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    Schöffel labels all products with new echo label to indicate sustainable aspects


    German brand Schöffel has introduced a new signet called “Echo’” to mark its products with sustainable aspects. The new sustainability label is an acronym for the words “environment,” “community,” “humanity,” and “opportunity” and will be added to every qualifying product as a hangtag and in communication. For ...

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    Vaude and partner Interseroh nominated for Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2022


    At the time that Vaude’s new line of ReCycle bike bags made from 100 percent recycled materials (for the main material) is going to market, the German company – together with its partners for the project, Interseroh and the Czech manufacturing company Fitcraft – is nominated for the Plastics Recycling ...

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    Pyua integrates circular Sympatex laminate into collection


    The Banff laminate by Sympatex, which premiered as a 2-layer product at the Performance Days in 2020, is an integral part of Pyua’s new Spring 2023 collection. Pyua uses a mono-material polyester 3-layer laminate made with a face fabric consisting of 60 percent post-industry and 40 percent post-consumer waste, a ...

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    New sustainable bike brand Norman introduces Australian-made MTB apparel and sportswear


    The Australian clothing brand Norman has launched its first line of mountain biking apparel, all made in Australia and with a choice of materials focusing on sustainability, including a poly/nylon blend made from recycled ocean plastic from Repreve. Norman ships its apparel for men and women worldwide from its webshop. ...

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    Thule Group with new product categories, updates financial targets


    At its capital markets day, the Swedish Thule Group has presented plans to enter the two new product categories in 2023: car seats – to be launched in Europe first, expanding worldwide in a second step – and dog transport products, starting with a dog cage. The company was also ...

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    ​Jason Kenny invests in performance bike manufacture Reap


    Sir Jason Kenny has teamed up with British bike manufacturer Reap as a performance partner and investor. Kenny, an English former track cyclist, holds the most Olympic gold medals and medals for a British athlete. With him now onboard, North Staffordshire-based Reap is launching a crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to ...

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    Vanpowers to launch world’s first e-bike with an assembled frame


    Vanpowers has announced the launch of the world’s first electric bicycle with an assembled frame on the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo on May 24. The new e-bike has been named the City Vanture. According to the brand, many one-piece frames are heated at high temperatures after welding, and repeated shape correction ...

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    Rab launches new bike wear collection for summer 2023


    Source: Rab Cinder For summer 2023, British outdoor brand Rab (owned by Equip Outdoor Technologies Ltd.) plans its entry into the off-road bike market. At the brand’s sales meeting, the Rab sales force was introduced to the new “Cinder” off-road bike collection, consisting of 31 styles for ...

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    Study: Germans want to continue to invest in outdoor equipment


    Three-quarters of Germans want to buy outdoor equipment in the next 12 months. Albeit, the products that are of interest change slightly.

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    HeiQ launches peppermint-based odor control textile treatment with Alchemie Technology


    The new HeiQ Life treatment that HeiQ has developed with its partner Alchemie Technology is an odor control finish based on peppermint oil as an active ingredient, inhibiting bacteria from growth on the textile surface. Utilizing Alchemie’s digital finishing technology, the process is 84 percent less energy-consuming and takes 92 ...

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    Zara launches outdoor collection for women


    Zara, the main retail brand of Spanish fashion group Inditex, has introduced a new collection for women, designed especially for outdoor activities like climbing and cycling. The collection, which comprises 25 pieces of apparel and footwear, has been introduced globally in many markets, including Spain, the U.K., the U.S., France ...

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    Q36.5 introduces bike shirts with graphene yarn


    Claiming to be the first bike brand to use a yarn that integrates graphene in the fabric (rather than using the material as a treatment), Italian brand Q36.5 introduces a new fully zipped bike tricot available for men and women that uses a technology patented by the brand. The “Clima” ...

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    MiiR releases product collaboration with Chris Burkard


    U.S. camping equipment supplier MiiR (Russian for “peace”) has started a new special edition, incorporating images by outdoor photographer Chris Burkard on a camp cup, tumbler and bottle. The print shows a stream of glacial sediment running through a frozen landscape in the Icelandic highland, an aerial photo taken by ...

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    Nexus Outdoors launches new fishing apparel line


    Michigan-based Nexus Outdoors, the owner of the ScentLok and Blocker Outdoors brands, has expanded into the fishing category with a new apparel line called Whitewater. The new brand is designed to allow anglers to focus on fighting fish, not the weather conditions, thanks to specific materials, technologies, and tailoring, Nexus ...

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    The return of Kneissl – with e-bikes made in Italy, in collab with Fitstore24


    Source: Fitstore24, Kneissl Bikes Franz Kneissl Design’s Carbon Fully (2022) Franz Kneissl III carries an extremely well-known name in Austrian sports and business history. The eponymous ski brand dates back to the first handmade wooden ski made by Franz Kneissl I in 1910, but ski manufacturing has ...

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    Everything in One Place: GORE-TEX brand Presents New Online Tool GORE-TEX ONE for Retailers and Brand Partners


    With the new GORE-TEX ONE Portal, the GORE-TEX brand is taking collaboration with retailers and brand partners to the next level. 

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    Lenzing launches Tree Climate fabric collection for sustainable outdoor apparel


    Lenzing, the Austrian manufacturer of wood-based specialty fibers, has launched the Tree Climate fabric collection of Tencel™, curated by outdoor fabric innovators David Parkes and Marco Weichert, at Performance Days in Munich. The new Tree Climate outdoor fabric collection features the wide range and versatility of the Tencel brand’s Lyocell ...

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    Foehn expands into mountain biking and running


    Canadian outdoor brand Foehn, best known for its climbing apparel, has announced the launch of its SS22 collection, marking its debut in the running and mountain biking apparel categories. The collection comprises versatile pieces for men and women, including multi-use bottoms, tops, and outerwear. The company said that the items ...

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    Chaco incorporates sandal webbings made from Repreve fibers


    Chaco, a U.S. outdoor lifestyle footwear brand owned by Wolverine Worldwide, is underlining its commitment to sustainability by using sandal fabric tapes made from 100 percent recycled Repreve materials. Chaco is partnering with Unifi, whose Repreve fibers are the result of reusing 31 billion plastic bottles to date, which are ...

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    Baffin launches Citizenship Boot Project made from recycled materials


    Canadian apparel company Baffin Ltd. has launched the Citizenship Boot Project to provide cold weather footwear to those in need. More than 1,300 boots were made from recycled materials and donated goods at Baffin’s factory in Stoney Creek, Ontario, and will be gifted to North American organizations. The Citizenship Boot ...