Visual Light Transmitted (VLT): VLT 40-12%. Category 2-3. Best for partial sun to cloudy conditions.
Goggle Lens Guide
Consider the conditions you’ll be riding in when choosing a lens. The lower the VLT (visual light transmitted) rating, the darker the lens, less light passes through. Category ratings (0-4) range from full sun (Category 4) to low-light night conditions (Category 0).
HIGH VLT: 1-20%
Best for bright, sunny conditions. Lenses in this category will cut glare and reduce eye fatigue in full sun conditions. Category 3-4 with a VLT range of 6-18%.
Lens colors: Photochromic, Jet Black, Grey Polarized, Silver Chrome, Green Chrome, Blue Chrome, Gold Chrome.
MEDIUM VLT: 20-54%
Best for partly cloudy to stormy conditions. Lenses in this category will increase depth perception in varying and flat light conditions. Category 1-3 with a VLT range of 20-54%.
Lens colors: Photochromic, Red Chrome, Purple Chrome, Brose, Pink Chrome, Yellow Green
LOW: VLT 25-100%
LOW LIGHT CONDITIONS
Best for night riding and low light conditions. Lenses in this category will allow in the most light. Category 0-1 with a VLT range of 47-82%.
Lens colors: Yellow Blue Chrome, Light Green, Clear, Yellow