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post #1 of 13
Thread Starter 

What can you all tell me about Anon goggles? I cant seem to find much info on them. Im looking for a set of new goggles around the $100-150 price range and I was looking at them on their website, but cant seem to find any local places that have them to try on. Ive looked at the Smith I/O due to some good recommendations around here. They fit OK, but a bit on the snug side on the bridge of my nose. The Oakley A Frame fits OKish too but Ive seen various reports of them scratching real easy.  I want to keep my options open, so Im looking at these Anons too (the Hawkeye in particular). The two big ski shops in the area only really carry Oakleys and the smaller place I found the I/Os only have a small kiosk with 10 pairs and thats really it. :/

post #2 of 13

Lens quality... stick with the Smiths or POC. The Smith line has something for almost every face size.

post #3 of 13

Anon was (might still be?) part of the Burton Empire. Very stylish goggles that are as good as anything else out there once you get them on the hill. Their website is incredible, btw.

post #4 of 13

...I/OX? For that money I would rather spent a bit more and get a pair of lens instead of one.

post #5 of 13

I've had my Anons for three seasons now.  They have been great - probably the best goggles I've ever had.  I think the model is called Figment.

post #6 of 13
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Originally Posted by east or bust View Post

...I/OX? For that money I would rather spent a bit more and get a pair of lens instead of one.

 

i/o series includes two lenses.

post #7 of 13

The I/O is the mid-size flagship from Smith Optics.  The I/Os is a slightly smaller frame fit, and the I/Ox slightly larger.  All come with two lenses initially and the ability to easily (and relatively inexpensively) add more if desired.  The Anon brand is more in line with Oakley I believe, being more concerned with "style" and "looks" rather than optics first.  With that said, they are certainly capable enough for many on the snow - particularly if you find they fit better than what you've previously tried on.  Remember to always take your helmet/hat along when fitting goggles.

post #8 of 13
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Originally Posted by markojp View Post

 

i/o series includes two lenses.

Sorry, my post was a bit unclear, I was actually suggesting the I/OX over the Anon based on the fact that it comes with 2 lenses.

post #9 of 13
Thread Starter 

Thanks for the tip, guys. I found another shop that had both the IO and IOx in stock. I tried them both on and the IOx did fit a lot better. I dont really have either a large head nor a large nose, but the large size goggle did fit me better than the mid size one. Now I just have to decide if I want to drop $175 on a pair of goggles  icon14.gif

post #10 of 13
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Originally Posted by R4D4R View Post

Thanks for the tip, guys. I found another shop that had both the IO and IOx in stock. I tried them both on and the IOx did fit a lot better. I dont really have either a large head nor a large nose, but the large size goggle did fit me better than the mid size one. Now I just have to decide if I want to drop $175 on a pair of goggles  icon14.gif

 

Lifetime warrantee. Have only heard good things.

post #11 of 13

Don't pay $175!!! Various Smith I/O for $99.99 Cn with free shipping to Canada or States. I bought a pair 2 weeks ago and am very pleased.

http://stores.ebay.com/asogear/Goggles-/_i.html?LH_SellerWithStore=1&LH_TitleDesc=1&_fsub=11637447&_sasi=1&_sid=118178354&_trksid=p4634.c0.m322

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Originally Posted by Castle Dave View Post

Don't pay $175!!! Various Smith I/O for $99.99 Cn with free shipping to Canada or States. I bought a pair 2 weeks ago and am very pleased.

http://stores.ebay.com/asogear/Goggles-/_i.html?LH_SellerWithStore=1&LH_TitleDesc=1&_fsub=11637447&_sasi=1&_sid=118178354&_trksid=p4634.c0.m322


OOoooorrrrrrrrr...

 

Support your local shop instead so they can continue to support you and the sport you both love.  Loads of good ju ju is also included at no extra cost!  Remember, a lot of us offer discounts as well, and provide FAR better service!  :)

post #13 of 13
Thread Starter 

Thanks for the tips, everyone. It turns out I found a few gift cards at my local EMS, so thats where Im going. They dont have any goggles in stock, but can get them from other shops. Im heading up  there today :D

IOX it is!

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