Smith PivLock V2
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The new PivLock V2 from Smith will take you from the start line to the podium. With features like the new 3 size adjustable nose and performance-proven interchangeable lenses, the competition doesn't stand a chance. The medium sized lens and sport-driven frame design are upgraded with the new slide on temple ends for first class comfort. Fit for a king or queen.
The lightweight, rimless Smith PivLock V2 sunglasses feature an adjustable nose piece and interchangeable lens system that all will appreciate-especially runners and cyclists. Same as the PivLock V2 Max but with a smaller silhouette, the V2 sunglasses are medium-sized with wrap-around coverage. With the PivLock interchangeable system, simply rotate temple piece up 45deg and remove from lens; to remove nosepiece, grasp lens and pull piece away. Scratch- and impact-resistant Carbonic lenses use Tapered Lens Technology from Smith to provide distortion-free vision. Tapered Lens Technology contours the thickness of the lens so that light travels through without distortion-what you see is what you get. Permanent lens coating repels moisture, grease and grime to keep your vision clear. Both frames feature gray lenses with a platinum mirror finish to reduce visible light and glare while preserving natural colors in order to provide true color definition. 2 additional sets of lenses included: rose Ignitor lenses with mirror coating for medium light/overcast conditions; clear mirror lenses for low light to night conditions. Includes a total of 3 sets of lenses. 7 base curve lenses; Smith features sunglasses with 6, 7, 8 and 9 base curvature-the higher the number, the more curved the lenses. Frames are made from a bio-plastic derived from non-GMO castor seeds and lightweight nylon for a resilient, consistent fit. Hydrophilic temple and nose pads become tackier when wet for reliable grip during exercise and hot weather; slide-on temple tips. Adjustable nose bridge lets you customize the fit from narrow, medium or wide, to find your ideal fit and comfort level. Includes protective case.
Building on the simplicity and hugely versatile lens-swapping technology of their legendary Sliders, the Smith Pivlock V-system of lens interchangeability is a natural and elegant optical evolution. The merits of this design allowed Smith to go blow-for-blow with some of the most entrenched optical sponsors in the pro peloton in 2010 and 2011, and got their then-new Pivlock V90 on the heads and helmets of pro teams all across the domestic and international circuits. Smith used all of those saddle hours to further polish and fine-tune the Pivlock design, resulting in the radical new Pivlock V2 -- which is getting put through the ringer this year, by our own Competitive Cyclist Pro Team riders. At first glance, the biggest difference between the new V2 and the first-generation V90 is the absence of the split arms. The V2 features slightly chunkier, albeit still fantastically lightweight (the V2 Max only adds a gram or two from the V90 Max), and expertly branded arms that create slightly better leverage when swapping out the lenses. A closer inspection reveals several other subtle design changes that give the V2 a clear advantage over its predecessor. The first is the adjustable nose piece. Rather than simply flexing, the piece has three distinct set widths, allowing you to ratchet the pads open or closed depending on how low or high you prefer your frames to fit. A small detail to be sure, but it removes a lot of the ambiguity or imbalance found in nose pieces whose pads adjust independently of each other. Smith also went with a new slide-on Megol temple tip that terminates several millimeters from the end of each arm to keep the tips gripping only the sides of your head, without hanging up on the sides of your ear. Again, a very subtle detail, but a comfort-enhancing improvement. Aside from the arms, the V2 also boasts a dramatically different lens. Granted, it follows the same dramatic horizontal sweep and tight pantoscopic angle of the V90, but the old lens' s...
Maximum optics and maximum protection are the basis of the new PivLock V2 Tactical. Utilizing the new FreeFloat? lens technology, the PivLock V2 Tactical can absorb a serious impact. This is a super lightweight, frameless protective eyeshield that increases up vision and keeps you on target. If that wasn?t enough, the PivLock V2 Tactical features 3-position adjustable nosepiece and performance-proven interchangeable lenses.