Some things I am real cheap about and it took me at least 3 months before I finally pulled the trigger and bought these glasses, what I wanted was the Polarized lenses with Matte black frames, but events made it so I had to make a decision and I bought these and it was a game changing choice. At first I was not happy that they did not get dark in direct sun light ( they do reduce most of the glare though kind of like clear Polarized), so much so that I ordered a Prizm Road Lens the week after they arrived but during that week of wearing them during 8 plus hours of riding I noticed I could see things that I was not used to seeing and 1 ride I wore my old pair of Smith Attack Polarized on a very sunny day and REALLY wanted my Oakleys. The only time these lenses are a bit edgy is in direct in your face sun rise, but this morning I road a 30 mile loop before work and used the Prizm Road lens because of the sun rise thing and they did cool down the brightness a bit but I could not see anything in the shadow of the shoulder that I am used to seeing with the PhotoChromic lens. These are by far the best riding lenses made and I think BY FAR the best. Lastly add the best cycling frames and I feel silly about not stepping for them a long time ago. I have a large head and these fit and look outstanding, people with smaller heads may have a fit problem..
These are great glasses. Really like the fact that they are photochromic. Lenses turn dark in bright sunlight and turn clear in the shade or overcast conditions.
HDR optics are just as advertised, no burring or distortion of vision. Best glasses out there.
Some may not like that the rim does effect peripheral vision, when looking behind to check for traffic, but doesn't bother me. May want to look at the Oakley Radar photochromic if you think the rim may bother you.
This are the best cycling sunglasses I've used, I start cycling early in the morning when is dark and finish when the sun is up.. Photo-chromatic is the way to go. Also, I wear contacts and they have perfect ventilation.
Amazing, I got the transition so on later Tides they are clear and dark in the sun. I wear contacts and they are large enough to protect against wind and contacts drying but let air flow so dont fog on rides.