Oakley sunglasses are a popular go-to option for cyclists, and with good reason. While often more expensive than some of the competition, there’s no denying that Oakley’s shades are well-designed, high-quality and, at times, unmistakably distinctive.
The current collection of cycling-specific shades features a wide range of frame styles to suit all tastes and face shapes – from the traditional to the truly out there, there’s something for everyone.
That choice has been added to by Oakley’s new custom sunglass programme . This enables you choose your own frame parts and lens for 14 different models, offering up to a claimed 40 million combinations. Oakley often has special editions too, such as Tour de France glasses and the Evzero Path Kokoro we’ve featured.
For those of us who wear spectacles in everyday life, Oakley’s cycling glasses range includes prescription cycling glasses . Oakley Prizm lens tech explained
Oakley’s various Prizm tints are claimed to improve clarity and contrast in different scenarios. Stan Portus / Our Media
Oakley’s cycling sunglasses are also defined by the brand’s Prizm lens technology. Oakley says it took 15 years to develop, with each lens tint designed to optimise visibility and contrast in different light conditions and sports.
For example, a specific tint is used to enhance the clarity of road surfaces, helping to reveal potholes, which can often be hidden by glare. These may sound like bold claims, but our expert testing team is united in its agreement that Prizm really does make a difference.Oakley frames are donned […]