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Re: Duotone 2021

Postby dracop » Sun Mar 21, 2021 8:50 pm

Wonder if:when they are coming out with a Dice SLS. Even better would be Vegas/Dice in Aluula - those designs would benefit more from stronger materials than their other designs because they get less bridle support and need the LE to absorb more.

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Re: Duotone 2021

Postby Dutchman » Sun Mar 21, 2021 9:12 pm

KVL wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 7:15 am
This one is similar, thou on the new bar.

This was with the old lines. Since this year they have new ones.

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Re: Duotone 2021

Postby Blackened » Sun Mar 21, 2021 11:23 pm

andikite wrote:
Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:18 am
New colors in 2021 range?? I just saw these new 3 options for Dice, but I don't see these options in shops. Any info?
I think they accidentally posted their 2022 colours. The 2021s are purple, grey, and mint.
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Re: Duotone 2021

Postby PoweredbyNorth » Mon Mar 22, 2021 10:00 am

Blackened wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 11:23 pm
andikite wrote:
Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:18 am
New colors in 2021 range?? I just saw these new 3 options for Dice, but I don't see these options in shops. Any info?
I think they accidentally posted their 2022 colours. The 2021s are purple, grey, and mint.
There are new color options on the Duotone site for the Neo SLS, the normal Neo and the normal Evo as well
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Re: Duotone 2021

Postby Blackened » Mon Mar 22, 2021 9:50 pm

PoweredbyNorth wrote:
Mon Mar 22, 2021 10:00 am
Blackened wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 11:23 pm
andikite wrote:
Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:18 am
New colors in 2021 range?? I just saw these new 3 options for Dice, but I don't see these options in shops. Any info?
I think they accidentally posted their 2022 colours. The 2021s are purple, grey, and mint.
There are new color options on the Duotone site for the Neo SLS, the normal Neo and the normal Evo as well

Schermafbeelding 2021-03-22 om 10.03.13.pngSchermafbeelding 2021-03-22 om 10.01.55.pngSchermafbeelding 2021-03-22 om 10.01.22.png
I just get the normal 2021 colours when I look. If you're looking at the German site, I 100% think they just screwed up and accidentally posted next years' gear :). It happens quite often and how a lot of "leaks" for new products happen these days. Basically eagle eyed people like yourself noticing something out of the ordinary.

Especially because I don't think they released a normal Evo/Neo this year and moved to a 2yr cycle. 2021 SLS, 2022 non-SLS, 2023 SLS. I assume this is how it'll work, but I could be very wrong.

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Re: Duotone 2021

Postby duddd » Tue Mar 23, 2021 10:03 am

i've heard that due to lack of materials for the original range they launched, they had to add more colors because they sourced some material in different colors then what they were looking for.
not sure if this is true tho', i would expect that they can paint it at the factory they are sewing it or maybe at the factory they just sew and stitch and pretty much this is it?

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Re: Duotone 2021

Postby nixmatters » Tue Mar 23, 2021 10:34 am

^ That! ^
Prety much a 'wildcard' range of colours they had in stock or on order for other models/lots planned for production this year. A total mess resulting from playing safe last year and downsizing material forecasts/orders.

'Painting' finished canopy or dacron cloth is impossible. Printing is expensive.

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Re: Duotone 2021

Postby PoweredbyNorth » Tue Mar 23, 2021 10:43 am

Blackened wrote:
Mon Mar 22, 2021 9:50 pm
PoweredbyNorth wrote:
Mon Mar 22, 2021 10:00 am
Blackened wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 11:23 pm


I think they accidentally posted their 2022 colours. The 2021s are purple, grey, and mint.
There are new color options on the Duotone site for the Neo SLS, the normal Neo and the normal Evo as well

Schermafbeelding 2021-03-22 om 10.03.13.pngSchermafbeelding 2021-03-22 om 10.01.55.pngSchermafbeelding 2021-03-22 om 10.01.22.png
I just get the normal 2021 colours when I look. If you're looking at the German site, I 100% think they just screwed up and accidentally posted next years' gear :). It happens quite often and how a lot of "leaks" for new products happen these days. Basically eagle eyed people like yourself noticing something out of the ordinary.

Especially because I don't think they released a normal Evo/Neo this year and moved to a 2yr cycle. 2021 SLS, 2022 non-SLS, 2023 SLS. I assume this is how it'll work, but I could be very wrong.
The additional colors are a bit hidden on the website, but they are there, also on the German website. To the right of the colors there is a scroll button/arrow that shows the new colors.

The explanation that they had to source material in other colors due to lack of what they originally wanted could make sense in a global pandemic situation where keeping stock can be an issue. Look at the semi-conductor industry for example.

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Re: Duotone 2021

Postby andikite » Tue Mar 23, 2021 11:08 pm

I heard also as a possible reason the problem of raw material stocks... Maybe they had to search other suppliers with other color ranges. Who knows...

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Re: Duotone 2021

Postby jbrodin » Wed Mar 24, 2021 8:33 am

Does anyone have info on the 2021 bars/lines. Has Duotone now finally gotten their act together and delivers lines that are comparable with the best out there?


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