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|12-18-2012 09:47 PM|
Recon Instruments makes a standalone kit called Mod Live that can be added to certain models of goggles.
Recon Instruments | Heads-up Display Technology
Smith has the Recon I/OX that come with it built in.
Smith Products | SmithOptics.com
|11-02-2012 07:33 PM|
|tdn||I imagine its a quick glance, like while I'm driving on a highway checking my rear view mirror. I wouldn't check my rear view while taking a hairpin turn at high speed, but when ok, I check it all the time. I suspect it's similar to using these goggles and that safety/crashing shouldn't be the slight bit of a problem as long as you use common sense.|
|11-02-2012 06:59 PM|
|glm||Is there any worry about being distracted while riding? To me, bombing down the hill while checking how fast you're going= crashing into something (or someone)|
|11-02-2012 06:39 PM|
someone on another site was selling theirs for super cheap and I thought about snagging it, but my small local mtn really doesn't warrant that much high tech/info and I rarely travel to other mtns that would. I also heard they're bulky...ain't nobody got time fo that.
smith just came out with a recon goggle as well. They put it in their new I/OX line.
|11-02-2012 01:22 PM|
|Cormier||This looks crazy cool. Not great price, but maybe when other goggle manufacturers jump on board it'll come down a bit|
|04-25-2012 08:59 AM|
|Baking Bread||Oakley is just for people who don't know about zeal. The eclipse goggle is about the same price as the Airbrake. Why would you need a quick release lens system if you have an amazing lens that works in all light conditions?|
|04-04-2012 03:53 PM|
|lernr||I used to spend hundreds of dollars on Oakley's sunglasses and goggles, because I thought they were the best. Now I don't think that any more. They got some steeze though, if that's your thing. And I am sure they are also generally good, otherwise pros would not use them (even though they get them for free, well probably some get paid money to use them...) Anyway, for me, Zeal are better goggles.|
|04-04-2012 03:36 PM|
|SnowMotion||If you want a awesome tech goggle check out oakleys Airbrake with its quick release lens system. I think they retail around $220 for the rest of the stuff Iphone has a sweet ap.|
|04-04-2012 03:31 PM|
|HoboMaster||Dunno, regular goggles work just fine for me. I enjoy snowboarding to snowboard more then snowboarding to tweet my "stats" for attention. Great I guess if you can afford to blow $500 on what is essentially a gadget.|
|04-04-2012 03:27 PM|
I saw them on sale once, more like 350 - 400. Still quite high, no argument here.
I wish more people buy them and the price goes down
Other than this, I've used (and still use) 2 pairs of Zeal goggles (PPX, SPPX) and I think they are great, better than anything else (though some light conditions can still be challenging). They were recently bought by Maui Jim, that's how good they are!
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