Interbike 2011 video: Oakley’s Rolling O Lab

From lens clarity to strength, portable lab has it covered

Oakley's Rolling O Lab

If you’ve ever wondered what kind of testing Oakley sunglasses go through before they end up on your face, check out our Interbike 2011 video filmed in the company’s mobile lab.


Every aspect of the specs is put through the wringer to make sure they’re up to scratch, from optics to frame strength. While the lens clarity testing procedure is a bit techie, the lens strength test, which involves firing a ball bearing at over 100mph into a mannequin’s face, is an eye opener. Literally, in the case of the competitor lens tested in the video.

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