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Oakley Flak 2.0 XL Review

The Oakley Flak 2.0 provides all around performance in a stylish package that can keep up with whatever outdoor activities you pursue. Performance ComparisonAs you can see in the table above, the Oakley Flak 2.0 was the highest scoring model in our overall scoring. Read on to find out how these glasses did in all the different tests that make up our overall scores.Eye ProtectionDue to a contoured design, the Oakley Flak 2.0 XL pack what feels like a a lot of eye protection into a relatively...

Silicon Valley’s top tech execs wear only the most expensive, rare, and stylish sunglasses

You generally won’t find Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos, or other billionaire tech execs sporting expensive tailored suits or Rolexes like their high-powered peers in the rest of corporate America. Instead, they signal their membership in the elite another way — with expensive sneakers and luxury eyewear.Jeff Bezos could be the world’s first trillionaire by 2042The sunglasses of Silicon Valley are taken out of their cases at least once a year when the who’s who of tech elites descends on Sun Valley,...

Oakley Expands Its Bike Gear Offerings With New line of Helmets and Apparel

A little known fact about Oakley, whose sunglasses are ubiquitous among both suburban dada and world-class athletes across a wide range of sports, is that they got their start selling motorcycle grips in 1975 and first rose to prominence when it added BMX grips, goggles, and other safety gear. The company announced recently that they'd be making another big splash in the bike world, with a new line of helmets and apparel. “Two wheels are in Oakley’s DNA," said Olaf Dunz, global Marketing...