Koo Alibi sunglasses performed well and turned heads

An elegant and lightweight pair of sunglasses that’ll have you looking every bit a Grand Tour winner just like Primož Roglič and Jai Hindley

KOO Alibi sunglasses
(Image credit: Future)
Cycling Weekly Verdict

An elegant and lightweight pair of sunglasses that perform as well as they look. They're not cheap, but they'll last a long time. If you can afford to, it's an investment in style and function that's worth making,

Reasons to buy
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    Very lightweight

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    Photochromic lenses rapidly adapt

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    Stylish and elegant

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    UV and wind protection

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    Packaged in cardboard only

Reasons to avoid
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    Not cheap

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    Small paint chip early on

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    No hard case

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Few things make me as happy as unboxing a new pair of cycling sunglasses. In an instant I feel stylish and elegant, and I’m motivated to get out riding. 

After a few weeks testing Koo’s Alibi photochromic sunglasses, I can say confidently that they don’t just look good, but their performance matches their swankiness.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.