Review: Smith Optics Attack Max ChromaPop Sunglasses

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Adding to its growing line of performance eyewear targeted at cyclists, last year Smith Optics debuted the all-new Attack and Attack Max sunglasses. Joining the PivLock Overdrive and PivLock Arena – glasses that we’ve got on very well with in the past, the Attack range consists of a large coverage single-piece lens and a clever quick release system for changing the arms and nose piece from one lens to another. The lenses also come with Smith’s proprietary ChromaPop technology. We’ve covered ChromaPop in a separate article that you can read here, but in a nutshell, ChromaPop consists of two separate layers sandwiched in the makeup of the lens, that are designed to filter out specific wavelengths of light – the ones that supposedly cause colour confusion for our tiny brains. The goal is to provide sharper and clearer vision with more contrast, so that it’s easier to pickup irregularities on the trail. All I gotta say is that for nearly 200 squids, they had better make everything look bloody amazing. Smith Optics Attack Max Glasses Feature Large profile one-piece lens for maximum coverage MAG™ interchangeable lens technology Hydroleophobic lens coating Includes two ChromaPop lenses Two-position adjustable nose pads Hydrophilic megol temple & nose pads Available with ChromaPop Platinum (tested), Red Mirror, Green Mirror (tested) & Rose Flash lens (tested) Includes custom glasses case RRP: £190 Big Coverage The Attack and Attack Max glasses share identical features, with the difference between the two simply boiling down to size – the Attack...

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