We’d recommend eye protection year-round regardless of the weather. Your eyes are vulnerable to grit and detritus thrown up from the road or trail, plus airborne pollution, not to mention insects of various sizes.
The top-value Tifosi Forza FCs are good, neutrally styled glasses available with either clear lenses – for winter – or dark lenses for brighter days. Light and comfortable, they grip well without being too tight on the temples. If you're after interchangeable lenses, take a look at Tifosi's equally good Roubaix model.
This article was originally published in Cycling Plus magazine.