Transitions® Lenses Offer Riders Enhanced Visual Performance in All Light Conditions

Team Garmin-Transitions members Julian Dean and Tyler Farrer wear Transitions® SOLFX™ sunwear during stage 3 of the 2010 Tour de France.

Team Garmin-Transitions, the elite American professional cycling team and competitor in the 2010 Tour de France, is finishing strong after the race’s 10th stage. The team is currently showing one rider in the top 15 in individual standings and is seventeenth overall in team standings. To help improve visual performance while riding and every day, the team has been fitted with the Transitions family of products, including Transitions® lenses, Transitions® XTRActive™ lenses and Transitions® SOLFX™ sun lenses.

Team members have chosen several different Transitions eyewear in Oakley frames for the competition, including new Oakley® Clear Black Iridium® Transitions® SOLFX™ and Oakley® VR50 Transitions® SOLFX™ lenses. Frame choices include Oakley’s popular Jawbone and Flak Jackets.

Sponsorships like the one with Team Garmin-Transitions, along with the Transitions Championship For Healthy Sight and the official marketing partnership Transitions Optical has with the PGA TOUR, help to highlight the importance of optimal vision for top performance. The sponsorships also raise awareness of the benefits of adaptive eyewear, encouraging consumers to visit their eyecare professionals to learn more about how Transitions lens technology can help in their everyday lives and favorite outdoor activities.

About Transitions Optical

As the leading provider of photochromics to optical manufacturers, Transitions Optical, headquartered in Pinellas Park, Fla., offers the most advanced photochromic technology in the widest selection of lens designs and materials. Transitions Optical is driven by innovation to support the advancement of healthy sight and adaptive eyewear, and to providing its partners the tools and programs their businesses need to thrive. Transitions® lenses are the #1- recommended photochromic lenses worldwide.

Transitions Optical’s family of products includes everyday lenses, designed to be worn indoors and darken outdoors, and performance lenses, designed to be worn outdoors in place of sun lenses. Transitions everyday lenses adapt to light to provide more comfortable vision while protecting eyes from UV. Transitions performance lenses include the company’s sunwear line, Transitions® SOLFX™ sun lenses, which enhance visual performance in specific outdoor activities by adapting to optimize color and darkness in changing light conditions.

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About Team Garmin-Transitions

Team Garmin-Transitions is dedicated to promoting ethical sporting and developing the next generation of cycling champions. Team Garmin-Transitions competes in a full schedule of professional cycling races in the U.S. and Europe. For more information on Team Garmin- Transitions, visit