#OutDoor09 tech spreads to everyday gear. GoLite Go To Tote looks like a stylish womens bag. Tough, recycled, siliconized polyester, 283g!
Teko showed an interesting selection of wool-based socks for runners and cyclers at #OutDoor09. Need to wear a pair to be fair. Day 2.
Wowed by Montane sleeveless Slipstream Gilet at #OutDoor09. Front: Pertex Quantum. Back: mesh. Felt great for spring / autumn running. 70g.
Leaving the #OutDoor09 show in Friedrichshafen for Zurich.
LTW Rear Fender builds upon the superlight Pacific Outdoor LTW Front Fender: 771g 20L (1 pannier). Compression, heel clearance. #OutDoor09
Inspected PrimaLoft Infinity, a continuous filament high-loft insulation alternative to Polarguard / Climashield. Sample is nice. #OutDoor09
Enjoyed #OutDoor09 demo & detailed explanations of Cocona: activated carbon retaining porous structure after integration with polyester.
Pacific Outdoor Equipment rounds the bottom edges of its Pneumos (lighter + more compact), adds a plastic window to see through! #OutDoor09
Marmot replaces lightest synthetic sleeping bag Pounder (550g, Primaloft) with heavier Axiom (730g, Thermal R). Compresses well! #OutDoor09
Pacific Outdoor Equipment stuffs foam cut-outs with high-loft insulation: Peak Oyl Mtn. 4 season, 3,5-5 R, 690g (reg) pad. #OutDoor09
Inov8 introduces max-traction orienteering shoes. Oroc 340 & 350. Tungsten studs, differential rubber compound, laces cache. #OutDoor09
Have taken a look at the Patagonia Merino 1 at #OutDoor09. 108g super thin fabric: 63% of 16,5 micron merino wool + 37% of polyester. Nice!
Exped BivyBag in eVent looks good at #OutDoor09. Hood stifner, storm flapped zipper, guy points, mosquitto netting, vent, nylon floor, 670g.
Severely bitten by mosquitos while putting up my tent near the Friedrichshafen #OutDoor09 show.
Arrived at the Friedrichshafen #OutDoor09 show.
Rab’s half-length zip rain jacket (pullover) made of eVent, the Demand Pull-on, weighs 280g, includes map pocket and wired hood #OutDoor09
Halo Stretch. Montane lightest eVent rain jacket: 350g, elastic Dermizax panels, full zipper, 2 venting pockets, 1 map pocket. #OutDoor09
Rab plans a 75g, Pertex Quantum, half-length zip, pocketless windshirt for Spring 2010: the Cirrus Pull-on. I will have a look at #OutDoor09
Pacific Outdoor Equipment preps Ether Elite pad: 400g (182cm) inflatable, torso polyester insulation (4.0 R), super-compressible #OutDoor09
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