Urban cycling problem

Discussion in 'General Cycling' started by Just zis Guy, you know?, Sep 23, 2011.

  1. Has anyone else noticed that spectacles get horribly manky when riding
    round the city? I have to wash them every couple of days to get the
    traffic film off.

    Just zis Guy, you know?, Sep 23, 2011
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    Simon Mason Guest

    Mine seem to get more dirty from my fingers when I change the lenses
    to different coloured ones or whenever they get rained on then dry
    Simon Mason, Sep 23, 2011
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    Ian Smith Guest

    I ended up using 2 pairs of specs. The old scratched ones for riding
    which I don't mind soaping up and running under hot water to clean; the
    good ones, of course, for less grimy pursuits.
    Ian Smith, Sep 23, 2011
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    Mark Guest

    I usually need to clean glasses after day. But then I live in the
    country ;-)
    Mark, Sep 23, 2011
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    Paul - xxx Guest

    When the glasses are next cleaned of traffic film, try using a very
    light spray of a furniture polish and rub it off with a normal
    household duster .. keep the duster very clean. It seems the polish
    fills the very small scratches and, for a while, restores the glasses
    somewhat to a very flat surface which resists dirt and water etc.

    Works for me, anyway .. ;)
    Paul - xxx, Sep 24, 2011
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