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While I may be guilty of (over)analyzing many aspects of my triathlon gear, sunglasses haven’t yet made that list. Frankly, I’ve got such a talent for abusing (and losing) sunglasses that investing in a really nice pair of sunnies hasn’t been a consideration. I tend to race in the Ironman brand of sunglasses that Target sells—that’s how fancy I get. 😉 Consequently, I was happy to review the XX2i France2 sunglasses and find out if there's a noticeable difference in higher-end shades.
Because XX2i is running a special through March 28th for ***50% off*** let me cut to the chase. With the special, you can spend just a few bucks more than I’d be spending for my basic shades at Target, and have better glasses with all kinds of extras—it’s a great deal! I honestly couldn’t believe how much stuff XX2i includes in the package—it was like pulling one of those un-ending ribbons out of a magic hat as I unpacked the box.
Just to show you I'm not exaggerating about the value in the XX2i France2 package, here's an example of what it would cost to buy all the elements they include separately: