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I was wondering if anyone prefers to wear orange tint lenses as opposed to yellow or clear for night riding. I do a lot of night riding and currently wear yellow lens glasses from walmart. Ive heard good things about orange for other things but not much about riding with them. What are your opinions on them?
 

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I prefer clear at night. Neither color increases the actual light. The colored lenses actually block some of the light. I can see more with the clear ones.
 

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I have to agree with JPR. Depending on where and when you are riding, the colored lenses can reduce what you see. This made me nervous when riding through wooded areas in spring and fall. Would never have been able to see a deer until it was on the road in front of me.
 

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I'm in agreement as well, I use a clear lens after dark. Only time I don't is in town in the rain, then I use a light grey tint, because the light refracting off everything drives me nuts.
 

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A light yellow tint enhances the contrast colors of objects in low light conditions .
 

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I run clear/transitions prescription at night and polarized prescriptions during the day.
I have tried a bunch of different tints as shooting glasses as well and use the above combo. "The night shooting is trap or skeet under lights, not deer shining."
Though it has been quite awhile, I have done a night time coon hunt or two. Those are a trip...
 

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I use clear as much as possible but switch to yellow if I'm going to be dealing with a lot of artificial light (street lights, etc.) In those situations the glare I get is worse then the slightly darkened view the yellow lens gives.
 

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I only use clear after dark, the yellow on rainy or very low light days, and HD Sunglasses any other time.
 

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Yellow lenses during low light & foggy conditions
 
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