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Much of our line of recycled and sustainable fibers are fabrics from Bluesign® certified mills. The most stringent certification for clean and sustainable manufacture, BlueSign® facilities must prove that every step of their supply chain, and their own operation, are sustainable and non-polluting.
The BlueSign® standard is based on five principles: resource productivity, consumer safety, air emission, water emission and occupational health and safety. It gives suppliers, manufacturers, retailers, brands and consumers the good feeling of having done everything possible for the environment, health and safety.
We visited two mills last year, and were shown impressive, forward-thinking systems. The mill that makes our E1 and E3 lines is a third generation, small town-supporting family-owned factory. Sorry about all the hyphens...They were the first knitted fabric supplier in the world to become Blue Sign® approved almost 10 years ago. In 2006, they showcased their fabric collection of 100% BlueSign® approved fabrics (and have maintained this standard since then).
The mill that provides our new Thermo Roubaix makes its own energy from the water beneath its facility, and after dyeing and finishing the fabric provides the water to the local town for recreational use cleaner than it was when it came out of the ground.



When you see the green Repreve® logo next to a fabric below it means it contains from 50-80% recycled fibers made by Unifi, a global leader in sustainable textiles. At JL we have been steadily replacing our virgin polyesters with this great fiber, introducing it to our athletic customers over a decade ago.
Repreve® diverts waste from the landfill. For sure, soda bottles. But tackling the problem is not just about recycling soda and water bottles, or post-consumer waste. Because behind every mound of post-consumer waste is a mountain of pre-consumer waste. (The waste created by manufacturers when they make products for consumers.) Both are used to make Repreve® polyester.
Repreve® is made from 100% recycled materials, offsetting the need to use new crude oil. On average, every pound of Repreve® yarn conserves the equivalent of half a gallon of gasoline.
It requires less energy to produce. Crude oil refining is a long process that consumes precious natural resources and energy—far more than it takes to process recycled materials into Repreve®. By choosing a fabric with recycled content for your uniform/training gear, you know you make a difference!

FABRICS USED IN JERSEYS

VERTEX: 50% Recycled Polyester, 50% Polyester – 125 gram Vertex has a dual-layer ribbed construction, which gives it more stretch than other woven fabrics. Combined with a super light-weight and soft hand, this provides excellent movement when worn loose or close to the body. The dual-layers are what give Vertex its unique eco-technical advantage. Next to the skin is recycled polyester, with engineered wicking; the outside layer is rated for sun protection. With a rating exceeding 40 UPF for dark colors, you are not only kept cool and protected, you are doing it with recycled fibers

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Wicking, Anti-microbial, Repreve® Recycled fibers, and high UPF rating.

COLORS AVAILABLE: White, Black, Royal Blue, Red, Navy, Hi-Viz Yellow, Athletic Gold, Maroon

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DRYWICK LITE: 88% Recycled Polyester, 12% Lycra – 260 gram Our recycled, silk-weight version of Drywick has a strong compression to weight ratio. Great as a base layer, perfect for jerseys.

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Wicking, Anti-microbial, Repreve® Recycled fibers, and high UPF rating.

COLORS AVAILABLE: Black, Navy, Red, White, Royal Blue, Maroon, Burgundy, Athletic Gold, Yellow, Forest Green, Kelly Green, Orange, Columbia Blue, Academy Blue, Regal Purple.

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HIGHBEAM REFLECTIVE: 78% Polyester, 18% Glass, 4% PU 115 gram Innovative breathable fabric with embedded glass crystals. Even added as as a trim can provide high visibility in the dark, when illumated by a light source.

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Breathable, Feather light, highly reflective.

COLORS AVAILABLE: White.

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DRYWICK: 88% Polyester extreme microfiber, 12% Lycra – 370 gram Our workhorse full-stretch fabric at JL. This mid-weight strong yet supple fabric is perfect for mid-weight baselayers or jerseys. Drywick is constructed of the highest quality Microfiber and boasts famous durability.

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Wicking, Anti-microbial, Microfiber Technology, and high UPF rating.

COLORS AVAILABLE: Black, Navy, Red, White, Royal Blue, Maroon, Burgundy, Athletic Gold, Yellow, Forest Green, Kelly Green, Orange, Lilac, Columbia Blue, Academy Blue, Leander Pink, Regal Purple, Carbon Grey, Hi-Viz Yellow, Texas Orange, Platinum Grey, Turquoise, Cambridge Blue, and Penn Red.

