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All about: Oakley cycling gear

All sportspersons know that the equipment they use and the clothes they wear can have an impact on their performance. Oakley provides a range of cycle gear and wear for those in the UK. This article will take a closer look at Oakley and some of the products that can be purchased for its stores.

About Oakley

Oakley is based in Foothill Ranch, California and makes sports equipments such as sunglasses, watches, clothing, bags and accessories. Oakley holds over 500 patents for eye wear and other performance-related gear. Founded in 1975 by Jim Jannard, Oakley is part of the Luxottica group and is in direct competition with other well-known sports manufacturers such as Nike, Reebok and Adidas. Oakley product testing Oakley sunglasses comply to the ANSI Z87.1 requirements for impact and protection, each pair passing three tests before being put on the market. The lenses are designed to withstand the elements such as sun and rain and are designed to lessen impact damage. Made of a patented material called PlutoniteTM, Oakley sunglasses filter out 100% of UVA, UVB and UVC rays, as well as harmful blue light up to 400nm.

Oakley products

Oakley offers a range of products for all sorts of environments and situations. Here are some of the different categories to consider when buying Oakley products. Sunglasses Oakley sunglasses come in a range of colours, or they can be customised as you see fit. Oakley's range of sunglasses range from the Jaw Bone, starting at around £120, as well as the Radar Range, the Flak Jacket and the M Frame Strike. Oakley also offers "active sunglasses" including the X-Squared, the Scalpel and the Minute 2.0. Goggles Oakley goggles start at around £20. This range includes the Troy Lee Signature Series Crowbar MX, the Proven MX and the MX O Frame. Performance tops The extensive range of performance tops come in both men's and women's sizes and styles and includes the Long Sleeve Retro V and the Long Sleeve Echo Jersey. The Long Sleeve Retro V is 100% polyester and features, moisture wicking, antibacterial action, UV protection, mesh underarm and back panels, elbow articulation and microfiber wipe. Performance bottoms Bottoms include the Rick Drop Shorts and Eclipse Pocket Denim Pants. The Rock Drop Shorts are 100% nylon and feature articulated panels, ratchet fly, super-stretch back panel, internal waist gripper, hanger loops and a hidden key pocket. Accessories Oakley offers a vast range of accessories such as gloves, hats, footwear and watches, as well as backpacks to carry all of your equipments. If you are a sportsman or woman looking for new performance equipments, it is worth considering Oakley as your point of call.

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