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Your Duffel Is About To Get A Lot Lighter

Why Thunderbolt

Thunderbolt Sportswear combines technical fabrics from the best mills in the world, with USA manufacturing in Portland, Oregon.  Our mission is to create versatile outdoor apparel and accessories you can grab for every outing, every time you walk out the door.

Four Way Stretch

One Pant

Fabric

Our durability and versatility excel in any context, a winter bike commute, a wilderness climbing trip in autumn, a spring tour through the Riviera, bouldering, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, road-trips, camping, fishing, or trekking. You get the idea.

Like Water Off A Duck's Back

The Elements Don't Stand A Chance

NanoSphere

DOUBLE-WEAVE SOFT-SHELL CONSTRUCTION WITH A TOUGH EXTERIOR THAT STANDS UP TO THE ELEMENTS, COUPLED WITHA BRUSHED INTERIOR THAT PROVIDES SOFT, MOISTURE-TRANSPORTING COMFORT. THE ADDED BENEFIT OF SCHOELLER NANOSPHERE® TECHNOLOGY INHERENTLY RESISTS WATER, DIRT, AND STAINS.  RAIN OR RED WINE, SOIL, OR SUNSHINE.

 

Baseline Marly Tee - Long Sleeve

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ORIGINAL JEANS - MARK II, BLACKTOP

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ORIGINAL JEANS - MARK II

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ORIGINAL JEANS - MARK II, ALLOY

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LIMITED EDITION AGILITY HOODIE

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News

Thunderbolt Sportswear Agility Hoodie - Product Review 2016 Dad Sherpa

January 23, 2016

Thanks to Dad Sherpa for putting our hoodie to the test!  Take a look! 

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Blogger, Traveler and Outdoor Athlete Gerald Zhang-Schmidt talks Thunderbolt Agility Hoodie

November 08, 2015

Gerald Zhang-Schmidt has a great blog that is focused on travel and the outdoors with a unique perspective.  Take a look beyond the great review of our Agility Hoodie and Mark IIs and spend some time of his blog here

Here is a repost of his latest look at Thunderbolt!

Thunderbolt Agility Hoodie soft shell schoeller

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Its the fabric stupid!

October 27, 2015

In light of the political season that is upon us we are stealing the old Clinton campaign slogan "Its the economy stupid"  because, well, it really is the fabric that makes our apparel so great.  Our flagship pant, The Originals - Mark II,  has great fit and style but its the fabric that allows it to perform so well across so many different activities and temperatures, dry quick and repel dirt and stains.

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Best One Bag Travel Ultralight Gear & Packing List

September 30, 2015

Best One Bag Travel Ultralight Gear & Packing List

BY , SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
  • A quick airport exit as you breeze past fellow passengers staking out positions around the baggage carousel. A sigh of gratitude from your body that you don’t need to lug a massive suitcase during your travels. A happy flap from your wallet that you saved some moolah on baggage fees. The benefits of one bag travel are undeniably appealing – but the prospect of doing it is likely daunting for the uninitiated. What bag do you use? What do you pack? What do you leave behind? What if unexpected situations crop up that you haven’t planned for?

 

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