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POLARTEC POWER DRY Made of 100% recycled plastics, this lightweight, supple fabric exhibits all the breathability, color fastness, and body of its polyester predecessors. The fabric is very breathable and does not restrict the movement of moisture vapor. The fabric is UV protective. Darker colors are more protective than light, but even white is 3 times more UV protective than a cotton T. When the sweat reaches the outside of the fabric, it spreads out to many times its original surface area, enabling it to dry at least 2 times faster than cotton. This minimizes conductive heat loss in cold weather and provides a cooling effect when exercising in warmer weather.

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: 100% Recycled, Wicking, breathable, and high UPF rating.

COLORS AVAILABLE: White, Black, Navy, Red,Royal Blue.

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COOLPLUS: 100% Polyester 350 gram CoolPlus applies capillary action from micro-slits on the fiber surface to rapidly absorb the sweat from skin surface, diffuse it to a larger area through several actions, such as wicking, diffusing, transporting, etc., to make the fabric dry faster. At the same time, the air permeability of the fiber is applied to release the hot air out of the body in keeping the skin fresh and cool.

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Capillary Wicking, Temperature management, Sun Protective.

COLORS AVAILABLE: White sublimate-able.

Fabrics used in Bottoms

AERO DIMPLEX: 82% Polyester, 18% Lycra 200 gram This is a low-resistance material that was designed using wind-tunnel testing. Dimplex actively generates a turbulent airflow from the small dimples. The turbulence reduces friction, which is the theory behind the dimples on the surface of a golf ball to carry the ball farther. And its not all about sliding through the wind, you want to do it without feeling like you are wrapped in a sausage skin. e1 Textiles absorb sweat and transport it away from the body without drying out the skin. Our Aero Dimplex acts like a second skin, providing physical comfort thanks to skin-friendly properties, hygiene and freedom of movement. The textile is a single- or multi-layer knit structure that uses spun and textured yarns. This use of different yarns ensures that moisture is transferred from the first layer to the outer layer where it can evaporate.

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Wicking, breatheable, reduced friction.

COLORS AVAILABLE: White, Black.

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ZAFFIRO: 78% Nylon, 22% Elastane – 200 gram An innovative warp-knitted fabric with classic opposed double weaving, composed of multi-filament polyamide yarns and Elastane using looms of the latest SUPER 40 generation. Its high compactness and density features, as well as its modulus and its multidirectional balanced elasticity with power effect, confer outstanding stoutness and durability features. Engineered for durability, comfort and performance, Zaffiro is perfectly suited for the inner leg of our shorts.

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Highly durable, multidirectional compression, UV 50-plus by construction.

COLORS AVAILABLE: Black, Red, Royal, Navy, Charcoal.

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SHIELD: 80% Polyester, 20% Elastane – 240 or 360gram Shield is a classical double opposite interlace warp knitted fabric, composed of multi-filament polyamide yarns and Elastane using looms of the latest SUPER 40 generation. The super dull polyester yarn used results in outstanding covering features, giving Shield great performance and comfort along with brilliant colors. The fabric's compactness, density and balanced multidirectional elasticity make it an ideal fabric for use in shorts.

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Highly durable, multidirectional compression, opaque, UV 50 plus by construction.

COLORS AVAILABLE: Opaque White.

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THERMOROUBAIX: 45% Nylon, 42% Polyester 13% Elastane, 235 gr weight Warp knitted FOUR-WAY STRETCH Single sided Fleece.

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Thermo-regulates with use of Polyester Hollow Fiber, 4-way stretch, highly breathable, extremely abrasion- and pill-resistant, wickable by construction

COLORS AVAILABLE: Black, Red, Royal Blue, Navy in Stock. 18-piece minimum on: Orange, Kelly Green, Active Pink, Turquoise, Carbon

Fabrics used in Jackets and Vests

SOFSHELL: 93% Polyester, 7% Polyurethane 220 gram Windproof and waterproof. Optimal protection even in adverse weather conditions, with interior fleecing providing thermal protection. Multilayer laminates, using an ultra-elastic, hydrophyllic, 20u thick Polyurethane membrane are permeable to water vapor (RET values over 80), yet with waterproof rating of over 10,000mm.

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Windproof, water proof, breathable

COLORS AVAILABLE: White (sublimate-able).

