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We produce the worlds best fitting commuter jeans both on and off the bike, Made in the UK from Japanese & Cordura denim
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FAQ:

What sizes do you offer? 

Kuroki denim jean = waist 28 / 30 / 32 / 34 / 36 / 38 (any even number leg length you want)

Cordura denim jean = waist 28 / 30 / 32 / 34 / 36 / 38 / 40 / 42 / 44 (any even number leg length you want)

For the fit reference, I wear a 34" waist and a 32" leg. I have medium to large thighs and calf muscles so big pop-eye would be jealous. The jeans are a slim fit but will accommodate a cyclists legs.

When the campaign ends I will be sending all pledgers a size sheet for them to fill in. I will ask for all your measurements including your thigh and calf  circumference just to make sure the jeans will fit.

Do you offer US and EU versions with the arrows pointing the other direction?

Yes. If you ride on the other side of the road to us in the UK let me on the size chart at the end and I will send you a US version. On the US version there will be an additional arrow on the left leg as well as the right.

Do you make this for women?

Sadly no. BUT!! If I make over £6000 I will be developing a women's version for this December which will be launched on kickstarter. If you want to be notified simply send an email to contact@resolutebayclothing.com to be added to our mailing list.

Do you ship world wide?

Yes anywhere in the world

Resolute Bay:

I love to cycle: For me, there is nothing that can beat the sense of freedom you get when on the road.  I enjoy all types of cycling, but the one I engage in the most is commuting in and out of London for work. So I understand the frustrations of trying to make style, function and cycling work altogether! 

I have worked as a menswear designer for 7 years and my clothing of choice for my commute would always be my favourite pair of Japanese selvedge denim slim-fit jeans. The problem was that when I was on the bike, the waistband would drop at the back resulting in me showing my underwear, something I see regularly in commuters. I wanted clothing that meant I could hop on and off my bike without the hassle of changing, but also that had style meaning I could wear it to commute and to socialize with friends after work. I wanted something that meant I didn’t have to worry about being visible at night, as the garment had already taken care of this in the form of strategically but discreetly placed reflective panels.

So I did what any frustrated menswear cyclist lover would do and I designed my own. After much development I believe I have created the solution of how to fuse style, function and fit to make the perfect commuter jean. This was how the Resolute Bay jean was born.

We understand the difference in fit required for someone riding a bike and someone off the bike are two very different garments. The beauty of our jeans is that we have combined these two scenarios into just one design.

Unzipped: the jean not only displays a black reflective panel for safe commuting at night, but also gives extra coverage for the cyclist’s position when on the bike. The problem of underwear showing and uncomfortable riding is solved.

Safety is key: The Resolute Bay commuter jean focuses on including as many safety design features as possible, while ensuring that these are discreet and not visible when off the bike. For me this is something that I felt was lacking in other commuter brands.

The hem can be rolled up to display black reflective artwork. This ensures that the hems do not get caught up in the chain, but also to add more visibility to the cyclist at night. 

Zipped up: the concealed zip means that the jeans are stylish, classic and wearable off the bike and every day use, two purposes in one. 

The Denim: I wanted to use the highest quality denim that I could find. For that reason Resolute Bay commuter jeans come in two denim options.

1)  12-13oz Japanese Kuroki Selvedge Denim.

2)  10oz Cordura® Denim.

I have used 100% cotton selvedge denim from the world famous Japanese mill Kuroki purely for the fact that they are produce the highest quality denim i’ve ever worked with. For my second option I decided to offer a 10oz Cordura® denim (70% Cotton, 30% Nylon) due to its outstanding reputation for durability without comprising on comfort or style.

The Wash: There is nothing worse than seeing a pair of jeans stoned washed within an inch of their life! For that reason all our Jeans are sold raw

 Made in England:Resolute Bay manufactures all their Jeans in the UK for the following reasons: 

  • We are helping to persevere English craftsmanship. 
  • Our factory has generations of expertise and skill. 
  • A dramatically reduced carbon fit print. 
  • As we live a train ride away from the factory we can control a consistently high quality finish.

PRODUCTS + REWARDS:

JEANS:

1) CORDURA Denim Jeans - 70% Cotton 30% Nylon, available in Indigo

  • Slim silhouette    
  • Laser engraved leather patch has a individual product number, making every pair unique.
  • Concealed black reflective back panel that can be zipped away when off the bike.
  • Black reflective artwork on right cuff
  • Metal button waistband and fly
  • Rivets to secure pockets
  • White 100% cotton pocket bags
  • Made in UK

2) KUROKI Japanese Selvedge Denim Jean - 100% cotton available in x4 colours Indigo, Grey, Black and Double Black.

  • Slim silhouette
  • Laser engraved leather patch has a individual product number, making every pair unique.
  • Selvedge sideseam
  • Concealed black reflective back panel that can be zipped away when off the bike.
  • Black reflective artwork on right cuff
  • Metal button waistband and fly
  • Rivets to secure pockets
  • White 100% cotton pocket bags
  • Made in UK

LINDON JACKET:

Made from Scottish dry wax cotton, This Jacket is a perfect for those nippy spring / autumn mornings. Available in Black and Red.

  • Made from 100% water-proof Scottish wax cotton
  • Zip away hood into the collar
  • YKK water-proof centre front zip + storm flap
  • Articulated darts on the inside elbows for a better fit while cycling 
  • Black reflective strips on back hem, hood, front pocket and cuffs
  • Adjustable cuffs
  • x9 front pockets
  • Fully lined with internal pocket

SHOULDER BAG: 

  • Made from Belgium leather, Scottish wax cotton and a black reflective base
  • Black reflective shoulder strap
  • Fully adjustable woven cotton strap
  • Cotton canvas lining
  • Internal pocket can fit a 13" macbook pro (In case)
  • Solid nickel plated metal trims
  • Made in UK

 T-SHIRT:

Medium Weight T-shirt, perfect weight all year round. Comes in the following colours: White, Black, Charcoal, Grey Heather, Navy, Purple.

  • 100% ring spun cotton
  • Slim Silhouette 
  • x2 Black reflective strips on the lower back
  • Made in the UK

Risks and challenges

There are very few risks, I have over 7 years experience producing clothing for other brands. I am also using factories that I have used for years, so i know that they can delivery the quality i need.

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    Super Early Bird!!! Indigo Cordura denim jean. Made in the UK.

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    Rucksack - Wax cotton + Leather shell, Nylon lining and a discrete black reflective base. Made in the UK. Only Making 5 units this season

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    Jeans Bundle*** x2 Indigo Cordura denim jean. Made in the UK.

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