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SweatyYetiI used to wear some Virtika bibs, maybe check them out. Very comfortable and the bib is fuctional and removable.
yeahmonIm not huge on those, idk why just something about them
minihefFlylow Baker Bibs are the shit.
Swandog7I know saga made some for this season but they dropped the ball on their outerwear this year
BenWhithow do you figure?
Swandog7With the designs in my opinion. I have just started to like other companies more
BenWhitPersonally, I think the introduction of the Fatigue 2L line & the revamping of the Monarch 3L line were a huge step in the right direction for Saga. It is somewhat of a departure from outerwear companies that pander to the crowds but just throwing out blocky, bright colorways. Having seen the 2016 samples in person at their factory (before they were publicly available) and now owning a 3L Monarch Jacket, Saga has made huge strides in becoming a producer of affordable, technical outerwear. This is coming from someone who used to laught at all the little kids wearing skittle colored Saga kits and would usually only buy from small core brands (Causwell, for example) when possible.
Not to mention, their gear is on sale so often you rarely ever have to pay full price. I think the Fatigue & Monarch lines move them much closer to brands like Flylow & Trew both in terms of style and performance. I'm curious is the price point is a function of leveraging their supply chain better than other brands, or if they are actually cutting corners in production that other companies may not be.
Swandog7I know what you are saying, and actually said the same thing in the 2016 Saga thread a few months back. They made a big step on expanding their selection with scout jackets, and etc. along with new lines in the Monarch (2L). I just don't need it for myself and Saga doesn't have a lot to offer me. I'm kinda a cheap-skate and really never pay for anything full price (I know they have deals a lot) but it just isn't for me. The designs aren't a big plus either
BenWhitI feel that. I refuse to pay full price for anything. I'm all for free-market economics but I don't really need to pay 2-3x cost-to-produce if I can get it cheaper. I just don't necessarily feel they've dropped the ball. If anything, I think they've better positioned themselves as a mid-tier tech outerwear producer. You aren't getting a $700 Arc'teryx jacket, but you also aren't getting Virktika either.