Scicon Aerotech Photochromic SCN-XT Cycling Glasses review

Build your own glasses with Italian brand Scicon

Cycling Weekly Verdict

Scicon's glasses provide a robust and reliable lens. They come with a range of custom options - including changeable and removable fenders which basically give you two pairs for the price of one. They're not cheap - whether the spend is justified really depends how likely you are to switch between the different options.

Reasons to buy
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    Robust and effective lenses

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    Removable fenders

Reasons to avoid
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    Wide fit

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Scicon's reputation is strongly founded in its high quality bags and boxes, but in recent years the Italian brand has been encroaching on spaces elsewhere, launching the Scicon Elan Power Saddle as well as this foray into eyewear.

The glasses have rapidly made their way into the pro peloton, with Scicon supplying to the likes of NTT Pro Cycling, Israel Startup Nation and UAE Team Emirates.

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