Spy Releases 2006 Alloy and Targa Motocross Goggles: Improved Foam and Artistic Colorations Are Highlights

CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct 20, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Spy Optic, Inc. today announced the release of its 2006 Alloy and Targa motocross goggle lines. Technical improvements to the lines include face foam upgrades and the use of anti-fog-treated, posted polycarbonate lenses across the entire range.

All Spy Alloy goggles have been upgraded from dual density foam to the brand's exclusive triple layer Isotron(TM) face foam featuring moisture-wicking Dri-Force(TM) fleece. Spy's Alloy line consists of twenty styles, eight of which are new, custom colors with coordinating straps and includes motocross legend Jeremy McGrath's MC signature model.

Spy's Targa goggles were previously equipped with single layer thermoformed foam. The Targa II now features dual density Isotron(TM) face foam with Dri-Force(TM) fleece. There are eight styles in the Targa line, two of which are new colorations.

Says Spy's Director of Product Development Dave Barton, "Our consistent research and development, fueled by our pro and amateur motocross team, ensures that every goggle is designed to provide the ultimate in comfort, safety, performance and style."

In addition to superior foam, all the goggles feature anti-fog treated, posted polycarbonate lenses and are shipping to stores now. MSRP for Alloy ranges from USD $43.95 to $67.45. MSRP for Targa II is USD $32.95.

About Spy

Spy Optic designs, develops and markets premium products for the action sports and youth lifestyle markets. Spy's principal products, sunglasses and goggles, target the action sports market, including surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding and motocross, and the youth lifestyle market within fashion, music and entertainment. Spy's innovative proprietary products utilize high-quality materials, handcrafted manufacturing processes and engineered optical lens technology to convey premium quality, contemporary style and progressive design. Spy is a wholly owned subsidiary of Orange 21, Inc. (Nasdaq:ORNG).

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