Oakley has eight distinct Prizm lenses—with one tuned for snow, we could see seven of the eight at Rio—all formed over years of lab and field testing, which includes Olympic athletes.Jorgensen competes in the Oakley Prizm Road lens.Cheap Oakley Sunglasses. Olympic volleyballer Kerri Walsh says she finds the Prizm Field applicable for beach volleyball as whites and blues gets enhanced, allowing the ball and the sky to remain clear.Discount Oakley.The eight lenses can all fit in one of the five flexible nylon Green Fade frames, all 100,000 hand-painted in California spray booths.Oakley Sunglasses For Men. Each frame has a different purpose, with the frames used by mountain bikers, the Jawbreaker, for example, needing to handle the force and head movement with high grip.Oakley Sunglasses Outlet. A track sprinter, however, using the EVZero doesn’t need that grip, but wants a lightweight shield.Golfers and beach volleyball players will likely choose between the RadarLock Path and the Flak 2.0 XL while road cyclists may select the Radar EV Path based on personal aesthetic and performance preferences.
That filtering allows Prizm lenses to clean up environments and sharpen details, akin to upgrading to HD. American Olympic triathlete Gwen Jorgensen says she noticed the difference.Oakley Sunglasses. “After the race when I take off my lenses, it is almost like the normal environment becomes dull,” she says. “With Prizm, everything really comes alive—so many pops of colors and I can see details that I couldn’t see with the naked eye.”All lenses start with a clear, purified resin that gets colorized through dyes.Oakley Womens Sunglasses. That resin, after an extrusion process, is then placed into an injection mold to form the final lens material. By creating a gap in color on either side of a specific wavelength, the chosen wavelength seems that much more extreme.Fake Oakleys. “We are creating a lot of detail and depth perception, which creates performance value,” Chumbley says. “Color separation is the key. Bad light is what muddies the field.”It’s pretty rare nowadays to roll up to a bunch ride or race and not see someone wearing Oakley sunglasses.
Between the Radar, Radarlock (and XL), Radar EV and Jawbreakers, Oakley frames are donned by a huge number of cyclists around the world.Oakley Outlet.In addition to looking great (ok, maybe not the Jawbreakers), they offer fantastic visual clarity, durable construction, and best-in-class comfort. However, all of these frames have something in common which obscures the view – the frame itself.Oakley Sunglasses Sale.Oakley’s latest release the EVZero does away with the frame completely, and is designed for totally unobstructed vision. Claimed to be ‘the lightest performance sunglasses in history’, the new EVZero is a redesigned version of the the Sub Zero which was released in the 90’s.Cheap Oakleys.Available in two lens shapes, Path and the slightly larger Range, both feature lightweight slender earsocks made from Oakley’s ‘O-Matter’, and no-slip ‘Unobtainium’ rubber on the nosepiece and temple tips to keep the glasses securely attached to your face.Oakleys On Sale. Unfortunately the lens (or arms rather) are fixed, and though I’m not a frequent lens changer, it’s a feature I’d like to see.