Roka CP-1 custom sunglasses review

Texas-based sports equipment brand has broken into the cycling sunglasses market, offering its own unique twist with the customisable Roka CP-1 model

Roka CP-1
Cycling Weekly Verdict

A simple and stylish aesthetic meets a comfortable and reliable fit with the Rokas. The customisable colours also make these a great choice for anyone looking to match their shades to their kit, but the price tag hits the wallet a little to hard when compared with other high-end riding glasses.

Reasons to buy
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    Comfortable fit

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Reasons to avoid
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    Lens misting

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Sunglasses are an essential part of any riders kit bag, with style and functionality often carrying equal weight when picking your new set of lenses.

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Alex Ballinger

Alex Ballinger is editor of BikeBiz magazine, the leading publication for the UK cycle industry, and is the former digital news editor for After gaining experience in local newsrooms, national newspapers and in digital journalism, Alex found his calling in cycling, first as a reporter, then as news editor responsible for Cycling Weekly's online news output, and now as the editor of BikeBiz. Since pro cycling first captured his heart during the 2010 Tour de France (specifically the Contador-Schleck battle) Alex covered three Tours de France, multiple editions of the Tour of Britain, and the World Championships, while both writing and video presenting for Cycling Weekly. He also specialises in fitness writing, often throwing himself into the deep end to help readers improve their own power numbers.  Away from the desk, Alex can be found racing time trials, riding BMX and mountain bikes, or exploring off-road on his gravel bike. He’s also an avid gamer, and can usually be found buried in an eclectic selection of books.