Best women’s cycling sunglasses: shield your eyes from debris and harmful UV rays

Best women's cycling sunglasses
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The best women’s cycling sunglasses will have a huge impact on the quality of your ride, and play a crucial role in keeping your vision unobstructed by rain and road debris. While they do serve a functional purpose, cycling sunglasses are just as much a fashion statement, so it’s important to find a pair that you love the style of and want to be seen in. 

Thankfully all the major manufacturers of cycling sunglasses are held to the highest standards, so while you may want to consider several factors before making your choice, you can rest assured that whatever you choose, they’ll give your eyes the protection they deserve.

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Mildred Locke

Mildred joined as Reviews Writer for Cyclingnews and BikePerfect in December 2020. She loves all forms of cycling from long-distance audax to daily errand-running by bike, and does almost everything on two wheels, including moving house, and started out her cycling career working in a bike shop. For the past five years she's volunteered at The Bristol Bike Project as a mechanic and session coordinator, and now sits on its board of directors.

Since then she's gone on to write for a multitude of cycling publications, including Bikeradar, Cycling Plus, Singletrack, Red Bull, Cycling UK and Total Women's Cycling. She's dedicated to providing more coverage of women's specific cycling tech, elevating under-represented voices in the sport, and making cycling more accessible overall. 

Height: 156cm (5'2")

Weight: 75kg

Rides: Stayer Groadinger UG, Triban RC520 Women's Disc, Genesis Flyer, Marin Larkspur, Cotic BFe 26, Clandestine custom bike