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  1. nightpusher1

    nightpusher1 Guest

    I recently bought an R1 from a lady in Melbourne who's family used to be the area distributor for Oakley,she described them as a sports edition which was not released to the public but was for sponsored athletes,when they arrived they turned out to be a brand new Titanium frame,4000 serial,the beautiful matt colour the same as the first gen Juliet/gold ,complete with root beer rubber and what appear to be factory cut permisson lenses, question is does anyone have any knowledge of this so called sports edition being in existance and if so could you share what you know please.
     
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  2. i am rich

    i am rich The Silly Collector!

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    Post pics so we can see.
     
  3. Krank

    Krank Oakley Enthusiast

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    Post pics bro
     
  4. emjaycee23

    emjaycee23 Vocare Ad Regnum

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    pics:popcorn:
     
  5. mercbezerk

    mercbezerk Unicorn Chaser Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    I too bought a couple of pairs from an ex-Oakley sponsored athele who now works for Oakley and one of those pairs were Juliet's with Persimmon lenses. When I asked him if he swapped the lenses out his response was that he was given it that way. So there may be some true to the story that Oakley at one point may have custom cut Persimmon lenses for the X-metal range for their athletes.
    Sports Edition R1 - iv85.jpg
     
  6. discostu

    discostu Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    I have also seen on the bay, R1's with persimmon lenses which I assumed had been custom cut.
     
  7. nightpusher1

    nightpusher1 Guest

    I will take some pics in daylight tomorrow , thanks for your input so-far.
     
  8. nightpusher1

    nightpusher1 Guest

    Pics as promised,comments or info welcome.
    Sports Edition R1 - IMG_0778_zpse6601059.jpg
    Sports Edition R1 - IMG_0777_zps3a01a1d4.jpg
    Sports Edition R1 - IMG_0778_zpse6601059.jpg
     
  9. Krank

    Krank Oakley Enthusiast

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    Those are so new they look broken, go wrestle a Kangaroo with those on and give em some character. Nice pair man.
     
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  10. Lexkempo

    Lexkempo Frog Fanatic

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    Purty, nice find!