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I have a pair of VonZipper Fishbowls with a gold chrome lens, and while amazing on blue bird days, there were a couple overcast/blizzard days I rode in where I couldn't see any definition in the snow at all. So, I'm looking to buy a spare lens for overcast/blizzard days and was wondering which works better in flat light. Rose or yellow?
 

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i vote yellow. rose will have less light transmission and contrast will not be quite as high as with the yellow. rose is more used if you want to get away with only one lens and ride normally in overcast or cloudy conditions but may need to use on bluebird days as well. Since you have the gold chrome dedicated for sunny days i would go with the yellow. I have the same lens combination for my crowbars and works great.
 

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Yellow.
The shittiest foggiest days...nothing works great, but yellow helps more than others.
Its a bitch if the clouds clear and your riding yellow in the sun...carry both, hahaha

edit: RN beat me too it! I run the same set up (crowbars too) and its excellent.
 

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Thanks for the quick responses guys, much appreciated. I was secretly hoping you were going to say Rose was better because I found them for $15 cheaper than the yellows :laugh:. Oh well, yellow it is.
 

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Thanks for the quick responses guys, much appreciated. I was secretly hoping you were going to say Rose was better because I found them for $15 cheaper than the yellows :laugh:. Oh well, yellow it is.

I ride in the PNW (always cloudy/foggy/snowy)

I prefer a light rose color lens.

Really my favorite lens color for those is Smiths Red sensor mirror, or Sensor mirror.

Both of them are great in flat light. The red sensor is a VERY light base tint, and the sensor is almost a persimmon/rose color.

I tried yellow, It was ok as well, but I always end up back with the sensors.

I believe that the VZ equivalent is called yellow chrome/rose.
 

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I'm old school, I like orange lenses for flat light. I bought a new pair last year and wore them probably 80% of the time on the hill. Only if I was sure it was 100% bluebird would I bring out the rose-coppers.
 

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I have the feenoms and the same fire chrome lens, I agree that when the sun disappears the lens becomes useless, although I use use yellow at night I still have a hard time seeing with them at dusk. I've been looking at the rose, nightstalker blue and the smoke green for in overcast situations.
 

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I just switched to Fishbowls last season so I added another pair with their yellow ion lens for low light days, which just so happens to be the majority of days here in the PNW. I still have a pair with the Quasar Chrome for the brighter days. I had a pair with the smoked lens too, but way too dark and was only functional on a couple days during my Utah trip last season.
 

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I vote yellow too. Just picked up some yellow ones. I like them because it's like e for your eyes, the shittiest overcast day looks all bright and glorious.

But compared to rose there pretty similar, their both good for snow and overcast, but yellow is better for night while rose is better for partly cloudy. Neither are great for sun.
 

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I came to prefer HI persimmon over yellow. Felt like I got more definition of features on the worst days at bachy. The local shop owner here told me his eyes do better with rose tints. He preferred dragons. Your eyes will respond different than others to the various tints, you just have to find what works for you.
 

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I gotta agree with bseracka. The Oakley HI Yellow is the best that I have used for flat/low light out here in the PNW. Everyone will have a different favorite though since no two people have the same eyes.
 
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