Oakley Flak Jacket XLJ

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Sport professionals demand nothing less than the best, and we've answered their challenge for decades. World-class athletes have driven us to create innovation after innovation, including interchangeable lens designs with unbeatable optical clarity. Flak Jacket takes that to the next level with the latest in performance technology.

- Rocky Mountain Trail

Angles. It's all about the angles. The Oakley Flak Jacket XLJ Iridium takes the same exact frame as the Flak Jacket, but has a slightly larger, more squared-off XLJ lens. So you get all the same features, only with a little more coverage for larger faces. As with the standard Flak Jacket, the XLJ is all about sport, and it's all about lifestyle. It looks and works just right whether you're groveling in your drops or kicking back with a cold one. This kind of multi-purpose use is appealing for the simplicity it affords. The Flak Jacket has an O Matter frame for lightweight, durability, and comfort, and the Unobtanium nose piece and ear socks help make the three-point fit as secure as wearing full-face goggles. High Definition Optics on Plutonite lenses offer great clarity, and to keep them that way, Oakley coats the lenses with a hydrophobic and oleophobic solution. These are features on all of Oakley's sport glasses; they haven't skimped just because the look here is fashionable. And being both sporty and fashionable is what the Flak Jacket is about. The Oakley Flak Jacket XLJ Iridium comes in a Matte White frame with Jade Iridium lenses. Jade has a neutral green base with a mirror coating for sunny days; it allows 17% light transmission. It comes with a hard case and a soft bag, the latter for cleaning and stowing the glasses in a pocket. There are also two sets of nose pieces to customize the fit.

- Backcountry.com

Do you see shades of the Half Jacket XLJ in these Flak Jacket XLJs? At a glance the contoured Flak Jacket frame seems to be the only significant difference, but the Flak Jacket XLJ represents a new generation of sport eyewear performance. The interchangeable lenses have a permanent hydrophobic lens that repels skin oil, rain and sweat to optimize optical performance. The lenses also resist smudges and clean easier than previous eyewear, making the design better suited to endurance sports and extended climbing and backpacking. While some people found the Flak Jacket XLJ lenses easier to change than the Half Jackets, it's all really a matter of getting used to changing lenses. Like learning anything new, changing the lenses the first time around takes an extra moment or two. After that you can swap out lenses in a few moments and quickly adapt to new light conditions. The XLJ lens design offers more vertical sweep or coverage than the standard Flak Jacket designs, an essential feature for athletes with larger faces or those who tend to watch their foot placement more than others. Like the Oakley Half Jackets, the Flak Jacket XLJ has a featherweight O Matter frame with Unobtainium earsocks, and the proven three-point fit. Unobtainium tends to grip more when wet, so you don't have to worry about your Flak Jacket XLJs giving you the slip before you reach the finish line.

- Altrec Outdoors

Description of Oakley Polarized Flak Jacket XLJ Sunglasses - Dark Grey Fire IridiumSport professionals demand nothing less than the best, and weve answered their challenge for decades. World-class athletes have driven us to create innovation after innovation, including interchangeable lens designs with unbeatable optical clarity. FLAK JACKET sunglasses take that to the next level with the latest in performance technology.The lenses in this polarized edition of FLAK JACKET are engineered to block the blinding rays of glare that are magnified by flat surfaces such as snow, water and pavement. Oakley uses a liquid infusion process to eliminate the haze and distortion found with ordinary polarized lenses. Optimized with Oakley polarization, FLAK JACKET offers the best optical performance on the planet.MAINTAINS SHARP, CLEAR VISIONFLAK JACKET features Oakley HYDROPHOBIC, a permanent lens coating that prevents rain and sweat from building up on the lens. It also repels skin oils and other contaminates, so the lens is smudge resistant and easy to keep clean. It even eliminates static electricity, so dirt and dust particles wont cling.STAYS AHEAD OF THE SUNFLAK JACKET lets you change lenses in seconds to optimize vision in any sport environment. Multiple lens colors are available, and all lenses feature the unbeatable clarity of Oakleys HIGH DEFINITION OPTICS HDO.OFFERS A SECURE, CUSTOM FITChoose the nose pads that give you the best fit two sizes are included with every frame. Like the stem sleeves, theyre made of UNOBTAINIUM to increase grip with perspiration. Oakleys Three-Point Fit optimizes comfort and holds the lenses in precise optical alignment for superior clarity.OPTIMIZES COMFORT, PROTECTION AND CLARITYFLAK JACKET is made of lightweight O MATTER for all-day comfort. Pure PLUTONITE lens material filters out 100 of all UV, and FLAK JACKET meets ANSI Z87.1 standards for impact protection. The semi-rimless design means theres no frame rim to block downward view. Optical clarity exceeds all ANSI Z87.1 standards, and XYZ OPTICS extends razor-sharp vision all the way to the lens periphery.FeaturesInterchangeable lenses to optimize performance in any environment Durability and all-day comfort of lightweight, stress-resistant O Matter frame material Optimized peripheral vision and side protection of 8.75 base lens curvature Comes standard with Oakley HydrophobicOleophobic anti-smudge lens coating on all lens options Comfort and performance of Three-Point Fit that holds lenses in precise optical alignment Metal icon accents Optical precision and performance that meets all ANSI Z87.1 standards Impact resistance that meets all ANSI Z87.1 standards for high-mass and high-velocity impact UV protection of Plutonite lens that filters out 100 of UVA UVB UVC harmful blue light up to 400 nm Minimized glare via technology that produces the best polarized lenses on the planet Glare reduction and tuned light transmission of Iridium lens coating Multiple interchangeable Unobtainium nose pad options for customizable and comfortable secure fit Protective sports-specific Oakley Soft Vault included with capacity for extra lenses Available with Oakley Prescription Lenses 2.00 through -3.00 combined powerFire Iridium Polarized Lens Sport performance lens for extremely bright lightHigh-contrast glare-cutting design with a highly reflective Iridium coating to enhance greens and redsLight Transmission 10Protection Index 3Conditions extremely bright lightNeutral Contrast Contrast

- US Outdoor Store