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  1. rino

    rino Oakley Enthusiast

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    Hi all,

    I'm going to buy a new pair for general sport use, the most mtb and road.

    I thought that this could be the time to try a Prizm lens :D

    From your experience, which one is the more versatile?

    TY
     
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  2. mjt42

    mjt42 Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    i would maybe try prism trail for mtb and prism road for, um, road???
     
  3. rino

    rino Oakley Enthusiast

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    I would be very happy if I could buy 2 different pairs, but for the moment I must choose only one

    Otherwise I would have never opened this 3d ;)
     
  4. Wavecloud

    Wavecloud Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    From what I'v tried so far i would say - Prizm Golf

    I have, Trail, Golf and Daily. :)

    Trail is very like HI Persimmon

    Golf is a little like G30

    Daily is bit like vr28 Black irdm, IMO.
     
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  5. steveocubed

    steveocubed Oakley Enthusiast

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    I would go with Prizm Road if I had to pick one. While Prizm Trail is awesome when you're going in and out of shade since it provides a lot of sharp, bright contrast, Prizm Road will hold up better on your basic sunny day and has enough versatility I think to handle medium light as well.
     
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  6. OakleyGuru379

    OakleyGuru379 What is that thing?!

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    Prizm road is best, but to tell you the truth, I cant really tell what the big deal is about this Prizm technology.
     
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  7. Chris Nardone

    Chris Nardone Oakley Beginner

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    I only have experience with Road. But I am thrilled with them. I only ride road but I use them from pre-dawn through mid day. I love the way things look through them. All colors seem to pop just a little bit with much less obvious tint.

    To Guru379's point, when testing the OO Red side by side with Road, I did not feel like there was a huge difference. I did like road better though. To be fair it was only a few minutes with each lens and there was no glare in the outdoor mall. Finally, someone elses huge might be miniscule to me.
     
  8. kronin323

    kronin323 Font of Useless Knowledge Premium Member

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    I have trail, road, and daily. Road is the most versatile.
     
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  9. kronin323

    kronin323 Font of Useless Knowledge Premium Member

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    I did a fairly thorough comparison between OO Red and Road on this thread, starting with the pics in the direct link and with some additional comments over the next couple of pages:

    Oakley's new Prizm Lens Line | Page 5 | Oakley Forum

    But basically my conclusions were similar, there's very little improvement with Road over OO Red when you're wearing them. Road is better, if I had neither and was going to get one I'd get Road, but is it enough better to replace the OO Reds you already have with Road? Maybe not; depends on personal preferences.
     
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  10. Bosoxyacht

    Bosoxyacht Oakley Expert

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    Well said.

    I'm not a huge fan of Polarized lenses for cycling, but I grew to love OO+ because of the tint color. Road Prizm is very similar, but not polarized. I wish it was a bit darker, but I live in an area with extremely bright sunshine.
     
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