Oakley Nanowire 3.0 - Sunglasses: Reviews

Nov 1, 2010
Outside Magazine
Oakley Nanowire 3.0 - Sunglasses: Reviews

   Photo: Terry Heffernan


This is about as hi-def as polycarbonate gets, man. Visual champagne. The polarized lens—reddish brown but called VR28 Black Iridium—accentuates depth and contrast, makes colors jump out and throb, and provides wonderful acuity. A frameless, featherweight single-blade shield gives big rectangular coverage and protection with attitude. Add in a nice grip from wire temples clad with rubber at the ears and you've got the goods for flying low, especially on a road bike. But it almost seems wrong to get all sweaty in eyewear so bold yet elegant, like mixing a batch of Gatorade in a Ming vase. Or not. oakley.com

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