Tuesday, 18 October 2016 19:38

Gear News: Raidlight release new Lazerdry Vests Featured

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RaidLight, Partner of the Grand Raid Réunion Ultra Races: Official launch of the new Lazerdry Vest range, 100% made in France.

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The Grand Raid Réunion taking place on the 20th to 23rd October 2016, is the occasion for race partner RaidLight to officially launch the new range of Responsiv Race Vests, manufactured in the Chartreuse mountain range in France. There are three new versions available: 3 litre, 10 litre and 20 litre. A range designed, tested and approved by the RaidLight Dream Team athletes including Antoine Guillon, winner of the Grand Raid 2015.

More information about the team here

The 3L is signed by Antoine Guillon, the 10L by Christophe Le Saux and the 20L by Elisabet Barnes. Nathalie Mauclair has signed the Womens 3L and 10L. The 20L Responsiv has been tested during the Marathon des Sables 2016 with Nathalie and Elisabet finishing 2nd and 4th females.


RESPONSIV 3 L

The little brother in the Lazerdry family. It has all the features that made the reputation of the Responsiv series. A more minimalist 3 litre version for shorter runs where only a few essentials have to be carried.
Tested, approved and signed by Antoine Guillon and Natalie Mauclair.

2L

Features:

Laser cut and bonded flat seam construction.
Hyper ventilated 3D mesh for maximum comfort and ventilation of your back.
Rip-stop fabric for durability and low weight.
RDry fabric for ultra-fast drying and high stretch for a natural fit.
Laser cut ventilation.
The Front pockets are compatible with EasyFlasks to enable you to take the hydration you require.
Twin V chest straps with integrated whistle.
2 micro adjust buckles on sides to personalise fit.
Vest Pack with 5 pockets:
2 front pockets that are compatible with our EasyFlasks.
1 main pocket that can accommodate a Hydration System.
2 small side pockets for food/rubbish.
2 pole holder positions (chest and back).
Supplied with 2 x 350ml EasyFlasks and 1 x Megadry pouch.

Composition: 70 % Polyester, 25 % Polyamide, 5 % Elastane
Weight: 210g Colour: Grey/Blue or Grey/Pink (Womens version)
Recommended Retail Price: £100.00

RESPONSIV 10 L

Flagship of the Lazerdry Range, winning 3 awards in 2015. This evolution of the Responsiv 8 becomes even more versatile. The Responsiv 10L is an ergonomic and ultralight Race Vest tipping the scales at 230g and yet able to carry everything you require for most long races and training runs. Tested, approved and signed by Christophe Le Saux and Nathalie Mauclair.

10L

Features:

Laser cut and bonded flat seam construction.
Hyper ventilated 3D mesh for maximum comfort and ventilation of your back.
Rip-stop fabric for durability and low weight.
RDry fabric for ultra-fast drying and high stretch for a natural fit.
Laser cut ventilation.
The Front pockets are compatible with EasyFlasks to enable you to take the hydration you require.
Twin V chest straps with integrated whistle.
2 micro adjust buckles on sides to personalise fit.
Vest Pack with 6 pockets: 2 front pockets that are compatible with our EasyFlasks.
1 main pocket, hydration system compatible.
2 small side pockets for food/rubbish.
1 rear stretch pocket.
2 pole holder positions (chest and back).
Supplied with 2 x 600ml EasyFlasks and 1 x Megadry pouch.

Composition: 70 % Polyester, 25 % Polyamide, 5 % Elastane
Weight: 230g
Colour: Grey/Blue or Grey/Pink (Womens version)
Recommended Retail Price: £135.00

RESPONSIV 20 L

The Responsiv series evolves with a new large capacity suitable for multi-day stage racing and long ultra-trails and adventure racing where extra equipment must be carried. This technical masterpiece weighs only 260g and has been tested and proven to carry everything required on multi day events by Elisabet Barnes (2nd Female, Grand to Grand 2016, 4th Female, Marathon des sables 2016) and Natalie Mauclair (2nd Female, Marathon des sables 2016)

20L

Features:

Laser cut and bonded flat seam construction.
Hyper ventilated 3D mesh for maximum comfort and ventilation of your back.
Rip-stop fabric for durability and low weight.
RDry fabric for ultra-fast drying and high stretch for a natural fit.
Laser cut ventilation.
Roll top closure system with integrated load compression and stabilisation.
The Front pockets are compatible with EasyFlasks to enable you to take the hydration you require.
Twin V chest straps with integrated whistle.
2 micro adjust buckles on sides to personalise fit.
Vest Pack with 7 pockets:
2 front pockets that are compatible with our EasyFlasks.
1 main pocket that can accommodate a Hydration System.
2 small side pockets on straps for food/rubbish.
2 large stretch pockets on side of pack.
2 pole holder positions (chest and back).
Supplied with 2 x 600ml EasyFlasks and 1 x Megadry pouch.

Composition: 70 % Polyester 25 % Polyamide 5 % Elastane
Weight: 260 gr
Colour: Grey/Blue
Recommended Retail Price: £160.00

The new Responsiv Race Vest range will be available from Thursday 20th October from the Grand Raid Reunion and also from retailers and website.

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