Bliss presented some exciting new products for 2015. In addition to some new protectors, especially the LD Day Top is an outstanding highlight: An ultra-light vest with an ARG spine protector with four small side pockets on the back, providing room for water, mobilephone and other utilities. Perfect for the classic after work ride or a day of racing!
Bliss Vertical LD Top, priced at 149,90 EUR
The Bliss Vertical LD Top is a light vest with slim cut armourgel spine protection. Flatseams, a zip fastener and an ergonomic fit ensure a cosy and comfortable fit.
The material used is natural bamboo fibre, which is antibacterial and breathable. Additional cooling is ensured through mesh fitting by the arm pits.
Special Feature are the four compact side pockets on the back, that offer enough space for drinks, mobile phones or other small things. The material above the pockets can only be stretced to the right or left – this ensures safe fixation of the pockets onto the body. Bliss deliveres two Hydrapak softflasks with 300ml each with the vest.
Bliss Vertical Extended Knee Pad, priced at 99,90 EUR
New is the Vertical Extended Knee Pad. The light knee-sock made out of lycra material comes with an elastic strap at the top, different to the Minimalist protector. Silicon prints adds towards stability. There is a mesh fitting on the inside.
It’s the first time that Bliss uses pre formed protector paddings, which are quite long, cover parts of the shin and add towards protection, as well as comfort. These are surrounded by stable kevlar. Because of its form it should fit without anyoning during pedalment.
Bliss Comp Knee Pad, priced at 129,90 EUR
If one wants to have additional protection, one should have a look at the Bliss Comp Knee Pad: Being the longest and thickest knee protector, it is covering large parts of the shin. But apart from that it shares the same features as the Vertical Extended knee pad: Elastic strap at the top, kevlar above the padding, mesh material in the inside.
Bliss Minimalist Glove
As part of the light “Minimalist” series, Bliss offers a new glove in 2015. The Bliss Minimalist Glove has an thin, breathable upper side with mesh maerial to keep the hands cool and silicon prints at the palm of the hand, thumb, index – and middle thinger. The material is touch screen compatible, which enables the user to use a smart phone all despite wearing a glove.
Bliss Vertical LD 12L Backpack, priced at 149,90 Euro
The Bliss Vertical LD 12L Backpack is finally available now – we already tested the good looking backpack. One could see these back packs in the new “Bliss Blue” color during Eurobike 2014. The Bliss Vertical LD 12L Backpack is priced at 149,90 Euro.
The Bliss collection will be available starting February 2015. More information at blisscamp.com
Text: Aaron Steinke Photos: Klaus Kneist
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