The Link is the all-in-one goggle.
- Polarized and Photochromic lens changes with the light (lightens at dawn, darkens at noon, and lightens again at dusk) and blocks glare
- Passive airflow ventilation system and anti-fog lens prevent the dreaded fog mist
- Triple density foam molds to your face for a secure fit
- Helmet-compatible, so no skier gap
- 100% UV Protection
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Share your thoughts
- Gender: Male
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
I am on my second season with these goggles and they seem to work as advertised. I have never had them fog up, and have worn them during heavy snow and cold days down in the teens. They fit well with my Giro helmet. I have a medium size face and these fit me well. I find that these goggles block my downward vision more than other goggles I have worn, but once skiing I don't notice it. I found that using these goggles for night skiing is not ideal. They do lighten up, but not enough in my opinion. A clear lens would have been better.
Will these fit over eyeglasses?
They are not specifically an Over The Glasses goggle so your eyeglasses may not fit or be comfortable with the goggles.
So far, so good. The Polarized Photochromic lens appears to be as advertised and works well in changing light conditions. However, the jury is still out as I have not had the benefit of using the product over the course of an entire season. Item is still a little pricey even with the end of season sale price. that I paid
I probably would not have parted with the full retail price of $160/ea., that they were asking for the item.
Based on my limited experience I would recommed the model with the spherical lens shape for enhaced peripheral vision if you don't mind parting with the additional coin for this model. Also take note of which models are recommended for various head and face sizes. I purchased a model that was recommended for medium head and face sizes and probably should have gotten a model recommended for large head and face sizes. However, I'm still satified with my purchase as the lens for this goggle is a noticeable improvement over anything else I've worn over the years.
Look forward to putting the product to the test next season over the course of an entire ski season.
Stay tuned for a more comprehensive and detailed review.
I was a bit skeptical of the claims that this was both a good low-light and sun goggle. But after last weekend, I'm a believer. We had one day of snow, deep powder and very low light and these goggles performed great. They even handled a couple of faceplants in the pow very well. The next day was bluebird and the changing lens performed as advertised.
They aren't a perfect match with my Smith Vantage helmet, but they work just fine. The silicone gripper beads on the inside of the strap keep the goggles from falling back when I put them up on the helmet too.
Are these goggles helmet compatable?
Yes they are.
I'm in a bind.
I'm sold on Zeals and want to get a pair ASAP, but I don't have a local spot to judge fit. I'm trying to choose between the Link or Detonator model.
For comparison's sake, the Analog Figment, Dragon DX and Smith Fuse all fit my face well.
I have a normal size head, nose face and all but the Link are huge, espcially if you dont want your helmet tilted back on your head. My only concer with the Links are that they don't give you as much peripheral as the others....
Detonator runs wider than the Link, but is about the same height.
I agree with the Guy below. These things ROCK! They are very comfortable and the Polarized lenses really bring everything alive! The Photocromatic lens is fantastic. I did have a fog issue this past week but I was working it in 6ft of POW and really breathing hard! I am very happy with these Goggles!
I never put much stock into goggle improving your vision, and I only bought these expensive goggles because I received a gift certificate. That being said, these things rock. They never fog, and they totally change with the light conditions. You can look through them and then take them off and really see that images improve when you look through these goggles. I wear them all the time now...no more sunglasses for me. By the way, this is no BS company guy pumping his products....I'm just really impressed.