Rohan Flashback

Rohan Flashback

Winter 1987 – A Paul Howcroft Doodle

Winter 1987 – A Paul Howcroft Doodle

According to Wikipedia – A doodle is a drawing made while a person’s attention is otherwise occupied. Doodles are simple drawings that can have concrete representational meaning or may just be abstract shapes.

08/02/2016 × 0 comments

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The Bags Price Index – Iconic Rohan Bags

The Bags Price Index – Iconic Rohan Bags

Rohan Bags – The original multi-functional outdoor trousers Rohan Bags Price Index – tracking the price of a pair of Rohan Bags. What was your first item of Rohan Clothing and where did you buy it?

07/02/2016 × 0 comments

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Where did you buy your first Rohan?

Where did you buy your first Rohan?

Idle surfing looking for the name of an independent outdoor shop in Burnley in mid 1970’s prompted by a recent comment on a post on Rohantime first published February 2009… The 1st Rohan Garment Trying to recall the name of the…

04/01/2016 × 15 comments

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Andrew Denton – Outdoor Recreation the Future

Andrew Denton – Outdoor Recreation the Future

We asked Andrew Denton CEO of The Outdoor Industry Association in the UK to look into his crystal ball for 2016 and share with us what he can see… Outdoor Recreation in the UK Enthusiasm for getting Outdoors is at an all time high – Recent survey by Natural England showed […]

29/12/2015 × 0 comments

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Emotionally attached to your outdoor gear?

Emotionally attached to your outdoor gear?

I hold my hand up to being more that a bit attached to my bike. We have been together a long time. It’s travelled all over the world with me. But until recently I would have said that’s it regarding deep attachment to gear.

26/12/2015 × 1 comment

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The Most Influential Outdoor Gear of All Time

The Most Influential Outdoor Gear of All Time

Idle surfing the other day took me to this post on Outside Magazine (Digital). It was first published in 2012. The Most Influential Gear of All Time by Berne Broudy and Andrew Freeman In their own words…

07/12/2015 × 4 comments

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Shortlisted Alex Macintyre One Day As A Tiger by John Porter

Shortlisted Alex Macintyre One Day As A Tiger by John Porter

One Day as A Tiger: Alex Macintyre and the Birth of Light and Fast Alpinism I am drawing Rohantime readers to John Porters new book, published by Vertebrate Publishing. Shortlisted for the prestigious Boardman Tasker Prize

01/11/2015 × 1 comment

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Gift Your Gear – Rohan Heritage September 2015

Gift Your Gear – Rohan Heritage September 2015

The Gift Your Gear collection in all the Rohan Shops generated some fantastic donations of early Rohan jackets, trousers, breeches and salopettes. We have highlighted just a few of our favourites: The award for the most mature donation goes to

11/10/2015 × 1 comment

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Next to Skin – The 1st ‘No Shrink. No Stink’ Bodywear

Next to Skin – The 1st ‘No Shrink. No Stink’ Bodywear

Warren McLaren has taken a detailed look at Rohan’s ground-breaking next-to-the-skin garments made of Dunova, a modified acrylic fibre from Bayer that first came to the market in the early 1980’s.

10/09/2015 × 2 comments