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SHELL: 93% Polyester, 7% Polyurethane 220 gram A Midweight version of SofShell, without the fleecing on the inside. Waterproof and Windproof, permeable to escaping water vapor (RET values over 80), yet with waterproof rating of over 10,000mm.

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Windproof, water proof, breathable

COLORS AVAILABLE: White (sublimate-able).

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GAMEX E3: 100% Polyester, 100 gram This textile is Highly wind- and water resistant. Enthusiastically lightweight with an ultra-elastic, hydrophyllic, 20u thick PU membrane, permeable to water vapor (RET values of 5-15).

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Breathe -able, stretchable, Highly wind-resistant, water-rejecting.

COLORS AVAILABLE: White (sublimate-able), Hi-Viz yellow.

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SUPERFLY: 85% Polyester, 16% Polyurethane 133 gram Windproof and waterproof, with the highest hydrostatic (over 10,000mm) rating for a fabric of its weight.

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Windproof, water proof, very lightweight

COLORS AVAILABLE: White (sublimate-able).

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DWR MESH: 100% Polyester, 100 gram Surprising properties for a mesh, water rolls off of the surface thanks to the Durable Water Resistant (DWR) finish. If you want ultra breathability, put this fabric on the back of your lightweight wheel.rs

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Breathable, water-rejecting, UPF rated at 20

COLORS AVAILABLE: White (sublimate-able).

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THERMOROUBAIX TEFLON HPR: 45% Nylon, 42% Polyester 13% Elastane, 235 gr weight Teflon Coated Warp-knit FOUR-WAY STRETCH Single sided Fleece. Water resistant Fleece!

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Water resistant, 4-way stretch, extremely abrasion- and pill-resistant, wicking by construction

COLORS AVAILABLE: Black in-stock.

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HYTREL is a 20-micron, soft, very breathable, waterproof and windproof monolithic polyester film, which is laminated to Supplex shell fabric--also breathable and windproof. The combination provides outstanding comfort and protection

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Waterproof, breathable, durable.

COLORS AVAILABLE: Black, Navy, Forest, Red, Royal Blue, True Orange, Burgundy, Neon Yellow, Forest Green, Columbia Blue, Athletic Gold, Regal Purple, Maroon, White, Fuschia-Pink, and Custom colors available upon request.

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DRYWICK LITE: 88% Recycled Polyester, 12% Lycra – 260 gram Our recycled, silk-weight version of Drywick has a strong compression to weight ratio. Great as a base layer, perfect for jerseys.

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Wicking, Anti-microbial, Repreve® Recycled fibers, and high UPF rating.

COLORS AVAILABLE: Black, Navy, Red, White, Royal Blue, Maroon, Burgundy, Athletic Gold, Yellow, Forest Green, Kelly Green, Orange, Columbia Blue, Academy Blue, Regal Purple.

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COOLMAX: 93% Spun CoolmaxTM Fiber, 7% Spandex, 310 gram. CoolMaxTM is our most popular "race-weight" fabric for Baselayers. It protects without overheating and is great for layering. Wicks moisture away from the body, performs well in even the most humid of conditions. Looks and feels like the softest of cottons.

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Waterproof, breathable, durable.

COLORS AVAILABLE: Black, Navy, Forest, Red, Royal Blue, True Orange, Burgundy, Neon Yellow, Forest Green, Columbia Blue, Athletic Gold, Regal Purple, Maroon, White, Fuschia-Pink, and Custom colors available upon request.

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DRYWICK: 88% Polyester extreme microfiber, 12% Lycra – 370 gram Our workhorse full-stretch fabric at JL. This mid-weight strong yet supple fabric is perfect for mid-weight baselayers or jerseys. Drywick is constructed of the highest quality Microfiber and boasts famous durability.

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Wicking, Anti-microbial, Microfiber Technology, and high UPF rating.

COLORS AVAILABLE: Black, Navy, Red, White, Royal Blue, Maroon, Burgundy, Athletic Gold, Yellow, Forest Green, Kelly Green, Orange, Lilac, Columbia Blue, Academy Blue, Leander Pink, Regal Purple, Carbon Grey, Hi-Viz Yellow, Texas Orange, Platinum Grey, Turquoise, Cambridge Blue, and Penn Red.

