Frame & Lenses
PHOTOCHROMIC: YES OR NO?Lenses that are clear at night and then progressively darken as the conditions brighten sound ideal for riding. However, standard photochromic lenses are next to useless for most bikers, as they react to UV, which is blocked by most helmet visors. Thankfully, lens manufacturers have finally developed solutions that will work inside a car, and these are also ideal for use behind a visor:
PRESCRIPTIONDirectly glazed lenses tend to be most popular for bikers. For those who wear varifocals day-to-day, there is no reason to change on the bike, as they will help you keep an eye on the gauge! The varifocals we use major on the distance correction, which is also ideal for motorcycle use.
Below you can take a look at the effect of different lens colours for the open road.
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A perfect choice for open-face crash helmets.
A sleek yet tough fullrim frame by Oakley.
Large wrapped frame gives great eye coverage.
8-base lens curvature maximises peripheral vision.
Understated and functional fullrim frame.
Tough but lightweight, wrapped fullrim frame.
PolarizedPlus2 lenses block glare for superior clarity.
Adapt to changing light quickly with swappable lenses.
Fitted with polarised photochromic lenses.
Special lens treatments keep vision clear and dirt-free.