This is a bit of an odd one, because it concerns subjective experience, so it's hard to describe, and it could be just me... When I'm riding I experience a kind of 'distributed attention' where I'm not focused on one particular spot, but am scanning the whole environment for threats. In general I'm looking where I'm looking, but I'm much more aware of my peripheral vision than under normal circumstances. I'm not sure whether it's just that, or whether it's a combination of that and too much time staring at computer screens between rides (I work on one all day at work and then game too much in the evening) or whether my vision and the fact that I wear multifocal glasses is contributing, but... Lately I seem to feel in that mode most of the time, even when walking. It means I'm great at avoiding people in shopping centres, but it is accompanied by a slightly alienated feeling toward what I see. The specs allow me to see to the mountains clearly, so if there's an issue with my vision it's a subtle one. But I just kinda feel visually 'disconnected from the world', and don't remember feeling like that in the past. I'll get my eyes checked out as soon as work gets less busy, and I plan to spend a heap less time staring at screens over the summer and to go to the beach, play golf, kick a ball around the park and so on. So I guess we'll see whether the feeling dissipates over time. Just wanted to ask whether anyone is experiencing anything similar, and maybe spark a more general discussion around vision and riding.