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Monday, February 19, 2007

New Stuff: Oakley Pro M-Frame

I've always been an Oakley boy ever since I started biking. Back in high school, I bought a pair in a sports shop in the then-freshly constructed SM City North EDSA. Then sometime in 1992, I discovered Joven bike shop in Marikina and that's where I bought my first Oakley M-Frame.

It had a clear frame with blue iridium plutonite lenses. It was the coolest thing I owned then. Never mind that I looked like an alien when I ride the jeepney in U.P. It had a great fit. Too bad the frame was brittle, and so after years of use, it broke off.

Now, after more than a decade of cycling, I ordered a custom Pro M-Frame (the one that doesn't fold) with persimmon lens. Loved it the instance I pulled it out of the box and wore it. The fit was excellent and the lens tint was just right.

Now time to get these thermonuclear protection in action!

2 comments:

  1. Anonymous1:28 AM

    Hi I just ordered a pair of custom Pro M Frame Oakley's yesterday. I can't wait to get them. Out of curiosity, how long did the build process take (how long did it take oakley to make your glasses ready for shipment)?

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  2. For the Philippines, it took a long time. I think it took a month. My brother-in-law isn't as lucky. He ordered his from the shop and it has been months since.

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