OUR STORY  

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There once was a time where a person's reputation was influenced by how they held themselves, what they did & how they acted.

A person didn’t have a lot of money & worked hard for it, so they were careful how to spend it. They always would search out products with the best value. Value not strictly being price, or now a days, convenience. 

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Value was associated with products that could endure, be mended & live on for more than a generation. When marketing was simpler & people purchased on reputation.

 

That’s the world that we believe makes for a better society. That’s why we do what we do.

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‘Learn from the past to design the future’. It’s a phrase we coined as we realized where our inspirations came from. From the sense of adventure, the thrill of exploration & the appreciation for where that leads you.

If you love to travel & have spent time around the globe, you can appreciate the differences amongst cultures. We love to immerse ourselves in them, take part as we learn from each one of them & to do so in a respectful  manner. Attire is an important part of this. We continually strive to create quality, timeless pieces &recognized as such around the world. 

Times do change & evolution happens. There is also a beautiful little cycle that happens & only through experience can we understand the bigger picture & all it encompasses.

 

A life is often enjoyed at a higher level with less in it. This applies for travelling also. How can you have what you need to enjoy the culture but not bring your entire wardrobe with you?

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 This is the little gap that we aim to fill. Where adventure blends into après & slowly back again. Where the gradients between the two worlds are fused seamlessly & happiness is eternal in this realm.

 

We appreciate the time you’ve taken to understand us a bit more, knowing that time itself is the most valuable commodity the exists. How will you spend yours?

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Curtis Litun - Founder

Thank you for supporting the Spandex Panda Collection. This was created to enhance the enjoyment of understanding the world. Bicycles are our preferred tool for adventure, exploration & entertainment. No matter which continent you visit, you’ll be able to find one. With an Italian culture that is steeped rich in cycling history & known worldwide for quality products, it is the reason that our collection is made here. Merino is a material that has been around for a long time. It’s the perfect choice as a sustainable & natural material to use that provides so many beneficial properties for a cyclist that wants to explore the cultures of our globe. Our goal is to learn from the past, make improvements & continue to learn how to make the best products that we can for the collection.

Mike Lee - Partner 

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Cycling has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. As a little boy, it was a tool for movement & getting around the driveway. As I grew older, it became a tool for exploration, a way for me to explore beyond my street & neighborhood. Now, the bike has become a tool for adventure & exploring my world. For me, a bike is a bike, it's still just a tool; but clothing, that is a bit different. The Spandex Panda Collection was born out of that difference. Classic, functional, stylish & reliable, our Merino wool based garments pull double duty on the bike & off, allowing you to seamlessly go between all forms of adventure. Thank you for supporting the Spandex Panda Collection.