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  1. Jorge Gutierrez

    Jorge Gutierrez Oakley Beginner

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    Hi, first post here. Not really an Oakley enthusiast but I do have a couple before this latest purchase.

    The purpose of these glasses will be strictly cycling. A little about my setup: white helmet / white bike.

    Naturally I would like for the glasses to match so I have made white sort of a requirement.

    This is what I have purchased but will only keep one. Why didn't I get a Jawbone and customize it instead? because it's being discontinued and it makes more sense to buy the "new" model for the same or slightly higher price.

    $220. 2 lenses (Jade and clear)
    Which One Should I Keep? (Racing Jackets Inside) - photo2.jpg

    $355. 2 lenses (transitions and the one pictured, don't remember name)
    Which One Should I Keep? (Racing Jackets Inside) - photo3.jpg


    -I'm not crazy about the green accents on the first one. And it's hard to find thru bolts locally and they're $30 online. Does the Racing Jacket and the Jawbone share these components? I was told in the Oakley store they are not interchangeable, but then again the girl also told me the lenses were not interchangeable either and they clearly are.

    -Not sure how I feel the black jaws on the white/black one. Maybe it'll grow on me but for the money I'm spending I have to LOVE it to keep it.

    Opinions welcomed!


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  2. Nyarlathotep

    Nyarlathotep The Crawling Chaos Premium Member

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    The lenses, bolts, jaws, and ear socks will work on both the jawbone and racing jackets. You can't change the icons between the two. If you ever feel the need to sell those green racing jacket icons and thru bolts, let me know, I've been looking for a set.
  3. atrain

    atrain O-Forums Boss of Bosses

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    I llike the first one personally
  4. Jorge Gutierrez

    Jorge Gutierrez Oakley Beginner

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    I'm leaning towards the first one too, it's just so much cheaper and I really don't need the transitions as nice as they may be.

    Question - which finish will last longer / is more durable: matte or polished?
  5. AtmosPlease?

    AtmosPlease? Oakley Beginner

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    I like the first ones. Matte seems to hold up better polished shows micro scratches and sweat much more.
  6. Oakley_Sight

    Oakley_Sight Gotta love a good DOG

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    I'd go with the white too. You will need to keep the stem rubbers clean though bot if your ride is white then the first glasses it is.