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  • Featuring an interchangeable single lens, frame includes 3 lenses (smoke gray, red, and clear tints) that accommodate bright light, low-medium light and nighttime conditions
  • Lightweight and virtually shatterproof, polycarbonate lenses are 20 times more impact-resistant than glass and one-third the weight
  • Grilamid® TR90 lightweight nylon frames offer a consistent fit and flexibility in all temperatures and are extremely impact-resistant
  • Rubber nosepiece and temple ends become tackier when wet for reliable grip during exercise and hot weather; nosepiece is easily removed for swapping lenses
  • Ventilated lenses increase airflow to eliminate fogging
  • Fits small to medium profiles
  • Tifosi Podium S sunglasses include a semirigid carrying case and cleaning cloth

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Specs

Best Use Multisport
UV Protection 100 percent
Lens Tint Gray / red / clear
Light Transmission 17 / 27 / 98 percent
Lens Material Polycarbonate
Interchangeable Lenses Yes
Additional Lenses Included 2
Frame Material Grilamid nylon
Gender Men's
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Shoddy Lenses I've used these for about 6 weeks. I was switching out the dark lenses for the clear lens for some night time biking, and the clear lens snapped in half. I had only used the clear lens about 10 times, and I'm always gentle when changing the lenses. I've always kept the lenses in the case when not in use, and they've never been exposed to extreme temperature. I called tifosi to ask for a replacement. The customer service guy wasn't friendly, and obviously wished I hadn't called him. He told me they would replace the lens, but they charge $15 to process all warranty claims I won't be buying from them again. I expect a quality product and quality customer service when I spend this much on a pair of sunglasses.
Date published: 2013-05-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Lens too fragile Had Podium S fototec for 5 weeks. Always stored in hard case and only used for tri bike training. While unfolding frame bows with normal pressure lens split in two. Glasses were great design for aero bike position but bad lens construction. REI store in Fairfax was great in exchanging broken pair for new Tifosi Slip glasses. Slip not as "stylish" as Podium S but seem to have much more durable lens design/construction and similar field of view. REI Fairfax is the best.
Date published: 2013-07-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I'll never ride with Oakleys again! The name gives away the fact that these are cycling glasses, and they are by far the best I've ever owned. I've had Oakley Blades in the 80's, M Frames, Rudy Projects, Pro M Frames, etc. I only use them for cycling. I have other sunglasses for driving, etc. I ride with aero bars in the aero position, and the huge advantage with these is there is no top bar to cut right across your field of view when you are down in your tucked position. The lenses are easy to interchange once you get the hang of it. Watch the instructional YouTube beforehand. I have a big head and still prefer the Podium S. I don't like huge glasses. They go perfectly with my Giro Atmos helmet, like they were made for each other. I may just buy the photochromatic version in addition, mostly because I'm so impressed with these, and I like the idea of another option. And finally, I must add that the case is really nice. Oakley would make you pay extra for a case like this.
Date published: 2013-06-28
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Prescription insert ruins the glasses. The glasses themselves are fine, unless you need a prescription insert. Anyone with an astigmatism should look elsewhere, the curvature does not allow enough correction.
Date published: 2014-08-03
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Rated 1 out of 5 by from Shoddy Lenses I've used these for about 6 weeks. I was switching out the dark lenses for the clear lens for some night time biking, and the clear lens snapped in half. I had only used the clear lens about 10 times, and I'm always gentle when changing the lenses. I've always kept the lenses in the case when not in use, and they've never been exposed to extreme temperature. I called tifosi to ask for a replacement. The customer service guy wasn't friendly, and obviously wished I hadn't called him. He told me they would replace the lens, but they charge $15 to process all warranty claims I won't be buying from them again. I expect a quality product and quality customer service when I spend this much on a pair of sunglasses.
Date published: 2013-05-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Lens too fragile Had Podium S fototec for 5 weeks. Always stored in hard case and only used for tri bike training. While unfolding frame bows with normal pressure lens split in two. Glasses were great design for aero bike position but bad lens construction. REI store in Fairfax was great in exchanging broken pair for new Tifosi Slip glasses. Slip not as "stylish" as Podium S but seem to have much more durable lens design/construction and similar field of view. REI Fairfax is the best.
Date published: 2013-07-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I'll never ride with Oakleys again! The name gives away the fact that these are cycling glasses, and they are by far the best I've ever owned. I've had Oakley Blades in the 80's, M Frames, Rudy Projects, Pro M Frames, etc. I only use them for cycling. I have other sunglasses for driving, etc. I ride with aero bars in the aero position, and the huge advantage with these is there is no top bar to cut right across your field of view when you are down in your tucked position. The lenses are easy to interchange once you get the hang of it. Watch the instructional YouTube beforehand. I have a big head and still prefer the Podium S. I don't like huge glasses. They go perfectly with my Giro Atmos helmet, like they were made for each other. I may just buy the photochromatic version in addition, mostly because I'm so impressed with these, and I like the idea of another option. And finally, I must add that the case is really nice. Oakley would make you pay extra for a case like this.
Date published: 2013-06-28
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Prescription insert ruins the glasses. The glasses themselves are fine, unless you need a prescription insert. Anyone with an astigmatism should look elsewhere, the curvature does not allow enough correction.
Date published: 2014-08-03
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