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  1. madindehead

    madindehead Oakley Beginner

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    I was emailing someone at Oakley the other day about some custom Racing Jackets, and he informed me that the Racing Jackets will soon be discontinued.

    Does anyone else have info about this? Is there a replacement coming for these?
     
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  2. supersharp

    supersharp X-Metal Connoisseur Premium Member

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    Maybe the Jawbreaker was the replacement.
     
  3. Nortika

    Nortika Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Yea, Jawbreaker is its replacement. Sad they are getting rid of it tho
     
  4. madindehead

    madindehead Oakley Beginner

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    Ah. That makes sense. A bit weird that the Jawbreaker is the replacement though for something which has two individual lenses.
     
  5. Nortika

    Nortika Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    If I remember right they were designed for the Tour De France so they have to change with the times
     
  6. supersharp

    supersharp X-Metal Connoisseur Premium Member

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    It really seems like they are doing away with all the older style switch lock technology also. I know the Jawbreaker incorporates a different kind, but I really did like the moving jaws and bolts.
     
  7. del518

    del518 I have a few pair.....

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    Not happy they are being disco'd but I am looking forward to the Racing Jackets hitting the Vaults and other on-line discounters.
     
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  8. Ventruck

    Ventruck Oakley Expert

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    Yeah, although they seem very versatile imo, you don't see them used much in other disciplines. In preserving that intended purpose, there's no point in a split lens/full frame setup.

    Sport lineup will be weird without a full frame flagship, so while the Jawbreaker may take over in some respect I'd expect a replacement.
     
  9. QLR1

    QLR1 DARK SIDE, embraced!

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    I thought the now confirmed rumor came up several months ago.
     
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  10. rzurzel

    rzurzel Oakley Expert

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    I could never accept the fact that other glasses than the originals were named racing jackets...
     
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