Oakley sprung to life when James Janard started selling custom motorcycle grips out of the back of his car at motocross events. The rubber used on these grips was soft and tacky and maintained its purchase even in the wet, and it’s still used on the earstocks of Oakley sunnies today.
Now the brand makes everything from sunglasses with a highly tuned lens, designed to help enhance colour and contrast in a given environment, to helmets and clothing too.
If you’re unsure which Oakley’s will be the best fit for you, head over our Oakley cycling sunglasses guide that lists the pros and cons of every model, or if you want to see what else’s is out there and what to look for, check out our rundown of the best sunglasses for cycling.
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