Oakley quietly launches new Radar EV Advancer and EVZero Blade glasses

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<img src="https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-1-185b349.jpg?quality=45&resize=620,413" srcset="https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-1-185b349.jpg?quality=45&amp;resize=2400,1598 2400w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-1-185b349.jpg?quality=45&amp;resize=1920,1278 1920w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-1-185b349.jpg?quality=45&amp;resize=1440,959 1440w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-1-185b349.jpg?quality=45&amp;resize=1200,799 1200w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-1-185b349.jpg?quality=90&amp;resize=960,639 960w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-1-185b349.jpg?quality=90&amp;resize=720,479 720w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-1-185b349.jpg?quality=90&amp;resize=576,383 576w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-1-185b349.jpg?quality=90&amp;resize=360,239 360w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-1-185b349.jpg?quality=90&amp;resize=180,119 180w, " sizes="(max-width: 620px) 100vw, 620px" width="620" height="413" class="wp-image-377224 alignnone size-landscape_thumbnail" alt="Oakley Radar Advancer and EVZero Blade" title="Oakley glasses" /> <p>With its new ‘See it in Prizm’ campaign, <a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/tags/oakley/">Oakley</a> has quietly launched a couple of new performance sunnies: the Radar EV Advancer and EVZero Blade.</p>
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<li><a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/reviews/clothing/sunglasses-and-goggles/sunglasses/oakley-flight-jacket-sunglasses-review/"><strong>Oakley Flight Jacket sunglasses review</strong></a></li>
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<h2>Oakley Radar EV Advancer</h2>
<div class="img-container img-container–landscape-thumbnail"><img src="https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-2-5173d88.jpg?quality=90&amp;lb=620,413&amp;background=white" srcset="https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-2-5173d88.jpg?quality=90&amp;lb=1880,1252&amp;background=white 1880w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-2-5173d88.jpg?quality=90&amp;lb=1456,969&amp;background=white 1456w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-2-5173d88.jpg?quality=90&amp;lb=1112,740&amp;background=white 1112w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-2-5173d88.jpg?quality=90&amp;lb=940,626&amp;background=white 940w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-2-5173d88.jpg?quality=90&amp;lb=728,484&amp;background=white 728w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-2-5173d88.jpg?quality=90&amp;lb=556,370&amp;background=white 556w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-2-5173d88.jpg?quality=90&amp;lb=355,236&amp;background=white 355w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-2-5173d88.jpg?quality=90&amp;lb=340,226&amp;background=white 340w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-2-5173d88.jpg?quality=90&amp;lb=320,213&amp;background=white 320w, " sizes="(min-width: 992px) 940px, (min-width: 768px) 728px, (min-width: 576px) 556px, calc(100vw – 20px)" width="620" height="413" class="wp-image-377225 alignnone size-landscape_thumbnail img-container__image" alt="Oakley Radar EV Advancer sunglasses" title="Oakley"></div>
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<figcaption class="wp-caption-text"><span class="caption-copy"><i class="icon-arrow icon-camera-circle"></i> The Radar EV Advancer gets the anti-fog nose-piece</span></figcaption><span class="im-image-caption"></span>
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<p>Most notably, the brand has added it’s Advancer nose-piece to its very popular Radar EV sunnies.</p>
<p>Pioneered on the <a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/news/oakley-touts-fog-fighting-nosepiece-with-new-flight-jacket-and-field-jacket/">Flight Jacket frames</a>, the Advancer’s nose-piece uses a hinge to move the entire frame about 5mm further away from your face, allowing for additional airflow behind the lens to combat fogging.</p>
<p>With the Radar EV’s long arms, which don’t play nice with every helmet’s retention system, we do wonder if this might cause some fit issues.</p>
