Goggles are a key component of your kit. And since a new pair will cost you anywhere from $100 to $300 or more for the fancy models, you best be sure you know how to make them last more than a season.
Did you know that wiping your goggles with your shirt or your jersey can grind dirt into the lens—making them blurry—and remove the anti-fog coating?
The goal of our new Mountainist TV series—Wear + Care—is to show you our tried and tested methods for cleaning your gear. After all, since we wash every single piece of rental gear between uses, we’ve learned a thing or two on this subject.
In this episode, you’ll learn about the three types of Kryptonite that are most likely to damage your goggles:
We’ll also share our favorite methods for keeping your goggles clean while you're riding, and a simple way to deep clean them so they stay looking new.
Did I mention I get a pie in the face?
While these are our favorite techniques for goggle care, we’d love to hear yours, too. What are your tips for goggle care? Do you have a favorite pair? Tell us in the comments below.
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