April 22, 2009 (Hood River, Ore.) – Dakine, the leader in action sports accessories, is proud to announce that three of its top mountain bikers, Geoff Gulevich, Andrew Shandro, and Thomas Vanderham, have signed-on to ride Dakine bike clothing in addition to its packs and gloves.
“I have been with Dakine now for eight years, starting with packs and gloves,” says Shandro. “I have always been impressed with the technical features and style of Dakine products, and I look forward to wearing the whole Dakine line-up of jerseys and shorts.”
Building upon the success of the jersey program, Dakine has added a new line of bike shorts for spring “š09. The Dakine designers work closely with the team in order to make the best product possible. “Dakine is a great company that has supported me for a number of years,” says Vanderham. “I’m stoked to work more closely with them on the new line of bike clothing.”
Dakine’sspring “š09 bike short collection includes three men’sstyles. The 8 TRACK and SYNCLINE both feature moisture wicking polyester mesh liner, back stretch panel, inner leg vents and a gusseted crotch for increased range of motion. The CHORUS is a longer, six pocket cargo shell short. Each short also features double stitched seams and triple stitched critical seams for added durability.
Jerseys for the season are available in short-sleeve, ≤ sleeve, and sleeveless versions with subtle all-over prints. Featuring moisture wicking bird eye polyester, anti-bacterial fabric treatment and an eyewear chamois sewn into the interior sideseam, all jerseys are designed with performance and comfort in mind.
The spring 2009 bike collection is currently available for purchase at Dakine retailers. For more information on Dakine’steam of sponsored riders check out www.dakine.com/team/bike.
Backed by a pro team roster that includes some of the world’s top action sports athletes, Dakine has been an industry leader in action sports accessories for over a quarter of a century. Founded in Hawaii and based in Hood River, Oregon, Dakine offers a complete range of innovative products, including sport-specific to street-savvy backpacks, bags, travel gear and accessories. To view the current line of Dakine products, log on to www.dakine.com.