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Coming it at a retail price of $190-$220 depending on the colorway, the Spy Doom is a pretty high end goggle. Luckily it has some high end features such as; Lock Steady quick change lens system, Anti-fog 5.5-base ARC spherical dual-lens with anti-scratch protection and Happy Lens technology.
Normally, I'm not a huge fan of the large frame spherical lens. With that in mind, the Doom from Spy Optics is pretty sweet for what they are. Disregarding my dislike for the frame style, I still gave the goggles a shot because I'm a huge fan of Spy's optics. Happy lens technology is amazing, I used these googles on a day that started in flat light, to bright sky, to cloud cover and I never once had to change lenses. Happy lens take in all the good light and filter out all the stuff that makes things harder to see. The result is a high contrast view of the world while skiing.
The big feature of the Doom is the quick release lens. Honestly, they're easiest, yet most secure quick change I've ever used. I got these goggles delivered to me on New Years Eve day, and didn't get around to opening the package until after midnight. This is important because, well, I was honestly pretty drunk -- ok, I was hammered -- but I could extremely easily change the lens with no issues (why I instantly decided to change the lens I'll never know, but I do know that it was extremely simple). All you have to do is pull the tab on the side of the goggle, the lens pops off then you pop the new one on. The thing is though, usually a goggle that features such a simple lens change means that the lens feels less secure, this is not the case for the Doom, the lenses stayed on even through some pretty heavy falls.
The only real issue I had was with the field of view. Normally I don't like this style of goggle because they tend to distort the field of view a bit. The Doom doesn't do too much to distort vision, but it is slightly off. The bigger issue is the vents, I really have a problem when I can see random parts of the goggles -- this could just be a personal thing, but I sometimes get distracted by them. The vents are directly on the lenses with these goggles, making them visible while wearing them. For some people this isn't an issue, for me, it can bother me at times.
All in all, I did enjoy the Doom goggles. They're pretty straight forward. The high points are the optics and the quick change lens, with the only low points for me being the field of view. If you're into the large frame style of goggle, I do highly recommend the Doom, if not, Spy makes tons of other great goggles with the Happy Lens technology such as the Ace which I also had the pleasure of reviewing here: http://www.newschoolers.com/reviews/4132/Ace