Even though the lens forms the main structure of the glasses, they feel surprisingly robust, not flexy or cheap like some frameless sunglasses do. I didn’t experience any fogging even in major humidity, which left a few riding buddies flying blind as they took off from a stop light.Fake Oakleys.Our sample EVZero Path also featured Oakley’s latest Prizm lens technology. Oakley says its Prizm technology was 15 years in development, and each lens is designed to optimize light conditions experienced in a specific sporting environment.Oakleys On Sale. While there’s a range of lenses designed for everything from golf to baseball, for cycling there’s a separate lens road and mountain biking.Cheap Oakleys.The Prizm Road lens I tested is claimed to boost road texture, painted lines, and traffic lights, while also enhancing greens and blues. It’s not a huge difference, but I did find vision was sharp, with certain road hazards and painted lines seemed to pop.
As you can probably guess, the 20 percent light transmission was a bit dark for low light and night time riding.Unfortunately, the Road Prizm lens doesn’t perform particularly well on the trail. It may be partially due to the low overall light transmission, but looking through the Road Prizm lens, rocks, roots and other obstacles were harder to pick out, especially in the trees.Cheap Oakley Sunglasses.Seeing that the lens isn’t swappable, if you’re planning to do much mountain biking or mixed surface riding, the Prizm road lens isn’t the best choice.Discount Oakley. That said, the EVZero Path is available in non Prizm lens options.It’s also worth noting Oakley now only applies hydrophobic coating on the outside of its lenses. It’s not a huge issue for most, but the heavier sweaters among us may find this annoying as sweat often smears on the inside of the lens rather than beading and dripping off the bottom.
The bigger of the two lens options, the EVZero Range weighs in two grams heavier than the Path version at 24g.Oakley Sunglasses For Men. While only 5mm taller than the Path, the Range lens shape surprisingly offered noticeably more coverage.Oakley Sunglasses. When tucked in the aero position, I could just see the upper edge of the Path lens at the very top of my field of vision, while with the Range lens I couldn’t see a distinguishable edge, even when I strained in an attempt to do so.Oakleys On Sale.As with the Path lens shape, the Range has the same trouble with arms overlapping helmet retention systems, but surprisingly the large lens didn’t tap the brow of any of the helmets I tried them with, like some big sports glasses do.Oakley Sungalsses Outlet.Our Range tester came equipped with Oakley’s photochromatic lens. With light transmission ranging from 69 – 23 percent, I have yet to find light conditions the lens doesn’t suit.