Vista Outdoor's e-bike brand will showcase benefits of
electric vehicles at industry event.
Colo., April 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- QuietKat
Electric Bikes, the leader in off-road e-bikes and a Vista Outdoor
Inc. (NYSE: VSTO) brand, today will be among outdoor industry
leaders gathering in Washington,
D.C., to discuss the increasingly important role technology
plays in the recreation economy. The one-day event, Electric
Vehicles and Next-Generation Technologies for Outdoor Recreation
Summit, is being hosted by the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable.
Jake Roach, President and
Co-Founder of QuietKat, will participate in a panel titled
"Recreation Industry Tech Challenges and Opportunities." He'll be
joined by representatives from THOR Industries/Airstream, Brunswick
Corp., Winnebago Industries and Zero Motorcycles. The panelists
will spotlight the incredible momentum across the recreation
market for electric vehicles, boats and more while also addressing
the challenges around infrastructure, consumer demand, technology
"Since our founding 10 years ago, QuietKat's mission has been
offering a better way for hunters and anglers to access the
backcountry by replacing traditional ATVs and combustion-powered
vehicles that were prohibited, too noisy or simply didn't fit on
narrow trails," Roach said. "Our passion is keeping the wilderness
wild and we believe that backcountry exploration shouldn't be loud
or burn fossil fuels. As the No. 1 backcountry e-bike in the
country, we also believe in supporting industry efforts to grow
this booming category by increasing access for e-bikes, fighting
for better infrastructure and working to further build e-bike
demand. We are proud to join ORR and other industry stakeholders as
we look for solutions to the technology, infrastructure and
workforce challenges in our path."
Roach's panel will touch on various issues, including how
climate change is impacting recreation access and infrastructure,
the momentum and opportunities for recreation vehicles of all types
going electric, the challenges of charging on land and water near
recreation assets, and other clean technology solutions and
In addition to QuietKat, the Summit will feature other committed
stakeholders, including presenters and panelists from Kampgrounds
of America Inc., U.S. Congress, National Association of RV Parks
and Campgrounds, PeopleForBikes, Recreation.gov, Rivian, the U.S.
Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of the Interior.
The Summit allows QuietKat to further amplify its voice in the
e-bike space and also builds on Vista Outdoor's cross-industry
appeal on climate change solutions. In March
2021, Vista Outdoor became the first company to endorse
the Conservationists for Climate Solutions Policy Statement, a
first-of-its-kind framework that offers a comprehensive climate
plan based on bipartisan land and water management strategies.
Founded in 2013 in Eagle,
Colo., QuietKat is the leader in off-road electric bikes for
hunting, fishing, camping and exploring the great outdoors. Built
for all-season utility, QuietKat electric bikes and accessories are
designed to go further and explore more while carrying everything
you need for your adventure. Riding a QuietKat e-bike has a low
impact on the environment and a high return of utility and
adventure. QuietKat strives to enhance the outdoor experience by
building robust and reliable products with solid construction,
powerful electric motors and high performance in the field.
QuietKat features a wide range of electric bikes and accessories
including bags, racks, trailers, and everything you need for the
outdoor lifestyle. For more information please
About Vista Outdoor Inc.
Vista Outdoor (NYSE: VSTO) is the parent company of more than
three dozen renowned brands that design, manufacture and market
sporting and outdoor products. We serve a broad and diverse range
of consumers around the globe, including outdoor enthusiasts,
golfers, cyclists, backyard grillers, campers, hunters,
recreational shooters, athletes, as well as law enforcement and
military professionals. Our reporting segments, Outdoor Products
and Sporting Products, provide these consumers with a wide range of
performance-driven, high-quality and innovative outdoor and
sporting products. Our operating model leverages shared resources
across brands to achieve levels of excellence and performance that
would be out of reach for any one brand on its own. Brands include
Remington Ammunition, Bushnell, CamelBak, Bushnell Golf, Foresight
Sports, Fiber Energy Products, Bell Helmets, Camp Chef, Giro,
QuietKat, Stone Glacier, Federal Ammunition and more. Vista Outdoor
products are sold at leading retailers and distributors
across North America and worldwide. For news and
information, visit our website at www.vistaoutdoor.com.
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