Oakley launches stylish limited edition design of its riding glasses

The Kokoro collection is designed by Japanese artist Meguru Yamaguchi, with Oakley also pledging support to the Covid-19 relief fund

Oakley has launched a new stylish, limited edition designs of its cycling glasses. The designs, initially planned to be worn by athletes at the 2020 Olympic Games, are created by Japanese artist Meguru Yamaguchi.

The 2020 Olympics was meant to launch with it's opening ceremony today (July 23), but was postponed due to ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Oakley has still decided to launch the new collection despite the move of the Games to 2021, and has pledged to give $200,000 to the World Health Organisation's Covid-19 Solidarity Response Fund in conjunction with the launch.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).