2013 Patrol Bikes Press Releases
June 11, 2013
Safariland® Supports Project 999 Memorial Ride
Safariland® salutes Project 999 Memorial Ride participants for cycling 630 miles from the California State Peace Officer Memorial in Sacramento to the Peace Officer Memorial in Tustin, CA on May 24 – 28. Project 999, a non-profit fundraiser supervised by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department (CA), provides financial support to the families of fallen officers injured or killed in the line of duty. Every May, officers from different agencies throughout Orange County come together for this Memorial Ride to commemorate the lives of these officers. This year, Safariland sponsored the Orange County Sheriff’s department with team jerseys for participating officers.
March 19, 2013
Safariland/Kona Team Members excel at XTERRA World Championships Now on Air
Safariland® announced today that Team Safariland members Dave and Jodi Ruby, multi triathlon-champions, competed on their Kona® 29er bikes at the 2012 XTERRA World Championships which will be televised on several stations throughout the US from March through June. Dave Ruby was on the podium as the first American male to victory and placed fifth place overall in the male 50-54 division while Jodi also stood on the podium placing fifth overall in the female 50-54 division.
January 15, 2013
Safariland®/Kona® White Patrol Bike Introduced for Its Increased Visibility for Public Safety Agencies
Safariland® announced today that it has released the Safariland®/Kona® Patrol Bike (29er) in white. The Safariland/Kona Patrol Bike is built from the ground up as the premium patrol bike for law enforcement and security markets and utilizes some of the most technologically advanced components in the industry. The new white color with its bright high-gloss finish provides increased visibility for those in public safety and industrial markets.
January 15, 2013
Half-Finger Bike Patrol Gloves Allowing Greater Weapon Control in Humid Areas Introduced by HATCH®
HATCH® announced today the introduction of the Model SUBH100 Half-Finger Special Unit Bike Glove, designed specifically for bike patrol officers looking for greater dexterity of motion in the fingers while on patrol. Engineered with advanced materials to provide a glove that is both durable and comfortable for all-day bike patrol, this Special Unit Bike Glove features closed-cell foam in the palm area to help reduce fatigue and stress on the hand.