<p>While some, <a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/reviews/clothing/sunglasses-and-goggles/sunglasses/oakley-flight-jacket-sunglasses-review/">including our own reviewer</a>, didn’t find a whole lot of use for the Advancer nose-piece while riding on the roads in the UK, in warmer and humid climates such as Australia, and the slower speeds of riding off-road, the flip switch finds its stride for anti-fog and airflow.</p>
<p>That said, the standard Radar EVs do pretty well to manage lens fogging and airflow in their own right.</p>
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<li class="heading-1 template-article__title"><strong><a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/reviews/clothing/sunglasses-and-goggles/sunglasses/oakley-radar-ev-path-prizm-sunglasses-review/">Oakley Radar EV Path Prizm sunglasses review</a></strong></li>
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<p>For others, the aesthetics of the Flight Jacket may have been too futurist, but adding this detail to the popular Radar EV platform has made the anti-fog feature available on a more traditional frame.</p>
<p>According to Oakley, the new Radar EV Advancer features a new larger lens cut, which further extends the coverage on offer.</p>
<p>The new Radar EV Advancer sunnies use the brand’s O-Matter frame and include options for road and trail Prizm lenses and Unobtainium nose pads and ear stocks.</p>
<p>Available now, the Radar EV Advancer sunglasses cost £140/ $203 / AU$265</p>
<h2>EVZero Blade</h2>
<div class="img-container img-container–landscape-thumbnail"><img src="https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-3-f4baea4.jpg?quality=90&amp;lb=620,413&amp;background=white" srcset="https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-3-f4baea4.jpg?quality=90&amp;lb=1880,1252&amp;background=white 1880w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-3-f4baea4.jpg?quality=90&amp;lb=1456,969&amp;background=white 1456w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-3-f4baea4.jpg?quality=90&amp;lb=1112,740&amp;background=white 1112w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-3-f4baea4.jpg?quality=90&amp;lb=940,626&amp;background=white 940w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-3-f4baea4.jpg?quality=90&amp;lb=728,484&amp;background=white 728w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-3-f4baea4.jpg?quality=90&amp;lb=556,370&amp;background=white 556w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-3-f4baea4.jpg?quality=90&amp;lb=355,236&amp;background=white 355w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-3-f4baea4.jpg?quality=90&amp;lb=340,226&amp;background=white 340w, https://images.immediate.co.uk/volatile/sites/21/2019/05/Oakley-3-f4baea4.jpg?quality=90&amp;lb=320,213&amp;background=white 320w, " sizes="(min-width: 992px) 940px, (min-width: 768px) 728px, (min-width: 576px) 556px, calc(100vw – 20px)" width="620" height="413" class="wp-image-377226 alignnone size-landscape_thumbnail img-container__image" alt="Oakley’s new EV Zero Blade sunglasses" title="Oakley"></div>
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<figcaption class="wp-caption-text"><span class="caption-copy"><i class="icon-arrow icon-camera-circle"></i> The new EV Zero Blade is based on the Oakley’s original Razor Blade</span></figcaption><span class="im-image-caption"></span>
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<p>Oakley’s other new sunnies are the EVZero Blade.</p>
<p>The new frames (or lack thereof) are modeled after the Razor Blade, first released in 1984.</p>
<p>While Oakley does mention that the rimless design makes for a feathery pair of sunnies, it doesn’t offer a claimed weight as it did when the EVZero was launched — though we’d venture a guess that it’s not far off the sub-30g weight of the <a href="https://www.bikeradar.com/reviews/clothing/sunglasses-and-goggles/sunglasses/oakley-evzero-sports-glasses-review/">EVZero Path and Range</a>.</p>
<p>Gone is the etching on the front of the lens that denotes the field of vision, and the new EVZero Blade glasses will only be available in the Oakley’s Prizm lens, with no photochromic or polarized version at launch. The lenses won’t be swappable either.</p>
<p>The arms are still made from the company’s O-Matter and the nose-piece and ear stocks are made from Oakley’s Unobtainium rubber.</p>
<p>The EVZero Blades are available now and will cost £140 /$173 / AU$225</p>
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