Oakley Cipher – 1st golf shoe on Earth with NanoSpike technology
Oakley Inc. announced the release of Oakley Cipher™, the lightest performance golf shoe ever made.
The first-ever application of NanoSpike™ technology, Oakley Cipher is a cleatless design with thousands of tiny spikes that bite into blades of grass to maintain traction. Weighing just 260 grams, this performance golf shoe minimizes fatigue while offering improved flexibility, reduced heat retention and uncompromising durability. The upper part is made with a lightweight breathable textile combined with welded components for protection. Comfort is optimized by moisture wicking and the shock absorption of a dual-density foot bed.
“One of our core tenets is the belief that everything can and will be made better,” said Oakley CEO Colin Baden. “By engineering the world’s lightest golf shoe, we have answered that conviction for those who demand performance beyond the boundaries of industry standards and the confines of conventional thinking.”
Ordinary golf shoes rely on traditional cleat systems for traction but the spikes limit surface contact, and even a subtle increase in distance between the foot and the ground raises the wearer’s center of gravity and reduces balance and stability. Oakley’s initial design inspiration for this reinvention came from pro racing tires and their ability to maintain traction without limiting surface contact. Looking at golf shoes an entirely new way, the company invented NanoSpike technology to solve the problems inherent in ordinary designs then took full advantage of proprietary Factory Lite construction techniques and materials. The result is Oakley Cipher, a golf shoe that optimizes traction, stability and balance during golf swing.
Baden continued: “Oakley Cipher is yet another iconic, game-changing design from a company that has spent decades exceeding the limits of performance, possibility and reason. Inspired by the world’s greatest athletes, Oakley earned its authenticity by defying conventional ideas of what is possible. That is the only way to achieve the unexpected, the unattainable and the unimaginable. Oakley Cipher is proof,” Baden concluded.
Visit Oakley.com to discover more about the company’s sport performance and lifestyle products, and to learn about the new Oakley Cipher performance golf shoe.
Some of the Oakley stores in Toronto and GTA are located at Toronto Eaton Centre, Vaughan Mills Mall, 383 Queen Street West. For an Oakley store in your area, please check the store locator on Oakley.com.