1. Want to see less ads, private areas and be able to post? Register Today to receive all these benefits and more!
Dismiss Notice

Want to see less ads, post content and the ability to buy & sell Oakleys?

Register Today or Login

  1. madindehead

    madindehead Oakley Beginner

    Messages:
    10
    Trophy Points:
    51
    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?
     
    Shade Station Oakley Sunglasses

    Register to Not see this ad
  2. supersharp

    supersharp X-Metal Connoisseur Premium Member Lifetime Member

    Messages:
    5,252
    Trophy Points:
    2,023
    Maybe the Jawbreaker was the replacement.
     
  3. Nortika

    Nortika I should Work at Oakley Premium Member

    Messages:
    5,144
    Trophy Points:
    1,273
    Yea, Jawbreaker is its replacement. Sad they are getting rid of it tho
     
  4. madindehead

    madindehead Oakley Beginner

    Messages:
    10
    Trophy Points:
    51
    Ah. That makes sense. A bit weird that the Jawbreaker is the replacement though for something which has two individual lenses.
     
  5. Nortika

    Nortika I should Work at Oakley Premium Member

    Messages:
    5,144
    Trophy Points:
    1,273
    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 Lifetime Member

    Messages:
    5,252
    Trophy Points:
    2,023
    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.....

    Messages:
    3,267
    Trophy Points:
    673
    Not happy they are being disco'd but I am looking forward to the Racing Jackets hitting the Vaults and other on-line discounters.
     
    supersharp likes this.
  8. Ventruck

    Ventruck Oakley Expert

    Messages:
    2,425
    Trophy Points:
    693
    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 I like it when you call me Q Premium Member

    Messages:
    21,088
    Trophy Points:
    3,023
    I thought the now confirmed rumor came up several months ago.
     
    h4x0rmx likes this.
  10. rzurzel

    rzurzel Oakley Expert

    Messages:
    1,022
    Trophy Points:
    693
    I could never accept the fact that other glasses than the originals were named racing jackets...
     
    sparthan likes this.