Oakley Fast Jacket

Our rating 
4.5 out of 5 star rating 4.5
£190.00
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With sponsored athletes including Chrissie Wellington, Miranda Carfrae, Javier Gomez and Craig Alexander, Oakley should know what triathletes want in a pair of shades. The Fast Jackets certainly look the part, combining mean and moody styling with plenty of functional features.

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For your considerable cash outlay you get polished black ‘Iridium’ lenses for bright days and red ‘Persimmon’ light-enhancing lenses for dull ones; both lenses filter out 100% of UVA and UVB. Thrown in is a soft bag, zipped hard case and a cleaning ‘pen’. Prescription lenses are also available.

They’re not the lightest glasses but feel super solid, the fit was great and the Switchlock lens changing system really inspires confidence; in short, they sailed through all the tests. The top of the frame crept into our field of vision when really tucking down but this would only be a problem if you’ve got a super-aggressive aero position.

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Contact : www.oakley.co.uk