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    Hmmm, how'd they get the dates so wrong?

    Hampsten won the Giro in 1988
    Bauer is riding in the Tour Du Pont for Motorola in 1993 (ish)
    Ekimov is riding in the Tour Du Pont for WP in 1993

    1. Christopher Stumm 96 months ago | reply

      maybe those were the years that the glasses came out?

    2. One-Fat-Man 96 months ago | reply

      Yeah that's fair enough... If that's the case I think the only date that seems off is 1983... I don't remember seeing anyone use Oakley in cycling before Greg Lemond in 1985. 'Course, that doesn't mean they didn't exist then, they just weren't a cycling fad.

      You gotta love those pics, though. They are classic and great!

    3. Christopher Stumm 96 months ago | reply

      for sure. the way they melded the pictures with the background could've been better though. :)

    4. gordonr 96 months ago | reply

      I always thought the Eyeshades were called Factory Pilots. Apparently just the lense was the Factory Pilot. Great listing of Oakley's designs over the years can be found here. I've been the owner of more than a few pairs... but was always more partial to Bolle's for racing during the late 80's and early 90's, as that's what Brian Walton wore in the 1989 Milk Race... oh yeah...

      Brian Walton, 1989

      There's one from the vault for you...

    5. One-Fat-Man 96 months ago | reply

      I loved those Bollés at the time! What a great cover from the past.

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