Even as self-proclaimed runners, in a region that seems to be grey more often than sunny, a good set of eyeglasses is a necessity. Good for reducing glare, easing visibility and protecting the eyes from unwary bugs, they definitely get some use in all seasons. We have been trying out several pairs from Adidas over the past month or so.
Adidas has long been synonymous with merging cutting-edge style and optimal functionality, and the Adidas Sport Sunglasses 0076 (an interesting name choice, but still), brilliantly uphold this reputation. Recognized globally for producing top-tier athletic gear, Adidas continues to impress with sunglasses that effortlessly blend performance and aesthetics.
The allure of the Adidas Sport Sunglasses 0076 is immediately evident in their modern and streamlined design. They provide a nice fusion of bold angles and curves without going overboard. My teenagers alluded them as being almost “sort of like Blenders, but not really“. Considering my age, I consider it a significant positive that I am merely just toeing that line with these. They look good running and in casual settings as well.
The 0076 has a nice ergonomic design that has ensured a snug fit even during extended wear. I have had no issues with bounce on my runs. On the flip side, it also doesn’t feel like it is squeezing my head – its a solid middle ground. The frame is light and the adjustable nose pads and rubberized temple tips provide a little additional, offering steadfast support during more vigorous activities.
There are a few different color options, so I can only speak about the generalities of them – with a little bit more detail on the Matte Black / Brown that we tried (that I think should be called a Rose colored variation). As opposed to darkening the surroundings, this colorway of the 0076 brings on a pinkish hue and actually sort of improves light conditions while still allowing the necessary UV coverage. It would be a very solid low-light option for many PNW days when the sun is hidden but the skies are still bright.
Generally speaking, the polycarbonate polarized lenses remarkably diminish glare, enhancing visual acuity and reducing eye strain under bright conditions. With complete 100% UV protection, your eyes are shielded from harmful sun rays, making it great for when runs are going the distance. They are also scratch-resistant and, coming from someone that probably drops his glasses once a day, this is a necessary feature.
The wraparound design offers solid coverage, but I found them potentially a tad narrow for my head – but even then not by much. If you have a more slender noggin, these will not be an issue. While the quality and performance undoubtedly justify the cost, the price point might deter budget-conscious consumers.
And, I always love sunglasses that are available in prescription lenses for corrective eyewear needs.
The Adidas Sport Sunglasses 0076 flawlessly combine sophisticated design with exceptional performance features. Whether you’re embarking on an intense workout, hitting the trails, or simply strolling around town, these sunglasses prove to be your dependable companion.