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MERINO WOOL: 90% wool 18 micron, 10% Lycra We've been looking for over 20 years for wool to use in our line! We finally found the sheep of our dreams in New Zealand. Merino’s fine narrow fibers prevents the prickle often associated with traditional wool. So comfortable that even babies can wear it next to skin. Merino wool absorbs the moisture that your body produces and then instantaneously releases it to the outside environment--you don’t feel the sweat sitting on your skin. This means that you can work hard and never worry about overheating.

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Insulation—Thermal control, Resists Odor, 100% Natural, and Verifiable animal welfare.

COLORS AVAILABLE: Black, and Seasonal options.

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THERMOROUBAIX TEFLON HPR: 45% Nylon, 42% Polyester 13% Elastane, 235 gr weight Teflon Coated Warp-knit FOUR-WAY STRETCH Single sided Fleece. Water resistant Fleece!

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Water resistant, 4-way stretch, extremely abrasion- and pill-resistant, wicking by construction

COLORS AVAILABLE: Black in-stock.

Fabrics used in Skinsuits and Speedsuits

AERO DIMPLEX: 82% Polyester, 18% Lycra 200 gram This is a low-resistance material that was designed using wind-tunnel testing. Dimplex actively generates a turbulent airflow from the small dimples. The turbulence reduces friction, which is the theory behind the dimples on the surface of a golf ball to carry the ball farther. And its not all about sliding through the wind, you want to do it without feeling like you are wrapped in a sausage skin. e1 Textiles absorb sweat and transport it away from the body without drying out the skin. Our Aero Dimplex acts like a second skin, providing physical comfort thanks to skin-friendly properties, hygiene and freedom of movement. The textile is a single- or multi-layer knit structure that uses spun and textured yarns. This use of different yarns ensures that moisture is transferred from the first layer to the outer layer where it can evaporate.

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Wicking, breatheable, reduced friction.

COLORS AVAILABLE: White, Black.

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ZAFFIRO: 78% Nylon, 22% Elastane – 200 gram An innovative warp-knitted fabric with classic opposed double weaving, composed of multi-filament polyamide yarns and Elastane using looms of the latest SUPER 40 generation. Its high compactness and density features, as well as its modulus and its multidirectional balanced elasticity with power effect, confer outstanding stoutness and durability features. Engineered for durability, comfort and performance, Zaffiro is perfectly suited for the inner leg of our shorts.

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Highly durable, multidirectional compression, UV 50-plus by construction.

COLORS AVAILABLE: Black, Red, Royal, Navy, Charcoal.

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SHIELD: 80% Polyester, 20% Elastane – 240 or 360gram Shield is a classical double opposite interlace warp knitted fabric, composed of multi-filament polyamide yarns and Elastane using looms of the latest SUPER 40 generation. The super dull polyester yarn used results in outstanding covering features, giving Shield great performance and comfort along with brilliant colors. The fabric's compactness, density and balanced multidirectional elasticity make it an ideal fabric for use in shorts.

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Highly durable, multidirectional compression, opaque, UV 50 plus by construction.

COLORS AVAILABLE: Opaque White.

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DRYWICK LITE: 88% Recycled Polyester, 12% Lycra – 260 gram Our recycled, silk-weight version of Drywick has a strong compression to weight ratio. Great as a base layer, perfect for jerseys.

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Wicking, Anti-microbial, Repreve® Recycled fibers, and high UPF rating.

COLORS AVAILABLE: Black, Navy, Red, White, Royal Blue, Maroon, Burgundy, Athletic Gold, Yellow, Forest Green, Kelly Green, Orange, Columbia Blue, Academy Blue, Regal Purple.

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DRYWICK: 88% Polyester extreme microfiber, 12% Lycra – 370 gram Our workhorse full-stretch fabric at JL. This mid-weight strong yet supple fabric is perfect for mid-weight baselayers or jerseys. Drywick is constructed of the highest quality Microfiber and boasts famous durability.

TECHNICAL PROPERTIES: Wicking, Anti-microbial, Microfiber Technology, and high UPF rating.

COLORS AVAILABLE: Black, Navy, Red, White, Royal Blue, Maroon, Burgundy, Athletic Gold, Yellow, Forest Green, Kelly Green, Orange, Lilac, Columbia Blue, Academy Blue, Leander Pink, Regal Purple, Carbon Grey, Hi-Viz Yellow, Texas Orange, Platinum Grey, Turquoise, Cambridge Blue, and Penn Red.


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