I've got a pair of running leggings that are like that. They look black but are reflective when a light shines on them.
Oh sorry, did you think you'd come up with something new?
Lol, it was probably bought from the last company I had. The brand and company has been bought out and a new range is being developed for a UK / EU launch later in the year.
Did the brand name begin with the letter "i"?
Appreciated...Good idea, suggestion.
How about a free jacket when they arrive on UK shores? They will be retailing for around £120.
USP is the reflectivity and how it reflects. its all about conspicuous, all will become clear. It certainly doesnt exist in the UK at the moment and the results are blinding.
Tests by independent test houses have proven a users safety is increased considerably as compared to wearing strips or using a torch.
Cars do not just come from behind, they come from all angles, even in Russia Wouldnt it be nice to be fully reflective, from neck to feet, but breathable and stylish, with the ultimate reason being you cannot be any safer.
FB, that Russian pencil story is a bit of a myth.
Pencils can't be used safely because bits of graphite break off and can get in to electrical equipment or be breathed in.
Well, according to QI anyway
I agree that waterproof jackets (Goretex etc) are no good for any high activity and most manufacturers take the wrong approach. Instead of preventing the water getting in they should be concentrating on removing the water as efficiently as possible.
Two (British) manufacturers that realised this and developed the most breathable clothing systems by far are Buffalo with their Pertex Pile and Paramo with their Nikwax analogy. Both pump out liquid water as well as water vapour. Botth can be punctured with no effect on performance. Technically neither is waterproof according to international standards. But Paramo has kept me drier than any other clothing I have ever used in really foul Scottish Winter mountain conditions (hillwalking etc)
Unfortunately both are too warm to run in unless it is very cold.
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USP is the reflectivity and how it reflects. its all about conspicuous, all will become clear. It certainly doesnt exist in the UK at the moment and the results are blinding.Cars do not just come from behind, they come from all angles, , with the ultimate reason being you cannot be any safer.
Cars do not just come from behind, they come from all angles, , with the ultimate reason being you cannot be any safer.
Being a little harsh aren't you chaps? It's quite a polite request.
I like the sound of the jacket, but £120 is a heck of lot. It would need to be very smell resistant for that kind of money so that I could use it for years and be washable with normal clothes, ie, with fabric conditioner and not lose any of it's wicking properties.
As for a name, nothing springs to mind. Dry glow? Dry beacon? Naff I know.
I agree with what the others have said. £120 is too much for a jacket for runners... I've got two apparently breathable running jackets and both are shite at breathability.. they keep the wind out, but I get home soaking wet on the inside of the jacket fabric. Plus.. for the 'average' runner here I wouldn't say that this is a particularly bad problem that we'd be willing be spend that kind of money.
You mind find a more successful market for cyclists.. casual commuter cyclists as well as athlete cyclists. Visibility in all weathers is more of an issue for them... even so, the market is already full of such jackets, tabards and gillets...
Gore Jackets are about £120 but I would never pay that for a running jacket.
I have not heard of a jacket yet that is fully waterproof and yet breathable so if this jacket could pull this trick off and have some clever safety system then I may look at spending that kind of money.
Would be a bit concerned about what it would look like if there was a group and everyone was wearing them.
As for a name what about Night Runner.
I have some very good running jackets that are wind proof and breathable. I didn't pay £120. Despite being a tart I would not pay that for a jacket to run in. The 3 jsckets I have came to £60 (sale prices). The amount I wear them warrents it. It does not warrent £120 on a single jacket.
I really don't think that I'd want a glow in the dark jacket, I'd look like a reject from Sellafield.
Maybe call it the Windscale?
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