. You wear them all you want, but if you are doing some sports then make sure you have the right equipment. Would you wear a fashion top on a ultra-marathon or triathlon? If you are serious about sport then the answer is NO! You wear a specialist running or Tri top with the most comfortable, lightweight and "sweat wicking"…
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Thunderstorm series

Protection and clarity for cyclists, mountain bikers and triathletes

Firestorm (red) - pictured with mirror-finish medium-dark lens. Also available in Snowstorm (white), Twister (green)

PT10revised

Typhoon series

Lightweight and comfort for ultra runners, marathon runners, cyclists and triathletes

Nimbus (white) - pictured with optional NXT polarised dark lens. Also available in Cirrus (yellow), Gale (pink)

PT6revised

Transformer series

Strong and lightweight for multisports athletes including ultra runners, marathon runners, cyclists, mountain bikers and triathletes

Ironcatcher (black) - pictured with Revo blue lens. Also available in Prowler (white)

1PTrevised

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