Blimp City Bike & Hike to Offer Biking Apparel from The North Face

Akron-based bicycle shop is first retailer of The North Face biking gear in Northeast Ohio

Aug 16, 2011, 10:11 ET from Blimp City Bike & Hike

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blimp City Bike & Hike ("Blimp City"), an Akron-based retail shop specializing in quality bicycles and outdoor specialty products, today proudly announces the inclusion of biking apparel from The North Face® in its ever-expanding product offering. By serving as an authorized retailer for the California-based iconic outdoor products brand, Blimp City becomes the first bicycle shop in Northeast Ohio to offer biking gear from The North Face.

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Blimp City has The North Face biking apparel in stock starting today, August 16, with 2012 items arriving in February. The biking-exclusive product lineup from The North Face features the following high-performance apparel:

  • Shorts and pants
  • Shirts and jerseys
  • Jackets and vests
  • Hoodies
  • Hats and gloves
  • Hydration backpacks

"Partnering with a premier outdoor brand like The North Face is a no-brainer for our up-and-coming bicycle shop," said Blimp City owner Andy Bixenstine. "Blimp City Bike & Hike looks forward to providing our customers with the best apparel options the biking industry has to offer. The addition of The North Face line enhances Blimp City's position as 'Akron's Headquarters for Outdoor Adventure.'"

The North Face biking apparel features the company's renowned quality and proves ideal for most types of biking, especially mountain, road and comfort biking. Many items include reflective threads, which enhance biker safety during periods of low visibility, and vented clothing for cooling effect. Information regarding The North Face's biking apparel line is available here.

About The North Face®

The North Face, a division of VF Outdoor, Inc., was founded in 1968. Headquartered in San Leandro, California, the company offers the most technically advanced products in the market to accomplished climbers, mountaineers, snowsport athletes, endurance athletes, and explorers. The company's products are sold in specialty mountaineering, backpacking, running, and snowsport retailers, premium-sporting goods retailers and major outdoor specialty retail chains. Visit www.TheNorthFace.com.  

About Blimp City Bike & Hike

Blimp City Bike & Hike, "Akron's Headquarters for Outdoor Adventure," is a full-service bicycle shop dedicated to offering exceptional customer service and competitive pricing. In addition to selling, servicing and renting quality bicycles, Blimp City carries a full line of apparel and accessories from the outdoor specialty industry. Founded in 2009, Blimp City is located in Akron, Ohio, at 1720 Unit A Merriman Rd. in the Merriman Valley business district on the Towpath Trail along the southern border of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. For more information, please call 330-836-6600 or visit www.BlimpCityBikeandHike.com. Like Blimp City on Facebook.

Contact:
Matt Bixenstine
Public Relations Manager
Blimp City Bike & Hike
330-571-1797
Matt@BlimpCityBikeandHike.com

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